Saints and Feasts Days in October 2016

Wow, this month really got away from me! Andrew started 6th grade and it is the most demanding year so far (for him and for me).

In other news, I will be doing a blogging challenge this October which I will write about more on Friday. Until then, here are the saints and feasts for October:

Image by karigamb08 (2016) via Pixabay, CCO Public domain

Image by karigamb08 (2016) via Pixabay, CCO Public domain

Saints and Feasts

October 1St Therese of the Child Jesus, virgin & doctor of the church (obligatory memorial)

October 2: The Guardian Angels (Not celebrated liturgically this year because it falls on a Sunday)

October 4: St. Francis of Assisi (obligatory memorial)

October 6: St. Bruno, priest (optional memorial)

October 6:  St. Marie-Rose Durocher, virgin (optional memorial)

October 7: Our Lady of the Rosary (obligatory memorial)

October 14: St. Callistus, pope and martyr (optional memorial)

October 15: St. Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor of the church (obligatory memorial)

October 16: St. Hedwig, religious (optional memorial)

October 17: St. Ignatius of Antioch, bishop & martyr (obligatory memorial)

October 18: St. Luke, evangelist (feast)

October 19: St. John de Brebeuf & Isaac Jogues, Priests, and companions, martyrs (obligatory memorial)

October 20: St. Paul of the Cross, priest (optional memorial)

October 22: St. John Paul II, pope (optional memorial)

October 24: St. Anthony Mary Claret, bishop (optional memorial)

October 28: Sts. Simon & Jude, apostles (feast)

Other Dates to Note

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

October is traditionally dedicated to the Holy Angels and the Holy Rosary.

October 10: Columbus Day (USA)

October 10: Canadian Thanksgiving Day

October 17: National Boss Day (USA)

October 31: Halloween (All Hallow’s Eve)

You can download a printable version of this list (no opt in required) by clicking here. God bless!


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