4th Sunday of Lent (LAETARE SUNDAY). Mass prayers and readings.


4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare or Rejoice¬†Sunday). Mass prayers and readings. In this Mass, the color violet or rose is used. Instrumental music is permitted, and the altar may be decorated with flowers. On this Sunday the second scrutiny in preparation for the Baptism of the catechumens who are to be admitted to the Sacraments…