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Weekly Liturgical Calendars & Readings

Date Ordinary Form Extraordinary Form (1962 Calendar)
August 31, 2014
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Propers 12th Sunday after Pentecost
Duodécimo domingo después de Pentecostés
Instruction on the Most Holy Sacrament of Extreme Unction
September 1, 2014
Monday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time
Optional: USA: Labor Day: Mass for the Sanctification of Human Labor
Propers Feria (Comm: St. Giles; 12 Holy Brothers) or
St. Giles Abbot (Comm: 12 Holy Brothers) or
12 Holy Brothers, Martyrs (Comm: St. Giles)
Propers Martyrs
September 2, 2014
Tuesday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Propers St. Stephen, King & Confessor Propers Martyrs
September 3, 2014
Memorial of Saint Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church Propers St. Pius X, Pope & Confessor Propers Martyrs
September 4, 2014
Thursday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time Propers Feria or
Jesus Christ High Priest
Propers Martyrs
September 5, 2014
Friday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time
[First Friday]
[Abstinence or Penitential Acts]
Propers St. Lawrence Justinia, Bishop & Confessor or
Sacred Heart of Jesus
[First Friday]


September 6, 2014
Saturday of the Twenty-second Week in Ordinary Time
Optional: BVM
[First Saturday]
Propers Saturday of Our Lady or
Immaculate Heart of Mary
[First Saturday]
Propers Martyrs
September 7, 2014
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Propers 13th Sunday after Pentecost
Décimotercer domingo después de Pentecostés
Instruction on the Sacrament of Holy Orders
Ordinary Form (Novus Ordo)
Bolded entries in the liturgical calendars represent holy days of obligation or mandatory penitential observances.   Penitential observances that were in effect in 1962 but are no longer required are indicated in regular font on the traditional calendar.  In the traditional calendar, all days of Lent except Sundays were days of fasting and partial abstinence except when a stricter standard applies.
Information for Lent
The Liturgical Year (Dom Gueranger)
These 40 Days... a guide for Lent
U.S. Bishops' Pastoral Statement on Penance and Abstinence
Penitential Practices for Today's Catholics
Rules for Fasting and Abstinence (current and traditional)
Observance of Fasting and Abstinence (USCCB)
Liturgy and Theology
(more liturgical information...)
Pro-Life Information
Prayers and Devotions
(more prayers and devotions...)

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