At Mass on weekdays, the calendar given to me by my parish says the
priest should be wearing green, but he instead wears another color.
The days during the week that the priest ordinarily wears the liturgical color of the season are called ferial days. Ferial comes from the Latin word feria, meaning free day. They are known as free days because the Church has no special feast or saint she commemorates that particular day.
Q: The Gospels speak of Jesus casting out demons. Did he really do this or was it simply mental illness? Also, what does Jesus mean when He says that when an evil spirit goes out and finds seven other more wicked spirits to inhabit the person in Luke 11:15-26?
One of the unique features in the brief pontificate of Pope Francis is reports of his daily homilies by Vatican Radio. In his straightforward style, these reflections by Pope Francis are short, accessible and give great insights to reflect on.