Category Archives: Calendar

Liturgical texts for St Mary Magdalene, St John XXIII and St John Paul II

The English translation of the liturgical texts for theFeast of St Mary Magdalene (including the new Preface),for St John XXIII, and St John Paul II, have received the confirmatio of the Holy See and are now available for download from the … Continue reading

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Texts for the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest (Thursday after Pentecost)

In 2013,  Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest was inserted into the proper Calendar of England and the proper Calendar of Wales, with the rank of feast, on the Thursday after Pentecost. This new feast was celebrated for … Continue reading

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Monday after Pentecost – Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church (Memorial)

See previous post for details of this feast and its liturgical texts, and a a reflection by Fr Michael Kwatera OSB. This celebration was instituted in 2018 and then added to the General Roman (Universal) Calendar. The Decree states: ‘This celebration … Continue reading

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Pope Francis designates 29th July as Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus.

Pope Francis, has decreed that 29th July be designated in the General Roman Calendar as the Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus, because of the important evangelical witness they offered in welcoming the Lord Jesus into their home, in … Continue reading

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