Laetare – Rejoice!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Today is “Laetare Sunday,” which takes its name from the Entrance Antiphon, “Rejoice” (“Laetare”) “Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning;” Cf. Is 66: 10-11 Because of that uptick in joy in Lent, the liturgical color is lightened to Rose from Violet.  The history of the liturgical color […]

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