Laetare Sunday and the fourth week of Lent

Codex Egberti, c980
We have reached the halfway point of Lent  - eighteen more penitential days to go - celebrated with rose vestments and more at the Mass.  This Sunday's Gospel is the feeding of the multitude, St John 6:1-15.

The 1962 Benedictine Office this week in summary

March 30 – Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday), Class I
Monday March 31 - Monday in the fourth week of Lent, Class III
 Tuesday April 1 - Tuesday in the fourth week of Lent, Class III
Wednesday April 2 – Wednesday in the fourth week of Lent, Class III [EF: St Frances of Paula, Memorial]
Thursday April 3 – Thursday in the fourth week of Lent Class III
Friday April 4 – Friday in the fourth week of Lent, Class III; St Isidore, Memorial
Saturday April 5 – Saturday in the fourth week of Lent, Class III [EF: St Vincent Ferrer, Memorial]

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