PETERBOROUGH

Supporting the work of the Society in the Diocese of Peterborough

The Calendar prescribes different degrees of celebration, the following list is in order of importance:



Colours

Season

Purple

Advent

Rose

3rd Week of Advent

Gold

White

Christmass

Gold

White

 Epiphany

Green

After Epiphany

Purple

Lent


Rose

Rose  Mid-Lent / Mothering Sunday

Purple

Passiontide

Gold

White

Maundy Thursday

Purple

Black

Good Friday

Gold

White

Holy Saturday

Gold

White

Easter Sunday

Gold

White

Eastertide

Gold

White

Ascension Day

Red

Pentecost Sunday

Green

Trinity Sunday

Green

Ordinary Time




Colours

Solemnities, Feasts etc

Gold

White

The Epiphany etc.

Gold

White

Apostles & Saints

Red

Martyrs


The Calendar and Liturgical Colours of the Church Year