Mass of May 5: First Saturday; Votive Mass of the Immaculate Heart

May 5 2018 8:00 am

Proper on page 1448.  Preface of the Blessed Virgin on page 884.
Commemoration of St. Pius V, Pope & Confessor.  Proper on page 1257.
St. Pius V, of the Order of Preachers, was a Pope of great sanctity.  His pontificate was one of the most glorious.  He enforced obedience to the decrees of the Council of Trent and revised the Missal and the Breviary.  He died A.D. 1572.