Catholic Calendar 2021-2022

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 English Martyrs – Feast – 4th

World Day of Prayer for Vocations – 8th

Our Lady of Fatima – 13th

St. Bede – 25th

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)