Q. 1. What is "Laetare Sunday?"
A. 1. "Laetare Sunday" is the popular name that has been given to the Fourth Sunday in Lent. It is a time when the Church takes a bit of breather from Lenten practice.
"Laetare Sunday" takes its name from the Latin word which begins the Entrance Antiphon (Introit) for that day. "Laetare" means "Rejoice."