Liturgical Year

"While young children do not have a clear sense of time and sequence, teaching them about the Church’s liturgical year need not be difficult. Unlike the secular calendar, with its numbers and month names, the liturgical calendar is read by color. Add symbols children recognize, and their natural sense for seasons and celebrations will do the rest!  This will help children link their every day lives with that of the Church year, an essential for a Catholic life!"

Read the remainder of this article about helping young children learn the liturgical year from Our Sunday Visitor.  

"On the lips of the catechist the first proclamation must ring out over and over: 'Jesus Christ loves you; he gave his life to save you; and now he is living at your side every day to enlighten, strengthen and free you'..."

"En la boca del catequista vuelve a resonar siempre el primer anuncio: 'Jesucristo te ama, dio su vida para salvarte, y ahora está vivo a tu lado cada día, para iluminarte, para fortalecerte, para liberarte'..."


​Pope Francis  EG #164