RC Calendar and Holy Days

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Monday, January 1, 2018
– Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God
“Since the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God on January 1, 2018 falls on a Monday this year, it is not observed as a Holyday of Obligation,” explains the USCCB.

Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

Monday, January 8, 2018 – The Baptism of the Lord
“In 2018, since the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord is celebrated on January 7, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord is transferred to the following Monday, January 8, with only one reading before the Gospel,” explains the USCCB.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
– Ash Wednesday
It is a common misconception that Ash Wednesday is a Holy Day of Obligation. However, it’s a great way to start the Lenten season!

Monday, March 19, 2018
– Solemnity of Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sunday, March 25, 2018
– Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

Thursday, March 29, 2018 – Holy Thursday

Friday, March 30, 2018 – Good Friday

Saturday, March 31, 2018 – Holy Saturday

Sunday, April 1, 2018 – Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Monday, April 9, 2018 – Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord
According to the USCCB, “Since March 25, 2018 is Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, normally assigned to this date, is transferred to Monday, April 9, 2018.”

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – Ascension of Jesus (some dioceses)
In the Dioceses of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Omaha, and Philadelphia, the Ascension of Jesus is celebrated and a Holy Day of Obligation. In all other United States dioceses, this feast day is transferred to Sunday, May 13.

Sunday, May 20, 2018 – Pentecost Sunday

Sunday, May 27, 2018 – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
Balance of Nature

Sunday, June 3, 2018
– Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

Friday, June 8, 2018 – Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sunday, June 24, 2018 – Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Friday, June 29, 2018
– Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
– Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Day of Obligation

Thursday, November 1, 2018 – All Saints Day, Holy Day of Obligation


Friday, November 2, 2018 – The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day

Sunday, November 25, 2018 – Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Christ the King)

Saturday, December 8, 2018 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Day of Obligation

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 – The Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas), Holy Day of Obligation



Relevant Radio 2018
https://relevantradio.com/2017/12/2018-holy-days-obligation-solemnities


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