Why is Sunday Mass celebrated on Saturday Evening?

Posted August 4, 2017 12:48 pm by Philip Kosloski

Why is Sunday Mass celebrated on Saturday Evening?

The ability to fulfill the Sunday obligation on Saturday has surprising biblical roots. For most of Church history Christians were required to attend Mass within the 24 hours of Sunday to fulfill their obligation to the Lord. This was in accord with the commandment, “Keep holy the Sabbath.” Then after the Second Vatican Council a Read More…

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