Saints and Feast Days in April 2016

It’s almost April! Here are the saints and feasts that are coming up:

Saints and Feast Days in April 2016

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Saints and Feasts

April 1: First Friday Devotions (optional)

April 2: First Saturday Devotions (optional)

April 3: Divine Mercy Sunday

April 4: The Annunciation of the Lord (solemnity – Usually March 25 but it was Good Friday)

April 5: St. Vincent Ferrer, priest (optional memorial)

April 7: St. John Baptist de la Salle, priest (obligatory memorial)

April 11: St. Stanislaus, bishop & martyr (obligatory memorial)

April 13: St. Martin I, pope and martyr (optional memorial)

April 17: World Day of Prayer for Vocations

April 21: St. Anselm, bishop & doctor of the church (optional memorial)

April 23: St. George, martyr (optional memorial)

April 23: St. Adalbert, bishop & martyr (optional memorial)

April 25: St. Mark, evangelist (feast)

April 28: St. Peter Chanel, priest & martyr (optional memorial)

April 28: St. Louis Grignion de Montfort, priest (optional memorial)

April 29: St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin & doctor of the church (obligatory memorial)

April 30: St. Pius V, pope (optional memorial)

 Other Dates to Note

Every Saturday is traditionally dedicated to devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

April is traditionally dedicated to The Blessed Sacrament

April 1: All Fool’s Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 27: Administrative Professionals Day (USA)

April 29: National Arbor Day

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