• Definition for "holy day of obligation"
    • Roman Catholic Church A feast by which the…
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holy day of obligation definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Catholic Church A feast by which the faithful tend to be obliged to know Mass and abstain from servile work.
    • each and every day whenever Catholics must go to Mass and avoid servile work, and Episcopalians has to take Communion
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