The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced its planned completion of the transition of the 617-652 MHz and 663-698 MHz spectrum bands from wireless microphones and television broadcasts to wireless communicators (such as cellphone companies) by July 13,... Since the time of the promulgation of the post-Conciliar liturgical books, the Holy See and the USCCB have issued a number of clarifying statements and guidelines regarding the liturgical celebration of Lent and the Sacred Triduum. These documents include the... All parishes in the Archdiocese will have priests available to hear confessions from 4:00 – 8:00pm on this day. Pastors may wish to prepare parishioners for the celebration of this Sacrament by scheduling an Advent Penance Service. This feast occurs on a Saturday this year, but it remains a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses taking place in the evening of December 8 should celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent. The faithful may be advised that there is a Mass obligation both for the Solemnity of the... Starting on the First Sunday of Advent this year (December 2), the new Misal Romano must be used in all Masses celebrated in Spanish throughout the United States. This resource is being published by Catholic Book Publishing and Liturgical Press.