Liturgical Calendar for April 2017

Note:  This is a liturgical calendar (ordo) for the month of April 2017 for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the Extraordinary Form according to the Missale Romanum (1962) of Pope St. John XXIII.  This ordo is intended as a general guide.  It does not show feasts which are observed only in particular places.  It does not show votive Masses on the days when they are permitted by the rubrics (with the exception of votive Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary on certain Saturdays).  If a Mass is shown in this color, it means that Propers for that Mass are available on this site.

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April 2017
Date Day The Mass Class Color Commemoration
1 Saturday Feria of Lent (Sitiéntes) 3 V
2 Sunday First Sunday of Passiontide (Passion Sunday) 1 V
3 Monday Monday of Passion Week 3 V
4 Tuesday Tuesday of Passion Week 3 V St. Isidore
5 Wednesday Wednesday of Passion Week 3 V St. Vincent Ferrer
6 Thursday Thursday of Passion Week 3 V
7 Friday Friday of Passion Week 3 V Feria and Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
8 Saturday Saturday of Passion Week 3 V
9 Sunday Second Sunday of Passiontide (Palm Sunday) (see Propers for Sundays for other options) 1 V
10 Monday Monday of Holy Week 1 V
11 Tuesday Tuesday of Holy Week 1 V
12 Wednesday Wednesday of Holy Week; Office of Tenebrae 1 V
13 Thursday Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday) 1 W and V
14 Friday Good Friday — Mass of the Presanctified 1 B and V
15 Saturday Easter Vigil Mass 1 W
16 Sunday Easter Sunday 1 W
17 Monday Easter Monday 1 W
18 Tuesday Easter Tuesday 1 W
19 Wednesday Easter Wednesday 1 W
20 Thursday Easter Thursday 1 W
21 Friday Easter Friday 1 W
22 Saturday Easter Saturday 1 W
23 Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday (Low Sunday) 1 W
24 Monday St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Martyr 3 R
25 Tuesday St. Mark, Evangelist 2 R The Greater Litanies
or: Rogation Mass (if a procession) 2 V St. Mark
26 Wednesday Ss Cletus & Marcellinus, Popes & Martyrs 3 R
27 Thursday St. Peter Canisius, Confessor & Doctor 3 R
28 Friday St. Paul of the Cross, Confessor 3 W
29 Saturday St. Peter of Verona, Martyr 3 R
30 Sunday Second Sunday after Easter (Good Shepherd) 2 W

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