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Liturgical Year 2018-2019, Vol. 4

Easter

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This fourth volume of the 2018-2019 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 20th (Easter Vigil)
  • April 21st (Easter Sunday)
  • April 22nd (Monday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 23rd (Tuesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 24th (Wednesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 25th (Thursday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 26th (Friday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 27th (Saturday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 28th (Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy))
  • April 29th (Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor)
  • 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 (Saturday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • May 5th (Third Sunday of Easter)
  • May 6th (Monday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 7th (Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter; Saint Rosa Venerini (Italian))
  • May 8th (Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 9th (Thursday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 10th (Optional Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster, priest; St. John of Avila (some places))
  • May 11th (Saturday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • May 12th (Fourth Sunday of Easter (Good Shepard Sunday))
  • May 13th (Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima)
  • May 14th (St. Matthias, apostle and martyr)
  • May 15th (Optional Memorial of St. Isidore (USA))
  • May 16th (Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 17th (Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 18th (Optional Memorial of St. John I, pope and martyr)
  • May 19th (Fifth Sunday of Easter )
  • May 20th (Optional Memorial of St. Bernardine of Siena, priest)
  • May 21st (Optional Memorial of St. Christopher Magallanes, priest and martyr, and his companions, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Eugene de Mazenod, bishop (Canada))
  • May 22nd (Optional Memorial of Saint Rita of Cascia, religious)
  • May 23rd (Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 24th (Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Australia: Solemnity of Mary Help of Christians; Bl. Louis-Zepherin Moreau (Canada))
  • May 25th (Optional Memorial of St. Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor; St. Gregory VII, pope; St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin)
  • May 26th (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 27th (Optional Memorial of St. Augustine of Canterbury, bishop)
  • May 28th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 29th (Optional Memorial of St. Paul VI, pope)
  • May 30th (Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Solemnity of the Ascension)
  • May 31st (Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
  • June 1st (Memorial of St. Justin, martyr)
  • June 2nd (Solemnity of the Ascension or the Seventh Sunday of Easter)
  • June 3rd (Memorial of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, martyrs)
  • June 4th (Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • June 5th (Memorial of St. Boniface, bishop and martyr)
  • June 6th (Optional Memorial of St. Norbert, bishop)
  • June 7th (Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • June 8th (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • June 9th (Pentecost Sunday)