The Antiquity of Liturgical Tradition – An Example from the Ambrosian Rite

Posted October 14, 2016 5:09 pm by Gregory DiPippo

The Antiquity of Liturgical Tradition – An Example from the Ambrosian Rite

This article is mostly the work of our Ambrosian writer Nicola de’ Grandi; I translated it from Italian, and added the paragraphs on the Ambrosian arrangement of the Sundays after Pentecost, and the Roman Rite’s use of the pericope of the adulteress.In the Ambrosian Rite, there are only fifteen Sundays formally named “after Pentecost”, and if Pentecost is very late, as few as eleven may be actually celebrated. The series is interrupted by the Sundays “after the Beheading of John the Baptist,” of which there may be four or five, followed by the first and second Sundays of October. On

Read more ...

Send this to a friend