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Solemnities, Feast Days, Memoriae ...

in January 2014

  1 January - Solemnity of Mary Most Holy, Mother of God
                   XLVI World Day of Peace

  2 January - St Basil the Great & St Gregory Nazianzen, Doctors of the Church

  3 January - Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus

  4 January - Bl Angela of Foligno

  6 January - Solemnity of the Epiphany - World Day of the Missionary Childhood
                        (this feast has been transferred in some boring countries to Sunday, 5th January

12 January - Feast of the Baptism of the Lord - 1st Luminous Mystery of the Rosary  

13 January - St Hilary of Poitiers

18-25 January - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

22 January - St Vincent Pallotti

24 January - St Francis de Sales, Doctor of the Church

25 January - Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle

26 January - St Timothy & St Titus

27 January - Holocaust Memorial Day

28 January - St Thomas Aquinas, the 'Angelic' Doctor of the Church

31 January - St John Bosco

in February 2014

  2 February - Feast of the Presentation of the Lord & 18th World Day for Consecrated Life

  8 February - St Josephine Bakhita

10 February - St Scholastica

11 February - Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes & 22nd World Day for the Sick

14 February - Ss Cyril & Methodius, Patrons of Europe

15 February - St Claude La Colombière

21 February - St Peter Damian

22 February - Chair of St Peter

in March 2014

 1 March - St David, Patron Saint of Wales

 5 March - Ash Wednesday

17 March - St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland

18 March - St Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

19 March - St Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary

25 March - Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

in April 2014

  4 April - St Isidore of Seville, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

11 April - St Stanislaus, Bishop & Martyr

13 April - Palm Sunday & 29th World Youth Day

17 April - Maundy Thursday

18 April - Good Friday

19 April - Holy Saturday

20 April - Easter Sunday

27 April - Divine Mercy Sunday & the canonization of Popes John XXIII & John Paul II

28 April - St Louis Marie de Montfort
               St Gianna Beretta Molla

29 April - St Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church

30 April - St Joseph Cottolengo

in Mary's month of May, 2013

 1 May - St Joseph the Worker

 2 May - St Athanasius, Bishop & Father of the Church

 3 May - Ss Philip & James, Apostles

 6 May - St Dominic Savio

 9 May - Ascension Thursday
(some countries have transferred this feast to the following Sunday ... although it knocks out the 40 days from Easter Sunday to Ascension & the 9 days from Ascension to Pentecost)

10 May - St John of Avila, Doctor of the Church

12 May - World Communications Day
              St Germanus of Constantinople

13 May - Our Lady of Fatima

14 May - St Matthias, Apostle

18 May - St Leonard Murialdo

19 May - Pentecost

22 May - St Rita of Cascia

25 May - St Bede the Venerable, Priest & Doctor of the Church

26 May - Holy Trinity Sunday

30 May - Feast of Corpus Christi (some countries have transferred this to following Sunday)
              St Joan of Arc

31 May - The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth - 2nd Joyful Mystery of the Rosary

in June 2013

 1 June - St Justin, Martyr

 5 June - St Boniface, Bishop & Martyr

 7 June - Sacred Heart of Jesus

 8 June - Immaculate Heart of Mary

 9 June - St Ephrem, Father of the Church
              St Columba

11 June - St Barnabas

13 June - St Anthony of Padua, Priest & Doctor of the Church

21 June - St Aloysius Gonzaga

22 June - Ss John Fisher & Thomas More, Martyrs
              St Paulinus of Nola, Bishop
              St Joseph Cafasso

24 June - Nativity of St John the Baptist

25 June - 32nd anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Medjugorje
              St Maximus of Turin

27 June - St Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

28 June - St Irenaeus, Father of the Church & Martyr

29 June - Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles

in July 2013

  3 July - St Thomas, the Apostle

  6 July - St Maria Goretti, Virgin & Martyr

  9 July - St Veronica Guiliani
              Ss Augustine Zhao Rong, priest & martyr, & companions, martyrs

11 July - St Benedict of Norcia, Abbot, Patron of Europe

15 July - St Bonaventure, Cardinal & Doctor of the Church

16 July - Our Lady of Mount Carmel

21 July - St Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest & Doctor of the Church

22 July - St Mary Magdalen

23 July - St Bridget of Sweden, Patron of Europe

25 July - St James, the Apostle

31 July - St Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits

in August 2013

1 August - St Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

2 August - St Eusebius of Vercelli

4 August - St John Mary Vianney, the Curé of Ars, Patron Saint of Priests

5 August - The Dedication of Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Roma - Our Lady of Snows

6 August - Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

7 August - St Cajetan of Tiene, Patron Saint of the unemployed

8 August - St Dominic, Founder of the Dominicans

9 August - St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Martyr & Co-Patroness of Europe

11 August - St Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Order of St Clare

13 August - St Maximus the Confessor

14 August - St Maximilian Maria Kolbe, Martyr of Love

15 August - Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

19 August - St John Eudes, Priest

20 August - St Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot & Father of the Church

21 August - St Pius X

22 August - Feast of the Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

23 August - St Rose of Lima

24 August - St Bartholomew, the Apostle

28 August - St Augustine, Bishop & Father of the Church

29 August - Feast of the Beheading of St John the Baptist

30 August - St Margaret Clitherow, Martyr

in September 2013

3 September - St Gregory the Great, Pope & Father of the Church

5 September - Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta

8 September - the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary

12 September - The Most Holy Name of Mary

13 September - St John Chrysostom, Bishop & Father of the Church

14 September - Feast of the Exultation of the Cross

15 September - Our Lady of Sorrows
                        St Catherine of Genoa

16 September - St Cyprian

17 September - St Hildegarde of Bingen, Doctor of the Church
                       St Robert Bellarmine, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

21 September - St Matthew, the Apostle & Evangelist

23 September - St Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)

24 September - Our Lady of Walsingham

29 September - St Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, the Archangels

30 September - St Jerome, Priest & Father of the Church

in the month of the Holy Rosary, October 2013

  1 October - St Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, Doctor of the Church
                   St Romanus the Melodist

  2 October - The Guardian Angels

  4 October - St Francis of Assisi

  5 October - St Faustina Kowalska

  7 October - Our Lady of the Rosary

  9 October - St John Leonardi
                   Blessed John Henry Newman

15 October - St Teresa of Jesus, Doctor of the Church

16 October - St Margaret Mary Alacoque (of the Devotion to the Sacred Heart)

17 October - St Ignatius of Antioch

18 October - St Luke, Evangelist

19 October - Ss John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues, Noël Chabanel, Priests & their companions, Martyrs

22 October - Blessed John Paul II

28 October - Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles

in the month of prayer for the Holy Souls, November 2013

1 November - All Saints

2 November - All Souls

8 November - Bl John Duns Scotus, Franciscan priest & Theologian

10 November - St Leo the Great, Pope & Doctor of the Church

15 November - St Albert the Great, Doctor of the Church, Patron Saint of Scientists

16 November - St Gertrude the Great, Abbess

17 November - St Elizabeth of Hungary

21 November - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

23 November - St Clement of Rome, Pope & Martyr

24 November - Feast of Christ, King of the Universe & end of the Year of Faith

27 November - St Catherine Labouré (of Rue du Bac & the Miraculous Medal)

30 November - St Andrew, Apostle

in December 2013

  1 December - 1st Sunday of Advent

  3 December - St Francis Xavier

  4 December - St John Damascene

  7 December - St Ambrose of Milan

  8 December - Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  9 December - St Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin

10 December - Our Lady of Loreto

12 December - Our Lady of Guadalupe

14 December - St John of the Cross

21 December - St Peter Canisius

25 December - Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day - 3rd Joyful Mystery of the Rosary

26 December - St Stephen (the First Martyr)

27 December - St John, Apostle & Evangelist

28 December - Holy Innocents, Martyrs