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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL YEAR 2008
AT A GLANCE.
(Cycle A)


DECEMBER, 2007

ADVENT SEASON

Dec 02 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 03 St. Francis Xavier, priest
Dec 04 Saint John Damascus, priest, doctor
Dec 06 Saint Nicholas, bishop
Dec 07 Saint Ambrose, bishop and 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 and doctor
Dec 16 THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 21 Saint Peter Canisius, priest, doctor
Dec 23 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

CHRISTMAS SEASON

Dec 24 CHRISTMAS Vigil
Dec 24 CHRISTMAS Mass During the Night
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS Mass at Dawn
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS Mass During the Day
Dec 26 St Stephen, first Christian martyr
Dec 27 Saint John, apostle, evangelist
Dec 28 Holy Innocents
Dec 30 HOLY FAMILY
Dec 31 Saint Sylvester
Dec 31 (Prayer Vigil for the New Year)

JANUARY, 2008

Jan 01 MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
Jan 01 (World Day of Peace)
Jan 02 St. Basil The Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen, bishops, doctors
Jan 03 Holy Name of Jesus
Jan 06 EPIPANY OF THE LORD
Jan 07 Saint Raymond of Penyafort, priest
Jan 12 Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, religious
Jan 13 BAPTISM OF THE LORD
Jan 13 World Day of Migrants and Refugees

ORDINARY TIME

Jan 17 Saint Anthony, abbot
Jan 20 SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jan 20 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 Saint Paul, apostle
Jan 26 Saint Timothy and Saint Titus, bishops
Jan 27 THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jan 28 Saint Thomas Aquinas, priest, doctor
Jan 31 Saint John Bosco, priest

FEBRUARY, 2008

Feb 02 Presentation of the Lord
Feb 02 (World Day for Consecrated Life)
Feb 03 FOURTH DAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 05 Saint Agatha, virgin, martyr

SEASON OF LENT

Feb 06 ASH WEDNESDAY
Feb 08 Saint Jerome Emiliani
Feb 08 Saint Josephine Bakhita, virgin
Feb 10 FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT
Feb 10 (Development and Peace)
Feb 11 Our Lady of Lourdes
Feb 11 (World Day of the Sick)
Feb 14 Saint Cyril, monk, and Saint Methodius, bishop
Feb 17 SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT
Feb 21 Saint Peter Damian, bishop, doctor
Feb 22 Chair of St. Peter, apostle
Feb 23 Saint Polycarp, bishop, martyr
Feb 24 THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT

MARCH, 2008

Mar 02 FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT
Mar 04 Saint Casmir
Mar 07 Saint Perpetua and St. Felicity
Mar 07 World Day of Prayer
Mar 08 St. John of God
Mar 09 FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT
Mar 15 Saint Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, patron of the universal Church, principal patron of Canada.

HOLY WEEK

Mar 16 PASSION SUNDAY (Palm Sunday)
Mar 17 Monday of Holy Week
Mar 18 Tuesday of Holy Week
Mar 19 Wednesday of Holy Week
Mar 20 HOLY THURSDAY

EASTER TRIDUUM

Mar 20 Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Mar 21 GOOD FRIDAY (Universal day of fasting/abstinence)
Mar 22 HOLY SATURDAY
Mar 22 THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD - THE EASTER VIGIL
Mar 23 EASTER SUNDAY

EASTER SEASON

Mar 24 Easter Octave - Monday
Mar 25 Easter Octave - Tuesday
Mar 26 Easter Octave - Wednesday
Mar 27 Easter Octave - Thursday
Mar 28 Easter Octave - Friday
Mar 29 Easter Octave - Saturday
Mar 30 SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (OF THE DIVINE MERCY)
Mar 31 Announciation of the Lord

APRIL, 2008

Apr 02 Saint Francis of Paola, hermit
Apr 04 Saint Isidore, bishop, doctor
Apr 05 Saint Vincent Ferrer, priest
Apr 06 THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 07 Saint John Baptist de la Salle, priest
Apr 10 THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 11 Saint Stanislaus, bishop, martyr
Apr 13 FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Apr 17 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, virgin
Apr 20 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 21 Saint Anselm, bishop, doctor
Apr 23 Saint George, martyr
Apr 23 Saint Adalbert, bishop, martyr
Apr 24 Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest, martyr
Apr 25 Saint Mark, evangelist
Apr 26 Our Lady of Good Counsel
Apr 27 SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER The Pope's Pastoral Works
Apr 28 Saint Peter Chanel, priest, martyr
Apr 28 Saint Louis Grignion de Montfort, priest
Apr 29 Saint Catherine of Siena, virgin, doctor
Apr 30 Saint Pius V, pope
Apr 30 Blessed Marie of the Incarnation, religious

MAY, 2008

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 ASCENSION OF THE LORD (World Comunications Day)
May 06 Blessed François de Laval, bishop
May 08 Blessed Catherine of St. Augustine, religious
May 11 PENTECOST SUNDAY

ORDINARY TIME

May 12 Saint Nereus and Saint Archilleus, martyrs
May 12 Saint Pancras, martyr
May 12 Canada Health Day
May 13 Our Lady of Fatima
May 14 Saint Matthias, apostle
May 18 TRINITY SUNDAY
May 20 Saint Bernadine of Siena, priest
May 21 Saint Eugène de Mazenod, bishop
May 21 Saint Christopher Magallanes, priest, martyr and companions
May 22 Saint Rita of Cascia, religious
May 24 Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau, bishop
May 25 SOLEMNITY OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
May 26 Saint Philip Neri, priest
May 27 Saint Augustine of Canterbury, bishop
May 30 Sacred Heart of Jesus
May 31 Visitation of Mary

JUNE, 2008

Jun 01 NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 02 Saint Marcellinus and Saint Peter, martyrs
Jun 03 Saint Charles Lwanga and companions, martyrs
Jun 05 Saint Boniface, bishop, martyr
Jun 06 Saint Norbert, bishop
Jun 08 TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 09 Saint Ephrem, deacon and doctor
Jun 11 Saint Barnabas, apostle
Jun 13 Saint Anthony of Padua, priest, doctor
Jun 15 TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 19 Saint Romuald, abbot
Jun 21 Saint Aloysius Gonzaga, religious
Jun 22 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 PAUL, APOSTLES
Jun 30 First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

JULY, 2008

Jul 01 (Canada Day)
Jul 04 Saint Elizabeth of Portugal
Jul 05 Saint Anthony Zaccaria, priest
Jul 06 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 09 Saint Augustine Zhao Rong, priest, martyr
Jul 11 Saint Benedict, abbot
Jul 13 FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 14 Saint Camillus de Lellis, priest
Jul 15 Saint Bonaventure, bishop, doctor
Jul 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Jul 20 SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 21 Saint Lawrence of Brindisi, priest, doctor
Jul 22 Saint Mary Magdalene, disciple of the Lord
Jul 23 Saint Bridget, religious
Jul 24 Saint Sharbel Makhluf, priest
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, priest

AUGUST, 2008

Aug 01 Saint Alphonsus Liguori, bishop, doctor
Aug 02 Saint Eusebius of Vercelli, bishop
Aug 02 Saint Peter Julian Eymard, priest
Aug 03 EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 04 Saint John Vianney, priest
Aug 05 Dedication of St. Mary Major
Aug 05 Blessed Frédéric Janssoone, priest
Aug 06 Transfiguration of the Lord
Aug 07 Saint Sixtus II, pope and companions, martyrs
Aug 07 Saint Cajetan, priest
Aug 08 Saint Dominic, priest
Aug 09 Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), virgin and martyr
Aug 10 NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 11 Saint Clare, virgin
Aug 12 Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, religious
Aug 13 Saint Pontian, pope, martyr
Aug 13 Saint Hippolytus, priest, martyr
Aug 14 Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest
Aug 15 Assumption of Mary
Aug 16 Saint Stephen of Hungary
Aug 17 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 TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 25 Saint Louis
Aug 25 Saint Joseph Calasanz, priest
Aug 27 Saint Monica
Aug 28 Saint Augustine, bishop, doctor
Aug 29 Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, martyr
Aug 31 TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

SEPTEMBER, 2008

Sep 01 Labour Day
Sep 03 Saint Gregory the Great, pope, doctor
Sep 07 TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 08 Birth of Mary
Sep 09 Saint Peter Claver, priest
Sep 12 Holy Name of Mary
Sep 13 Saint John Chrysostom, bishop, doctor
Sep 14 TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS
Sep 15 Our Lady of Sorrows
Sep 16 Saint Cornelius, pope, martyr
Sep 16 Saint Cyprian, bishop, martyr
Sep 17 Saint Robert Bellarmine, bishop, doctor
Sep 19 Saint Januarius, bishop, martyr
Sep 20 Saint Andrew Kim Kaegön, priest,
Sep 20 Paul Chong Hasang, and companions, martyrs
Sep 21 TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 23 Saint Pio of Petreclina (Padre Pio), priest
Sep 26 Saint John Brébeuf and Saint Isaac Jogues, priests & companions, martyrs
Sep 27 Saint Vincent de Paul, priest
Sep 27 World Tourism Day
Sep 28 TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 28 (Needs of the Church in Canada.)
Sep 29 St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, archangels
Sep 30 Saint Jerome, priest, doctor

OCTOBER, 2008

Oct 01 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus
Oct 02 Guardian Angels
Oct 04 Saint Francis of Assisi
Oct 05 TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 06 Saint Bruno, priest
Oct 06 Blessed Marie-Rose Du4rocher, religious
Oct 07 Our Lady of the Rosary
Oct 09 Saint Denis, bishop and companions, martyrs
Oct 09 Saint John Leonardi, priest
Oct 12 TWENTY-EIGHT SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 13 (Thanksgiving Day - public thanks to God)
Oct 14 Saint Callistus 1, pope
Oct 15 Saint Teresa of Jesus, virgin, doctor
Oct 16 Saint Marguerite D'Youville, religious
Oct 16 (World Mission Sunday)
Oct 17 Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop, martyr
Oct 18 Saint Luke, evangelist
Oct 19 TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 19 World Mission Sunday
Oct 22 Dedication of Consecrated Churches (of unknown dates)
Oct 23 Saint John of Capistrano, priest
Oct 24 Saint Anthony Claret, bishop
Oct 26 THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 28 Saint Simon and Saint Jude, apostles

NOVEMBER, 2008

Nov 01 All Saints
Nov 02 COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED
Nov 03 Saint Martin de Porres, religious
Nov 04 Saint Charles Borromeo, bishop
Nov 09 DEDICATION OF SAINT JOHN LATERAN
Nov 10 Saint Leo the Great, pope, doctor
Nov 11 Saint Martin of Tours, bishop
Nov 11 (Remembrance Day)
Nov 12 Saint Josaphat, bishop, martyr
Nov 15 Saint Albert the Great, bishop, doctor
Nov 16 THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 17 Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, religious
Nov 18 Dedication of the Roman Basilicas of Peter and Paul, apostles
Nov 21 Presentation of Mary
Nov 22 Saint Cecilia, virgin, martyr
Nov 23 CHRIST THE KING
Nov 24 Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and companions
Nov 25 Saint Catherine of Alexandria



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