The seven-week liturgical season of Easter immediately follows the Triduum, climaxing at Pentecost. This last feast recalls the descent of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus’ disciples after the Ascension of Jesus. The rest of the liturgical year is commonly known as Ordinary Time.
What is this Sunday called in the Catholic Church?
The term “Laetare Sunday” is used by most Roman Catholic, Lutheran and Anglican churches.
What is the Sunday after Epiphany?
Now we come to Epiphany DNIC, the great feast on January 6. If that’s a Sunday, it’s still “Epiphany”, or “The Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord”, or whatever. The next two-to-six Sundays are “The First Sunday after Epiphany” (“Epiphany I”), etc.
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What year is the Catholic Church in 2020?
2019-2020 is liturgical year A.
What Sunday after Pentecost is it?
Trinity Sunday is the Sunday following Pentecost, and eight weeks after Easter Sunday.
How long is the Christmas season in the Catholic Church?
Christmastide, commonly called the Twelve Days of Christmas, lasts 12 days, from 25 December to 5 January, the latter date being named as Twelfth Night.
What color is used during Lent?
Worn during Lent or the Advent, purple represents penance, preparation, and sacrifice.
What is the Sunday after Christmas called?
Christmas Sunday is a name for the Sunday after Christmas.
How long does the season of Epiphany last?
This season begins on the Sunday between January 2 and 6, or on January 6 itself if no such Sunday exists. The season runs until the first Sunday of Lent, which begins seven weeks before Easter (three days earlier than it does in Western Christianity).
What is the color for Epiphany?
Advent and Lent are periods of preparation and repentance and are represented by the colour purple. The feasts of Christmas Day and Christmastide, Epiphany Sunday, Baptism of the Lord Sunday, Transfiguration Sunday, Easter Season, Trinity Sunday, and Christ the King Sunday are represented by white.
Is it year AB or C in the Catholic Church?
The lectionaries (both Catholic and RCL versions) are organized into three-year cycles of readings. The years are designated A, B, or C. Each yearly cycle begins on the first Sunday of Advent (the Sunday between November 27 and December 3 inclusive). Year B follows year A, year C follows year B, then back again to A.
What year is the church in 2021?
2020-2021 is liturgical year B.
Which Bible is used in Catholic Mass?
If you are asking about the Mass Readings, if it is in English, mostly the translation used is the New American Bible, some areas use the Jerusalem Bible or the Revised Standard Version-Catholic Edition.
What begins on Easter Sunday evening and ends on Pentecost Sunday?
Eastertide is the period of 50 days, spanning from Easter Sunday to Pentecost Sunday. It is celebrated as a single joyful feast, called the “great Lord’s Day”.
What is the season after Pentecost?
The season of Pentecost is the longest season in the Christian Church year. It begins the Monday following the Day of Pentecost and lasts until the season of Advent begins. It lasts anywhere between 22 and 27 weeks, depending on when Easter takes place.
Why is the Pentecost important?
It commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles and other disciples following the Crucifixion, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ (Acts of the Apostles, chapter 2), and it marks the beginning of the Christian church’s mission to the world.