US bishops may add Blessed John Paul II feast day to liturgical calendar
October 19, 2011
At their November 16-18 meeting, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will decide whether to add the memorials of Blessed Marianne Cope (January 23) and Blessed John Paul II (October 22) to the US liturgical calendar. The bishops will also vote on a new translation of the Rite of Blessing of Oils and Consecrating Chrism.
- Liturgical Items for November Meeting Are Memorials for Blesseds Marianne Cope and John Paul II, Blessing of Sacred Oils (USCCB)
- Blessed John Paul II (Holy See)
- Blessed Marianne Cope (Holy See)