The month of February is dedicated to the Holy Family.
extract from catholicculture.org
The month of February is dedicated to the Holy Family
The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of February 2023
For Parishes: We pray that parishes, placing communion at the centre, may increasingly become communities of faith, fraternity and welcome towards those most in need..
Feast Days for February
02. Presentation of the Lord, Feast
03. Blaise; Ansgar, Opt. Mem.
05. FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
06. Paul Miki and Companions, Memorial
08. Jerome Emiliani; Josephine Bakhita, Opt. Mem.
10. Scholastica, Memorial
11. Our Lady of Lourdes, Opt. Mem.
12. SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
14. Cyril and Methodius, Memorial
17. Seven Founders of the Orders of Servites, Opt. Mem.
19. SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Sunday
21. Peter Damian, Opt. Mem.
22. Ash Wednesday, Commem.
26. FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, Sunday
Focus of the Liturgy
The Gospel readings for the Sundays in February are taken from St. Matthew following the Lectionary Cycle A, and the Weekday readings follow Year I.
February 5th – 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A, Matthew 5:13-15: You are the light of the world.
February 12 – 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A, Matthew 5:17-37: So it was said to your ancestors; but I say this to you.
February 19 – 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A, Matthew 5:38-48: Love your enemies.
February 26 – 1st Sunday of Lent
Year A, Matthew 4:1-11: Jesus fasted for forty days and forty nights and was tempted.