From Latin rogare, meaning, “to ask.” Color is violet (penitential). Immediately follows Rogate Sunday, though the Sunday itself is not penitential and, like the rest of Eastertide, the color is white. History to the Reformation Tied in with early use of litanies in the western church.[i] Major rogation Major rogation (25 April): established in 4th… Continue reading Rogation Days
The word Litany comes from the Greek word, litaneia, which means entreaty or supplication, it is a penitential prayer designed to be prayed responsively. The Litany’s foundation rests on the strong assurance of God’s love shown forth by Christ’s works.