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Catholic Culture Trusted Commentary

Liturgical Year 2020-2021, Vol. 4

Easter

by Jennifer Gregory Miller and Darden Brock (editors)

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Book Description

This fourth volume of the 2020-2021 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 3rd (Holy Saturday — Easter Vigil)
  • April 4th (Easter Sunday)
  • April 5th (Monday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 6th (Tuesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 7th (Wednesday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 8th (Thursday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 9th (Friday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 10th (Saturday in the Octave of Easter)
  • April 11th (Second Sunday of Easter (or Sunday of Divine Mercy))
  • April 12th (Monday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 13th (Tuesday of the Second Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Martin I)
  • April 14th (Wednesday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 15th (Thursday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 16th (Friday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 17th (Saturday of the Second Week of Easter)
  • April 18th (Third Sunday of Easter)
  • April 19th (Monday of the Third Week of Easter )
  • April 20th (Tuesday of the Third Week of Easter (Optional Memorial of St. Beuno in Wales))
  • April 21st (Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Anselm, bishop & doctor)
  • April 22nd (Thursday of the Third Week of Easter)
  • April 23rd (Friday of the Third Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. George, martyr and St. Adalbert, bishop and martyr)
  • April 24th (Saturday of the Third Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr)
  • April 25th (Fourth Sunday of Easter; Good Shepherd Sunday)
  • April 26th (Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Good Counsel (Can); St. Raphael Arnaiz Baron, monk (Spain))
  • April 27th (Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter)
  • April 28th (Wednesday of the Fourth 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 (Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Pius V, pope; Optional Memorial Blessed Marie de l'Incarnacion, religious (Can))
  • May 1st (Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker)
  • May 2nd (Fifth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 3rd (Feast of Sts. Philip and James, apostles)
  • May 4th (Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 5th (Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 6th (Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 7th (Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter; Saint Rosa Venerini (Italian))
  • May 8th (Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter)
  • May 9th (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
  • May 10th (Monday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Damien de Veuster, priest; Optional Memorial of St. John of Avila)
  • May 11th (Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter)
  • May 12th (Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Optional Memorial of St. Pancras, martyr)
  • May 13th (Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord; Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima)
  • May 14th (Feast of St. Matthias, apostle and martyr)
  • May 15th (Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Isidore (USA))
  • May 16th (Solemnity of the Ascension or the Seventh Sunday of Easter)
  • May 17th (Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 18th (Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. John I, pope and martyr)
  • May 19th (Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter)
  • May 20th (Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of St. Bernardine of Siena, priest)
  • May 21st (Friday of the Seventh 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 (Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter; Optional Memorial of Saint Rita of Cascia, religious)
  • May 23rd (Pentecost Sunday)