Laetare Sunday


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Lae•tar′e Sun′day

(leɪˈtɑr i)
n.
the fourth Sunday of Lent, when the introit begins with “Laetare Jerusalem” (Rejoice ye, Jerusalem).
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Also known as Laetare Sunday, from the first words of the Introit at mass tomorrow, "Laetare Jerusalem!" (Rejoice, O Jerusalem!), Eucharistic celebrations will highlight the nearness of the Resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday, which will be observed on April 21 this year.
On Laetare Sunday my husband and I noticed a young woman slip into the pew just ahead of us.
Like Laetare Sunday in Lent, Gaudete Sunday reminds us that our Christian faith is marked at its core with a deep sense of joy-waiting in joy, the third point for our Advent reflections.
Most historians believe that Mothering Sunday in the UK evolved from the 16th-century Christian practice of visiting one's mother church annually on this day, also known as Laetare Sunday.
* 30 March 2014: Fourth Sunday of Lent, or Laetare Sunday. It is also known as Mothering Sunday, which started Mother's Day in the United Kingdom.
The aim of the book is to open up the mystery of the Holy Eucharist and help everyone live the Mass through the turning of the seasons (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time) and those feasts which accent its rhythms (e.g., the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God; the Baptism of Our Lord, Ash Wednesday; Laetare Sunday; Good Friday; the Ascension; Pentecost, The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity).
Mothers day is also known as Mothering Sunday, or Refreshment Sunday or Mid-Lent Sunday, or Laetare Sunday.