Our spiritual life/activity is deeply based on the Life and Teaching of Jesus & the important example & events of His life
We start our relationship with Jesus with His Birth in Bethlehem, His manifestation at the Epiphany & Baptism, His Public life. His Words & Message - His Way to the Cross - His Life is our Journey
Advent - Christmas - Epiphany - Lent - Easter - Time after Pentecost (Ordinary Time)
... all bound together through Holy Scripture and the Sacraments ...
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The Advent Season is the time of the year prior to Christmas when we take time to prepare our hearts and minds for the Birth of the Lord Jesus. It lasts thru the four Sundays before Dec 25 until Christmas Eve and is a time of preparation.
The Lenten Season starts on Ash Wednesday and continues through Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum just before Easter - a period of six weeks or Forty Days. Sundays are not counted as Lenten Days. (2017 ... March1 - April13)
Thanksgiving Day is a National Day of Prayerful Thanksgiving set apart as a Special Festival in the United States
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