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Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar
Major Holidays of Catholicism for 2011, 2012, 2013

August 2011

1: Memorial of Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor.

2: Optional memorial of Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop.

4: Memorial of John Vianney, priest.

5: Optional memorial of The Dedication of St. Mary Major.

6: Feast of The Transfiguration.

7: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 19. (Optional memorial of Sixtus II, pope and martyr, and companions; Cajetan, priest.)

8: Memorial of Dominic, priest.

10: Feast of Lawrence, deacon and martyr.

11: Memorial of Clare, virgin.

13: Optional memorial of Pontian, pope and martyr; Hippolytus, priest and martyr.

14: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 20. (Optional memorial of Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr.) Vigil of the Solemnity of The Assumption.

15: Solemnity of The Assumption.

16: Optional memorial of Stephen of Hungary.

19: Optional memorial of John Eudes, priest.

20: Memorial of Bernard, abbot and doctor.

21: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 21. (Memorial of Pius X, pope.)

22: Memorial of The Queenship of Mary.

23: Optional memorial of Rose of Lima, virgin.

24: Feast of Bartholomew, apostle.

25: Optional memorial of Louis; Joseph Calasanz, priest.

27: Memorial of Monica.

28: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 22. (Memorial of Augustine, bishop and doctor.)

29: Memorial of Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr.

September 2011

3: Memorial of Gregory the Great, pope and doctor.

4: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 23.

8: Feast of The Birth of Mary.

9: Memorial of Peter Claver, priest (Americas).

11: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 24.

13: Memorial of John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor.

14: Feast of The Triumph of the Cross.

15: Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows.

16: Memorial of Cornelius, pope and martyr; Cyprian, bishop and martyr.

17: Optional memorial of Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor.

18: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 25.

19: Memorial of Isaac Jogues and John de Brebeuf, priests and martyrs, and companions, martyrs (Americas). Optional memorial of Januarius, bishop and martyr.

20: Optional memorial of Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr; Paul Chong Hasang and companions, martyrs.

21: Feast of Matthew, apostle and evangelist.

25: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 26.

26: Optional memorial of Cosmas and Damian, martyrs.

27: Memorial of Vincent de Paul, priest.

28: Optional memorial of Wencaslaus, martyr; Lawrence Ruiz and companions, martyrs.

29: Feast of Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels.

30: Memorial of Jerome, priest and doctor.

October 2011

1: Memorial of Theresa of the Child Jesus, virgin.

2: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 27. (Memorial of Guardian Angels.)

4: Memorial of Francis of Assisi.

6: Optional memorial of Bruno, priest.

7: Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary.

9: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 28. (Optional memorial of Denis, bishop and martyr, and companions, martyrs; John Leonardi, priest.)

14: Optional memorial of Callistus I, pope and martyr.

15: Memorial of Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor.

16: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 29. (Optional memorial of Hedwig, religious; Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin.)

17: Memorial of Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr.

18: Feast of Luke, evangelist.

19: Optional memorial of Paul of the Cross, priest.

23: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 30. (Optional memorial of John of Capistrano, priest.)

24: Optional memorial of Anthony Claret, bishop.

28: Feast of Simon and Jude, apostles.

30: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 31.

31: Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints.

November 2011

1: Solemnity of All Saints.

2: Optional memorial of All Souls.

3: Optional memorial of Martin de Porres, religious.

4: Memorial of Charles Borromeo, bishop.

6: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 32.

9: Feast of The Dedication of St. John Lateran.

10: Memorial of Leo the Great, pope and doctor.

11: Memorial of Martin of Tours, bishop.

12: Memorial of Josaphat, bishop and martyr.

13: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 33. (Memorial of Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin (Americas).)

15: Optional memorial of Albert the Great, bishop and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Margaret of Scotland; Gertrude, virgin.

17: Memorial of Elizabeth of Hungary, religious.

18: Optional memorial of The Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles.

19: Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King.

20: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 34. Solemnity of Christ the King.

21: Memorial of Presentation of Mary.

22: Memorial of Cecilia, virgin and martyr.

23: Optional memorial of Clement I, pope and martyr; Columban, abbot.

24: Optional memorial of Thanksgiving (USA). Optional memorial of Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and martyr, and companions, martyrs.

November 2011

27: Psalter I, Advent Week 1.

30: Feast of Andrew, apostle.

December 2011

3: Memorial of Frances Xavier, priest.

4: Psalter II, Advent Week 2. (Memorial of John Damascene, priest and doctor.)

6: Optional memorial of Nicholas, bishop.

7: Memorial of Ambrose, bishop and doctor. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception.

8: Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception.

11: Psalter III, Advent Week 3. (Optional memorial of Damasus I, pope.)

12: Memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Americas). Optional memorial of Jane Frances de Chantal, religious.

13: Memorial of Lucy, virgin and martyr.

14: Memorial of John of the Cross, priest and doctor.

18: Psalter IV, Advent Week 4.

21: (Optional memorial of Peter Canisius, priest and doctor.)

24: Vigil of the Solemnity of Christmas.

25: Psalter I, Octave of Christmas. Solemnity of Christmas. Begin Christmas Octave.

26: Feast of Stephen, first martyr.

27: Feast of John, apostle and evangelist.

28: Feast of Holy Innocents, martyrs.

29: (Optional memorial of Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr.)

31: (Optional memorial of Sylvester I, pope.) Vigil of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.

January 2012

1: Psalter II, Christmas Season. Feast of The Holy Family. Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.

2: Memorial of Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors.

4: Memorial of Elizabeth Ann Seton (Americas).

5: Memorial of John Neumann (Americas). Vigil of the Solemnity of Epiphany.

6: Solemnity of Epiphany.

7: Optional memorial of Raymond of Penyafort, priest.

8: Psalter Varies, Christmas Season. Feast of The Baptism of the Lord.

9: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 1.

13: Optional memorial of Hilary, bishop and doctor.

15: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 2.

17: Memorial of Anthony, abbot.

20: Optional memorial of Fabian, pope and martyr. Optional memorial of Sebastian, martyr.

21: Memorial of Agnes, virgin and martyr.

22: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 3. (Optional memorial of Vincent, deacon and martyr.)

24: Memorial of Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor.

25: Feast of Conversion of Paul.

26: Memorial of Timothy and Titus, bishops.

27: Optional memorial of Angela Merici, virgin.

28: Memorial of Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor.

29: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 4.

31: Memorial of John Bosco, priest.

February 2012

2: Feast of Presentation of the Lord.

3: Optional memorial of Blase, bishop and martyr. Optional memorial of Ansgar, bishop.

5: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 5. (Memorial of Agatha, virgin and martyr.)

6: Memorial of Paul Miki and companions, martyrs.

8: Optional memorial of Jerome Emiliani.

10: Memorial of Scholastica, virgin.

11: Optional memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes.

12: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 6.

14: Optional memorial of Cyril, monk, and Methodius, bishop.

17: Optional memorial of Seven founders of the order of Servites.

19: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 7.

21: Optional memorial of Peter Damian, bishop and doctor.

22: Ash Wednesday; Beginning of Lent. Feast of Chair of St. Peter, apostle.

23: (Memorial of Polycarp, bishop and martyr.)

26: Psalter I, Lent Week 1.

March 2012

4: Psalter II, Lent Week 2. (Optional memorial of Casimir.)

7: (Memorial of Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs.)

8: (Optional memorial of John of God, religious.)

9: (Optional memorial of Frances of Rome, religious.)

11: Psalter III, Lent Week 3.

17: (Optional memorial of Patrick, bishop.)

18: Psalter IV, Lent Week 4. (Optional memorial of Cyril of Jerusalem, bishop and doctor.) Vigil of the Solemnity of Joseph, husband of Mary.

19: Solemnity of Joseph, husband of Mary.

23: (Optional memorial of Turibius de Mongrovejo, bishop.)

24: Vigil of the Solemnity of Annunciation.

25: Psalter I, Lent Week 5. (Solemnity of Annunciation.)

April 2012

1: Psalter II, Holy Week. Palm Sunday.

2: (Optional memorial of Francis of Paola, hermit.)

4: (Optional memorial of Isidore, bishop and doctor.)

5: Holy Thursday. (Optional memorial of Vincent Ferrer, priest.)

6: Good Friday.

7: Holy Saturday. (Memorial of John Baptist de la Salle, priest.) Vigil of the Solemnity of Easter.

8: Psalter I, Octave of Easter. Solemnity of Easter.

11: (Optional memorial of Stanislaus, bishop and martyr.)

13: (Optional memorial of Martin I, pope and martyr.)

15: Psalter II, Easter Week 2. Last Day of Octave.

21: Optional memorial of Anselm, bishop and doctor.

22: Psalter III, Easter Week 3.

23: Optional memorial of George, martyr.

24: Optional memorial of Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr.

25: Feast of Mark, evangelist.

29: Psalter IV, Easter Week 4. (Memorial of Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor.)

30: Optional memorial of Pius V, pope.

May 2012

1: Optional memorial of Joseph the Worker.

2: Memorial of Athanasius, bishop and doctor.

3: Feast of Philip and James, apostles.

6: Psalter I, Easter Week 5.

12: Optional memorial of Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Pancras, martyr.

13: Psalter II, Easter Week 6.

14: Feast of Matthias, apostle.

15: Optional memorial of Isidore.

18: Optional memorial of John I, pope and martyr.

20: Psalter III, Easter Week 7. (Optional memorial of Bernardine of Siena, priest.)

25: Optional memorial of Venerable Bede, priest and doctor; Gregory VII, pope; Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin.

26: Memorial of Philip Neri, priest. Vigil of the Solemnity of Pentecost.

27: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 8. Solemnity of Pentecost. (Optional memorial of Augustine of Canterbury, bishop.)

31: Feast of The Visitation.

June 2012

1: Memorial of Justin, martyr.

2: Optional memorial of Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Holy Trinity.

3: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 9. Solemnity of The Holy Trinity. (Memorial of Charles Lwanga and companions, martyrs.)

5: Memorial of Boniface, bishop and martyr.

6: Optional memorial of Norbert, bishop. Vigil of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

7: Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

9: Optional memorial of Ephrem, deacon and doctor.

10: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 10.

11: Memorial of Barnabas, apostle.

13: Memorial of Anthony of Padua, priest and doctor.

14: Vigil of the Solemnity of Sacred Heart.

15: Solemnity of Sacred Heart.

17: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 11.

19: Optional memorial of Romuald, abbot.

21: Memorial of Aloysius Gonzaga, religious.

22: Optional memorial of Paulinus of Nola, bishop; John Fisher, bishop and martyr; Thomas More, martyr.

23: Vigil of the Solemnity of Birth of John the Baptist.

24: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 12. (Solemnity of Birth of John the Baptist.)

27: Optional memorial of Cyril of Alexandra, bishop and doctor.

28: Memorial of Irenaeus, bishop and martyr. Vigil of the Solemnity of Peter and Paul, apostles.

29: Solemnity of Peter and Paul, apostles.

30: Optional memorial of First martyrs of the Church in Rome.

July 2012

1: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 13.

3: Feast of Thomas, apostle.

4: Optional memorial of Elizabeth of Portugal. Optional memorial of Independence Day (USA).

5: Optional memorial of Anthony Zaccaria, priest.

6: Optional memorial of Maria Goretti, virgin and martyr.

8: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 14.

11: Memorial of Benedict, abbot.

13: Optional memorial of Henry.

14: Optional memorial of Camilus de Lellis, priest.

15: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 15. (Memorial of Bonaventure, bishop and doctor.)

16: Optional memorial of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.

21: Optional memorial of Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor.

22: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 16. (Memorial of Mary Magdalene.)

23: Optional memorial of Bridget, religious.

25: Feast of James, apostle.

26: Memorial of Joachim and Ann, parents of Mary.

29: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 17. (Memorial of Martha.)

30: Optional memorial of Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor.

31: Memorial of Ignatius of Loyola, priest.

August 2012

1: Memorial of Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor.

2: Optional memorial of Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop.

4: Memorial of John Vianney, priest.

5: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 18. (Optional memorial of The Dedication of St. Mary Major.)

6: Feast of The Transfiguration.

7: Optional memorial of Sixtus II, pope and martyr, and companions; Cajetan, priest.

8: Memorial of Dominic, priest.

10: Feast of Lawrence, deacon and martyr.

11: Memorial of Clare, virgin.

12: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 19.

13: Optional memorial of Pontian, pope and martyr; Hippolytus, priest and martyr.

14: Optional memorial of Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Assumption.

15: Solemnity of The Assumption.

16: Optional memorial of Stephen of Hungary.

19: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 20. (Optional memorial of John Eudes, priest.)

20: Memorial of Bernard, abbot and doctor.

21: Memorial of Pius X, pope.

22: Memorial of The Queenship of Mary.

23: Optional memorial of Rose of Lima, virgin.

24: Feast of Bartholomew, apostle.

25: Optional memorial of Louis; Joseph Calasanz, priest.

26: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 21.

27: Memorial of Monica.

28: Memorial of Augustine, bishop and doctor.

29: Memorial of Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr.

September 2012

2: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 22.

3: Memorial of Gregory the Great, pope and doctor.

8: Feast of The Birth of Mary.

9: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 23. (Memorial of Peter Claver, priest (Americas).)

13: Memorial of John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor.

14: Feast of The Triumph of the Cross.

15: Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows.

16: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 24. (Memorial of Cornelius, pope and martyr; Cyprian, bishop and martyr.)

17: Optional memorial of Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor.

19: Memorial of Isaac Jogues and John de Brebeuf, priests and martyrs, and companions, martyrs (Americas). Optional memorial of Januarius, bishop and martyr.

20: Optional memorial of Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr; Paul Chong Hasang and companions, martyrs.

21: Feast of Matthew, apostle and evangelist.

23: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 25.

26: Optional memorial of Cosmas and Damian, martyrs.

27: Memorial of Vincent de Paul, priest.

28: Optional memorial of Wencaslaus, martyr; Lawrence Ruiz and companions, martyrs.

29: Feast of Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels.

30: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 26. (Memorial of Jerome, priest and doctor.)

October 2012

1: Memorial of Theresa of the Child Jesus, virgin.

2: Memorial of Guardian Angels.

4: Memorial of Francis of Assisi.

6: Optional memorial of Bruno, priest.

7: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 27. (Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary.)

9: Optional memorial of Denis, bishop and martyr, and companions, martyrs; John Leonardi, priest.

14: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 28. (Optional memorial of Callistus I, pope and martyr.)

15: Memorial of Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Hedwig, religious; Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin.

17: Memorial of Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr.

18: Feast of Luke, evangelist.

19: Optional memorial of Paul of the Cross, priest.

21: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 29.

23: Optional memorial of John of Capistrano, priest.

24: Optional memorial of Anthony Claret, bishop.

28: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 30. (Feast of Simon and Jude, apostles.)

31: Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints.

November 2012

1: Solemnity of All Saints.

2: Optional memorial of All Souls.

3: Optional memorial of Martin de Porres, religious.

4: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 31. (Memorial of Charles Borromeo, bishop.)

9: Feast of The Dedication of St. John Lateran.

10: Memorial of Leo the Great, pope and doctor.

11: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 32. (Memorial of Martin of Tours, bishop.)

12: Memorial of Josaphat, bishop and martyr.

13: Memorial of Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin (Americas).

15: Optional memorial of Albert the Great, bishop and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Margaret of Scotland; Gertrude, virgin.

17: Memorial of Elizabeth of Hungary, religious.

18: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 33. (Optional memorial of The Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles.)

21: Memorial of Presentation of Mary.

22: Optional memorial of Thanksgiving (USA). Memorial of Cecilia, virgin and martyr.

23: Optional memorial of Clement I, pope and martyr; Columban, abbot.

24: Optional memorial of Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and martyr, and companions, martyrs. Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King.

25: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 34. Solemnity of Christ the King.

30: Feast of Andrew, apostle.

December 2012

2: Psalter I, Advent Week 1.

3: Memorial of Frances Xavier, priest.

4: Memorial of John Damascene, priest and doctor.

6: Optional memorial of Nicholas, bishop.

7: Memorial of Ambrose, bishop and doctor. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception.

8: Solemnity of The Immaculate Conception.

9: Psalter II, Advent Week 2.

11: Optional memorial of Damasus I, pope.

12: Memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Americas). Optional memorial of Jane Frances de Chantal, religious.

13: Memorial of Lucy, virgin and martyr.

14: Memorial of John of the Cross, priest and doctor.

16: Psalter III, Advent Week 3.

21: (Optional memorial of Peter Canisius, priest and doctor.)

23: Psalter IV, Advent Week 4.

24: Vigil of the Solemnity of Christmas.

25: Solemnity of Christmas. Begin Christmas Octave.

26: Feast of Stephen, first martyr.

27: Feast of John, apostle and evangelist.

28: Feast of Holy Innocents, martyrs.

29: (Optional memorial of Thomas Becket, bishop and martyr.)

30: Psalter I, Octave of Christmas. Feast of The Holy Family.

31: (Optional memorial of Sylvester I, pope.) Vigil of the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.

January 2013

1: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God.

2: Memorial of Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors.

4: Memorial of Elizabeth Ann Seton (Americas).

5: Memorial of John Neumann (Americas). Vigil of the Solemnity of Epiphany.

6: Psalter II, Christmas Season. Solemnity of Epiphany.

7: Optional memorial of Raymond of Penyafort, priest.

13: Psalter Varies, Christmas Season. Feast of The Baptism of the Lord. (Optional memorial of Hilary, bishop and doctor.)

14: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 1.

17: Memorial of Anthony, abbot.

20: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 2. (Optional memorial of Fabian, pope and martyr. Optional memorial of Sebastian, martyr.)

21: Memorial of Agnes, virgin and martyr.

22: Optional memorial of Vincent, deacon and martyr.

24: Memorial of Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor.

25: Feast of Conversion of Paul.

26: Memorial of Timothy and Titus, bishops.

27: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 3. (Optional memorial of Angela Merici, virgin.)

28: Memorial of Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor.

31: Memorial of John Bosco, priest.

February 2013

2: Feast of Presentation of the Lord.

3: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 4. (Optional memorial of Blase, bishop and martyr. Optional memorial of Ansgar, bishop.)

5: Memorial of Agatha, virgin and martyr.

6: Memorial of Paul Miki and companions, martyrs.

8: Optional memorial of Jerome Emiliani.

10: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 5. (Memorial of Scholastica, virgin.)

11: Optional memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes.

13: Ash Wednesday; Beginning of Lent.

14: (Optional memorial of Cyril, monk, and Methodius, bishop.)

17: Psalter I, Lent Week 1. (Optional memorial of Seven founders of the order of Servites.)

21: (Optional memorial of Peter Damian, bishop and doctor.)

22: Feast of Chair of St. Peter, apostle.

23: (Memorial of Polycarp, bishop and martyr.)

24: Psalter II, Lent Week 2.

March 2013

3: Psalter III, Lent Week 3.

4: (Optional memorial of Casimir.)

7: (Memorial of Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs.)

8: (Optional memorial of John of God, religious.)

9: (Optional memorial of Frances of Rome, religious.)

10: Psalter IV, Lent Week 4.

17: Psalter I, Lent Week 5. (Optional memorial of Patrick, bishop.)

18: (Optional memorial of Cyril of Jerusalem, bishop and doctor.) Vigil of the Solemnity of Joseph, husband of Mary.

19: Solemnity of Joseph, husband of Mary.

23: (Optional memorial of Turibius de Mongrovejo, bishop.)

24: Psalter II, Holy Week. Palm Sunday. Vigil of the Solemnity of Annunciation.

25: (Solemnity of Annunciation.)

28: Holy Thursday.

29: Good Friday.

30: Holy Saturday. Vigil of the Solemnity of Easter.

31: Psalter I, Octave of Easter. Solemnity of Easter.

April 2013

2: (Optional memorial of Francis of Paola, hermit.)

4: (Optional memorial of Isidore, bishop and doctor.)

5: (Optional memorial of Vincent Ferrer, priest.)

7: Psalter II, Easter Week 2. Last Day of Octave. (Memorial of John Baptist de la Salle, priest.)

11: Optional memorial of Stanislaus, bishop and martyr.

13: Optional memorial of Martin I, pope and martyr.

14: Psalter III, Easter Week 3.

21: Psalter IV, Easter Week 4. (Optional memorial of Anselm, bishop and doctor.)

23: Optional memorial of George, martyr.

24: Optional memorial of Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr.

25: Feast of Mark, evangelist.

28: Psalter I, Easter Week 5.

29: Memorial of Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor.

30: Optional memorial of Pius V, pope.

May 2013

1: Optional memorial of Joseph the Worker.

2: Memorial of Athanasius, bishop and doctor.

3: Feast of Philip and James, apostles.

5: Psalter II, Easter Week 6.

12: Psalter III, Easter Week 7. (Optional memorial of Nereus and Achilleus, martyrs; Pancras, martyr.)

14: Feast of Matthias, apostle.

15: Optional memorial of Isidore.

18: Optional memorial of John I, pope and martyr. Vigil of the Solemnity of Pentecost.

19: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 7. Solemnity of Pentecost.

20: Optional memorial of Bernardine of Siena, priest.

25: Optional memorial of Venerable Bede, priest and doctor; Gregory VII, pope; Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Holy Trinity.

26: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 8. Solemnity of The Holy Trinity. (Memorial of Philip Neri, priest.)

27: Optional memorial of Augustine of Canterbury, bishop.

29: Vigil of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

30: Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

31: Feast of The Visitation.

June 2013

1: Memorial of Justin, martyr.

2: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 9. (Optional memorial of Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs.)

3: Memorial of Charles Lwanga and companions, martyrs.

5: Memorial of Boniface, bishop and martyr.

6: Optional memorial of Norbert, bishop. Vigil of the Solemnity of Sacred Heart.

7: Solemnity of Sacred Heart.

9: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 10. (Optional memorial of Ephrem, deacon and doctor.)

11: Memorial of Barnabas, apostle.

13: Memorial of Anthony of Padua, priest and doctor.

16: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 11.

19: Optional memorial of Romuald, abbot.

21: Memorial of Aloysius Gonzaga, religious.

22: Optional memorial of Paulinus of Nola, bishop; John Fisher, bishop and martyr; Thomas More, martyr.

23: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 12. Vigil of the Solemnity of Birth of John the Baptist.

24: Solemnity of Birth of John the Baptist.

27: Optional memorial of Cyril of Alexandra, bishop and doctor.

28: Memorial of Irenaeus, bishop and martyr. Vigil of the Solemnity of Peter and Paul, apostles.

29: Solemnity of Peter and Paul, apostles.

30: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 13. (Optional memorial of First martyrs of the Church in Rome.)

July 2013

3: Feast of Thomas, apostle.

4: Optional memorial of Elizabeth of Portugal. Optional memorial of Independence Day (USA).

5: Optional memorial of Anthony Zaccaria, priest.

6: Optional memorial of Maria Goretti, virgin and martyr.

7: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 14.

11: Memorial of Benedict, abbot.

13: Optional memorial of Henry.

14: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 15. (Optional memorial of Camilus de Lellis, priest.)

15: Memorial of Bonaventure, bishop and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.

21: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 16. (Optional memorial of Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor.)

22: Memorial of Mary Magdalene.

23: Optional memorial of Bridget, religious.

25: Feast of James, apostle.

26: Memorial of Joachim and Ann, parents of Mary.

28: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 17.

29: Memorial of Martha.

30: Optional memorial of Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor.

31: Memorial of Ignatius of Loyola, priest.

August 2013

1: Memorial of Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor.

2: Optional memorial of Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop.

4: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 18. (Memorial of John Vianney, priest.)

5: Optional memorial of The Dedication of St. Mary Major.

6: Feast of The Transfiguration.

7: Optional memorial of Sixtus II, pope and martyr, and companions; Cajetan, priest.

8: Memorial of Dominic, priest.

10: Feast of Lawrence, deacon and martyr.

11: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 19. (Memorial of Clare, virgin.)

13: Optional memorial of Pontian, pope and martyr; Hippolytus, priest and martyr.

14: Optional memorial of Maximilian Mary Kolbe, priest and martyr. Vigil of the Solemnity of The Assumption.

15: Solemnity of The Assumption.

16: Optional memorial of Stephen of Hungary.

18: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 20.

19: Optional memorial of John Eudes, priest.

20: Memorial of Bernard, abbot and doctor.

21: Memorial of Pius X, pope.

22: Memorial of The Queenship of Mary.

23: Optional memorial of Rose of Lima, virgin.

24: Feast of Bartholomew, apostle.

25: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 21. (Optional memorial of Louis; Joseph Calasanz, priest.)

27: Memorial of Monica.

28: Memorial of Augustine, bishop and doctor.

29: Memorial of Beheading of John the Baptist, martyr.

September 2013

1: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 22.

3: Memorial of Gregory the Great, pope and doctor.

8: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 23. (Feast of The Birth of Mary.)

9: Memorial of Peter Claver, priest (Americas).

13: Memorial of John Chrysostom, bishop and doctor.

14: Feast of The Triumph of the Cross.

15: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 24. (Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows.)

16: Memorial of Cornelius, pope and martyr; Cyprian, bishop and martyr.

17: Optional memorial of Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor.

19: Memorial of Isaac Jogues and John de Brebeuf, priests and martyrs, and companions, martyrs (Americas). Optional memorial of Januarius, bishop and martyr.

20: Optional memorial of Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr; Paul Chong Hasang and companions, martyrs.

21: Feast of Matthew, apostle and evangelist.

22: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 25.

26: Optional memorial of Cosmas and Damian, martyrs.

27: Memorial of Vincent de Paul, priest.

28: Optional memorial of Wencaslaus, martyr; Lawrence Ruiz and companions, martyrs.

29: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 26. (Feast of Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels.)

30: Memorial of Jerome, priest and doctor.

October 2013

1: Memorial of Theresa of the Child Jesus, virgin.

2: Memorial of Guardian Angels.

4: Memorial of Francis of Assisi.

6: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 27. (Optional memorial of Bruno, priest.)

7: Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary.

9: Optional memorial of Denis, bishop and martyr, and companions, martyrs; John Leonardi, priest.

13: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 28.

14: Optional memorial of Callistus I, pope and martyr.

15: Memorial of Teresa of Jesus, virgin and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Hedwig, religious; Margaret Mary Alacoque, virgin.

17: Memorial of Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr.

18: Feast of Luke, evangelist.

19: Optional memorial of Paul of the Cross, priest.

20: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 29.

23: Optional memorial of John of Capistrano, priest.

24: Optional memorial of Anthony Claret, bishop.

27: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 30.

28: Feast of Simon and Jude, apostles.

31: Vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints.

November 2013

1: Solemnity of All Saints.

2: Optional memorial of All Souls.

3: Psalter III, Ordinary Time Week 31. (Optional memorial of Martin de Porres, religious.)

4: Memorial of Charles Borromeo, bishop.

9: Feast of The Dedication of St. John Lateran.

10: Psalter IV, Ordinary Time Week 32. (Memorial of Leo the Great, pope and doctor.)

11: Memorial of Martin of Tours, bishop.

12: Memorial of Josaphat, bishop and martyr.

13: Memorial of Frances Xavier Cabrini, virgin (Americas).

15: Optional memorial of Albert the Great, bishop and doctor.

16: Optional memorial of Margaret of Scotland; Gertrude, virgin.

17: Psalter I, Ordinary Time Week 33. (Memorial of Elizabeth of Hungary, religious.)

18: Optional memorial of The Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles.

21: Memorial of Presentation of Mary.

22: Memorial of Cecilia, virgin and martyr.

23: Optional memorial of Clement I, pope and martyr; Columban, abbot. Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King.

24: Psalter II, Ordinary Time Week 34. Solemnity of Christ the King. (Optional memorial of Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and martyr, and companions, martyrs.)

28: Optional memorial of Thanksgiving (USA).

30: Feast of Andrew, apostle.

 

Charles Henderson

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The Rev. Charles P. Henderson is a Presbyterian minister and author of Faith, Science and the Future, published in 1994 by CrossCurrents Press. He is also the author of God and Science (John Knox / Westminster, 1986) which he is now rewriting to incorporate more recent developments in the conversation taking place between scientists and theologians. He has also written widely for such publications as The New York Times, The Nation, Commonweal, The Christian Century and others.

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