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Solemnities, Feast Days, Memoriae ...

in July 2019

 1 July - St Oliver Plunkett, Martyr

 3 July - St Thomas, the Apostle

 4 July - Bl Pier Giorgio Frassati

 6 July - St Maria Goretti, Virgin & Martyr

 9 July - St Veronica Giuliani

11 July - St Benedict of Norcia, Abbot, Patron of Europe

15 July - St Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church

16 July - Our Lady of Mount Carmel

21 July - St Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest & Doctor of the Church

22 July - St Mary Magdalen

23 July - St Bridget of Sweden, Patron of Europe

24 July - St Charbel Makhlouf

25 July - St James, the Apostle

31 July - St Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Jesuits

in August 2019

1 August - St Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

2 August - St Eusebius of Vercelli

4 August - St John Mary Vianney, the Curé of Ars, Patron Saint of Priests

5 August - Dedication of Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome - Our Lady of Snows

6 August - Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

7 August - St Cajetan of Tiene, Patron Saint of the unemployed

8 August - St Dominic Guzman, Founder of the Dominicans

9 August - St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Martyr & Co-Patroness of Europe

11 August - St Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Order of St Clare

13 August - St Maximus the Confessor

14 August - St Maximilian Maria Kolbe, Martyr of Love

15 August - Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

17 August - Our Lady of Knock

                  St Jeanne Delanoue (de la Croix)

19 August - St John Eudes, Priest

20 August - St Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot & Father of the Church

21 August - St Pius X

22 August - Feast of the Queenship of Mary

23 August - St Rose of Lima

24 August - St Bartholomew, the Apostle

26 August - Our Lady of Częstochowa
                 41st anniversary of the election of Pope John Paul I

28 August - St Augustine, Bishop & Father of the Church

29 August - Feast of the Beheading of St John the Baptist

30 August - St Margaret Clitherow, Martyr

in September 2019

 3 September - St Gregory the Great, Pope & Father of the Church

  5 September - St Mother Teresa of Calcutta

8 September - the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary

9 September - Bl Jacob Desiré Laval

12 September - The Most Holy Name of Mary

13 September - St John Chrysostom, Bishop & Father of the Church

14 September - Feast of the Exultation of the Cross

15 September - Our Lady of Sorrows
                       St Catherine of Genoa

16 September - St Cyprian

17 September - St Hildegarde of Bingen, Doctor of the Church
                       St Robert Bellarmine, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

21 September - St Matthew, the Apostle & Evangelist

23 September - St Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio)

24 September - Our Lady of Walsingham

29 September - Ss Michael, Gabriel & Raphael, the Archangels

30 September - St Jerome, Priest & Father of the Church

in the month of the Holy Rosary, October 2019

  1 October - St Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, Doctor of the Church
                   St Romanus the Melodist

  2 October - The Guardian Angels

  4 October - St Francis of Assisi

  5 October - St Faustina Kowalska

  7 October - Our Lady of the Rosary

  9 October - St John Leonardi
                   Blessed John Henry Newman

11 October - St John XXIII

13 October - 102nd anniversary of Our Lady's final apparition in Fatima when there was a miracle of the sun

15 October - St Teresa of Jesus, Doctor of the Church

16 October - St Margaret Mary Alacoque (of the Devotion to the Sacred Heart)

17 October - St Ignatius of Antioch

18 October - St Luke, Evangelist

19 October - Ss John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues, Noël Chabanel & their companions, Martyrs

22 October - St John Paul II

28 October - Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles

30 October - St Alphonsus Rodriguez SJ

in the month of prayer for the Holy Souls, November 2019

 1 November - All Saints

 2 November - All Souls

 4 November - St Charles Borromeo

 8 November - Bl John Duns Scotus, Franciscan priest & Theologian

10 November - St Leo the Great, Pope & Doctor of the Church

15 November - St Albert the Great, Doctor of the Church, Patron Saint of Scientists

16 November - St Gertrude the Great, Abbess

17 November - St Elizabeth of Hungary

21 November - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

23 November - St Clement of Rome, Pope & Martyr

24 November - Feast of Christ, King of the Universe

25 November -  St Catherine of Alexandria, Patron Saint of Philosophers & Students

27 November - St Catherine Labouré (of Rue du Bac & the Miraculous Medal)

30 November - St Andrew, Apostle

in December 2019

 1 December - 1st Sunday of Advent
(this date also feast of Bl Charles de Foucauld)

 3 December - St Francis Xavier

 4 December - St John Damascene

 7 December - St Ambrose of Milan

 8 December - 2nd Sunday of Advent

 9 December - Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(this date also feast of St Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin)

10 December - Our Lady of Loreto

12 December - Our Lady of Guadalupe

14 December - St John of the Cross

21 December - St Peter Canisius

25 December - Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord, Christmas Day

26 December - St Stephen (the First Martyr)

27 December - St John, Apostle & Evangelist

28 December - Holy Innocents, Martyrs

30 December - Feast of the Holy Family

in January 2019

 1 January - Solemnity of Mary Most Holy, Mother of God
                   52nd World Day of Peace, Theme: Good politics is at the service of peace
 
 2 January - St Basil the Great & St Gregory Nazianzen, Doctors of the Church

 3 January - Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus 

 4 January - St Angela of Foligno

 6 January - Solemnity of the Epiphany

12 January - St Marguerite Bourgeoys

13 January - Feast of the Baptism of the Lord - 1st Luminous Mystery of the Rosary
(this date also feast of St Hilary of Poitiers)

18-25 January - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

22 January - St Vincent Pallotti

24 January - St Francis de Sales, Doctor of the Church

25 January - Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle

26 January - St Timothy & St Titus

28 January - St Thomas Aquinas, the 'Angelic' Doctor of the Church

31 January - St John Bosco

in February 2019

2 February - Feast of the Presentation of the Lord & 23rd World Day for Consecrated Life

8 February - St Josephine Bakhita

10 February - St Scholastica

11 February - Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes & 26th World Day for the Sick

14 February - Ss Cyril & Methodius, Patrons of Europe

15 February - St Claude de la Colombière

20 February - Ss Jacinta & Francisco Marto

21 February - St Peter Damian

22 February - Chair of St Peter

in March 2019

 1 March - St David of Wales

 2 March - St Nicholas Owen, martyr

 6 March - Ash Wednesday & the beginning of Lent

18 March - St Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

19 March - Solemnity of St Joseph, Husband of Mary

25 March - Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

in April 2019

 4 April - St Isidore, bishop & Doctor of the Church

 6 April - St Juliana of Cornillon, apostle of the Blessed Sacrament

11 April - St Stanislaus

14 April - Palm Sunday

18 April - Holy Thursday - beginning of Easter Triduum with the Mass of the Last Supper

19 April - Good Friday

20 April - Holy Saturday

21 April - Easter Sunday - Day 1 of Octave of Easter
(this date also feast of St Anselm, bishop & Doctor of the Church)

28 April - Feast of Divine Mercy - Day 8 of Octave of Easter
(this date also feast of St Louis Marie de Montfort & St Gianna Beretta Molla)

29 April - St Catherine of Siena, Doctor of the Church

30 April - St Joseph Cottolengo

in Mary's month of May, 2019

 1 May - St Joseph the Worker

  2 May - St Athanasius, Bishop & Father of the Church

  3 May - Saints Philip & James, Apostles

  4 May - Holy Martyrs of England and Wales

  5 May - 3rd Sunday of Easter 

 8 May - Our Lady of the Rosary (Pompeii, Italy, 875)

10 May - St John of Avila, Doctor of the Church

12 May - St Leopold Mandić of Castelnuovo, Capuchin priest, 'Apostle of Unity'
              St Germanus of Constantinople

13 May - Our Lady of Fatima

14 May - St Matthias, Apostle

18 May - St Leonard Murialdo

19 May - St Crispin of Viterbo

22 May - St Rita of Cascia

25 May - St Bede the Venerable, Father of the Church

27 May - St Augustine of Canterbury

29 May - St Paul VI

30 May - Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (40 days after Easter Sunday)
(this date also feast of St Joan of Arc)

31 May - The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth

in the month of the Sacred Heart, June 2019

 1 June - St Justin, Martyr

 3 June - Charles Lwanga, Kizito & the Uganda Martyrs

 5 June - St Boniface, Bishop & Martyr

9 June - Solemnity of Pentecost
(this date is also feast of St Ephrem & St Columba)

10 June - Mary, the Mother of the Church
(2nd year this feast day is being celebrated on Monday after Pentecost, introduced by Pope Francis)

11 June - St Barnabas Apostle & St Paula Frassinetti

13 June - Feast of Jesus, the Eternal High Priest
(2nd year this feast day is being celebrated on Thursday after Pentecost, introduced by Pope Francis)
             also feast day of St Anthony of Padua, Priest & Doctor of the Church

16 June - Trinity Sunday

20 June - Corpus Christi

22 June - Ss John Fisher & Thomas More, Martyrs,
              St Paulinus of Nola, Bishop, St Joseph Cafasso

24 June - Birth of St John the Baptist

25 June - 38th anniversary of the reported apparitions of Our Lady in Medjugorje
               also feast of St Maximus of Turin

26 June - St Josemaría Escrivá, Founder of Opus Dei

27 June - St Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

28 June - Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
(this date is also feast of St Irenaeus, Father of the Church & Martyr)

29 June - Immaculate Heart of Mary

30 June - Ss Peter & Paul, Apostles