Liturgical Calendar

 

LITURGICAL YEAR 2019
 
Sunday, 2 December 2018: First Sunday of Advent 
Saturday 8 December 2018: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
Sunday, 9 December 2018: Second Sunday of Advent 
Sunday, 16 December 2018: Third Sunday of Advent 
Sunday, 23 December 2018: Fourth Sunday of Advent   
Tuesday, 25 December 2018: The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) 
Sunday, 30 December 2018: The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
 
Tuesday, 1 January 2019: Mary, the Holy Mother of God 
Sunday, 6 January 2019: The Epiphany of the Lord 
 
Sunday, 13 January 2019: The Baptism of the Lord 
Monday, 14 January 2019: First Week in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 20 January 2019: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 27 January 2019: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 
 
Saturday, 2 February 2019: The Presentation of the Lord
Sunday, 3 February 2019: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 10 February 2019: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 17 February 2019: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 24 February 2019: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
 
Sunday, 3 March 2019: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
 
Wednesday, 6 March 2019: Ash Wednesday 
Sunday, 10 March 2019: First Sunday of Lent 
Sunday, 17 March 2019: St Patrick (Second Sunday of Lent)
Tuesday, 19 March 2019: St Joseph
Sunday, 24 March 2019: Third Sunday of Lent
Monday, 25 March 2019: The Annunciation of the Lord 
Sunday, 31 March 2019: Fourth Sunday of Lent 
 
Sunday, 7 April 2019: Fifth Sunday of Lent
Sunday, 14 April 2019: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion 
Thursday, 18 April 2019: Holy Thursday 
Friday, 19 April 2019: Good Friday 
Saturday, 20 April 2019: Holy Saturday
Sunday, 21 April 2019: Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection 
 
Sunday, 28 April 2019: Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) 
Sunday, 5 May 2019: Third Sunday of Easter 
Sunday, 12 May 2019: Fourth Sunday of Easter 
Sunday, 19 May 2019: Fifth Sunday of Easter 
Sunday, 26 May 2019: Sixth Sunday of Easter 
Sunday, 2 June 2019: The Ascension of the Lord 
Sunday, 9 June 2019: Pentecost Sunday 
 Monday, 10 June 2019: Tenth Week in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 16 June 2019: The Most Holy Trinity 
Sunday, 23 June 2019: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) 
Monday, 24 June 2019: The Nativity of St John the Baptist 
Friday, 28 June 2019: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Saturday, 29 June 2019: Ss Peter and Paul
Sunday, 30 June 2019: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
 
Sunday, 7 July 2019: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 14 July 2019: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 21 July 2019: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 28 July 2019: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
 
Sunday, 4 August 2019: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, 6 August 2019: The Transfiguration of the Lord
Sunday, 11 August 2019: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Thursday, 15 August 2019: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
Sunday, 18 August 2019: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 25 August 2019: Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 
 
Sunday, 1 September 2019: Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 8 September 2019: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Saturday, 14 September 2019: The Exaltation of the Holy Cross 
Sunday, 15 September 2019: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 22 September 2019: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 29 September 2019: Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
 
Sunday, 6 October 2019: Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 13 October 2019: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 20 October 2019: Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 27 October 2019: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time  
 
Friday, 1 November 2019: All Saints 
Saturday, 2 November 2019: The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls) 
Sunday, 3 November 2019: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, 9 November 2019: The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica 
Sunday, 10 November 2019: Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 17 November 2019: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 
Sunday, 24 November 2019: Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe   
Sunday, 1 December 2019: First Sunday of Advent 
Sunday 8 December 2019: Second Sunday of Advent 
Monday, 9 December 2019: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 
Sunday, 15 December 2019: Third Sunday of Advent 
Sunday, 22 December 2019: Fourth Sunday of Advent   
Wednesday, 25 December 2019: The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) 
Sunday, 29 December 2019: The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
 
 
Notes for 2019 
 
Lectionary Sunday: Cycle C  Weekday: Cycle 1   Weeks in Ordinary Time  Before Lent: 8 weeks – ending Tuesday, 5 March After Eastertime beginning Monday, 10 June -10th Week      Holydays of Obligation  The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary –Saturday, 8 December 2018  The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) – Tuesday, 25 December 2018  ***The Epiphany of the Lord –Sunday, 6 January 2019  ***St Patrick –Sunday, 17 March 2019  The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary –Thursday, 15 August 2019  All Saints –Friday, 1 November 2019 
 
The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) –Wednesday, 25 December 2019 
 
All Sundays    The Holy Family, The Baptism of the Lord, The Ascension of the Lord, The Most Holy Trinity, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Christ the King), are celebrated on Sundays. 
 
The Epiphany of the Lord is Sunday, 6 January 2019 
 
St Patrick –Sunday, 17 March 2019 replaces 2nd Sunday of Lent
 
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary –transferred to Monday, 9 December 2019, without obligation 
 
Days of Prayer  
 
World Days of Prayer include: World Day of Peace       Tuesday, 1 January 2019 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity    begins  Friday, 18 January 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees      Sunday, 20 January 2019 World Day for Consecrated Life      Saturday, 2 February 2019 World Day of the Sick        Monday, 11 February 2019 Day of Prayer for Vocations        Sunday, 12 May 2019 World Communications Day       Sunday, 2 June 2019 Mission Sunday         Sunday, 20 October 2019
 
More recently several other dates have been designated Days of Prayer, including:
 
International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking    Friday, 8 February 2019 Worldwide Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse   Friday, 15 February 2019 Day of Prayer for the Church in China       Friday, 24 May 2019 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation      Sunday, 1 September 2019 World Day of the Poor       Sunday, 17 November 2019
 
 
Additional Days for Ireland:
Catholic Schools Week       begins  Sunday, 27 January 2019 Day of Prayer for Temperance      Sunday, 3 March 2019 Special Day of Prayer for Emigrants      Sunday, 17 March 2019 Day for Life          Sunday, 6 October 2019 Children’s Day of Mission Prayer     Friday, 11 October 2019 Prisoners’ Sunday       Sunday, 10 November 2019
 
 
 
 
  Sunday/Holyday of Obligation   * Diocesan feasts celebrated as solemnities this year on Sundays       **   Diocesan  feasts transferred for this year      ***  Reduced to Opt. Mem. when two Memorials occur on same date    ****  Transferred this year    *****  Added August 2016 ****** Added February 2018    tbc    to be confirmed