Parishioners in the Diocese of Salt Lake City were shocked to learn that the Solemnity of Mary, celebrated today, January 1, 2019, was abrogated by their bishop, Most Reverend Oscar Azarcón Solis.
A weekly bulletin for the diocese states:
Tuesday, January 1, 2019, Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God, is not a holyday of obligation in the Diocese of Salt Lake City. In the Diocese of Salt Lake City, the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God has been abrogated.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, with the approval of the Vatican, has longstanding permission to move feast days to Sunday when such a

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