Common Worship texts

  The Seasons
       
    Advent  
     
    The First Sunday of Advent
    The Second Sunday of Advent
    The Third Sunday of Advent
    From 17 December (O Sapientia)
         begin the eight days of prayer before Christmas Day
    The Fourth Sunday of Advent
    Christmas Eve
       
    Christmas  
     
    Christmas Day - 25 December
    The First Sunday of Christmas
    The Second Sunday of Christmas
     
    The days after Christmas Day until the Epiphany traditionally form a unity of days of special thanksgiving.
     
    Epiphany  
     
    The Epiphany - 6 January
    The Baptism of Christ - The First Sunday of Epiphany (The Second Sunday of Epiphany when 6 January is a Sunday)
    The Second Sunday of Epiphany
    The Third Sunday of Epiphany
    The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
     
    The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)
          - 2 February
       
    Ordinary Time  
     
    This begins on the day following the Presentation
     
    The Fifth Sunday before Lent
    The Fourth Sunday before Lent
    The Third Sunday before Lent
    The Second Sunday before Lent
    The Sunday next before Lent
       
    Lent  
     
    Ash Wednesday
    The First Sunday of Lent
    The Second Sunday of Lent
    The Third Sunday of Lent
    The Fourth Sunday of Lent - Mothering Sunday
    The Fifth Sunday of Lent (Passiontide begins)
    Palm Sunday
    Monday of Holy Week
    Tuesday of Holy Week
    Wednesday of Holy Week
    Maundy Thursday
    Good Friday
    Easter Eve
       
    Easter  
     
    Easter Day
    Monday of Easter Week
    Tuesday of Easter Week
    Wednesday of Easter Week
    Thursday of Easter Week
    Friday of Easter Week
    Saturday of Easter Week
    The Second Sunday of Easter
    The Third Sunday of Easter
    The Fourth Sunday of Easter
    The Fifth Sunday of Easter
    The Sixth Sunday of Easter
    Ascension Day
    From Friday after Ascension Day
         begin the nine days of prayer before Pentecost
    The Seventh Sunday of Easter - The Sunday after Ascension Day
    Pentecost (Whit Sunday)
       
    Ordinary Time  
     
    This is resumed on the Monday following the Day of Pentecost
    Trinity Sunday
    The Thursday after Trinity Sunday may be observed as
    The Day of Thanksgiving for the Institution of Holy Communion
          (Corpus Christi)
    The First Sunday after Trinity
    The Second Sunday after Trinity
    The Third Sunday after Trinity
    The Fourth Sunday after Trinity
    The Fifth Sunday after Trinity
    The Sixth Sunday after Trinity
    The Seventh Sunday after Trinity
    The Eighth Sunday after Trinity
    The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
    The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
    The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
    The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity
    The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
    The Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity
    The Last Sunday after Trinity
    Dedication Festival - The First Sunday in October or The Last Sunday
         after Trinity, if date unknown
    All Saints' Day - 1 November
    The Sunday between 30 October and 5 November
         may be kept as All Saints' Sunday or as:
    The Fourth Sunday before Advent
    The Third Sunday before Advent
    The Second Sunday before Advent
    Christ the King - The Sunday next before Advent