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Liturgical Year 2021-2022, Vol. 2

Ordinary Time before Lent

by Jennifer Gregory Miller (editor)

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Book Description

This second volume of the 2021-2022 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 (Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 11th (Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 12th (Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 13th (Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, bishop and doctor; Memorial of St. Kentigern, bishop (Scotland))
  • January 14th (Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 15th (Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time; Our Lady of Prompt Succor; Black Christ of Esquipulas (Guatemala) )
  • January 16th (Second Sunday in Ordinary Time )
  • January 17th (Memorial of St. Anthony, abbot)
  • January 18th (Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 19th (Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 20th (Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorials of St. Fabian, pope and martyr; St. Sebastian, martyr)
  • January 21st (Memorial of St. Agnes, virgin and martyr; Our Lady of High Grace (Dominican Republic))
  • January 22nd (Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children)
  • January 23rd (Third Sunday in Ordinary Time )
  • 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 (Thursday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Angela Merici, virgin)
  • January 28th (Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor)
  • January 29th (Saturday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time)
  • January 30th (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • January 31st (Memorial of St. John Bosco, priest)
  • February 1st (Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; St. Brigid, Virgin (Ireland, Feast) (NZ, Opt. Mem.))
  • February 2nd (Feast of the Presentation of the Lord)
  • February 3rd (Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorials of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr; St. Ansgar, Bishop )
  • February 4th (Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 5th (Memorial of St. Agatha, virgin and martyr)
  • February 6th (Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time )
  • February 7th (Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 8th (Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorials of St. Jerome Emiliani, priest; St. Josephine Bakhita, virgin)
  • February 9th (Wednesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time; St. Teilo (Wales))
  • February 10th (Memorial of St. Scholastica, Virgin)
  • February 11th (Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes)
  • February 12th (Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 13th (Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time )
  • February 14th (Memorial of Sts. Cyril, monk and St. Methodius, bishop)
  • February 15th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time; St. Claude de la Colombiere, priest (various locations))
  • February 16th (Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 17th (Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of the Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order)
  • February 18th (Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 19th (Saturday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 20th (Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • February 21st (Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor)
  • February 22nd (Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, Apostle)
  • February 23rd (Wednesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time; Memorial of St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr)
  • February 24th (Thursday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 25th (Friday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 26th (Saturday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • February 27th (Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • February 28th (Monday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • March 1st (Tuesday of the Eighth Week of Ordinary Time; Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras; David of Wales (Solemnity, Wales; Feast, England))