At Epiphany – once upon a time far more important than Christmas – we Latins have the custom of singing a solemn proclamation of the key liturgical dates – movable feasts – for the new year of salvation, just begun. This underscores how these dates and seasons are all interconnected.
The liturgical year is a reflection of and on the mystery of our salvation.  And, never forget, the mysteries shape us. We are our rites.
Some liturgical dates are movable. For example Septuagesima, in 2019, falls on 17 February. This beginning of Pre-Lent doesn’t fall on the same date every year because

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