Liturgical Year 2017-2018, Vol. 4

Easter

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This fourth volume of the 2017-2018 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
  • March 31st (Easter Vigil)
  • April 1st (Easter Sunday)
  • April 2nd (Easter Monday)
  • April 3rd (Easter Tuesday)
  • April 4th (Easter Wednesday)
  • April 5th (Easter Thursday)
  • April 6th (Easter Friday)
  • April 7th (Easter Saturday)
  • April 8th (Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy))
  • April 9th (Monday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 10th (Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 11th (Optional Memorial of St. Stanislaus, bishop & martyr )
  • April 12th (Thursday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 13th (Optional Memorial of St. Martin I)
  • April 14th (Saturday of the Second Week of Easter )
  • April 15th (Third Sunday of Easter)
  • April 16th (Monday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 17th (Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 18th (Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 19th (Thursday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 20th (Monday of the Third Week of Easter (Optional Memorial of St. Beuno in Wales))
  • April 21st (Optional Memorial of St. Anselm, bishop & doctor)
  • April 22nd (Fourth Sunday of Easter)
  • April 23rd (Optional Memorial of St. George, martyr and St. Adalbert, bishop and martyr)
  • April 24th (Optional Memorial of St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr)
  • April 25th (Feast of St. Mark, evangelist)
  • April 26th (Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Good Counsel (Can); St. Raphael Arnaiz Baron, monk (Spain)
  • April 27th (Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • April 28th (Optional Memorial of St. Peter Chanel, priest and martyr (NZ, Feast); Optional Memorial of St. Louis Mary de Montfort, priest; Gianna Molla, mother (Italy))
  • April 29th (Fifth Sunday of Easter)
  • April 30th (Optional Memorial of St. Pius V, pope; Optional Memorial Blessed Marie de l'Incarnacion, religious (Can))
  • May 1st (Optional Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker)
  • May 2nd (Memorial of St. Athanasius, bishop and doctor)
  • May 3rd (Feast of Sts. Philip and James, apostles)
  • May 4th (Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 5th (Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 6th (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 7th (Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Saint Rosa Venerini (Italian))
  • May 8th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 9th (Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 10th (Ascension of Our Lord or the Optional Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster, priest; St. John of Avila (some places))
  • May 11th (Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 12th (Optional Memorial of Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Pancras, martyr)
  • May 13th (Solemnity of the Ascension or the Seventh Sunday of Easter )
  • May 14th (St. Matthias, apostle and martyr)
  • May 15th (Optional Memorial of St. Isidore (USA))
  • May 16th (Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 17th (Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 18th (Optional Memorial of St. John I, pope and martyr)
  • May 19th (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 20th (Pentecost Sunday)