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Everything you need to know about the pre-Lenten season of Septuagesima

The holy season of Septuagesima is an ancient one in the Church's calendar. It is still celebrated in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, although it was abolished in the Novus Ordo Calendar …More
The holy season of Septuagesima is an ancient one in the Church's calendar. It is still celebrated in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, although it was abolished in the Novus Ordo Calendar of 1970. This short documentary outlines Septuagesima's purpose and its long historical lineage. It also examines the reasons given for its abolition in the Ordinary Form and the liturgical loss that this represents to the faithful.
The march to Good Friday with Septuagesima Sunday, transitioning from the joy of the post-Epiphany season to the somber considerations of our sinfulness and need to repent.