Catholic Calendar 2020-2021

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

 

September 2020
The Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Feast – 8th

The Exaltation of the Cross – Feast – 14th

St. Matthew – Feast – 21st

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

Our Lady of Walsingham – 24th

Harvest -27th

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

St. Jerome – 30th

 

October 2020
St. Therese of Lisieux – 1st

Holy Guardian Angels – 2nd

Harvest Fast Day – 2nd

Our Lady of the Rosary – 7th

St. Edward the Confessor – 13th

World Mission Day – 18th

St. John Paul II – 22nd

 

November 2020
All Saints – Solemnity – 1st (Holy Day of Obligation)

All Souls – 2nd

World Day of the Poor – 15th

St. Hilda of Whitby – 17th

Youth Sunday/Christ the King – 22nd

First Sunday of Advent – 29th

St. Andrew – Feast – 30th

 

December 2020
Migrants’ Day – 3rd

2nd Sunday of Advent – 6th

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

3rd Sunday of Advent – 13th

4th Sunday of Advent – 20th

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

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

The Holy Family – 27th

 

January 2021
Mary, Mother of God – Solemnity – 1st

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

The Baptism of the Lord – Feast – 10th

Peace Sunday – 17th

Sunday of the Word of God – 24th

Racial Justice Day – 31st

 

February 2021
The Presentation of the Lord – Feast – 2nd

Our Lady of Lourdes – 11th

Ash Wednesday – 17th

1st Sunday of Lent – 21st

St. Peter’s Chair – Feast – 22nd

2nd Sunday of Lent – 28th

 

March 2021
St. David – Feast – 1st

3rd Sunday of Lent – 7th

4th Sunday of Lent – 14th

St. Patrick – Feast – 17th

St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – 19th

5th Sunday of Lent – 21st

The Annunciation of the Lord – Solemnity – 25th

Palm Sunday – 28th

 

April 2021
Maundy Thursday – 1st

Good Friday – 2nd

Holy Saturday – 3rd

Easter Sunday – 4th

Divine Mercy Sunday – 11th

St. George – Solemnity – 23rd

World Day of Prayer for Vocations – 25th

 

May 2021
The English Martyrs – Feast – 4th

The Ascension of the Lord – Solemnity – 13th (Holy Day of Obligation)

Pentecost – 23rd

St. Bede – 25th

Our Lord Jesus Christ the Eternal High Priest – Feast – 27th

The Most Holy Trinity – Solemnity – 30th

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

 

June 2021
Corpus Christi – Solemnity – 6th

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus – Solemnity – 11th

The Immaculate Heart of Mary – 12th

St. Anthony – 13th

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

 

July 2021
Sea Sunday – 11th

Our Lady of Mount Carmel – 16th

St. Mary Magdalene – Feast – 22nd

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

 

August 2021
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)