Just a few short years after my first child was born, I began to rediscover my faith, and in particular, the joys of living the liturgical year. I went on a mission to learn everything there was to learn about the feasts and seasons of the Church calendar. I read every book and article that contained the words “Advent” or “Lent”; I studied up on Paschaltide and Pentecost, Corpus Christi and Candlemas; I got to know the saints of summer, winter, spring, and fall, and all of the Marian feasts besides. I discovered a liturgical calendar so rich in tradition that even Ordinary Time was quite extraordinary.
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