The Season of Advent

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December . 1 . –. December 24, . 2013. Four Weeks. Happy . New (Liturgical) . Year. !. Themes: . Longing. , . Waiting. Hopeful anticipation,. Preparing. COLOR: Violet/Pink. TONE: HUSHED, QUIET, REFLECTIV. ID: 202998 Download Presentation

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The Season of Advent

December 1 –December 24, 2013

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Four Weeks

Happy New (Liturgical) Year!Themes: Longing, WaitingHopeful anticipation,PreparingCOLOR: Violet/PinkTONE: HUSHED, QUIET, REFLECTIVE

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Feast Days and Holy Days

December 6: Feast of St. NicholasDecember 8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception: (Holy Day of Obligation)December 12: Feast of Our Lady of GuadalupeDecember 13: Feast of St. LucyDecember 14: Feast of St. John of the Cross

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The Liturgical Year

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Christmas Season

December 25 – January 13, 2014Themes: Incarnation, the Light, the Word Colors: White and GoldFeast Days:December 26: Feast of St. StephenDecember 28: Feast of Holy InnocentsJanuary 1: Solemnity of MaryJanuary 5: Feast of the EpiphanyJanuary 12: Feast of Baptism of the Lord

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Ordinary Time (Winter)January 13 – March 4, 2014

8 SUNDAYS IN ORDINARY TIME

Color: Green

Themes: “Ordinary (numbered) Time”

Feast Days:

January 25: Feast of St. Paul

January 28: Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

February 2: Presentation of the Lord

ENDS ON “FAT TUESDAY” March 4th

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LENT: March 5 – April 16

LASTS FOR SIX SUNDAYS; COLOR: PURPLE

THEMES: Repentance; Renewal; Reflection, Scrutiny

Feasts and Holy Days:

March 5 - Ash

Wednesday

March 17 – St. Patrick

March 19 -

Saint

Joseph

March 25 - The

Annunciation of the Lord

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HOLY WEEKApril 13 – April 19

Passion (Palm Sunday) – April 13

THE TRIDUUM

(Lent is Over)

THREE DAYS CELEBRATED AS ONE

EVENT

April 17 – Holy Thursday

April 18 – Good Friday

April 19 – Holy Saturday

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EASTER SEASONApril 20 – June 8, 2014

Themes: New Life, Resurrection, Joy

Color: White

Feasts: (Many different Saints)

May 29 – Ascension of the Lord

May 31 – The Visitation (Mary and Elizabeth)

JUNE 8: PENTECOST SUNDAY

End of Easter Season

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Ordinary Time (Summer)June 9 – November 29, 2014

Theme: Five Months Ordinary, Numbered Time

Color: Green

Some Feasts and Holy Days:

June 15 – Most Holy Trinity Sunday

June 22 –The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus

Christi)

August 15 – Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Sept 8 - The

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin

Mary

Nov 1-2 – All Saints/All Souls Day

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Let’s Return to NOW! ADVENT!

Advent in Two Minutes

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What does Advent mean?

From Latin: “To come, the arrival”

Remembering the Coming of Christ so long ago at Bethlehem: aka: The Incarnation

Looking forward to the Coming of Christ at the end of time

Realizing the coming of Christ, every day, into our lives

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Important Figures for Advent:Elijah the Prophet

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Isaiah the Prophet

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John the Baptist

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Elizabeth, Mary’s Cousin

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Zechariah

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Mary

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Joseph

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How we Celebrate Advent

Slow down and be quiet

Pray in “watchful anticipation”

Perhaps around the Advent Wreath (very symbolic)

Perhaps around the Jesse Tree (also symbolic)

SUBTRACT, not ADD

How is this possible during the holidays?

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That’s up to YOU!


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