Liturgical Year 2017-2018, Vol. 3

Lent

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This third volume of the 2017-2018 Liturgical Year series covers all the days of 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, and links to prayers, activities and recipes.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the Liturgical Year
  • Introduction to Lent
  • February 14th (Ash Wednesday)
  • February 15th (Thursday After Ash Wednesday; St. Claude de la Colombiere, priest (some places))
  • February 16th (Friday After Ash Wednesday)
  • February 17th (Optional Memorial of Seven Founders of the Order of Servites)
  • February 18th (First Sunday of Lent )
  • February 19th (Monday of the First Week of Lent)
  • February 20th (Tuesday of the First Week of Lent; 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 (Saturday of the First Week of Lent)
  • February 25th (Second Sunday of Lent)
  • February 26th (Monday of the Second Week of Lent)
  • February 27th (Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent)
  • February 28th (Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent)
  • March 1st (Thursday of the Second Week of Lent)
  • March 2nd (Friday of the Second Week of Lent)
  • March 3rd (Optional Memorial of St. Katharine Drexel, virgin (USA))
  • March 4th (Third Sunday of Lent)
  • March 5th (Monday of the Third Week of Lent)
  • March 6th (Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent)
  • March 7th (Optional Memorial of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs)
  • March 8th (Optional Memorial of St. John of God, religious )
  • March 9th (Optional Memorial of St. Frances of Rome, religious)
  • March 10th (Saturday of the Third Week of Lent; Feast of St. John Ogilvie, priest and martyr (Scotland))
  • March 11th (Fourth Sunday of Lent)
  • March 12th (Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent)
  • March 13th (Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent)
  • March 14th (Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent)
  • March 15th (Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent)
  • March 16th (Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent)
  • March 17th (Optional Memorial of St. Patrick, bishop and confessor (Solemnity Aus, Ire, Feast New Zeal, Scot, Wales))
  • March 18th (Fifth Sunday of Lent)
  • March 19th (Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  • March 20th (Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent)
  • March 21st (Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent)
  • March 22nd (Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent)
  • March 23rd (Optional Memorial of St. Turibio de Mogrovejo, bishop)
  • March 24th (Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent)
  • March 25th (Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion)
  • March 26th (Monday of Holy Week)
  • March 27th (Tuesday of Holy Week)
  • March 28th (Wednesday of Holy Week)
  • March 29th (Holy Thursday)
  • March 30th (Good Friday)
  • March 31st (Holy Saturday — Easter Vigil)