Morning Roundup - Third Sunday after Easter - Dominica III Post Pascha - Missa 'Iubilate Deo' - April 21st, 2013

Have you wondered?   In the traditional calendar, today is the Third Sunday after Easter.  In the Novus Ordo calendar, it is the Fourth Sunday after Easter.  In the traditional calendar, the Sunday immediately after Easter is called "Low Sunday" or "Dominica in albis."  The explanation can be found here.   Low Sunday is the "Octave Day" of Easter as noted in the New Advent explanation.  The Sunday following Low Sunday is then the Second Sunday after Easter which is also called "Good Shepherd Sunday."  This explains the apparent disconnect between how the Sundays after Easter are numbered between the two calendars...


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