Liturgical Year 2016-2017, Vol. 2

Ordinary Time before Lent

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This second volume of the 2016-2017 Liturgical Year series covers all the days of Ordinary Time between Christmas and Lent, providing a rich set of resources for families to use in living the liturgical year in the domestic church, that is, in their own families. Resources include biographies of the saints to match each feast day, histories of the various celebrations and devotions, descriptions of customs from around the world, prayers, activities and recipes.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the Liturgical Year
  • Introduction to Ordinary Time
  • January 10th (Tuesday of the First Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 11th (Wednesday of the First Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 12th (Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time; St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, virgin and Founder (Canada))
  • January 13th (Optional Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, bishop and doctor; Memorial of St. Kentigern, bishop (Scotland))
  • January 14th (Saturday of the First Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 15th (Second Sunday of Ordinary Time)
  • January 16th (Monday of the Second Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 17th (Memorial of St. Anthony, abbot)
  • January 18th (Wednesday of the Second Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 19th (Thursday of the Second Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 20th (Optional Memorials of St. Fabian, pope and martyr; St. Sebastian, martyr)
  • January 21st (Memorial of St. Agnes, virgin and martyr)
  • January 22nd (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • January 23rd (Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children; Optional Memorial of St. Vincent of Saragossa, deacon & martyr)
  • January 24th (Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor; Optional memorial of Our Lady of Peace)
  • January 25th (Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle)
  • January 26th (Memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus, bishops)
  • January 27th (Optional Memorial of St. Angela Merici, virgin)
  • January 28th (Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor)
  • January 29th (Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time)
  • January 30th (Monday of the Fourth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • January 31st (Memorial of St. John Bosco, priest)
  • February 1st (Monday of the Fourth Week of Ordinary Time; Feast of St. Brigid, Virgin (Ireland) (NZ, Opt. Mem.))
  • February 2nd (Feast of the Presentation of the Lord)
  • February 3rd (Optional Memorial of St. Blaise, bishop and martyr; St. Ansgar, bishop )
  • February 4th (Saturday of the Fourth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 5th (Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time )
  • February 6th (Memorial of St. Paul Miki and Companions, martyrs)
  • February 7th (Monday of the Fifth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 8th (Optional Memorials of St. Jerome Emiliani, priest; St. Josephine Bakhita, virgin)
  • February 9th (Thursday of the Fifth Week of Ordinary Time; St. Teilo (Wales))
  • February 10th (Memorial of St. Scholastica, virgin)
  • February 11th (Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes)
  • February 12th (Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • February 13th (Monday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 14th (Memorial of Sts. Cyril, monk and St. Methodius, bishop)
  • February 15th (St. Claude de la Colombiere, priest (some places))
  • February 16th (Thursday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 17th (Optional Memorial of Seven Founders of the Order of Servites)
  • February 18th (Saturday of the Sixth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 19th (Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • February 20th (Bls. Francisco & Jacinta Marto (Portugal))
  • February 21st (Optional Memorial of St. Peter Damian, bishop and doctor)
  • February 22nd (Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, apostle)
  • February 23rd (Optional Memorial of St. Polycarp of Smyrna, bishop and martyr)
  • February 24th (Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 25th (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 26th (Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time)
  • February 27th (Monday of the Eighth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • February 28th (Tuesday of the Eight Week of Ordinary Time; Fat Tuesday)