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LAST GOSPEL

The Gospel formerly read in the Latin Rite at the end of Mass, usually from the first chapter of St. John (verses 1-14), except on days in Lent, vigils, and Sundays when a feast of major rank was celebrated, and the third Mass on Christmas Day.

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

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