On "Collection Thursday" – or "Fauxcension Sunday" – The Song Remains The Same

Posted May 25, 2017 5:21 pm by Editor

On "Collection Thursday" – or "Fauxcension Sunday" – The Song Remains The Same

To one and all in the Northeast, Nebraska, The Vatican (yet not Italy) – and the handful of other places where this is still Ascension Day – a blessed and buona festa with all its joys and graces…….to everyone else, no news for you. At least, not ’til the weekend.Given the unique patchwork of how American Catholicism observes this 40th Day of Easter (or, for the most part, doesn’t), it bears recalling how the split decision – and its ever-resulting confusion – owes itself to a 1994 vote granted by Rome to the bishops of each of the nation’s 33 Latin-church

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