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Middle School Religion Grades 6-8

Thou shalt call His Name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins.

The month of January is dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus, which is celebrated on January 3. The first eight days of January fall during the liturgical season known as Christmas which is represented by the liturgical color white. The remaining days of January are the beginning of Ordinary Time. The liturgical color changes to green — a symbol of the hope of reaping the eternal harvest of heaven, especially the hope of a glorious

January 2019 Overview for the Month

The Holy Father's Intentions for the Month of January 2019: Evangelization: That young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world. (See also Apostleship of Prayer)

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

1. Mary, Mother of God, Solemnity

5. John Neumann, Memorial

6. Epiphany of the Lord, Solemnity

7. Raymond of Penafort, Opt. Mem.

17. Anthony, Memorial

21. Agnes, Memorial

23. Vincent of Saragossa, Opt. Mem.

26. Timothy and Titus, Memorial

28. Thomas Aquinas, Memorial

31. John Bosco, Memorial