Explore how the liturgical year celebrates and commemorates the life of Christ. Each season and feast is celebrated in a special way, and hold great significance for Catholics today.
What is the liturgical year?
When the sacraments are celebrated
How the Church’s year is split up based on the life of Christ
The different months of the year
What is Advent?
Season of preparation for Christmas
Season of preparation for Easter
When the Holy Spirit came down on the apostles
What does Christmas celebrate?
The resurrection of Christ
The birth of Christ
The death of Christ
What colour do priests wear at Christmas?
When does Lent start?
How do Catholics celebrate Maundy Thursday?
The priest will wash the feet of 12 people
Palms will be given out
Ashes will be placed on their foreheads
How is Easter celebrated?
Presents are given to family and friends
The church and priest will be in red
A new Paschal candle is lit
What event in Jesus’ life does the ascension remember?
When Jesus was born and God became man
When the Holy Spirit came down to the apostles
When Jesus rose into Heaven
What is a Holy Day of Obligation?
A feast day when Catholics must attend Church
A day that celebrates an event in Jesus’ life
The key event during Easter
What does Corpus Christi mean?
Blood of Christ
Body of Christ
Peace be with you