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How to Read the Basilian Press Wall Calendar

A = Pericope (selection) from the Lectionary
Ап. = Apostle (or Epistle) reading
Єв. = Gospel reading

B = Pink Background
Pink backgrounds are used for days of significance on which Ukrainian Catholics are expected to attend church. (Americans often call this a day of obligation.)

C = Music Tones
Ґл. = Tropar tone
Єв. = Prokimen and Alleluia Tone

D = Capital Letters
All caps are used for liturgical feasts which are celebrated in addition to the saints commemorated that day.

E = Additional Info for the Day
Devotions particular to the day or other info can be listed here when applicable.

F = Bible Readings for the Liturgy
This usually consists of one New Testament and one Gospel reading.  Old Testament readings are usually read during Matins which are not shown on this calendar.

G = Red Numbers
High-ranking feasts are marked in red.

H =  Small Fish
Small fish are used to mark traditional fasting days on which Ukrainian Catholics are encouraged to fast and abstain.

I = Large Fish
Large fish are used to mark fasting days on which Ukrainian Catholics are expected to fast and abstain.