2016 Religious Feasts
On the Epiphany, after the Gospel, traditionally the Deacon will announce from the ambo the upcoming religious feast:
Know Dear Brethren that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, so by leave of God's mercy we announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection, who is our Savior:
On the 10th day of February will fall Ash Wednesday, and the beginning of the fast of the most sacred Lenten season.
On the 27th day of March you will celebrate with joy Easter Day, the Paschal feast of our Lord Jesus Christ.
On the 5th day of May will be the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.
On the 15th day of May, the feast of Pentecost.
On the 29th day of May, the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
On the 27th day of November, the First Sunday of Advent of our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom is honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.