Newsletter for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, 25th July 2021
New Memorial of Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus - 29th July.
The Scottish National Liturgy Commission has released the following interim texts for the celebration of this new Memorial on 29th July. It replaces the existing celebration of St Martha alone by a decree of Pope Francis on the 26th January 2021.
Stations of the Cross, 2021
Pope Francis's Prayers to Our Lady for use in May Devotions
Noon Prayers during the Corona Virus Pandemic
Decree of the Apostolic Penitentiary on the granting of special indulgences to the faithful in the current corona virus pandemic, 20 March 2020.
Holydays of Obligation (Scotland) 2021
The obligation is suspended for the duration of the pandemic.
13 May - Ascension Day
29 June - SS. Peter & Paul
15 August - The Assumption
1 November - All Saints
25 December - Christmas Day
Liturgical Seasons 2021
11 January - Beginning of Ordinary time, Year B for Sunday readings, Cycle 1 for Weekday readings. Week 1 in Ordinary Time.
17 February - Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent.
4 April - Easter Sunday
23 May - Pentecost, End of the Easter Season
28 November - Beginning of Advent, Year C