Seasons

As the seasons of the natural world change through the year, so the Church observes a series of seasons

 

Ordinary Time is marked by the green liturgical colour.  It is the season in which we are being neither penitent (purple) not joyful (white).  The theological virtue of hope is symbolised by the colour green, reflecting the green shoots of new growth, which are always new and always fresh.

 

After Pentecost we begin Ordinary Time…..