Catholic Calendar

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

September 2021

  • World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation – 1st
  • The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast – 8th
  • Education Day – 12th
  • The Exaltation of the Cross – Feast – 14th
  • Home Mission Day – 19th
  • St. Matthew – Feast – 21st
  • St. Pius of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) – 23rd
  • Our Lady of Walsingham – 24th
  • Harvest -26th
  • Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael – Feast – 29th
  • St. Jerome – 30th

October 2021

  • St. Therese of Lisieux – 1st
  • Harvest Fast Day – 1st
  • Holy Guardian Angels – 2nd
  • Our Lady of the Rosary – 7th
  • St. Edward the Confessor – 13th
  • World Mission Day – 24th
  • St. Luke – Feast – 18th
  • St. John Paul II – 22nd

All Saints – Solemnity – 31st (Holy Day of Obligation)

November 2021

  • All Souls – 2nd
  • World Day of the Poor – 14th
  • St. Hilda of Whitby – 17th
  • Youth Sunday/Christ the King – 21st
  • First Sunday of Advent – 28th
  • St. Andrew – Feast – 30th

December 2021

  • Migrants’ Day – 3rd
  • 2nd Sunday of Advent – 5th
  • The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 8th
  • 3rd Sunday of Advent – 12th
  • 4th Sunday of Advent – 19th
  • The Nativity of the Lord – Solemnity – 25th (Holy Day of Obligation)
  • The Holy Family – 26th (in other years: St. Stephen, the first Martyr – Feast)

January 2022

  • Mary, Mother of God – Solemnity – 1st
  • The Epiphany – Solemnity – 6th (Holy Day of Obligation)
  • The Baptism of the Lord – Feast – 9th
  • Peace Sunday – 16th
  • Sunday of the Word of God – 23rd

February 2022

  • The Presentation of the Lord – Feast – 2nd
  • Our Lady of Lourdes – 11th
  • Racial Justice Day – 13th
  • St. Peter’s Chair – Feast – 22nd

March 2022

  • St. David – Feast – 1st
  • Ash Wednesday – 2nd
  • 1st Sunday of Lent – 6th
  • Lent Fast Day – 11th
  • 2nd Sunday of Lent – 13th
  • St. Patrick – Feast – 17th
  • St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 19th
  • 3rd Sunday of Lent – 20th
  • The Annunciation of the Lord – Solemnity – 25th
  • 4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare) – 27th

April 2022

  • 5th Sunday of Lent – 3rd
  • Palm Sunday – 10th
  • Maundy Thursday – 14th
  • Good Friday – 15th
  • Holy Saturday – 16th
  • Easter Sunday – 17th
  • Divine Mercy Sunday – 24th
  • St. Mark – Feast – 25th
  • St. George – Solemnity – 26th

May 2022

  • The Ascension of the Lord – Solemnity – 26th (Holy Day of Obligation)
  • The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast – 31st
  • June 2022
  • Pentecost – 5th
  • Mary, Mother of the Church – 6th
  • Our Lord Jesus Christ the Eternal High Priest – Feast – 9th
  • The Most Holy Trinity – Solemnity – 12th
  • St. Anthony – 13th
  • Corpus Christi – Solemnity – 19th
  • The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus – Solemnity – 24th
  • The Immaculate Heart of Mary – 25th
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Patron of the Diocese) – Feast – 27th
  • Sts. Peter and Paul – Solemnity – 29th (Holy Day of Obligation)

July 2022

  • – Sea Sunday – 10th
  • St. Benedict – Feast – 11th
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 16th
  • St. Mary Magdalene – Feast – 22nd
  • World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly – 25th
  • Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 26th

August 2022

  • St. Jean Vianney – 4th
  • The Transfiguration of the Lord – Feast – 6th
  • (In other years: Blessed Nicholas Postgate, Martyr – 7th)
  • (In other years: St. Maximilian Kolbe – 14th)
  • The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 14th (Holy Day of Obligation)