Occasions when Mass texts of the day may be replaced
Table of Rubrics governing Ritual and other Masses
The following table of rubrics governs when celebrations using the formularies from Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Needs and Occasions, Votive Masses, and Masses for the Dead are permitted within the liturgical year.
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V1 = Ritual Masses (General Instruction of the Roman Missal [hereafter, GIRM], no. 372).
Masses for various needs and occasions and votive Masses, in cases of serious need or pastoral advantage, at the direction of the local Ordinary or with his permission (GIRM, no. 374).
V2 = Masses for various needs and occasions and votive Masses, in cases of serious need or pastoral advantage, at the discretion of the rector of the church or the priest celebrant (GIRM, no. 376).
V3 = Masses for various needs and occasions and votive Masses chosen by the priest celebrant in favour of the devotion of the people (GIRM, no. 373, 375).
D1 = Funeral Mass (GIRM, no. 380).
D2 = Mass on the occasion of news of a death, final burial, or the first anniversary (GIRM, no. 381).
D3 = Daily Mass for the dead (GIRM, no. 381). When D1 and D2 are not permitted, neither is D3.
= not permitted
|1.||Solemnities of precept|
|2.||Sundays in the seasons of Advent, Lent and Easter|
|3.||Holy Thursday, Easter Triduum|
|4.||Solemnities not of precept, All Souls|
|5.||Ash Wednesday, weekdays of Holy Week|
|6.||Days in the octave of Easter|
|7.||Sundays of Christmas and Sundays in Ordinary Time|
|9.||Weekdays in the season of Advent
from 17 to 24 December
|10.||Days in the octave of Christmas|
|11.||Weekdays in the season of Lent|
|13.||Weekdays in the season of Advent to 16 December|
|14.||Weekdays in the season of Christmas from 2 January|
|15.||Weekdays in the season of Easter|
|16.||Weekdays in Ordinary Time|