Saint and Feast Days in November 2016

November is fast approaching so I thought that I would take a break from the 31 Days of Prayer series and post the saint and feast days for November.

Image by MK1_FIESTA (2015) via Pixabay, CCO Public domain

Image by MK1_FIESTA (2015) via Pixabay, CCO Public domain

Saints and Feasts

November 1All Saints Day (solemnity)

November 2: All Souls’ Day (commemoration)

November 3: St. Martin de Porres, religious (optional memorial)

November 4:  St. Charles Borromeo, bishop (obligatory memorial)

November 4: First Friday Devotions (optional)

November 5: First Saturday Devotions (optional)

November 9: Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (feast)

November 10: St. Leo the Great, Pope & doctor of the Church (obligatory memorial)

November 11: St. Martin of Tours, bishop (obligatory memorial)

November 12: St. Josaphat, bishop and martyr (obligatory memorial)

November 13: St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin (obligatory memorial)

November 15: Saint Albert the Great, bishop & doctor of the church (obligatory memorial)

November 16: St. Margaret of Scotland, virgin (optional memorial)

November 16: St. Gertrude, virgin (optional memorial)

November 17: St. Elizabeth of Hungary, religious (obligatory memorial)

November 18: Dedication of the Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul, Apostles (optional memorial)

November 18: St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, virgin (optional memorial)

November 20: Christ the King (solemnity)

November 21: The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (obligatory memorial)

November 22: St. Cecilia, virgin & martyr (obligatory memorial)

November 23: St. Clement I, Pope & martyr (optional memorial)

November 23: St. Columban, abbot (optional memorial)

November 23: Bl. Miguel Agustin Pro, priest & martyr (optional memorial)

November 24: St. Andrew Dung-Lac, priest & companions, martyrs (optional memorial)

November 25: St. Catherine of Alexandra, virgin & martyr (optional memorial)

November 27: First Sunday of Advent

November 30: St. Andrew, apostle (feast)

Other Dates to Note

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

November is traditionally dedicated to the Holy Souls in Purgatory.

November 6: Daylight Savings Time Ends

November 8: Election Day (USA)

November 11: Veteran’s Day (USA) & Remembrance Day (Canada)

November 24: Thanksgiving Day (USA)

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Tweetable: Saint & Feast Days in November 2016

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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Tweetable: Saints & Feast Days in April 2016

The Saints and Feasts in July 2015

July begins on Wednesday, so here is the list of upcoming saints and feasts:

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Saints and Feasts

July 1:  Blessed Junipero Serra (optional memorial)

July 3: St. Thomas, Apostle (obligatory memorial)

July 6: St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr (optional memorial)

July 9: St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs (optional memorial)

July 11: St. Benedict, Abbot (obligatory memorial)

July 13: St. Henry (optional)

July 14: St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin (obligatory memorial)

July 15: St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (obligatory memorial)

July 16: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (optional memorial)

July 18: St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest (optional memorial)

July 20: St. Apollinaris, Bishop and Martyr (optional memorial)

July 21: St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church (optional memorial)

July 22: St. Mary Magdalene (obligatory memorial)

July 23: St. Bridget, Religious (optional memorial)

July 24: St. Sharbel Makhluf, Priest (optional memorial)

July 25: St. James, Apostle (obligatory memorial

July 29: St. Martha (obligatory memorial)

July 30: St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (optional memorial)

July 31: St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest (obligatory memorial)

Other Dates to Note

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

July 01: Canada Day (Canada)

July 04: Independence Day

 

Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival (06/14/2015)

Sunday Snippets

It has feels like it has been forever since I’ve participated in Sunday Snippets! Now that I have graduated, I am happy to be back. Hopefully, I will be able to get back into regular and consistent blogging and participating here. I missed it!

So, to play catch up, here is the rundown of my post from the last few months:

Book Review: Together With You

Book Review: An Amish Cradle

The Saints and Feasts in June 2015

You Are Marvelous in His Eyes (Some encouragement for those who are struggling)

Book Review: Not Cool

The Sacred Heart = Compassion (must watch video!)

Blessings!

The Saints and Feasts in June

Now that I am done with school, I want to get back into celebration the various saint days and feasts of the liturgical year. Therefore, I decided to type up all the feasts of the month. Then I got the ideas of sharing them here with you, in case you want to print it out as a reminder to celebrate these feasts, too. So, even though it is there days late, here ya go! 🙂

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Saints and Feasts

June 1St. Justin, Martyr (obligatory memorial)

June 2: Sts. Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs (optional memorial)

June 3: St Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs (obligatory memorial)

June 5: St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr (obligatory memorial)

June 6: St. Norbert, Bishop (optional memorial)

June 7: Solemnity of Corpus Christi (date varies year to year, depending on date of Easter) – Holy day of Obligation

June 9: St. Ephrem, Deacon and Doctor of the Church (optional memorial)

June 11: St. Barnabus, Apostle (obligatory memorial)

June 12: Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus (movable feast)

June 13: Immaculate Heart of Mary (optional memorial – movable feast – day after Sacred Heart)

June 13: St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church (optional memorial)

June 22: St. Paulinus of Nola, Bishop (optional memorial)

June 22: Sts. John Fisher, Bishop and Thomas More, Martyrs (optional memorial)

June 24: Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

June 27: St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (optional memorial)

June 29: Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles

June 30: The First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church (optional memorial)

Other Dates to Note

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

June 14: Flag Day (USA)

June 21: Father’s Day ( always 3rd Sunday of June)

June 21: 1st of Summer

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