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Catholicism - How can I deal with the possibility of being on call on Sundays?

I work for a large, Fortune 500 company as a software developer. One of the pinch points is that we need to be 'on call' for one week at a time on a rotation and this might include Sundays. We are not ...
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Catholics Fulfilling Their Sunday and Holy Day Obligation to Attend Mass Who are Late

It is a precept of the Catholic Church for one to attend Holy Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of obligation. I have not received a uniform answer to the following question, so I pose it here hoping that ...
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When, and by whom, did what we now call Easter Sunday first become known as Resurrection Sunday?

During the course of my search into the origins of ‘Resurrection Sunday’ I found some interesting information, but mainly to do with the name ‘Easter’: The naming of the celebration as “Easter” seems ...
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Is Ignatius' claim that Christians didn't keep the Sabbath correctly translated?

According to this pro-Sabbatarian source, Ignatius' statement, normally translated thus, is incorrect (emphasis mine): If then those who had walked in ancient practices attained unto newness of hope, ...
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When was the first sunday?

When was Sunday created? I mean, we have Sunday once a week , so every 7 days, who decided that? The same thing for Islam, who decided that the holy day is Friday, that happens to be every 7 days? I ...
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Why most Christians say Jesus’ resurrection was on a Sunday?

John 20:1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. If in the point of view of ...
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How do Christians turn Sunday into the Lord's day?

According to scripture, the phrase "the Lord's day" occurs just once in the book of Revelation 1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet How do ...
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Do Presbyterian Protestants have a 'day of rest' or a 'day of religious works'?

My own experience, growing up in Presbyterian Protestantism (four generations of Church of Scotland ministers) gave me the distinct impression that many influential people in that section of ...
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What is the Adventist response to Justin Martyr?

Justin Martyr described Christians worshiping on Sunday twice in his first apology. And on the day called Sunday, all who live in cities or in the country gather together to one place But Sunday is ...
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On what day of the week did Thomas first meet the resurrected Christ?

I have read in numerous commentaries on John 20 that Thomas first met the resurrected Christ on Sunday, the first day of the week. Here is one illustrative example, though others I've looked at are ...
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Do Mormons have Sunday services?/What does the regular Mormon liturgy look like?

I've gone past a mormon church near my house quite a few times now and I'm keen to give it a visit. However I am prevented by the fact that I can't find any website which lists their service times or ...
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Sunday or Saturday? [duplicate]

It is believed that believers would gather together on Sunday to break bread and share the Word. As it reads on Acts 20:7, in most of the different types of Bible translations. Yet, if we read a ...
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When was Sunday first called the Sabbath?

I am looking for the first extant record of Sunday being referred to specifically as the "Sabbath" or "Christian Sabbath" I am not asking which day the early church gathered. I am not asking which ...
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Why do Protestants worship on Sunday? [duplicate]

If the Sabbath is Saturday and it's known that the Roman Catholic Church changed the day week to worship from Saturday to Sunday, why then would Protestants continue to worship on Sunday? I ...
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Was the Roman Catholic Church responsible for the change of Sabbath to Sunday as day of rest?

Some historians--both Catholic and Protestants--make reference to Constantine, the emperor, circa 527, as paving the way for the Bishop of Rome as responsible for the change that historically took ...
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Why is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception treated differently?

I know that the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception is a seemingly immoveable feast. Unlike the other holy days the obligation is not transferred when it falls on a Saturday or a Monday (so you ...
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What are lunar sabbaths?

I know about the 7th day Sabbath and I know about SUNday but I cant quite understand lunar Sabbaths. What are these and who observes them?
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What does the bible say about sundays? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the Bible say Christians should or should not do on the Sabbath? In the Bible it says that the 7th day should be set aside and be holy. It is the day of rest. Does ...
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What qualifies as work on Sunday? [closed]

I have a lecturer who wanted me to attend a seminar. However, the seminar is on Sunday. I don't study on Sundays so I declined this offer. My lecturer is, however, a Jew and he understands the ...
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