Saturday, October 25, 2014

Feast of Christ the King

This week is the twentieth after Pentecost, but on the Sunday, this is displaced by the feast of Christ the King in the 1962 calendar (note that the in Novus Ordo, this feast has been moved to the last Sunday of the liturgical year).  The feast is actually of very recent origins, being established by Pius XI in 1925.

In addition, Saturday is the feast of All Saints, and you can find the details on how to celebrate it in the Office in the Ordo for November.

The Office this week in summary (Benedictine 1962 General Calendar)

Sunday 26 October – Feast of Christ the King, Class I
Monday 27 October - Class IV
Tuesday 28 October - SS Simon and Jude, Class II
Wednesday 29 October - Class IV
Thursday 30 October - Class IV
Friday 31 October - Class IV
Saturday 1 November – All Saints, Class I

You can find more details of how to celebrate these hours in the Ordo for October.

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