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Benedictines ‘Fill the Hearts of the Faithful’ by Kindling Love for Pentecost Vigil Mass

Abbot James Albers of St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, elevates the chalice at the Pentecost Vigil Mass on Saturday. Abbot Albers has instituted a policy of ad orientem Masses.

As the celebration of the extended Pentecost Vigil Mass rises in popularity, one theologian hopes restoring the Pentecost octave will be next.