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Catholic Culture Trusted Commentary

Liturgical Year 2021-2022, Vol. 4

Easter

by Jennifer Gregory Miller (editor)

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Book Description

This fourth volume of the 2021-2022 Liturgical Year series covers all the days of Easter Season from the Easter Vigil through Pentecost Sunday, 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, penitential spirituality, descriptions of customs from around the world, prayers, activities and recipes.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the Liturgical Year
  • Introduction to Easter
  • April 16th (Holy Saturday — Easter Vigil)
  • April 17th (Easter Sunday, The Resurrection of the Lord )
  • April 18th (Monday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 19th (Tuesday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 20th (Wednesday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 21st (Thursday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 22nd (Friday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 23rd (Saturday within the Octave of Easter)
  • April 24th (Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy))
  • April 25th (Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist)
  • April 26th (Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter; Our Lady of Good Counsel (OM, Can) )
  • April 27th (Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 28th (Thursday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Peter Chanel, priest and martyr (NZ, Feast); Optional Memorial of St. Louis Mary de Montfort, priest )
  • April 29th (Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church)
  • April 30th (Saturday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Pius V, pope, religious; Optional Memorial Blessed Marie de l'Incarnacion, religious (Can))
  • May 1st (Third Sunday of Easter)
  • May 2nd (Memorial of St. Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church)
  • May 3rd (Feast of Sts. Philip and James, Apostles)
  • May 4th (Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter; The English Martyrs (England))
  • May 5th (Thursday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 6th (Friday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 7th (Saturday of the Third Week of Easter )
  • May 8th (Fourth Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday))
  • May 9th (Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 10th (Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster, priest; Optional Memorial of St. John of Avila)
  • May 11th (Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 12th (Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Pancras, martyr)
  • May 13th (Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima)
  • May 14th (Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle and Martyr)
  • May 15th (Fifth Sunday of Easter )
  • May 16th (Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 17th (Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 18th (Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. John I, pope and martyr)
  • May 19th (Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 20th (Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Bernardine of Siena, priest)
  • May 21st (Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Christopher Magallanes, priest and martyr, and his companions, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Eugene de Mazenod, bishop (Canada))
  • May 22nd (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 23rd (Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 24th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Mary Help of Christians (Solemnity, Australia); Bl. Louis-Zepherin Moreau (Canada))
  • May 25th (Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorials of St. Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor; St. Gregory VII, pope; St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin)
  • May 26th (Solemnity of the Ascension (for certain ecclesiastical provinces); Memorial of St. Philip Neri, priest)
  • May 27th (Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Augustine of Canterbury, bishop)
  • May 28th (Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 29th (Solemnity of the Ascension or the Seventh Sunday of Easter)
  • May 30th (Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 31st (Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  • June 1st (Memorial of St. Justin, Martyr)
  • June 2nd (Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Sts. Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs)
  • June 3rd (Memorial of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs)
  • June 4th (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • June 5th (Pentecost Sunday)