Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The Liturgical Year

The liturgical year, also known as the Christian year, is made up of the cycle of liturgical seasons in the Christian calendar which determines when Feasts, Memorials, Commemorations are to be observed and which portions of Scripture are to be read. Dates of the festivals vary somewhat between the different churches, though the sequence and purpose basically the same.

In both Eastern and Western traditions, the dates of many feasts vary from year to year, usually in line with the variation in the date of Easter. Protestant churches observe far fewer days than Catholic and Orthodox.regard to feasts of Primarily in regard to the Virgin Mary and the other Saints.

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1 comment:

Pastor Phil said...

Hey Brad,

It is nice to find your blog. I could use a thinker like you in Salem, MA. Perhaps someday our paths will pass. I will check in to your posts from time to time.