Mass of May 9: Vigil of the Ascension

May 9 2018 12:10 pm

Commemoration of St. Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor, & Doctor of the Church.
Proper on page 688, 1264, 1032. Preface of Easter on page 881.
St. Gregory was educated at Athens in all the sciences with St. Basil the Great. He became bishop of Nazianzen and his profound knowledge earned for him the title of Doctor and Theologian, titles confirmed by the Church. He died A.D. 389.