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Planning Calendar for Liturgical Year 2016-2017
Year A of the Sunday Lectionary
Year II of the Weekday Lectionary

Note: All lectionary references are to the Lectionary for Mass. Suggestions of readings for civic observances not part of the Roman Calendar are contained in parentheses.

CHOIR DIRECTORS: Be sure to check the suggestions in the Choral Anthem Project for choral anthems appropriate to the seasons, Sundays, and feasts. This material was prepared by NPM’s Director of Music Ministries Division as a service to the churches.

Date

Sunday/ Feast

Lectionary Number

Advent

       

November 27
December 4
December 8
December 11
December 12
December 18

First Sunday of Advent
Second Sunday of Advent
Immaculate Conception
Third Sunday of Advent
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Fourth Sunday of Advent

1
4
689
7
690A
10

Christmas

Introduction

December 24
December 25
December 30
January 1, 2017
January 8
January 9

Vigil of Nativity
Solemnity of Nativity
Holy Family
Mary, Mother of God
Epiphany
Baptism of the Lord

13
14-16
17
18
20
21A

Ordinary Time

January 15
January 16
January 18
January 22
January 23
January 29

February 2
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26

2nd Sunday Ordinary Time
M. L. King, Jr., Day
Week of Prayer: Christian Unity
3rd Sunday Ordinary Time
Prayer for Unborn Children
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Presentation of the Lord
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

64
(882)
(867)
67
317
70

524
73
76
79
82

Lent

Introduction

March 1
March 5
March 12
March 19
March 20
March 25
March 26

April 2
April 9

Ash Wednesday
1st Sunday of Lent
2nd Sunday of Lent
3rd Sunday of Lent
Solemnity of Joseph
Annunciation of the Lord
4th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent
Palm Sunday of the Passion

219
22
25
28
543
545
31

34
37A, 38A

Triduum

Introduction

April 13
April 14
April 15
April 16

Mass of the Lord's Supper
Passion of the Lord
Paschal Vigil
Solemnity of the Resurrection

39
40
41A
42

Easter

Introduction

April 23
April 30

May 7
May 14
May 21
May 25/28
May 28
May 29

June 3
June 4

2nd Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy
3rd Sunday of Easter

4th Sunday of Easter
5th Sunday of Easter
6th Sunday of Easter
Ascension of the Lord
Ascension/7th Sunday of Easter
Memorial Day

Vigil of Pentecost
Pentecost

43
46

49
52
55
58A
59
(887)

62
63A

Ordinary Time

Introduction

June 11
June 23
June 24
June 25
June 28
June 28
June 29

July 2
July 4
July 9
July 16
July 23
July 30

August 6
August 13
August 14
August 15
August 20
August 27

September 3
September 4
September 10
September 11
September 14
September 24

October 1
October 8
October 15
October 22
October 29

November 1
November 2
November 5
November 9
November 12
November 19
November 22
November 23
November 26

Trinity Sunday
Vigil of John the Baptist
Nativity of John the Baptist
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Body and Blood of Christ
Vigil of Peter and Paul
Solemnity of Peter and Paul

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Independence Day
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Transfiguration
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Vigil of the Assumption
Solemnity of the Assumption
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Labor Day
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Day of Mourning and Remembrance
Exaltation of the Cross
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Solemnity of All Saints
All Souls Day
31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Dedication of Lateran Basilica
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Pastoral Musicians Day
Thanksgiving Day
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King

164
586
587
94
167
590
591

97
594A
100
103
106
109

614
115
621
622
118
121

124
(907)
127
(892)
638
133

136
139
142
145
148

667
668
151
671
154
157
504
943
160

 

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