Liturgical year By: brennen macarthur


-Advent: the four weeks leading up to Jesus’s birth

-Violet: Penance, humility, melancholy

-Rose(third sunday): joy

-The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

-We use Advent wreaths to symbolize each week that we prepare our hearts and minds for the birth of Jesus


-Christmas: We celebrate the birth of Jesus and how God became man.

-White: Light, innocence, purity, joy, triumph, glory

-Gold: joy

-The Epiphany of the Lord

-The Church uses the Nativity Scene to celebrate Christmas.


-Lent: A 40 day period where we participate abstinence, fasting, or Acts of Mercy to prepare ourselves for Easter.

-Violet: Penance, humility, melancholy

-Ash Wednesday

-We give up something or do something for Lent.

Sacred Paschal Triduum:

-Sacred Paschal Triduum: We recall the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus

-White(Holy Thursday): Light, innocence, purity, joy, triumph, glory

-Red(Good Friday): The Passion, blood, fire, God's Love, martyrdom

-The Passion of the Lord

-The Church celebrates by washing of the feet.


-Easter: Celebration of Jesus’ resurrection and the gift of the Holy Spirit

-White: Light, innocence, purity, joy, triumph, glory

-Red (for pentecost): The Passion, blood, fire, God's Love, martyrdom

-Ascension of the Lord

-Each year during Easter the Church blesses and lights a Paschal Candle.

Ordinary Time:

-Ordinary Time: Divided into two sections (one after Christmas and another after Easter); we learn about and acknowledge Jesus' teachings and works during his lifetime

-Green: The Holy Ghost, life eternal, hope

-Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

-The Church celebrates Ordinary Time by holding a St.Vincent De Paul feast day mass. They also hold a food drive on this day.


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