Feast Days

Note: Some Feast Day are Holy Days of Obligation, and also All Sundays are Holy Days of Obligation. 1*

A Solemnity is a feast day of the highest rank in the liturgical calendar.

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Year: 2018 - 2019

 

2018

June - July - August - September - October - November - December

 

2018 Liturgical Year

 

June

1

    St. Justin

2

    Sts. Marcellinus & Peter

3

    The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

    Solemnity *2

    Sts. Charles Lwanga, Joseph Mkasa,

    Martyrs of Uganda

    St. Clotilde

4

    St. Francis Caracciolo

5

    St. Boniface

6

    St. Norbert

7

    St. Robert of Newminster

8

    St. Medard

9

    St. Ephrem of Syria

10

    St. Getulius & Companions

11

    St. Barnabas

12

    St. John of Sahagun

13

    St. Anthony of Padua

14

    St. Methodius I of Constantinople

15

    St. Germaine Cousin

    St. Vitus

16

    St. John Francis Regis

17

    St. Avitus

18

    St. Elizabeth of Schoenau

19

    St. Romuald

20

    St. Silverius

21

    St. Aloysius Gonzaga

22

    St. Thomas More

    St. John Fisher

    St. Paulinus of Nola

23

    St. Etheldreda of Ely

24

  The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

  Solemnity

25

    St. William of Vercelli

26

    St. Josemaria Escriva

27

    St. Cyril of Alexandria

28

    St. Irenaeus

29

    Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

    Solemnity *5

30

    Protomartyrs of Rome

 

July

1
    St. Junipero Serra

2

    St. Bernardino Realino

3

    St. Thomas

4

   US Independence Day
   St. Elizabeth of Portugal
   Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati

5

    St. Antonio Zaccaria
6

    St. Maria Goretti

7

    St. Ethelburga

8

    St. Raymond of Toulouse

9

    St. Veronica Giuliani

10
  
    Sts. Rufina and Secunda

11

    St. Benedict of Nursia

12
  
     St. John Gualbert

13

    St. Henry II

14
   
    St. Camillus de Lellis
    St. Kateri Tekakwitha

15

    St. Bonaventure

16

    Our Lady of Mount Carmel

17

    The Blessed Martyrs of Compiegne

18

    St. Bruno of Segni

19

    St. Arsenius

20

    St. Margaret of Antioch

21

    St. Lawrence of Brindisi

22

    St. Mary Magdalene

23

    St. Bridget of Sweden

24

    St. John Boste

25

     St. James the Greater
     St. Christopher
     St. Olympias

26

     St. Joachim
     St. Anne

27

     St. Pantaleon

28
   
    St. Samson
    St. Victor I

29

St. Martha

30

    St. Peter Chrysologus

31

   St. Ignatius of Loyola

 

August

1

   St. Alphonsus Liguori

2

  Our Lady of the Angels of Portiuncula
  St. Eusebius Vercelli

3

  The Finding of the Relics of St. Stephen

4

  St. John Vianney

5

  Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major in Rome

6

  The Transfiguration of the Lord

7

  St. Cajetan

8

  St. Dominic

9

  St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

10

  St. Lawrence

11

  St. Clare of Assisi
  St. Philomena

12

  St. Jane Frances de Chantal
  St. Euplius

13

  St. Pontian
  St. Hippolytus
  St. John Berchmans

14

  Eve of the The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 5*

  St. Maximilian Kolbe

15

  The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 5*
  Holy Day of Obligation 1* Solemnity

  Bl. Isidore Bakanja
  St. Stanislaus Kostka
  St. Tarsicius

16

  St. Stephen of Hungary

17

  St. Hyacinth

18

  St. Helena
  St. Jane Frances de Chantal

19

  St. John Eudes

20

  St. Bernard of Clairvaux

21

  St. Pius X

22

  Queenship of Mary

23

  St. Rose of Lima

24

  St. Bartholomew

25

  St. Louis IX of France

26

  St. Zephyrinus

27

  St. Monica

28

  St. Augustine
  St. Moses the Black

29

  The Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist

30

  St. Pammachius

31

  St. Raymond Nonnatus

 

September

1

  St. Giles

2

  St. Antoninus

3

  St. Gregory the Great

4

  St. Boniface I

5

  St. Bertin

6

  St. Donatian

7

  St. Anastasius the Fuller

8

  The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Happy Birthday Mary!)

9

  St. Peter Claver

10

  St. Nicholas of Tolentino

11

  Sts. Protus and Hyacinth

12

  St. Ailbhe

13

  St. John Chrysostom

14

  The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

15

  Our Lady of Sorrows
  St. Catherine of Genoa

16

  St. Cornelius
  St. Cyprian

17

  The Sacred Stigmata of Saint Francis of Assisi
  St. Robert Bellarmine

18

  St. Joseph of Cupertino

19

  St. Januarius

20

  St. Andrew Kim Taegon

21

  St. Matthew

22

  St. Thomas of Villanova

23

  St. Pio of Pietrelcina

24

  St. Pacific of San Severino

25

  St. Finbarr

26

  St. Paul VI *3

  St. Cosmas & St. Damian

27

  St. Vincent de Paul

28

  St. Wenceslaus

29

  The Archangels (St. Michael, St. Gabriel, Raphael)

30

  St. Jerome

 

October

 

1

  St. Therese of Lisieux

2

  Guardian Angels

3

  St. Gerard of Brogne

4

  St. Francis of Assisi

5

  St. Faustina Kowalska

6

  St. Bruno

7

  Our Lady of the Rosary

8

  Columbus Day *4

  Thanksgiving (Canada) *6

  St. Pelagia

9

  St. Denis

10

  St. Francis Borgia

11

  St. John XXIII

  St. Tarachus

  Our Lady of La Leche *7

12

  St. Wilfrid

13

  St. Edward the Confessor

14

  St. Callistus I

15

  St. Teresa of Avila

16

  St. Hedwig
  St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
  St. Marguerite d'Youville (Canada)

17

  St. Ignatius of Antioch

18

  St. Luke

19

  St. Isaac Jogues
  St. Paul of the Cross

20

  St. Irene

21

  St. Hilarion

22

  St. John Paul II

  St. Mary Salome

23

  St. John of Capistrano

24

  St. Anthony Mary Claret

25

  St. Gaudentius

26

  St. Evaristus

27

  St. Frumentius

28

  St. Jude
  St. Simon

29

  St. Narcissus

30

  St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

31

  Eve of All Saints Day

  *4 (Halloween)

  St. Wolfgang

 

November

1

  All Saints Day Solemnity 5*

  Holy Day of Obligation 1*

2

  Commemoration of All Faithful Departed

3

  St. Martin de Porres

4

  St. Charles Borromeo

5

  St. Bertille

6

  St. Leonard

7

  St. Willibrord

8

  Four Crowned Martyrs

9

  Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

10

  St. Leo the Great

11

  St. Martin of Tours

12

  St. Josaphat

13

  St. Francis Xavier Cabrini

14

  St. Lawrence O'Toole

15

  St. Albert the Great

16

  St. Margaret of Scotland
  St. Gertrude the Great

17

  St. Elizabeth of Hungary

18

  Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter & Paul
  St. Rose Philippine

19

  St. Mechtilde

20

  St. Edmund the Martyr

21

  The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  St. Gelsius I

22

  Thanksgiving Day (USA) *4

  St. Cecilia

23

St. Clement I
 St. Columban

24

 St. Andrew Dung-Lac & Companions

25

St. Catherine of Alexandria

26

 St. Siricius

27

 St. Virgilius

28

 St. James of the Marches

29

 St. Saturninus

30

 St. Andrew the Apostle

 

December

1

 St. Edmund Campion & Companions
 St. Nahum the Prophet

 

Begin 2019 Liturgical Year

Advent Starts

2

 1st. Sunday of Advent 1*

 St. Bibiana

3

 St. Francis Xavier

4

 St. John Damascus
 St. Barbara

5

  St. Sabbas

6

  St. Nicholas

7

  St. Ambrose
  St. Sabinus

8

 Immaculate Conception Solemnity 5*

 Holy Day of Obligation 1*

9

 2nd. Sunday of Advent 1*

 St. Juan Diego

10

 St. Gregory III

11

 St. Damasus I

12

 Our Lady of Guadalupe

13

 St. Lucy

14

  St. John of the Cross

15

 St. Mary di Rosa

16

 3rd. Sunday of Advent 1*

 St. Haggai the Prophet

17

 St. John of Matha

18

 St. Malachi the Prophet
 St. Winebald

19

 Bl. Urban V

20

 St. Dominic of Silos

21

 St. Peter Canisius

22

 St. Chaeremon

23

 4th. Sunday of Advent 1*

 St. John of Kanty

24

 St. Charbel Makhlouf

 Advent Ends

 Christmas Starts

 Christmas Eve 5* 4*

25

 Christmas Day Solemnity 5* 4*

 Holy Day of Obligation 1*

 (Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ)

26

 St. Stephen 5*

27

 St. John the Apostle

28

 Holy Innocents

29

St. Thomas Becket

30

 The Holy Family 1*

 Bl. Eugenia Ravasco

31

 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - Eve 5* 

 New Years Eve 4*

 St. Sylvester

 

2019

January

 

January

1

 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Solemnity 5* 

 Holy Day of Obligation

 New Years Day 4*

2

 St. Basil the Great
 St. Gregory Nazianzen

3

St. Genevieve

4

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

5

St. John N. Neumann

6

 Epiphany Sunday 1*

 Epiphany of the Lord Solemnity 5* 

 Bl. Andre Bessett

7

 St. Raymond Penyafort

8

 St. Apollinaris of Hierapolis

9

  St. Adrian of Canterbury

10

 St. William of Bourges

11

 St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch

12

 St. Bernard of Corleone
 St. Marguerite Bourgeoys (Canada)

13

 The Baptism of the Lord 1*

 St. Hilary of Poitiers

 Christmas Ends

14

 Ordinary Time Starts

 St. Sava

 

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The Liturgical Year

The liturgical year, also known as the church year or Christian year, as well as the kalendar, consists of the cycle of liturgical seasons in Christian churches that determines when feast days, including celebrations of saints, are to be observed, and which portions of Scripture are to be read either in an annual cycle or in a cycle of several years.

The liturgical colors are: White, Red, Green, Purple, Rose, and Black

liturgical years:

2nd. half of 2018 - 2019

 

List of Solemnities

{In order according to the Liturgical Calendar}

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Day of Obligation [8 December] *5

Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Holy Day of Obligation [25 December] *5 *4

Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God Holy Day of Obligation [1 January] *5 *4

Epiphany of the Lord  [6 January] *5

Saint Joseph  [19 March] *5

Annunciation of the Lord Holy Day of Obligation [25 March]

Resurrection of the Lord (Easter) Holy Day of Obligation [(Always on a Sunday) 22 March to 25 April] *2 *5 *4

Ascension of the Lord  [Thursday after the Sixth Sunday of Easter (40th day of Easter Season - 30 April to 3 June)]

Pentecost Holy Day of Obligation [50th day of Easter Season (10 May to 13 June)] *2

Trinity Sunday Holy Day of Obligation [Sunday after Pentecost (17 May to 20 June)] *2

Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) Holy Day of Obligation [Thursday after Trinity Sunday (21 May to 24 June) "Corpus Christi"; in some dioceses, celebrated on the following Sunday (24 May to 27 June).] *2

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus  [Friday (8 days after Corpus Christi Thursday, 5 days after Corpus Christi Sunday) (29 May to 2 July)] *2

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist  [24 June]

Saints Peter and Paul  [29 June] *5

Assumption of Mary Holy Day of Obligation [15 August] *5

All Saints Holy Day of Obligation [1 November] *5

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Holy Day of Obligation [Last Sunday before Advent (20–26 November)]

 

Notes:

 

*1: All Sundays are Holy Days of Obligation.

Don't miss Mass.

 

*2: This Feast Day is not on a set date.

(Different date each year)

 

*3: New Feast Day

:) New Saint! :)

 

*4: Holiday in the US.

 

*5: Holiday in Vatican City.

 

*6: Holiday in Canada.

 

*7: Feast Day in the Diocese of St. Augustine.

 

 

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