Today is Monday of the 7th week in Ordinary Time. The liturgical color is green.
In the Extraordinary Form, this is the season after Septuagesima, and the liturgical color for today is violet.
Saints & Celebrations:
On February 20, there is no special fixed liturgical day in the Ordinary Form.
There is no special fixed liturgical day in the Extraordinary Form.
For information about other saints, blesseds, and feasts celebrated today, you can click here.
To see today’s readings in the Ordinary Form, you can click here.
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According to the Holy See’s Directory on Popular Piety:
62. Popular piety can easily direct its attention to the Son of God who, for love of mankind, became a poor, small child, born of a simple humble woman. Likewise, it has a particular sensibility for the mystery of Passion and death of Christ.
Contemplation of the mystery of the afterlife is an important feature of popular piety, as is its interest in communion with the Saints in Heaven, the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Angels, and suffrage for the souls of the dead.