Last Update:  Nov. 18, 2019

* - denotes Holy Day of Obligation


2019-2020 Liturgical and Feast Days


In the Season of Pentecost
September 1: The Beginning of the Church Year
September 2: Labor Day (USA)
September 8: Feast of Nativity of the Mother of God

September 14: Exaltation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross
October 1: Feast of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God
October 13: Sunday of the Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council
November 8: Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the Other Bodiless Powers

Preparation for the Nativity of Our Lord
November 15: Nativity Fast (Philip's Fast also known as Advent)
November 21: The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple
November 28: Thanksgiving Day (USA)
December 6: St Nicholas the Wonderworker and Archbishop of Myra in Lycia
December 8: Conception by Anne of the Most Holy Mother of God (Immaculate Conception)
December 12: Our Lady of Guadalupe


Season of the Christmas cycle
*December 25: The Nativity of our Lord God and Savior, Jesus Christ Holy Day of Oblig.
December 26: Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God
January 1: Circumcision of Our Lord and the Memory of St. Basil the Great
*January 6: Theophany (Baptism) of Our Lord Holy Day of Obligation
January 20: Martin Luther King Day (USA)