What to do with Wednesdays?

As you may have read elsewhere, the Sunday lectionary and propers are the central axis around which the temporal calendar revolves. The lectionary of the temporal calendar, however, is not limited to Sundays, but provides Epistles and Gospels for Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the year, as well as a full mass for every single dayContinue reading “What to do with Wednesdays?”

Uncovering the Historic Lectionary

“Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” (Proverbs 11:14) The Church’s lectionary is not the product of a committee. It did not originate in response to a synodical resolution or a papal directive. Rather, it was created and refined by an organic process that spanned generationsContinue reading “Uncovering the Historic Lectionary”