Liturgical Calendar

Liturgical Calendar, Download from CCCB’s website
Meditations for LentEasterAdvent and Christmas
Bishop Bergie’s Sunday Meditations (read all):



The Sacred Triduum

Holy Week is the most solemn and glorious week in Christianity, the pinnacle of the liturgical year.  It is more sacred than Christmas! This is because Holy Week commemorates the final week of Our Lord’s life, the very purpose for which Christmas happened. Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday (when Jesus made his final entrance into Jerusalem) and culminates with Easter Sunday. […]


Chrism Mass: its Symbols and Their Meaning

2017 Chrism Mass Homily   Blessing of Holy Oils The Chrism Mass is held during Holy Week in every Catholic diocese. During this mass, the priests, deacons and representatives of the entire diocesan community gather around their Bishop, who blesses the Holy Oils for use in the coming year. These are: Oil of the Sick Oil of Catechumens Sacred Chrism […]