Catholic Teaching :
Do you know your liturgical colors?
Green: Ordinary Time, between Pentecost and the first Sunday of Advent, and again between Epiphany and Ash Wednesday.
Purple: Advent and Lent
White: Easter and Christmas week, the feasts of the Angels and all saints who were not martyrs.
Red: Pentecost, all feasts of Our Lord’s Cross and Passion (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday) the feasts of the Apostles and all martyrs.
Rose: The third Sunday of Advent and the fourth Sunday of Lent.
Gold: Can be used in place of white, red, or green.
Blue: Marian Feasts