Ascension Thursday
It's that time of year again, Ascension Thursday, a holy day of obligation in the US. At least that is what my Baltimore Catechism number 3 reads.  

Here in St. Marys, KS, the Immaculata church bulletin reads, "Ascension Thursday is not a holy day of obligation for most dioceses in the U.S. including the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas; however, we encourage everyone to sanctify the day".   (Why sanctify the day?)

Most of the Catholic businesses in St. Marys still give the day off, paid, to their employees, because they say it is a holy day. Why would they do that, if the day is not a Holy Day of Obligation according to the church they attend? Are they choosing their own church commandments?

One business took the holy day away, as a paid day off, because they actually follow the church they attend. (Immaculata, St. Marys, KS)

What betrayers to Our Lord, Our Lady, and Archbishop Lefebvre.+
I see that there are some conciliar SSPX chapels that still have Ascension Thursday as a holy day of obligation. 
Why is it an obligation in one SSPX chapel and not the other? Is one chapel more traditional than the other? How confusing for souls. Removing Ascension Thursday as a holy day of obligation is untraditional. They really need to stop calling themselves traditional Catholics.
It is interesting that even the 1983 New Code of Canon Law still includes Ascension Thursday as a Holy Day of Obligation.

However, since 1991 the US Conference of Bishops have excluded it: 

Canon 1246, §2 - Holy Days of Obligation

On December 13, 1991 the members of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops of the United States of America made the following general decree concerning holy days of obligation for Latin Rite Catholics:
In addition to Sunday, the days to be observed as holy days of obligation in the Latin Rite dioceses of the United States of America, in conformity with canon 1246, are as follows:

January 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter, the solemnity of the Ascension
August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
November 1, the solemnity of All Saints
December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
December 25, the solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

[...] This decree of the Conference of Bishops was approved and confirmed by the Apostolic See by a decree of the Congregation for Bishops (Prot. N. 296/84), signed by Bernardin Cardinal Gantin, Prefect of the Congregation, and dated July 4, 1992.

So the SSPX in Kansas (the largest SSPX chapel in the US?) is following the 1991 Conciliar USCCB rather than even the 1983 Conciliar Code of Canon Law, i.e. they are following the more progressive option!
"So let us be confident, let us not be unprepared, let us not be outflanked, let us be wise, vigilant, fighting against those who are trying to tear the faith out of our souls and morality out of our hearts, so that we may remain Catholics, remain united to the Blessed Virgin Mary, remain united to the Roman Catholic Church, remain faithful children of the Church."- Abp. Lefebvre

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