ASK FATHER: “Anticipated” Traditional Latin Mass on Saturday evening with Sunday’s texts
From a reader…
Is it licit to celebrate Traditional Latin Masses in an anticipatory manner (i.e., an evening Mass but using the following day’s propers)?
I’m asking because a recent Rorate article implies the contrary yet I know priests who commonly say Sunday TLMs the evening before, probably because of their duties as diocesan priests they have to attend to on the actual Sunday (or Holy Day).
Ehem.. the “actual Sunday” is just as “actual” in the Extraordinary Form as in the Ordinary. I would say even more “actual”, since they have the long, proven track record. But I digress.
Is it licit to “anticipate” the next