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The Church Year, 2011

Year A of the Revised Common Lectionary

These are the major dates of the Christian Church Year for 2010 - 2011,
beginning with Advent in 2010.

The Season of Advent (November 28 – December 24, 2010)

First Sunday of Advent: November 28
Second Sunday of Advent: December 5
Third Sunday of Advent: December 12
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 19

The Season of Christmas (December 25, 2010 – January 5, 2011)

Christmas Day: December 25, 2010
First Sunday of Christmas: December 26, 2010
Second Sunday of Christmas: January 2, 2011
Holy Name: January 1, 2008

The Season of Epiphany (January 6 – March 8, 2011)

Epiphany: January 6
Baptism of Our Lord: January 9
Transfiguration (Last Sunday in Epiphany): March 6
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras: March 8

The Season of Lent (March 9 – April 23, 2011)

Ash Wednesday: March 9
First Sunday in Lent: March 13

Holy Week (April 17 - April 23 [24], 2011, including Palm/Passion Sunday)

Palm/Passion Sunday: April 17
Maundy Thursday: April 21
Good Friday: April 22
Holy Saturday: April 23

The Season of Easter (April 24– June 12, 2011)

Easter Sunday: April 24
Ascension Day: June 2
Pentecost: June 12

Ordinary Time/Season After Pentecost (June 13 – November 26, 2011)

Trinity Sunday: June 19 (some traditions include with Pentecost)
All Saints Day: November 1
Christ the King: November 20

The Season of Advent (November 27– December 24, 2011)

(Begins Year B)

First Sunday of Advent: November 27
Second Sunday of Advent: December 4
Third Sunday of Advent: December 11
Fourth Sunday of Advent: December 18

Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year A, 2011 (2010-2011)
Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year B, 2012 (2011-2012)
Dates of the Church Year, RCL Year C, 2013 (2012-2013)

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