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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL YEAR 2002
AT A GLANCE.
(Cycle A)


SEASON OF ADVENT

DECEMBER, 2001

Dec 02 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 03 Saint Francis Xavier, priest
Dec 04 Saint John Damascus, priest, doctor
Dec 06 Saint Nicholas, bishop
Dec 07 Saint Ambrose, bishop, doctor
Dec 08 Immaculate Conception of Mary
Dec 09 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 11 Saint Damasus I, pope
Dec 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe
Dec 13 Saint Lucy, virgin, martyr
Dec 14 Saint John of the Cross, priest, doctor
Dec 16 THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 21 Saint Peter Canisius, priest, doctor
Dec 23 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 24 Christmas Vigil
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS - During the Night
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS - Dawn
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS - Day
Dec 26 Saint Stephen, first Christian martyr
Dec 27 Saint John, apostle, evangelist
Dec 28 Holy Innocents
Dec 29 Saint Thomas Becket
Dec 30 HOLY FAMILY
Dec 31 Saint Sylvester
(Prayer Vigil for the New Year)

JANUARY, 2002

(Renewed commitment to evangelize.)

Jan 01 MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
(World Day of Peace)
Jan 02 Saint Basil the Great & Saint Gregory Nazianzen
Jan 06 EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
Jan 07 Saint Raymond of Penyafort, priest
Jan 13 BAPTISM OF THE LORD
Jan 20 SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jan 20-27 Prayer for Christian Unity
Jan 21 Saint Agnes, virgin, martyr
Jan 22 Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr
Jan 24 Saint Francis de Sales, bishop, doctor
Jan 25 Conversion of St. Paul, apostle
Jan 26 Saint Timothy and Saint Titus, bishops
Jan 27 THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(Countdown for Lent)
Jan 31 Saint John Bosco, priest

FEBRUARY, 2002

Feb 02 Presentation of the Lord
(World Day for Consecrated Life)
Feb 03 FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 05 Saint Agatha, virgin, martyr
Feb 06 Saint Paul Miki and companions, martyrs
Feb 08 Saint Jerome Emiliani
Feb 10 FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 11 Our Lady of Lourdes
(World Day of the Sick)
Feb 13 ASH WEDNESDAY
Feb 17 FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT
(Development and Peace - Lent 2002)
Feb 21 Saint Peter Damian
Feb 22 Chair of Saint Peter, apostle
Feb 23 Saint Polycarp
Feb 24 SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT

MARCH, 2002

Mar 01 (World Day of Prayer)
Mar 03 THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT
(First scrutiny of the catechumens)
Mar 04 Saint Casmir
Mar 07 Saint Perpetua and Saint Felicity
Mar 08 Saint John of God
Mar 09 Saint Frances of Rome
Mar 10 FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT
(Second scrutiny of the catechumens)
Mar 16 (Optional: Covering crosses, crucifixes & statues)
(Penance celebration)
Mar 17 FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT
(Third scrutiny of the catechumens)
Mar 18 Saint Cyril of Jerusalem
Mar 19 Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
patron of the universal Church, principal patron of Canada
Mar 23 Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo
Mar 24 PASSION SUNDAY (Procession with Palms)
Mar 28 HOLY THURSDAY (Mass of Chrism)
Mar 29 GOOD FRIDAY (Universal day of fasting/abstinence)
Mar 30 HOLY SATURDAY
THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD - THE EASTER VIGIL
Mar 31 EASTER SUNDAY

APRIL, 2002

Apr 07 SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 08 Annunciation of the Lord
Apr 11 Saint Stanislaus, bishop, martyr
Apr 13 Saint Martin I, pope, martyr
Apr 14 THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 17 Blessed Kateri Kekakwitha, virgin
Apr 21 FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
(World Day of Prayer for Vocations)
Apr 23 Saint George, Martyr
Saint Adalbert, bishop, martyr
Apr 24 Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringer, priest, martyr
Apr 25 Saint Mark, evangelist
Apr 26 Our Lady of Good Counsel
Apr 28 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 29 Saint Catherine of Siena, virgin, doctor
Apr 30 Saint Pius V, pope
Blessed Marie of the Incarnation, religious

MAY, 2002

May 01 Saint Joseph the worker
(International Worker's Day)
May 02 Saint Athanasius, Bishop, doctor
May 03 Saint Philip and Saint James, apostles
May 04 Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis
May 05 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
(The Pope's Pastoral Works)
May 06 Blessed François de Laval, bishop
May 08 Blessed Catherine of St. Augustine, religious
May 10 (9 days of prayer to the Holy Spirit to prepare for Pentecost.)
May 12 ASCENSION OF THE LORD
(Canada Health Day)
(World Communications Day)
(Mother's Day)
May 14 Saint Matthias, apostle
May 18 Saint John I, pope and martyr
May 19 PENTECOST SUNDAY
May 20 Saint Bernadine of Siena, priest
May 21 Saint Eugène de Mazenod, bishop
May 24 Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau, bishop
May 25 Saint Bede the Venerable, priest, doctor
Saint Gregory VII, pope
Saint Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, virgin
May 26 TRINITY SUNDAY
May 27 Saint Augustine of Canterbury, bishop
May 31 Visitation of Mary

JUNE, 2002

Jun 01 Saint Justin, martyr
Jun 02 SOLEMNITY OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
Jun 03 Saint Charles Lwanga and companions, martyrs
Jun 05 Saint Boniface, bishop, martyr
Jun 06 Saint Norbert, bishop
Jun 07 Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jun 08 Immaculate Heart of Mary
Jun 09 TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 11 Saint Barnabas, apostle
Jun 13 Saint Anthony of Padua
Jun 16 ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 19 Saint Romuald, abbot
Jun 21 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, religious
Jun 22 Saint Paulinus of Nola, bishop
Saint John Fisher, bishop
Jun 23 TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 24 Birth of Saint John the Baptist
Jun 27 Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishop, doctor
Jun 28 Saint Irenaeus, bishop, martyr
Jun 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul, apostles
Jun 30 THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

JULY, 2002

Jul 01 (Canada Day)
Jul 03 Saint Thomas, apostle
Jul 04 Saint Elizabeth of Portugal
Jul 05 Saint Anthony Zaccaria, priest
Jul 06 Saint Maria Goretti, virgin, martyr
Jul 07 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 11 Saint Benedict, abbot
Jul 13 Saint Henry
Jul 14 FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 15 Saint Bonaventure, bishop, doctor
Jul 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Jul 21 SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 22 Saint Mary Magdalene, disciple of the Lord
Jul 23 Saint Bridget, religious
Jul 25 Saint James, apostle
Jul 26 Saints Anne and Joachim, parents of the Virgin Mary
Jul 27 SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 29 Saint Martha, disciple of the Lord
Jul 30 Saint Peter Chrysologus, bishop, doctor
Jul 31 Saint Ignatius of Loyola

AUGUST, 2002

Aug 01 Saint Alphonsus Liguori, bishop, doctor
Aug 02 Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop
Saint Peter Julian Eymard, priest
Aug 04 EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 05 Dedication of St. Mary Major
Blessed Frédéric Janssoone, priest
Aug 06 Transfiguration of the Lord
Aug 07 Saint Sixtus II, pope and companions
Saint Cajetan, priest
Aug 08 Saint Dominic, priest
Aug 10 Saint Lawrence, deacon
Aug 11 NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 13 Saint Pontian, pope, martyr
Saint Hippolytus, priest, martyr
Aug 14 Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest, martyr
Aug 15 Assumption of Mary
Aug 16 Saint Stephen of Hungary
Aug 18 TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 19 Saint John Eudes, priest
Aug 20 Saint Bernard, abbot, doctor
Aug 21 Saint Pius X, pope
Aug 22 Queenship of Mary
Aug 23 Saint Rose of Lima, virgin
Aug 24 Saint Bartholomew, apostle
Aug 25 TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 27 Saint Monica
Aug 28 Saint Augustine, bishop, doctor
Aug 29 Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

SEPTEMBER, 2002

Sep 01 TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 02 (Labour Day)
Sep 03 Saint Gregory the Great, pope, doctor
Sep 04 Blessed Dina Bélanger, religious
Sep 08 TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 09 Saint Peter Claver, priest
Sep 13 Saint John Chrysostom, bishop, doctor
Sep 14 Triumph of the Cross
Sep 15 TWENTY-FOUR SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 16 Saint Cornelius, pope, martyr
Saint Cyprian, bishop, martyr
Sep 17 Saint Robert Bellarmine, bishop, doctor
Sep 19 Saint Januarius, bishop, martyr
Sep 20 Saint Andrew Kim Kaegön, priest,
Paul Chong Hasang, and companions, martyrs
Sep 21 Saint Matthew, apostle, evangelist
Sep 22 TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 26 Saint John de Brébeuf and St. Isaac Jogues,
priests, and companions, martyrs
Sep 27 Saint Vincent de Paul
Sep 28 Saint Wenceslaus, martyr
Saint Lawrence Ruiz and companions, martyrs
Sep 29 TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(Needs of the Church in Canada.)
Sep 30 Saint Jerome, priest, doctor

OCTOBER, 2002

Oct 01 Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus
Oct 02 Guardian Angels
Oct 04 Saint Francis of Assisi
Oct 06 TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 07 Our Lady of the Rosary
Oct 09 Saint Denis, bishop, and companions, martyrs
Saint John Leonardi, priest
Oct 13 TWENTY-EIGHT SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 14 (Thanksgiving Day - public thanks to God)
Saint Callistus I, pope, martyr
Oct 15 Saint Teresa of Jesus, virgin, doctor
Oct 16 Saint Marguerite d'Youville, religious
Oct 17 Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop, martyr
Oct 18 Saint Luke, evangelist
Oct 19 Saint Paul of the Cross, priest
Oct 20 TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(Evangelization of the Nations.)
Oct 22 Dedication of Consecrated Churches (of unknown dates)
Oct 22 Saint John of Capistrano, priest
Oct 23 Saint Anthony Claret, bishop
Oct 27 THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 28 Saint Simon and Saint Jude, apostles

NOVEMBER, 2002

Nov 01 All Saints
Nov 02 Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed
Nov 03 THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 04 Saint Charles Borromeo, bishop
Nov 09 Dedication of Saint John Lateran
Nov 10 THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 11 Remembrance Day (Pray for victims of war/violence)
Saint Martin of Tours, bishop
Nov 12 Saint Josaphat, bishop, martyr
Nov 15 Saint Albert the Great, bishop, doctor
Nov 16 Saint Margaret of Scotland
Saint Gertrude, virgin
Nov 17 THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 18 Dedication of the Churches of Peter and Paul, apostles
Nov 21 Presentation of mary
Nov 22 Saint Cecilia, virgin, martyr
Nov 23 Saint Clement I, pope, martyr
Saint Columbanus, abbot
Nov 24 CHRIST THE KING
Nov 25 Saint Catherine of Alexandria, virgin, martyr
Nov 30 Saint Andrew, apostle



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