Roman Catholic Holy Days


St. Columbkille Catholic Community

2018 Roman Catholic Calendar 

                                           IN PROCESS OF UPDATING, 1/30/18




January 2018

1- Mary, Mother of God (Solemnity) (not a Holy Day of Obligation)

2- Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops & Doctors of the Church(Memorial)

3- The Most Holy Name of Jesus

4- Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious (USA)(Memorial)

5- Saint John Neumann, Bishop (USA) (Memorial)

6- Epuphany of the Lord (USA) (Solemnity), Saint Andre Bessette, Religious (USA) (optional)

7- The Baptism of The Lord (Feast), Saint Raymond of Penyafort, Priest

12- Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys

13- Saint Hilary, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

17- St. Anthony of Egypt, Abbot (Memorial)

20- Saint Fabian, Pope & Martyr; Saint Sebastian, Martyr

21- Saint Agnes, Virgin & Martyr (Memorial)

22- Saint Vincent, Deacon & Martyr,(optional) Blessed Laura Vicuna

23- Saint Vincent, Deacon & Martyr; Saint Marianne Cope, Virgin (USA)

24- Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial), Our Lady, Queen of Peace

25- The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle (Feast)

26- Saints Timothy & Titus, Bishops (Memorial)

27- Saint Angela Merici, Virgin

28- Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

31- Saint John Bosco, Priest (Memorial)



February 2018

2- The Presentation of the Lord (Feast)

3- Saint Blaise, Bishop & Martyr; Saint Ansgar, Bishop

4- BVM

5- Saint Agatha, Virgin & Martyr (Memorial)

6- Saint Paul Miki & Companions, Martyrs (Memorial)

7- Blessed Pius IX

8- Saint Jerome Emiliani; Saint Josephine Bakhita, Virgin)

10- Saint Scholastica, Virgin (Memorial)

11- Our Lady of Lourdes; BVM

14- Saints Cyril, Monk and Methodius, Bishop (Memorial), ASH WEDNESDAY

17- The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order (Optional)

18- BVM, First Sunday of Lent

21- Saint Peter Damian, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

22- The Chair of St. Peter (Feast)

23- Saint Polycarp, Bishop & Martyr (Memorial)

25- BVM, Second Sunday of Lent



March 2018

3- Saint Katherine Drexel, Virgin (USA)

4- Saint Casimir, Third Sunday of Lent

7- Saints Perpetua & Felicity, Martyrs

8- Saint John of God, Religious

9- Saint Frances of Rome, Religious

11- Fourth Sunday of Lent

17- Saint Patrick, Bishop

18- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop & Doctor of the Church, Fifth Sunday of Lent

19- Saint Joseph, Spouse of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity), St. Joseph, Patron of Canada

23- Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop

25- Palm Sunday of The Lord's Passion (Solemnity)

29- Holy Thursday(Solemnity)

30- Good Friday (Solemnity)


April 2017

1- Easter

2-Saint Francis of Paola, hermit (Optional)

4- Saint Isidore, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

5- Saint Vincent Ferrer, Priest

7- Saint John Baptist de la Salle, Priest

8- The Feast of Divine Mercy

9- The Annunciation of The Lord (Solemnity)

11- Saint Stanislaus, Bishop & Martyr

13- St. Martin I, Pope & Martyr (Optional)

14-Our Lady of the Valley

17-Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

18- Blessed Marie-Anne Blondin

21- Saint Anselm of Cantebury, Bishop & Doctor

23- Saint George, Martyr (Optional), Saint Adalbert, Bishop & Martyr (Optional)

17 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha[2]

24- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest & Martyr)

25- Saint Mark, Evangelist (Feast)

26- Our Lady of Good Counsel

27- Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop

28- Saint Peter Chanel, Priest & Martyr; Saint Louis Grignion de Montfort, Priest

29- Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

30- Saint Pius V, Pope (Optional), Saint Marie of the Incarnation



May 2018

1- Saint Joseph The Worker

2- Saint Athanasius, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

3- Saints Philip & James, Apostles (Feast)

4- Saint Marie-Leonie Paradis

6- Saint Francois de Lava

10- Saint Damien de Veuster, Priest (USA)

12- Saints Nereus & Achilleus, Martyrs; Saint Pancras, Martyr

13- Our Lady of Fatima

15- Saint Isidore (USA)

18- Saint John I, Pope & Martyr

20- Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest

22- Saint Rita of Cascia, Religious

25- The Ascension of The Lord (Solemnity)

26- Saint Philip of Neri, Priest

27- Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop

31- The Visitation of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast)


June 2017

1- Saint Justin, Martyr (Memorial)

2- Saints Marcellinus & Peter, Martyrs

3- Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs (Memorial)

4- Pentecost Sunday (Solemnity)

5- Saint Boniface, Bishop & Martyr (Memorial)

6- Saint Norbert, Bishop

9- Saint Ephrem, Deacon & Doctor of the Church

10- BVM

11-The Most Holy Trinity (Solemnity)

13- Saint Anthony of Padua, Priest & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

17- BVM

18- Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)(USA)(Solemnity)

19- Saint Romuald, Abbot

21- Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious (Memorial)

22- Saint Paulinus of Nola, Bishop; Saints John Fischer, Bishop & Thomas More, Martyrs

23-The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (Solemnity)

24-The Nativity of St. John The Baptist (Solemnity)

27- Saint Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

28- Saint Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr (Memorial)

29- Saints Peter & Paul, Apostles (Solemnity)

30- The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church


July 2017

1- Saint Junipero Serra, Priest (USA); BVM

3- Saint Thomas, Apostle (Feast)

4- Independence Day (USA)

5- Saint Anthony Zacciara, Priest; Saint Elizabeth of Portugal (USA)

6- Saint Maria Goretti, Virgin & Martyr

8- BVM

11- Saint Benedict, Abbot (Memorial)

13- Saint Henry

14- Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin (USA) (Memorial)          

15- Saint Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

18- Sant Camillus de Lellis, Priest (USA)

20- Saint Apollinaris, Bishop & Martyr

21- Saint Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest & Doctor of the Church

22- Saint Mary Magdalene (Memorial)

24- Saint Sharbel Makhluf, Priest

25- Saint James, Apostle (Feast)

26- Saints Joachim & Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial)

29- Saint Martha (Memorial)

31- Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Priest (Memorial)


August 2017

1- Saint Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

2- Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop; Saint Peter Julian Eymard, Priest

4- Saint John Vianney, Priest (Memorial)

5- The Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major; BVM

6- The Transfiguration of The Lord (Feast)

7- Saint Sixtus II, Pope, and Companions, Martyrs; Saint Cajetan, Priest

8- Saint Dominic, Priest (Memorial)

9- Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross; Virgin & Martyr

10- Saint Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr (Feast)

11- Saint Clare, Virgin (Memorial)

12- Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious; BVM

14- Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Priest & Martyr (Memorial)

15 – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity)

16- Saint Stephen of Hungary

19- Saint John Eudes, Priest; BVM

21- Saint Pius X, Pope (Memorial)

22- The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial)

23- Saint Rose of Lima, Virgin

24- Saint Bartholomew, Apostle (Feast)

25- Saint Louis; Saint Joseph Calasanz, Priest

26- BVM

28- Saint Augustine, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

29- The Passion of Saint John the Baptist (Memorial)


September 2017

2- BVM

8- The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast)

9- Saint Peter Claver, Priest (USA) (Memorial)

12- The Most Holy Name of Mary

13- Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

14- The Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Feast)

15- Our Lady of Sorrows (Memorial)

16- Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs (Memorial)

19- Saint Januarius, Bishop & Martyr

20- Saints Andrew Kim Tae-gon, Priest, and Paul Chong Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs (Memorial)

21- Saint Matthew, Apostle & Evangelist (Feast)

23- Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest (Memorial)

26- Saints Cosmas & Damian, Martyrs

27- Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest (Memorial)

28- Saint Wenceslaus, Martyr; Saint Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs

29- Saints Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, Archangels (Feast)

30- Saint Jerome, Priest & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)


October 2017

2- The Holy Guardian Angels (Memorial)

4- Saint Francis of Assisi (Memorial)

5- Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, Priest (USA)

6- Saint Bruno, Priest; Blessed Marie Rose Durocher, Virgin (USA)

7 – Our Lady of The Rosary (Memorial)

9- Saint Denis, Bishop, and Companions, Martyrs; Saint John Leonardi, Priest

11- Saint John XXIII, Pope

14- Saint Callistus I, Pope & Martyr; BVM

16- Saint Hedwig, Religious; Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin

17- Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop & Martyr (Memorial)

18- Saint Luke, Evangelist (Feast)

19- Saints John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs (USA) (Memorial)

20- Saint Paul of the Cross, Preist (USA)

21- BVM

23- Saint John of Capistrano, Priest

24- Saint Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop

28- Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles (Feast)


November 2017

1 – All Saints Day (Solemnity)

2 - All Souls Day (The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed)

3- Saint Martin de Porres, Religious

4- Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop (Memorial)

9- The Dedication of the Latern Basilica (Feast)

10- Saint Leo the Great, Pope & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

11- Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop (Memorial)

13- Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin (USA) (Memorial)

15- Saint Albert the Great, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

16- Saint Margaret of Scotland, Saint Gertrude, Virgin

17- Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious (Memorial)

18- The Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter & Paul, Apostles; Saint Rose Philippine Duschesne, Virgin (USA); BVM

21-The Presentation of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Memorial)

22- Saint Celia, Virgin & Martyr (Memorial)

23- Saint Clement I, Pope & Martyr; Saint Columban, Abbot; Blessed Miguel Agustin Pro, Priest & Martyr (USA); Thanksgiving Day (USA)

24- Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs (Memorial)

25- Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin & Martyr; BVM

26 - Christ the King (Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of The Universe (Solemnity)

30- Saint Andrew, Apostle (Feast)


December 2017

2- BVM

3 - First Sunday of Advent

4- Saint John Damascene, Priest & Doctor of the Church

6- Saint Nicholas, Bishop

7- Saint Ambrose, Bishop & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

8 – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity)

(Patron Feastday of the United States of America)

9- Saint Juan Diego, Cuauhtlatoatzin

10-Second Sunday of Advent

11- Saint Damasus I, Pope

12-Our Lady of Guadalupe (USA) (Feast)

13- Saint Lucy, Virgin & Martyr (Memorial)

14- Saint John of the Cross, Priest & Doctor of the Church (Memorial)

17-Third Sunday of Advent

21- Saint Peter Canisius, Priest & Doctor of the Church

23- Saint John of Kanty, Priest

25 – Christmas (The Nativity of The Lord) (Solemnity)

26- Saint Stephen, Martyr (Feast)

27- Saint John, Apostle & Evangelist (Feast)

28- The Holy Innocents, Martyrs (Feast)

29- Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop & Martyr

31-The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph (Feast)


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