Wedding Mass

I’m going to a wedding tonight (Saturday) at 6:30. If it is a full mass, does it count for Sunday mass? Just wondering…

It counts.

If they are using the readings for Sunday mass at the Wedding, you will know for sure. If you need clarification, ask the priest who has the mass…usually he will be still available, straightening up the church after the celebration. Slip into the sacristy. Then you won’ t have any concerns about missing Sunday’s mass.

If they are using the readings for Sunday mass at the Wedding, you will know for sure.

It doesn’t matter what readings they use, any mass during Saturday afternoon/evening suffices. The time of the mass matters, it ought to be sufficiently late in the afternoon according to diocesan regs, but not the readings.

And this makes sense, many of the faithful don’t understand the readings (if they don’t understand the language of the mass, be it the vernacular or Latin), in addition, Latin mass has different reading than does the vernacular mass, so it isn’t a question of the same teachings being offered.

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