The Office for Worship has compiled resources to help you facilitate an encounter with Jesus Christ in parish liturgies.
- USCCB Liturgical Calendar 2023
- USCCB Liturgical Calendar 2024
- USCCB Liturgical Calendar 2025
- Table of Permissibility: Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Needs, or Votive Masses
Holy Days of Obligation 2023
|Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God1||January 1||Sunday|
|The Ascension of the Lord2||May 22||Sunday|
|The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary||August 15||Tuesday|
|All Saints’ Day||November 1||Wednesday|
|The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary||December 8||Friday|
|The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)||December 25||Monday|
1In the Ecclesiastical Province of Los Angeles the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, is not observed, except on Sunday, as a holy day of obligation
2The solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord is transferred from May 18th (Thurs) to Sunday, May 22nd.
Holy Days of Obligation 2024
|Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God1||January 1||Monday|
|The Ascension of the Lord2||May 12||Sunday|
|The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary||August 15||Thursday|
|All Saints’ Day||November 1||Friday|
|The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary||December 9||Monday|
|The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)||December 25||Wednesday|
1In the Ecclesiastical Province of Los Angeles the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, is not observed, except on Sunday, as a holy day of obligation.
2The solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord is transferred from May 9th (Thurs) to Sunday, May 12nd.
3When this solemnity falls on either a Monday or a Saturday the obligation is abrogated.
Reminder for Schools: “School communities are expected to offer the celebration of Mass as a school community on Holy Days of Obligation when those fall on a school day.” See section 4.3.5-Liturgical Education and Celebrations
These resources will be updated regularly.
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