The Liturgical Year Calendar

Lent

(will be updated for 2020 later this year)

Easter

(will be undated for 2020 later this year)

Pentecost

(will be updated for 2020 later this year)

Advent

This is our preparation time for the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at Christmas, the great feast of the Nativity.  The first Sunday of Advent, 2019, is December 1st.

Christmas 

In which we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ occurs as usual on December 25 which is on a Wednesday in 2019.  

Holy Days of Obligation in the Archdiocese of Washington:

2019  - Holy Days of Obligation - Days when we are obligated to go to Mass.

Tuesday, January 1 Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God.

Thursday, May 10th Ascension of the Our Lord.  Transferred to Sunday May 13th in the Archdiocese of Washington

Thursday, August 15th Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven

Friday, November 1st All  Saints

Monday, December 9th Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Wednesday, December 25th Christmas