The Church Year
The Church Year is made up of six main seasons and a number of
The six main seasons are: Advent; Christmas; Epiphany; Lent; Easter; and Trinity.
The Church Year also include periods known as Ordinary Time.
The Feast Days are: Christmas, The Naming of
Jesus, Epiphany, The Baptism of Christ, The
Transfiguration, Easter, The Ascension,
Pentecost, Trinity, All Saints Day and Christ The King.
These seasons do not
follow the calendar year from January to December but instead follow the life
of Jesus, from the preparation for his birth in Advent through to his ascension
into heaven. Each Liturgical Season is denoted by a particular colour which
is used in church for altar coverings and clergy vestments.