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ALITURGICAL DAYS

The days on which Mass may not be celebrated. Formerly there were two such days in the Roman Rite: Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Since the Second Vatican Council only Good Friday is an aliturgical day.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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