Our Liturgical Calendar

Our Liturgical Calendar 2019–2020

JANUARY 2020    FEBRUARY    MARCH    APRIL    MAY    JUNE    JULY
AUGUST    SEPTEMBER    OCTOBER    NOVEMBER    DECEMBER    JANUARY 2021

December 2019

  • 1  December  ADVENT SUNDAY (The beginning of the liturgical year)
  • 3  December  memoria  ST FRANCIS XAVIER
  • 7  December  memoria  ST AMBROSE, bishop and doctor of the Church
  • 8  December 2nd Sunday in Advent
  • 9  December  solemnity  IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY
  • 13  December  memoria  ST LUCY, virgin martyr
  • 14  December   memoria  ST JOHN OF THE CROSS, doctor of the Church
  • 15  December 3rd Sunday in Advent
  • 22  December 4th Sunday in Advent
  • 25  December  CHRISTMAS DAY:  THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
  • 26  December  feast  ST STEPHEN
  • 27  December  feast  ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
  • 28  December  feast  HOLY INNOCENTS, martyrs
  • 29  December (Sunday)  feast of the Holy Family

January 2020

  • 1  January  solemnity  MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
  • 2 January  memoria  STS BASIL & GREGORY NAZIANZEN, bishops & doctors of the Church
  • 5  January  Second Sunday after Christmas
  • 6  January  solemnity  THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
  • 12  January  Feast of the Lord’s Baptism
  • 15  January  memoria  O.S.B. ST PLACID AND MAUR, disciples of St Benedict
  • 17  January  memoria  ST ANTHONY THE GREAT,  abbot
  • 18  January  WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY BEGINS
  • 19  January  2nd Sunday of the Year
  • 21  January  memoria  ST AGNES, virgin and martyr
  • 24  January  memoria  ST FRANCIS DE SALES, bishop and doctor
  • 25  January  feast  THE CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL,
    CONCLUSION OF THE WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY
  • 26  January  3rd Sunday of the Year
  • 28  January  memoria  ST THOMAS AQUINAS, doctor of the Church
  • 31  January  memoria  ST JOHN BOSCO

February 2020

  • 2  February  (Sunday) feast of the Lord  THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
  • 5  February  memoria  ST AGATHA, virgin and martyr
  • 6  February  memoria  STS PAUL MIKI AND COMPANIONS, martyrs
  • 9  February  5th Sunday of the year
  • 10  February  solemnity, O.S.B. ST SCHOLASTICA,  sister of Saint Benedict
  • 14  February  feast  ST CYRIL, monk and ST METHODIUS, bishops,
    apostles of the Slavs and co-patrons of Europe
  • 16  February  6th Sunday of the year
  • 22  February  feast  THE SEE OF SAINT PETER
  • 23  February   7th Sunday of the year
  • 26  February  ASH WEDNESDAY

March 2020

  • 1  March  1st Sunday in Lent
  • 7 March  commemoration  STS PERPETUA AND FELICITY,  martyrs
  • 8  March  2nd Sunday in Lent
  • 9  March  solemnity, O.S.B.  ST FRANCES OF ROME  patroness of Benedictine oblates
  • 15  March   3rd Sunday in Lent
  • 17  March  commemoration  ST PATRICK
  • 19  March  solemnity  ST JOSEPH
  • 21 March  feast  THE PASSING OF SAINT BENEDICT
  • 22  March   4th Sunday in Lent
  • 25  March  solemnity  THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD
  • 29  March   5th Sunday in Lent

April 2020

  • 7 April  5th Sunday in Lent
  • 5  April  PALM SUNDAY
  • 9  April  HOLY THURSDAY
  • 10  April  GOOD FRIDAY
  • 11  April  HOLY SATURDAY
  • 12  April   EASTER SUNDAY
  • 19  April  LOW SUNDAY
  • 21  April  memoria  ST ANSELM, bishop and doctor of the Church
  • 23  April  feast  ST GEORGE, martyr and patron of England
  • 25  April  feast  ST MARK, evangelist
  • 26 April  3rd Sunday in Eastertide
  • 29  April  feast of the Congregation ST CATHERINE OF SIENNA, doctor of the Church

May 2020

  • 2  May memoria, ST ATHANASIUS,  bishop and doctor of the Church
  • 3  May  4th Sunday in Eastertide
  • 4  May  memoria  in England THE ENGLISH MARTYRS
  • 10  May  5th Sunday in Eastertide
  • 11  May memoria, O.S.B. HOLY ABBOTS OF CLUNY
  • 14  May  feast  ST MATTHIAS, apostle
  • 15  May memoria, O.S.B. ST PACHOMIUS, abbot
  • 17  May  6th Sunday in Eastertide
  • 21 May  solemnity  THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD
  • 24  May  7th Sunday in Eastertide
  • 25  May  memoria  ST BEDE
  • 26  May  memoria  ST PHILIP NERI
  • 27  May feast, O.S.B  ST AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY
  • 31  May  solemnity  PENTECOST SUNDAY

June 2020

  • 1  June  memoria  ST JUSTIN MARTYR
  • 3  June memoria  ST CHARLES LWANGA AND COMPANIONS,  martyrs
  • 5  June  memoria  ST BONIFACE, bishop and martyr
  • 7  June  solemnity of the Lord  TRINITY SUNDAY
  • 11  June  solemnity of the Lord  CORPUS CHRISTI
  • 13  June  memoria  ST ANTHONY OF PADUA, doctor of the Church
  • 14  June 11th Sunday of the year
  • 19  June  solemnity of the Lord  SACRED HEART
  • 20  June  memoria in England and Wales  ST ALBAN, protomartyr of Britain
  • 21  June 12th Sunday of the year
  • 22  June  feast  in England STS JOHN FISHER AND THOMAS MORE, martyrs
  • 24  June  solemnity  BIRTHDAY OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 28  June 13th Sunday of the year
  • 29  June  solemnity  STS PETER AND PAUL, apostles

July 2020

  • 3  July  feast  ST THOMAS, apostle
  • 5  July 14th Sunday of the year
  • 11  July  solemnity O.S.B.  ST BENEDICT, abbot, patron of Europe
  • 12  July 15th Sunday of the year
  • 15  July  memoria  ST BONAVENTURE, bishop and doctor of the church
  • 19  July  16th Sunday of the year
  • 22  July  feast  ST MARY MAGDALENE
  • 23  July  memoria  ST BRIDGET OF SWEDEN, co-patron of Europe
  • 25  July  feast   ST JAMES, apostle
  • 26  July  17th Sunday of the year
  • 29  July memoria, O.S.B. STS MARTHA, MARY AND LAZARUS
  • 31  July  memoria  ST IGNATIUS LOYOLA

August 2020

  • 1  August   memoria  ST ALPHONSUS LIGUORI, bishop and doctor of the Church
  • 2  August 18th Sunday of the Year
  • 4  August  memoria  ST JOHN VIANNEY
  • 6  August  feast of the Lord  THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD
  • 8  August  memoria   ST DOMINIC founder
  • 9  August  19th Sunday of the Year
  • 10  August  feast  ST LAURENCE, deacon and martyr
  • 11  August  memoria  ST CLARE
  • 14  August  memoria  ST MAXIMILIAN KOLBE, martyr
  • 15  August  solemnity  THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY
  • 16  August  20th Sunday of the Year
  • 19  August  solemnity of the Congregation  ST BERNARD TOLOMEI
    founder of the Olivetan Benedictine Congregation
  • 20  August  memoria  ST BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX
  • 21  August  memoria  ST PIUS X, pope
  • 22  August   memoria   QUEENSHIP OF OUR LADY
  • 23  August  21st Sunday of the Year
  • 24  August  feast  ST BARTHOLOMEW, apostle
  • 27  August  memoria  ST MONICA
  • 28  August  memoria  ST AUGUSTINE, bishop and doctor of the church
  • 29  August  memoria  BEHEADING OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
  • 30  August  22nd Sunday of the Year

September 2020

  • 3  September  feast  O.S.B. ST GREGORY THE GREAT
  • 6  September   23rd Sunday of the Year
  • 8  September  solemnity of the Congregation  THE BIRTHDAY OF OUR LADY
  • 13  September   24th Sunday of the Year
  • 14  September  feast  of the Lord THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS
  • 15  September  memoria  OUR LADY OF SORROWS
  • 16  September  memoria  STS CORNELIUS, pope and CYPRIAN, bishop, martyrs
  • 17  September  memoria  O.S.B.  ST HILDEGARD
  • 20  September   25th Sunday of the Year
  • 21  September  feast  ST MATTHEW, evangelist
  • 27  September   26th Sunday of the Year
  • 29  September  feast  STS MICHAEL, GABRIEL AND RAPHAEL, archangels
  • 30  September   memoria  ST JEROME, doctor of the Church

October 2020

  • 1  October  memoria  ST THERESE OF LISIEUX, virgin and doctor of the Church
  • 2  October  memoria  GUARDIAN ANGELS
  • 4  October   27th Sunday of the Year
  • 6  October  memoria  ST BRUNO, founder
  • 7  October  memoria  OUR LADY  OF THE ROSARY
  • 11  October 28th Sunday of the Year
  • 13  October  memoria  in England  ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, king
  • 15  October  memoria  ST TERESA OF AVILA
  • 17  October  memoria   ST IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH, bishop and martyr
  • 18  October 29th Sunday of the Year
  • 25  October 30th Sunday of the Year
  • 28  October  feast  STS SIMON AND JUDE, apostles

November 2020

  • 1  November  (Sunday)   solemnity  ALL SAINTS
  • 2  November  ALL SOULS DAY
  • 4  November  memoria  ST CHARLES BORROMEO, bishop
  • 5  November  solemnity, Turvey
    DEDICATION OF THE ORATORY OF OUR LADY OF PEACE
  • 7  November  memoria O.S.B.  ST WILLIBRORD, missionary bishop
  • 8  November 32nd Sunday of the Year
  • 9  November  feast of the Lord  THE DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA
    Patronal Feast of the Monastery of Christ our Saviour
  • 10  November  memoria  ST LEO THE GREAT, pope and doctor of the Church
  • 11  November  feast  ST MARTIN OF TOURS, abbot and bishop
  • 13  November ALL SAINTS O.S.B
  • 15  November 33rd Sunday of the Year
  • 16  November  memoria  ST GERTRUDE, abbess
  • 19  November  memoria  O.S.B.  ST MECHTILDE
  • 21 November  memoria  PRESENTATION OF MARY IN THE TEMPLE
  • 22  November  solemnity CHRIST THE KING
  • 29  November  ADVENT SUNDAY (The beginning of the liturgical year)
  • 30  November  feast  ST ANDREW, apostle

December 2020

  • 3  December  memoria  ST FRANCIS XAVIER
  • 6  December 2nd Sunday in Advent
  • 7  December  memoria  ST AMBROSE, bishop and doctor of the Church
  • 8  December  solemnity  IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF MARY
  • 13  December 3rd Sunday in Advent
  • 14  December   memoria  ST JOHN OF THE CROSS, doctor of the Church
  • 22  December 4th Sunday in Advent
  • 25  December  CHRISTMAS DAY:  THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
  • 26  December  feast  ST STEPHEN
  • 27  December (Sunday)  Feast of the Holy Family
  • 28  December  feast  HOLY INNOCENTS, martyrs
  • 29  December  feast  in England  ST THOMAS BECKET, bishop and martyr

January 2021

  • 1  January  solemnity  MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
  • 2 January  memoria  STS BASIL & GREGORY NAZIANZEN, bishops & doctors of the Church
  • 3  January  Second Sunday after Christmas
  • 6  January  solemnity  THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
  • 10  January  Feast of the Lord’s Baptism

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