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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
is the Sunday before Palm-Sunday, i.e. Passion-Sunday, so called because in England black, dark blue, or dark violet were the ecclesiastical colors used in the services for the day.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Black-Sunday'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/black-sunday.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
the Fourth Week after Epiphany