Catholic Culture Overview
Catholic Culture Overview

Liturgical Year 2022-2023, Vol. 6

Ordinary Time Completed

by Jennifer Gregory Miller (editor)

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Book Description

This sixth volume of the 2022-2023 Liturgical Year series covers the second half of the long stretch of Ordinary Time between Pentecost and Advent (September 3 - December 2), 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, spirituality, descriptions of customs from around the world, prayers, activities and recipes. The rich array of liturgical year resources on CatholicCulture.org was developed by two family and liturgical year experts, Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock. In this series, these resources are gathered together in eBooks, with one chapter for each day in the covered period. The body of each chapter includes the main biographical, historical and devotional texts for the day, with links to additional prayers, activities and recipes, and to the daily readings for the Mass. The 2022-2023 Liturgical Year series provides a wonderful way for parents, priests, and religious educators to learn how to get Catholicism into our very bones!

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the Liturgical Year
  • Introduction to Ordinary Time
  • September 3rd (Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • September 4th ( Monday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time; Labor Day (USA))
  • September 5th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time; Labor Day (USA))
  • September 6th (Wednesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time)
  • September 7th (Thursday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time)
  • September 8th (Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  • September 9th (Memorial of St. Peter Claver, Priest)
  • September 10th (Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • September 11th (Monday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time)
  • September 12th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of the Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  • September 13th (Memorial of St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church)
  • September 14th (Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross)
  • September 15th (Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows)
  • September 16th (Memorial of Sts. Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs)
  • September 17th (Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • September 18th (Monday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • September 19th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Januarius, Bishop and Martyr)
  • September 20th (Memorial of Sts. Andrew Kim Tae-gon, Priest, and Paul Chong Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs; Ember Wednesday)
  • September 21st (Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist)
  • September 22nd (Friday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; Ember Friday)
  • September 23rd (Memorial of St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest; Ember Saturday)
  • September 24th (Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • September 25th (Monday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • September 26th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs)
  • September 27th (Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul, Priest)
  • September 28th (Thursday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Wenceslaus, Martyr; St. Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs)
  • September 29th (Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels)
  • September 30th (Memorial of St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church)
  • October 1st (Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • October 2nd (Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels)
  • October 3rd (Tuesday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 4th (Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi, Religious)
  • October 5th (Thursday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of Bl. Francis Xavier Seelos, Priest (USA); Optional Memorial of St. Faustina Kowalska, Virgin )
  • October 6th (Friday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Bruno, Priest; Optional Memorial of Bl. Marie Rose Durocher, Virgin (USA))
  • October 7th (Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary)
  • October 8th (Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • October 9th (Monday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Denis, Bishop, and Companions, Martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. John Leonardi, Priest)
  • October 10th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 11th (Wednesday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. John XXIII, Pope )
  • October 12th (Thursday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 13th (Friday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 14th (Saturday of the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Callistus I, Pope and Martyr)
  • October 15th (Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • October 16th (Monday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Hedwig, Religious; St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin)
  • October 17th (Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr)
  • October 18th (Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist)
  • October 19th (Memorial of Sts. John de Br├ębeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs (USA))
  • October 20th (Friday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Paul of the Cross, Priest (USA))
  • October 21st (Saturday of the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 22nd (Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time)
  • October 23rd (Monday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. John of Capistrano, Priest)
  • October 24th (Tuesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Anthony Claret, Bishop)
  • October 25th (Wednesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 26th (Thursday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 27th (Friday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 28th (Feast of Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles)
  • October 29th (Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • October 30th (Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • October 31st (Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time; All Hallows' Eve)
  • November 1st (Solemnity of All Saints)
  • November 2nd (The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day))
  • November 3rd (Friday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Martin de Porres, Religious)
  • November 4th (Memorial of St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop)
  • November 5th (Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • November 6th (Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 7th (Tuesday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 8th (Wednesday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 9th (Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica)
  • November 10th (Memorial of St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church)
  • November 11th (Memorial of St. Martin of Tours, Bishop; Veterans Day (USA))
  • November 12th (Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • November 13th (Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin (USA))
  • November 14th (Tuesday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 15th (Wednesday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church)
  • November 16th (Thursday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Margaret of Scotland; Optional Memorial of St. Gertrude, Virgin)
  • November 17th (Memorial of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious)
  • November 18th (Saturday of the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of the Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles; Optional Memorial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, Virgin (USA))
  • November 19th (Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)
  • November 20th (Monday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 21st (Memorial of the Presentation of Mary)
  • November 22nd (Memorial of St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr)
  • November 23rd (Thursday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Mem. of Thanksgiving Day (USA); Optional Mem. of St. Clement I, Pope & Martyr; Optional Mem. of St. Columban, Abbot; Optional Mem. of Bl. Miguel Pro, Priest and Martyr (USA))
  • November 24th (Memorial of St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs)
  • November 25th (Saturday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr)
  • November 26th (Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe)
  • November 27th (Monday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 28th (Tuesday of the Thirty-Fourth Week of Ordinary Time)
  • November 29th (Wednesday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • November 30th (Feast of St. Andrew, Apostle)
  • December 1st (Friday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)
  • December 2nd (Saturday in the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time)