THE ORDINARY TIME
Ordinary Time comprises two periods of time in the Christian liturgical year that are found in the calendar of the ordinary form of the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church, as well as some other churches of Western Christianity, including those that use the Revised Common Lectionary: the Anglican Communion, Methodist churches,Lutheran churches, Old Catholic churches and Reformed churches. In Latin, the name of this time is tempus per annum translated as time during the year.
Ordinary Time comprises two periods: the first period begins on Epiphany Day (in the Anglican Communion and Methodist churches) or the day after the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord (in the Catholic Church) and ends on the day before Ash Wednesday; the second period begins on the Monday after Pentecost, the conclusion of theEaster season, and continues until the Saturday before the First Sunday of Advent. In some traditions, the first period is celebrated as Epiphanytide, and the latter of these periods is observed as Trinitytide. Both of these periods of time, combined, are the longest time in the liturgical year.
The weeks of Ordinary Time are numbered. Several Sundays bear the name of feasts or solemnities celebrated on those days, including Trinity Sunday and the Feast of Christ the King.
The liturgical color normally assigned to Ordinary Time is green.
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28th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
OCTOBER 13, 2019
GRATEFUL FOR THE GRACES
I. THE READINGS
The First Reading talks about thanksgiving, after the healing/cleansing.
The Second Reading indirectly talks about thanksgiving by remembering Jesus from whom we owe our salvation.
The Gospel Reading again talks about thanksgiving after healing. It tells us that not just one should go back to thank, but all who have been healed and have benefited from God’s loving grace.
II. OUR CONTEXT
1. Today is Indigenous Peoples Sunday and Extreme Poverty Day.
2. What are the things you are grateful for? (HM)