Liturgical calendar in the Byzantine Church


Greeting everyone,

I have a question about the Liturgical calendar in the Byzantine Churches, in particular the Ruthenian Church. In the Roman rite there are of course years A, B, and C for Sundays and year I and II for the weekdays.

Does the Ruthenian Church, or for that matter, any of the other Eastern Churches follow a similar rotation of readings?



The 3 year cycle was introduced in the Latin Church as part of the extensive liturgical reforms following the Second Vatican Council. All other rites have a yearly lectionary, as does the traditional Roman Rite, that is repeated each year.


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