This calendar helps you celebrate the liturgy each day! The Liturgy and Appointment Calendar 2021 is an easy-to-use reference guide for liturgical preparation, organizing parish events within the liturgical year, and scheduling your personal, spiritual, and work life. It is essential for those actively involved in Church ministry.
The calendar works like a mini-ordo—each day includes:
-The liturgical observance (i.e. First Sunday of Advent, memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows, etc)
-The readings from the Daily Mass with citations from the Lectionary for Mass
-The proper liturgical colors
-The psalter for the Liturgy of the Hours
The calendar also includes other Catholic events and observances such as:
-Holy Days of Obligation
-First Friday and Saturday devotions
-USCCB national and international collections
-Respect Life Sunday
-World Youth Day
-Secular and other religious observances
The theme for The Liturgy and Appointment Calendar 2021 focuses on the inherent dignity of every human life at every stage of life. Quotes in this year’s calendar come from Scripture passages and Catholic documents and emphasize the Catholic social teaching that every human person possesses dignity regardless of race, class, gender, age, ability, or any other status.