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Liturgical Calendar

Liturgical Year/Calendar Study Set

Who is at the center of the liturgical year? Jesus
What does the liturgical year give us? the story of Jesus's life, death, and Ressurection
How many seasons does the liturgical year have? 6
What are the seasons in the liturgical year? Advent, Christmas Time, Ordinary Time, Lent, Easter Time, Ordinary Time
What is the color for the Christmas and Easter seasons? White
What does the white color mean? (in the Catholic church) Purity, life, Jesus
What color tells us we are preparing for a season? Purple
What does purple mean? (in the Catholic church) preparation, waiting, kings
What is the name of the preparation time before Christmas? Advent
What does the word Advent mean? coming
What is the name of the preparation time before Easter? Lent
What does the word Lent mean? preparation
What is the name of the green areas of the calendar? Ordinary Time
What does Chronos mean? our time (hours, minutes, seconds, etc.)
What are the periods of the ordinary time for? celebrating Christ's ministry
What is the beginning of the liturgical year? Advent
What feast do we celebrate at the end of each liturgical year? Christ the King
How long does each season last? Advent-4 weeks, Christmas Time-2 weeks, Ordinary Time-6 to 8 weeks, Lent- 6 weeks, Easter Time-8 weeks, Ordinary Time-23 to 26 weeks
What are the days of the Triduum? Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday
What is the color of Ordinary Time? green
What is the color of Christmas Time and Easter Time? white
What is the color of Advent and Lent? purple
What is a solemnity? Highest degree of celebration in the Catholic Church celebrating the most important mysteries in our faith (Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, Christ the King, Assumption)
What is a feast day? Special days set apart (angels, apostles, Visitation, Presentation, Baptism of the Lord)
What is a memorial? obligatory-universal significance optional-no universal significance
What is the Mass like on a solemnity? Sunday Mass
What is the Mass like on a feast day? reflection of saint in homily, no creed, Gloria
What is the Mass like on a optional memorial? saint may or may not be mentioned, no Gloria
What is the Mass like on a obligatory memorial? saint mentioned in homily, no Gloria
What are the letters representing the 3 cycles of weekend readings? A,B,C
What are the Roman numerals representing the cycle of Ordinary Time weekday readings? I, II
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