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The Church Year, 2018

Year B of the Revised Common Lectionary

These are the major dates of the Christian Church Year for 2017 - 2018,
beginning with Advent in 2017.

The Season of Advent (December 3-December 24, 2017)

First Sunday of Advent: December 3
Second Sunday of Advent: December 10
Third Sunday of Advent: December 17
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 24

The Season of Christmas (December 25, 2016 – January 5, 2018

Christmas Day: December 25, 2017
First Sunday of Christmas: December 31, 2017
Holy Name: January 1, 2018

The Season of Epiphany (January 6 – February 13, 2018)

Epiphany: January 6
Baptism of Our Lord: January 7
Transfiguration (Last Sunday in Epiphany): February 11
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras: February 13

The Season of Lent (February 14 - March 24, 2018)

Ash Wednesday: February 14
First Sunday in Lent: February 18

Holy Week (March 25 - March 31, 2018)

Palm/Passion Sunday: March 25
Maundy Thursday: March 29
Good Friday: March 30
Holy Saturday: March 31

The Season of Easter (April 1 - May 20, 2018)

Easter Sunday: April 1
Ascension Day: May 10
Pentecost: May 20

Ordinary Time/Season After Pentecost (May 27 – November 25, 2018)

Trinity Sunday (First Sunday after Pentecost): May 27 (some traditions include with Pentecost)
All Saints Day: November 1
Christ the King: November 25

The Season of Advent (December 2 – December 23, 2018)

(Begins Year C)

First Sunday of Advent: December 2
Second Sunday of Advent: December 9
Third Sunday of Advent: December 16
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 23

Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year B, 2018 (2017-2018)
Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year C, 2020 (2018-2019)
(not current)
Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year A, 2019 (2019-2020)
(not current)

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