Lay Ministers’ Training: Southern Tagalog Deanery August 25, 2012 Brent Mamplasanby Revd. Reshley Ramon M. Canlas, S.Th.D.
OBJECTIVE: At the end of the day, the participants are expected to:I. Know the Church Calendar and the Lectionary of the 1979 BCPII. Value the Seasons of the Church and the LectionaryIII. Make a Sunday Calendar for Advent 2012- Advent 2013 and lead in the Divine Office and Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion (with Administering the Cup)
Church Calendar: Seasons of the Church CalendarAdvent Season (4 Sundays)Christmas Season (12 Days)Epiphany Season (January 6 - varies)Lenten Season (Ash Wednesday – 5 Sundays)Holy Week (Palm Sunday to Black Saturday)Easter Season (8 Sundays)The Season after Pentecost (varies)
COLORS OF THE SEASONS OF THE CHURCH CALENDARAdvent – Violet or PurpleChristmas – WhiteEpiphany – First and Last Sunday – White (Green in between)Lent – VioletHoly Week – RedEaster – WhiteSeason after Pentecost First and Last Sunday – White Green in between
ADVENT SEASON FOUR (4) SUNDAYS Advent may be any date from November 27 – December 3 Nota Bene:Advent cannot be earlier or later on those dates
CHRISTMAS SEASON December 25 12 Days of ChristmasFrom December 25 to January 5
EPIPHANY SEASONJanuary 6 – Epiphany or Manifestation ofChrist to the GentilesFirst Sunday after the Epiphany – Baptismof our LordSecond Sunday to the Eighth Sunday afterEpiphany (depending on the date of Easter)Last Sunday after the Epiphany
LENTEN SEASONASH WEDNESDAY – first day ofLent: depending on the date ofEaster5 SUNDAYS IN LENT
HOLY WEEKPALM SUNDAY Monday in Holy Week Tuesday in Holy Week Wednesday in Holy Week Maundy Thursday Good Friday Holy / Black Saturday
EASTER SEASONEASTER EVE Easter Day Second Sunday of Easter Third Sunday of Easter Fourth Sunday of Easter Fifth Sunday of Easter Sixth Sunday of Easter ASCENSION DAY Seventh Sunday of Easter Pentecost
THE SEASON AFTER PENTECOSTFIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST:TRINITY SUNDAYThe Second Sunday through the Twenty-Seventh Sunday after PentecostThe Last Sunday after Pentecost (Christthe King Sunday)
SEASONS OF THE CHURCH• CALENDAR: Summary Advent (November 27 – December 3)• Christmas• Epiphany• Lent• Holy Week• Easter• Season After Pentecost• Advent (November 27 – December 3)• Christmas• Epiphany• Lent• Holy Week• Easter• Season After Pentecost
THE LECTIONARYThe Lectionary for Sundays isarranged in a three-year cycle,in which Year A always beginson the First Sunday of Adventin years evenly divisible by 3.
THE LECTIONARY 67 __________________3 √2012 18 21 21 2 = YEAR C
THE LECTIONARY 671 __________________3 √2013 18 21 21 3 3 0 = YEAR A
THE LECTIONARY 671 __________________3 √2014 18 21 21 4 3 1 = YEAR B