Catholic Calendar

Please see below for key dates of feasts, festivals and solemnities in the Church’s calendar

September 2022

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation – 1st

The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast – 8th

Education Day – 11th

The Most Holy Name of Mary – 12th

The Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Feast – 14th

Home Mission Day – 18th

St. Matthew – Feast – 21st

St. Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) – 23rd

Our Lady of Walsingham – 24th

Harvest -25th

St. Vincent de Paul – 27th

Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael – Feast – 29th

St. Jerome – 30th


October 2022
St. Therese of Lisieux – 1st

(In other years: Holy Guardian Angels – 2nd)

St. Francis of Assisi – 4th

Our Lady of the Rosary – 7th

Harvest Fast Day – 7th

St. Edward the Confessor – 13th

St. Teresa of Ávila – 15th

St. Luke – Feast – 18th

St. John Paul II – 22nd

World Mission Day – 23rd 


November 2022

All Saints – Solemnity – 1st (Holy Day of Obligation)

All Souls – 2nd

Dedication of the Lateran Basilica – Feast – 9th

Remembrance Day/World Day of the Poor – 13th

St. Hilda of Whitby – 17th

Youth Sunday/Christ the King – Solemnity – 20th

St. Cecilia – 22nd

First Sunday of Advent – 27th

St. Andrew – Feast – 30th


December 2022

Migrants’ Day – 3rd

2nd Sunday of Advent – 4th

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 8th

3rd Sunday of Advent – 11th

4th Sunday of Advent – 18th

The Nativity of the Lord – Solemnity – 25th (Holy Day of Obligation)

St. Stephen, the first Martyr – Feast – 26th

The Holy Innocents, Martyrs – Feast – 28th

The Holy Family – Feast – 30th


January 2023
Mary, Mother of God – Solemnity – 1st

The Most Holy Name of Jesus – 3rd

The Epiphany of the Lord – Solemnity – 6th (Holy Day of Obligation)

The Baptism of the Lord – Feast – 8th

Peace Sunday – 15th

Sunday of the Word of God – 22nd

The Conversion of St. Paul – Feast – 25th

St. John Bosco – 31st


February 2023

The Presentation of the Lord – Feast – 2nd

Racial Justice Day – 5th

Our Lady of Lourdes – 11th

Ash Wednesday – 22nd (In other years: St. Peter’s Chair – Feast)

1st Sunday of Lent – 26th


March 2023

St. David – Feast – 1st

Lent Fast Day – 3rd

2nd Sunday of Lent – 5th

3rd Sunday of Lent – 12th

St. Patrick – Feast – 17th

4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare) – 19th

St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 20th (In other years: 19th)

The Annunciation of the Lord – Solemnity – 25th

5th Sunday of Lent – 26th


April 2023

Palm Sunday – 2nd

Maundy Thursday – 6th

Good Friday – 7th

Holy Saturday – 8th

Easter Sunday – 9th

Divine Mercy Sunday – 16th

St. George – Solemnity – 24th

St. Mark – Feast – 25th

World Day of Prayer for Vocations – 30th


May 2023
The English Martyrs – Feast – 4th

Our Lady of Fatima – 13th

The Ascension of the Lord – Solemnity – 18th (Holy Day of Obligation)

St. Bede – 25th

Pentecost – 28th

Mary, Mother of the Church – 29th

The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast – 31st


June 2023

Our Lord Jesus Christ the Eternal High Priest – Feast – 1st

The Most Holy Trinity – Solemnity – 4th

Corpus Christi – Solemnity – 11th

St. Anthony – 13th

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus – Solemnity – 16th

The Immaculate Heart of Mary – 17th

Sts. John Fisher and Thomas More – 22nd

The Nativity of John the Baptist – Solemnity – 24th

Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Patron of the Diocese) – Feast – 27th

Sts. Peter and Paul – Solemnity – 29th (Holy Day of Obligation)


July 2023
Sea Sunday – 9th

St. Benedict – Feast – 11th

(In other years: Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 16th)

St. Mary Magdalene – Feast – 22nd

Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 26th

Sts. Martha, Mary and Lazarus – 29th


August 2023
St. Jean Vianney – 4th

The Transfiguration of the Lord – Feast – 6th

Blessed Nicholas Postgate, Martyr – 7th

St. Maximilian Kolbe – 14th

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 15th (Holy Day of Obligation)

Our Lady, Mother and Queen – 22nd

Saint Aiden, Bishop and Missionary, and the saints of Lindisfarne – 31st