Friday, February 23, 2007

Feast days of the week 25 February - 3 March 2007 (1962 liturgical calendar).

I. Lent

Sunday, 25 February, 2007
First Sunday of Lent
'Our Lord Jesus Christ, directly after His baptism, prepared Himself for His public life and mission by a fast of forty days in the desert, which extends from Jericho to the Mountains of Judea. Let us prepare ourselves by fast, prayers and works of charity for the solemn Feast of Easter.”
Epistle: II Cor 6:1-10.
Gospel: Matt 4:1-11.

Monday, 26 February, 2007
Monday of the First Week in Lent
Day of fast (traditional)
Lesson: Ezechiel 34:11-16.
Gospel: Matt 25:31-46.

Tuesday, 27 February 2007
Tuesday of the First Week in Lent
Day of fast (traditional)
Lesson: Isaias 55:6-11.
Gospel: Matt 21:10-17.

Wednesday, 28 February 2007
Ember Wednesday
Day of fast (traditional)
Lesson: Exodus 24:12-18.
Lesson: III Kings 19:3-8.
Gospel: Matt 12:38-50.

Thursday, 1 March 2007
Thursday of the First Week in Lent
Day of fast (traditional)
Lesson: Ezechiel 18:1-9.
Gospel: Matt 15:21-28.

Friday, 2 March 2007
First Friday
Ember Friday (II)
Day of fast (Obligatory)
Lesson: Ezechiel 18:20-28.
Gospel: John 5:1-15.

Saturday, 3 March 2007
First Saturday
Ember Saturday (II)
Day of fast and partial abstinence (traditional)
Lesson: Deut 26:12,13,14-19.
Gospel: Thess 5:14-23.

[1] Remarks are abstracted from The Daily Missal and Liturgical Manual, from Editio Typica of the Roman Missal and Breviary, 1962
(Baronius Press Limited, London, 2004, in conjunction with the Fraternal Society of St. Peter,

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