Liturgical Year

This list is by no means complete. It is simply a list of sites/activities that I have found helpful in celebrating the Liturgical Year in my home. Holy days of obligation are in red.


ADVENT …….. late Nov through Christmas Eve

  • Saint Nicholas – Dec 6
  • Immaculate Conception – Dec 8
  • Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe – Dec 12
  • O+L+G Feast Day Link Up A wonderful collection of ideas for celebrating the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

CHRISTMAS SEASON …….. Christmas Day through Jan 5

  • Christmas – Dec 25
  • Solemnity of Mary – Jan 1

  • A Visit From the Christ Child A rewrite of the Clement Moore classic A Visit From St. Nick, to help us always remember the true meaning of Christmas.

EPIPHANY …….. Jan 6


ORDINARY TIME …….. Jan 7 to Ash Wednesday


LENT …….. Ash Wednesday to Holy Week

  • Feast of St. Joseph – March 19
  • Virtual St. Joseph Altar, in the tradition of the Sicilian St. Joseph altars of New Orleans. Includes, history, prayer list, coloring pages, links, and a mini cut & color St. Joseph Altar.

PASCHAL TRIDUUM …….. Thurs, Fri, Sat of Holy Week + Easter Vigil


EASTER SEASON …….. Easter Sunday to beginning of Ordinary Time

  • Divine Mercy Sunday – 1st Sunday after Easter
  • Ascension of Our Lord – 40th day after Easter Sunday
  • Pentecost

ORDINARY TIME …….. end of the Easter season until Advent

  • Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary – Aug 15
  • Our Lady’s Birth – Sept 8
  • St. Therese of the Child Jesus – Oct 1
  • All Saints – Nov 1
  • All Souls – Nov 2
  • Christ the King – Nov 25

Excellent Liturgical Year Resources:

faith filled days

Faith Filled Days in the Domestic Church
The ultimate collection of ideas for celebrating the liturgical year with your family!

catholic cuisine

Catholic Cuisine
Recipes for Celebrating the Feasts and Seasons of the Liturgical Year.

paper dali

Paper Dali
Free historical paper dolls (lots of Saints!), crafty ideas, and more!

catholic icing

Catholic Icing
Catholic crafts and more, for kids & adults!

More Liturgical Year Resources:

consecrated life

2015 Year of Consecrated Life

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