Liturgical Year

Living the Liturgical Year – August

August is still in ordinary time, but it has a few of my favorite feast days AND a holy day of obligation. Here are a few major Catholic feasts, memorials and solemnities in August. 8/1 – St. Alphonsus Liguori 8/6 – The Transfiguration 8/15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of […] Read more…

Living the Liturgical Year – July

In July we are still in ordinary time and while summer might be the ideal time to live the liturgical year as a family because many obligations disappear, summer seems to be FULL of busy. Either way, there aren’t a lot of feast days, memorials, or solemnities, but there are a few days to note. […] Read more…

Living the Liturgical Year – May

If you have always wanted to do more with the liturgical year but never seem to get around to it, this might just be your month. There is a veritable treasure trove of feasts this month which mark the end of the Easter season. May is also devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary & there […] Read more…

Living the Liturgical Year – April

Happy Easter! ¬† Since we are in the Easter season until mid-May, every day is cause for celebration :D. ¬†April’s devotion is to the Blessed Sacrament and there are a few feasts & solemnities of note.   April 3 (2016) – Divine Mercy Sunday — a good idea to try and find a special service […] Read more…

Living the Liturgical Year – March

There aren’t very many Solemnities or Feast days in March. We are still in the thick of Lent until the last Sunday which is Easter Sunday this year (2016). And because March 25 falls in Holy Week this year, The Annunciation is bumped to the Monday after Divine Mercy Sunday. That being said, I have […] Read more…

Living The Liturgical Year – February

Liturgically speaking, February is a big month. After all, Ash Wednesday begins on 2/10. Even though we’re beginning a period of repentance, there are still some reasons to celebrate! 2/1 – St. Brigid 2/2 – The Presentation of Our Lord 2/3 – St. Blaise (check for a throat blessing near you) 2/9 – Bl. Anne […] Read more…

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