Let us imitate what they contain so as to obtain what they promise.

October 2020 Overview for the Month

The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. The Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated on October 7. October falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green. This symbol of hope is the color of the sprouting seed and arouses in the faithful the hope of reaping the eternal harvest of heaven, especially the hope of a glorious resurrection.

The Holy Father's Intentions for the Month of October 2020
The Laity's Mission in the Church: We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church. (See also http://www.popesprayerusa.net/)

The feasts on the General Roman Calendar celebrated during the month of October are:

http://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/overviews/months/10.cfm

Focus of the Liturgy: Click the links for the Sunday Scripture Readings

The Gospels for the Sundays in October 2020 are taken from St. Matthew and are from Year A, Cycle 2.

October 4th - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time: This Gospel recounts the parable of the landowner and the vineyard.

October 11th - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time: This Gospel recounts the parable of the wedding banquet.

October 18th - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus says to "Render to Caesar what is Caesar's".

October 25th - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: In this Gospel Jesus gives us the greatest commandment.