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Liturgical Year 2019-2020, Vol. 4

Easter

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This fourth volume of the 2019-2020 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 11th (Easter Vigil)
  • April 12th (Easter Sunday)
  • April 13th (Monday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 14th (Tuesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 15th (Wednesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 16th (Thursday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 17th (Friday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 18th (Saturday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 19th (Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy))
  • April 20th (Monday of the Second Week of Easter (Optional Memorial of St. Beuno in Wales))
  • April 21st (Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Anselm, bishop & doctor)
  • April 22nd (Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 23rd (Thursday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. George, martyr and St. Adalbert, bishop and martyr)
  • April 24th (Friday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr)
  • April 25th (Feast of St. Mark, evangelist)
  • April 26th (Third Sunday of Easter)
  • April 27th (Monday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 28th (Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter; 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 (Memorial of St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor)
  • April 30th (Thursday of the Third Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Pius V, pope; Optional Memorial Blessed Marie de l'Incarnacion, religious (Can))
  • May 1st (Friday of the Third Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker)
  • May 2nd (Memorial of St. Athanasius, bishop and doctor)
  • May 3rd (Fourth Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday))
  • May 4th (Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 5th (Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 6th (Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 7th (Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Saint Rosa Venerini (Italian))
  • May 8th (Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 9th (Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • May 10th (Fourth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 11th (Monday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 12th (Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Pancras, martyr)
  • May 13th (Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima)
  • May 14th (Feast of St. Matthias, apostle and martyr)
  • May 15th (Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Isidore (USA))
  • May 16th (Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 17th (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 18th (Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. John I, pope and martyr)
  • May 19th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 20th (Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Bernardine of Siena, priest)
  • May 21st (Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord; Thursday of the Sixth 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 (Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Saint Rita of Cascia, religious)
  • May 23rd (Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 24th (Solemnity of the Ascension or the Seventh Sunday of Easter)
  • May 25th (Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor; St. Gregory VII, pope; St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin)
  • May 26th (Memorial of St. Philip Neri, priest)
  • May 27th (Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Augustine of Canterbury, bishop)
  • May 28th (Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 29th (Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Paul VI, pope)
  • May 30th (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 31st (Pentecost Sunday)