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Current Liturgical Season:  Ordinary

Liturgical Color:  Green

 

". . . .For this reason, the Church celebrates in the liturgy above all the Paschal mystery by which Christ accomplished the work of our salvation.  It is this mystery of Christ that the Church proclaims and celebrates in her liturgy so that the faithful may live from it and bear witness to it in the world:

For it is in the liturgy, especially in the divine sacrifice of the Eucharist, that 'the work of our redemption is accomplished,' and it is through the liturgy especially that the faithful are enabled to express in their lives and manifest to others the mystery of Christ and the real nature of the true Church".  (1067-1068 Catechism of the Catholic Church)

 

Holy Days of Obligation 2018

Following are the dates of Holy Days of Obligation and moveable feasts for the United States in 2018. Moveable feasts are holy days whose dates change from year to year:

  • Mary, Mother of God (January 1, not a holy day of obligation in 2018, due to falling on a Monday)
  • Ascension (Thursday, May 10, 2018)

(transferred to Sunday, May 13, 2018, in several dioceses of the United States)

  • Assumption of Mary (Wednesday, August 15, 2018)
  • All Saints Day (Thursday, November 1, 2018)
  • Immaculate Conception (Saturday, December 8, 2018)
  • Christmas (Tuesday, December 25, 2018)

 

MOVEABLE FEASTS 2018

  • Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)
  • Palm Sunday (Sunday, March 25, 2018)
  • Holy Thursday (Thursday, March 29, 2018)
  • Good Friday (Friday, March 30, 2018)
  • Holy Saturday (Saturday, March 31, 2018)
  • Easter Sunday (Sunday, April 1, 2018)
  • Divine Mercy Sunday (Sunday, April 8, 2018)
  • Pentecost Sunday (Sunday, May 20, 2018)
  • Most Holy Trinity Sunday (Sunday, May 27, 2018)
  • Corpus Christi (Sunday, June 3, 2018)
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus (Friday, June 8, 2018)
  • First Sunday of Advent (Sunday, December 2, 2018)

 

Liturgical Year -> ( USCCB website )

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