Monday, January 14, 2008

Out of the Ordinary

Well, into the Ordinary, as in Ordinary Time. Which is not, by the way (no matter how many homilies you've heard affirming it), about being "ordinary in an extraordinary way" or "ordinary" as in "plain old normal." "Ordinary Time" is another way of saying "the Liturgical Season of Sundays Identified by Ordinal Numbers." (As in "first", "second", "third".) You can see why we call it Ordinary Time instead.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the clarification. Maybe it was explained from the pulpit, but seeing it on your blog was an epiphany. Now about the Trinity. harv