Laetare Sunday, Rose Vestments and You!

Each year on Laetare Sunday we rejoice as we begin the fourth week of Lent. But why is Laetare Sunday so different from the other Sundays of Lent?
And why on earth do the clergy wear pinkish–officially “rose”–vestments?

This article answers your questions:

Also, don’t forget to read last month’s full length interview with retiring Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, who once served as the second bishop of the Diocese of Knoxville, and was until his retirement the “metropolitan archbishop” of our province.