Colors of the Christian Church Year

These colors represent the various seasons of the Christian Year:

Color - Black Black - Good Friday, Holy Saturday, signifies sin or death Color - Blue Blue - Advent, Christmas Eve, signifies heaven or truth
Color - Gold Gold - Sometimes used as an alternative to White, signifies divinity Color - Gray Gray - Ash Wednesday, signifies ash and therefore repentance
Color - Green Green - Used during Ordinary Times of the year, signifies growth Color - Purple Purple - Advent, Lent, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, signifies penitence or mourning or royalty
Color - Red Red - Maundy Thursday, Eastertide, Pentecost, Trinity Sunday, Holy Week, All Saints' Day, signifies blood or fire Color - White White - Christmas, Epiphany, Transfiguration, Easter, Eastertide, Ascension Day, Trinity Sunday, All Saints' Day, Christ the King, signifies purity and innocence and holiness