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Ascension Mass when traveling between dioceses? Generally speaking, the obligation is to observe the rules of the diocese you are physically and currently in at that moment. That is why, Catholics must be kept up to date of such things when traveling. In the United States, Christmas Day (December 25) and the Immaculate Conception (December 8) are always ...


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Obligation attaches to the day not the particular Mass text; e.g. if the priest opened the Missal to the wrong Mass, you still meet your obligation. The canonist writing Canon Law Made Easy concludes that for Holy Days of Obligation you are bound based upon where you normally reside (known technically as having "domicile" or "quasi-domicile&...


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He ascended body and soul into heaven. Catechism of the Council of Trent (eBook) on Article 6 of the Creed, "He ascended into heaven…": First Part of this Article: "He Ascended into Heaven" With regard, then, to the exposition of this sixth Article, which has reference principally to this divine mystery, we shall begin with its first ...


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The question is akin to asking why belt loops don't also have zippers. In other words, the purpose of each book is not to duplicate what others have said, although there is some overlap, but to give the whole picture in their own way. As well, we can't assume that just because one book mentions ABC, but others do not, that ABC somehow is less important; it ...


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The whole point of John's Gospel is to show its readers (and listeners) that Jesus is Christ, the Son of God (20:31), which goes back to Psalm 2 where God installs David to sonship i.e kingship, where David "ascends" to the throne, as it were, as a type of Christ. The means by which John aspires to prove Jesus' Christhood, are signs. Some pointing ...


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