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Ordinary time

We’re no superheroes

The first thing that Jud and Elizabeth Curry of Elburn, Illinois, want you to know about them is they aren’t superheroes.

Ordinary Time gets a new image

Ordinary Time is a span of the Church calendar between major feasts and their seasons, occupying more than 30 Sundays each year.

‘Ordinary Time’ is extra-ordinary

A recent cartoon in our Sunday newspaper depicted an exhausted mother, sprawled in a chair surrounded by typical birthday party chaos: torn wrapping paper, balloons, toys spread everywhere. Standing next to her, a little boy with a party hat tilted on his head asks, “When’s the next birthday?”

‘Ordinary Time’ is extra-ordinary

Just as most of our days are lived between the big events, so the church year is filled with more ordinary days than holidays.