Colors for 2017-2018, Year B

The Dates below are for the Church Year 2018,  Year B  of the Revised Common Lectionary and  Year 2  of the Daily Office of the Book of Common Prayer, beginning with the First Sunday of Advent, 2017. 

Colors Season Dates Alternate
Dark Blue Blue Advent 1-2 Dec 3-Dec 16 Blue Violet Purple
Pink* 3rd Wk of Advent Dec 17-Dec 23 Rose*
Dark Blue Blue Advent 4 Dec 24 Blue Violet Purple
Dark Blue Blue Christmas Eve Dec 24 Blue Violet Purple
White Gold Christmas Dec 25-Jan 5 White Yellow
White Gold Epiphany Jan 6 White Yellow
Green After Epiphany Jan 7-Feb 10 Lt. Green
White Gold Transfiguration Feb 11-13 White Yellow
Purple Ash Wednesday Feb 14-17 Gray
Purple Lent Feb 18-Mar 10 Red Violet
Rose* [Laetere Sunday]
(Lent 4)
[March 11] Rose*
Purple Palm Sunday Mar 25-28 Red**
Purple Maundy Thursday Mar 29 Red**
Purple Black Good Friday Mar 30 //// No Colors ////
Black Holy Saturday Mar 31 //// No Colors ////
White Gold Easter Apr 1-22 White Yellow
White Gold Eastertide Apr 23-May 24 Red**
White Gold Ascension Day May 10-12 [Sun May 13] White Yellow
White Gold Eastertide May 13-May 19 Red*
Red Pentecost Sunday May 20-26 Red Gold
White Gold Trinity Sunday Jun 27-Jun 2 Red**
Green Ordinary Time Jun 3-Oct 31 Lt. Green Bronze
      Aqua Olive
Red** All Saints Day or Sunday Nov 1 [or the next Sunday] White Gold
Green Ordinary Time Nov 4-24 Lt. Green Bronze
      Aqua Olive
White Gold Christ the King Nov 25-Dec 1 White Yellow


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