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Liturgical Year

 
Considerations for Liturgical Celebrations
 
Advent and Christmas Preparation Aid 2019
A pastoral aid for Advent and Christmas 2019 for all parishes and faith communities, courtesy of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC).
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Immaculate Conception-Dec 9, 2019
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is NOT a holy day of obligation in 2019. Since December 8 is the Second Sunday of Advent, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is transferred to Monday, December 9, 2019. The obligation to attend Mass, however, does not transfer.
Saint Marianne Cope
The observance for the Optional Memorial of St. Marianne Cope will be on January 23
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Mary, Mother of the Church
Celebrated on the Monday after Pentecost.
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Elizabeth of Portugal
July 5
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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
In the United States, the Memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha is July 14th.
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Patriot Day (September 11)
Liturgical resources to mark the anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United States.
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Saint John Paul II
The United States has received approval for the addition of the Optional Memorial of Saint John Paul II to the US Proper Calendar (October 22).
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Blessing for a Child in the Womb
 
Ritual Text
The "Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb" may be offered within the context of the Mass as well as outside of Mass.
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