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Catholic Doors Ministry
presents

THE LITURGICAL YEAR 2009
AT A GLANCE.
(Cycle B)


DECEMBER, 2008

ADVENT SEASON

Nov 20 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Dec 03 Saint Francis Xavier, priest
Dec 04 Saint John Damascus, priest, doctor
Dec 06 Saint Nicholas, bishop
Dec 07 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 08 Immaculate Conception of Mary
Dec 09 Saint Juan Diego, hermit
Dec 11 Saint Damasus I, pope
Dec 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe
Dec 13 Saint Lucy, virgin, martyr
Dec 14 THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 21 FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Dec 23 Saint John of Kanty, priest

CHRISTMAS SEASON

Dec 24 CHRISTMAS Vigil
CHRISTMAS Mass During the Night
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS Mass at Dawn
CHRISTMAS Mass During the Day
Dec 26 St Stephen, first Christian martyr
Dec 27 Saint John, apostle, evangelist
Dec 28 HOLY FAMILY
Dec 29 Saint Thomas Becket, Bishop, Martyr
Dec 31 Saint Sylvester
(Prayer Vigil for the New Year)

JANUARY, 2009

Jan 01 MARY, MOTHER OF GOD
(World Day of Peace)
Jan 02 St. Basil The Great and St. Gregory Nazianzen, bishops, doctors
Jan 03 Holy Name of Jesus
Jan 04 EPIPANY OF THE LORD
Jan 06 Blessed André Bessette, religious
Jan 07 Saint Raymond of Penyafort, priest
Jan 11 BAPTISM OF THE LORD

ORDINARY TIME

Jan 12 Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, religious
Jan 13 Saint Hilary, Bisop, doctor
Jan 17 Saint Anthony, abbot
Jan 18 SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(Prayer for Christian Unity)
(World Day of Migrants and Refugees)
Jan 20 Saint Fabian, pope, martyr
Jan 20 Saint Sebastian, martyr
Jan 21 Saint Agnes, virgin, martyr
Jan 22 Saint Vincent, deacon, martyr
Jan 24 Saint Francis de Sales, bishop, doctor
Jan 25 THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Conversion of Saint Paul, apostle
Jan 26 Saint Timothy and Saint Titus, bishops
Jan 27 Saint Angela Merici, virgin
Jan 28 Saint Thomas Aquinas, priest, doctor
Jan 31 Saint John Bosco, priest

FEBRUARY, 2009

Feb 01 FOURTH DAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 02 Presentation of the Lord
(World Day for Consecrated Life)
Feb 03 Saint Ansgar, bishop
Feb 03 Saint Blase, bishop, martyr
Feb 05 Saint Agatha, virgin, martyr
Feb 06 Saint Paul Miki and companions, martyrs
Feb 08 FIFTH DAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 10 Saint Scholastica, virgin
Feb 11 Our Lady of Lourdes
(World Day of the Sick)
Feb 14 Saint Cyril, monk, and Saint Methodius, bishop
Feb 15 SIXTH DAY IN ORDINARY TIME
4 Feb 17 Seven Founders of the Order of Servites
Feb 21 Saint Peter Damian, bishop, doctor
Feb 22 SEVENTH DAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Feb 23 Saint Polycarp, bishop, martyr

SEASON OF LENT

Feb 25 ASH WEDNESDAY

MARCH, 2009

Mar 01 FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT
(Development and Peace)
Mar 06 (World Day of Prayer)
Mar 08 SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT
Mar 15 THIRD SUNDAY IN LENT
Mar 17 Saint Patrick
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 22 FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT
Mar 23 Saint Turibius de Mongrovejo, bishop
Mar 25 ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD
Mar 29 FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT

APRIL, 2009

Apr 02 Saint Francis of Paola, hermit
Apr 04 Saint Isidore, bishop, doctor

HOLY WEEK

Apr 05 PASSION SUNDAY (Palm Sunday)
Apr 06 Monday of Holy Week
4 Apr 07 Tuesday of Holy Week
Apr 08 Wednesday of Holy Week
Apr 09 HOLY THURSDAY

EASTER TRIDUUM

Apr 09 Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Apr 10 GOOD FRIDAY (Universal day of fasting/abstinence)
Apr 11 HOLY SATURDAY
THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD - THE EASTER VIGIL
Apr 12 EASTER SUNDAY

EASTER SEASON

Apr 13 Easter Octave - Monday
Apr 14 Easter Octave - Tuesday
Apr 15 Easter Octave - Wednesday
Apr 16 Easter Octave - Thursday
Apr 17 Easter Octave - Friday
Apr 18 Easter Octave - Saturday
Apr 19 SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (OF THE DIVINE MERCY)
Apr 21 Saint Anselm, bishop, doctor
Apr 23 Saint George, martyr
Saint Adalbert, bishop, martyr
Apr 24 Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest, martyr
Apr 25 Saint Mark, evangelist
Apr 26 THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Apr 28 Saint Peter Chanel, priest, martyr
Apr 29 Saint Catherine of Siena, virgin, doctor
Apr 30 Saint Pius V, pope
Blessed Marie of the Incarnation, religious

MAY, 2009

May 01 Saint Joseph the Worker
(International Worker's Day)
May 02 Saint Athanasius, bishop, doctor
May 03 FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
World Day of Prayer for Vocations
May 04 Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis, religious
May 06 Blessed François de Laval, bishop
May 08 Blessed Catherine of St. Augustine, religious
May 10 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
May 12 Saint Nereus and Saint Archilleus, martyrs
Saint Pancras, martyr
(Canada Health Day)
May 13 Our Lady of Fatima
May 14 Saint Matthias, apostle
May 17 FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
(The Pope's Pastoral Works)
May 18 Saint John I, pope and martyr
May 20 Saint Bernadine of Siena, priest
May 21 Saint Eugène de Mazenod, bishop
Saint Christopher Magallanes, priest, martyr and companions
May 22 Saint Rita of Cascia, religious
May 24 ASCENSION OF THE LORD
(World Comunications Day)
(World Day of Prayer for the Church in China)
May 25 Saint Bede the Venerable, priest, doctor
Saint Gregory VII, pope
Saint Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, virgin
May 26 Saint Philip Neri, priest
May 27 Saint Augustine of Canterbury, bishop
May 30 Sacred Heart of Jesus
May 31 PENTECOST SUNDAY

ORDINARY TIME

JUNE, 2009

Jun 01 Saint Justin, martyr
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 07 TRINITY SUNDAY
Jun 09 Saint Ephrem, deacon and doctor
Jun 11 Saint Barnabas, apostle
Jun 13 Saint Anthony of Padua, priest, doctor
Jun 14 SOLEMNITY OF THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
Jun 19 Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jun 20 Immaculate Heart of Mary
Jun 21 TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 22 Saint Paulinus of Nola, bishop
Saint John Fisher, bishop and Saint Thomas More, martyrs
Jun 24 Birth of Saint John the Baptist
Jun 27 Saint Cyril of Alexandria, bishop, doctor
Jun 28 THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jun 29 Saint Peter and Paul, apostles
Jun 30 First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

JULY, 2009

Jul 01 (Canada Day)
Jul 03 Saint Thomas, apostle
Jul 04 Saint Elizabeth of Portugal
Jul 05 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 06 Saint Maria Goretti, virgin, martyr
Jul 09 Saint Augustine Zhao Rong, priest, martyr
Jul 11 Saint Benedict, abbot
Jul 12 FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 13 Saint Henry
Jul 14 Saint Camillus de Lellis, priest
Jul 15 Saint Bonaventure, bishop, doctor
Jul 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Jul 19 SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Jul 20 Saint Apollinaris, bishop, martyr
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 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, 2009

Aug 01 Saint Alphonsus Liguori, bishop, doctor
Aug 02 EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 04 Saint John Vianney, priest
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, martyrs
Saint Cajetan, priest
Aug 08 Saint Dominic, priest
Aug 09 NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 11 Saint Clare, virgin
Aug 12 Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, religious
Aug 13 Saint Pontian, pope, martyr
Saint Hippolytus, priest, martyr
Aug 14 Saint Maximilian Kolbe, priest
Aug 15 Assumption of Mary
Aug 16 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 TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Aug 24 SAINT BARTHOLOMEW, apostle
Aug 25 Saint Louis
Saint Joseph Calasanz, priest
Aug 27 Saint Monica
Aug 28 Saint Augustine, bishop, doctor
Aug 29 Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, martyr
Aug 30 TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

SEPTEMBER, 2009

Sep 03 Saint Gregory the Great, pope, doctor
Sep 06 TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 07 (Labour Day)
Sep 08 Birth of Mary
Sep 09 Saint Peter Claver, priest
Sep 12 Holy Name of Mary
Sep 13 TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 14 TRIUMPH OF THE CROSS
Sep 15 Our Lady of Sorrows
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 TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Sep 21 Saint Matthew, apostle, evangelist
Sep 23 Saint Pio of Petreclina (Padre Pio), priest
Sep 26 Saint John Brébeuf and Saint Isaac Jogues, priests & companions, martyrs
Sep 27 TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(World Tourism Day)
(Needs of the Church in Canada.)
Sep 28 Saint Wenceslaus, martyr
Sep 29 St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, archangels
Sep 30 Saint Jerome, priest, doctor

OCTOBER, 2009

Oct 01 Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus
Oct 02 Guardian Angels
Oct 04 TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 06 Saint Bruno, priest
Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher, religious
Oct 07 Our Lady of the Rosary
Oct 09 Saint Denis, bishop and companions, martyrs
Saint John Leonardi, priest
Oct 11 TWENTY-EIGHT SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 12 (Thanksgiving Day)
Oct 14 Saint Callistus 1, pope
Oct 15 Saint Teresa of Jesus, virgin, doctor
Oct 16 Saint Marguerite D'Youville, religious
(World Food Day)
Oct 17 Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop, martyr
Oct 18 TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
(World Mission Sunday)
Oct 19 Saint Paul of the Cross, priest
Oct 22 Dedication of Consecrated Churches
Oct 23 Saint John of Capistrano, priest
Oct 25 THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Oct 28 Saint Simon and Saint Jude, apostles

NOVEMBER, 2009

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 08 THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 09 DEDICATION OF SAINT JOHN LATERAN
Nov 10 Saint Leo the Great, pope, doctor
Nov 11 Saint Martin of Tours, bishop
(Remembrance Day)
Nov 12 Saint Josaphat, bishop, martyr
Nov 15 THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Nov 16 Saint Margaret of Scotland
Saint Gertrude, virgin
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 CHRIST THE KING
Nov 23 Saint Clement I, pope, martyr
Saint Columbanus, abbot
Nov 24 Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and companions
Nov 25 Saint Catherine of Alexandria



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