Saturday Mass (In lieu of missing Sunday)


I had asked this a few days ago, and somehow this
fell through the cracks…

Would a Saturday Mass fulfill the weekly obligation if,
because of , say, a work situation, make Sunday mass
out of the question?

If one had to work over an entire weekend, would one of the
daily masses suffice?

Jeff B


Dear Jeff,

The Saturday evening Vigil Mass of the Sunday is actually a Sunday mass. If you are not able to attend it or any of the Sunday masses for a legitimate reason, you are excused from the obligation. But you are encouraged to attend a weekday Mass if you can.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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