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Sunday Cycle Year A - Weekday Cycle Year II

Sunday Cycle Year A - Weekday Cycle Year II begins on Sunday, December 1, 2019 with the 1st Sunday of Advent.

Date

Liturgical Significance

Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary  [Solemnity] As the Solemnity falls on a Sunday in 2019, it has been moved from December 8 to Monday, December 9 and will not be a Holy Day of Obligation.       

Thurs., Dec. 12, 2019

Our Lady of Guadalupe  [Feast for the USA], [Solemnity only for Mexico]

Tue., Dec. 24, 2019

Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]

Wed., Dec. 25, 2019

The Nativity of the Lord  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]

Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

Mary, the Holy Mother of God  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]

Sun., Jan. 5, 2020

The Epiphany of the Lord  [Solemnity]

Sun., Jan. 12, 2020

The Baptism of the Lord  [Feast]

Sat., Feb. 2, 2020

The Presentation of the Lord [Feast]

Wed., Feb. 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday, beginning of Lent

Thur., Mar. 19, 2020

St. Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary  [Solemnity]

Wed., Mar. 25, 2020

The Annunciation of the Lord  [Solemnity]

Sun., April 5, 2020 

Palm Sunday

Triduum

The Paschal Triduum of the passion, death and Resurrection of the Lord begins with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, has its center in the Easter Vigil, and closes with Vespers on the Sunday of the Resurrection.

Thurs., April 9, 2020

Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper

Fri., April 10, 2020

Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday)

Sat., April 11, 2020

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
Masses should begin no earlier than 30 minutes after sunset, which is around 8:00 pm in 2020.

Sun., April 12, 2020

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Sun., April 25, 2020

Second Sunday of Easter [Divine Mercy Sunday]

Sat., May 16, 2020

Presbyteral Ordination

10:00 am AM at St. Mark the Evangelist (1602 Thousand Oaks Dr., San Antonio, TX 78232)

Sun., May 24, 2020

The Ascension of the Lord
This solemnity has been moved permanently to the 7th Sunday of Easter for the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

Sat.. May 31, 2020

Archdiocesan Pentecost Vigil Mass
7:00 PM at Church of the Holy Spirit (8134 Blanco Rd., San Antonio, TX 78216)

Coordinator: Maria Gonzalez, [email protected], (210) 734-1637

Sat., June 6, 2020

Permanent Diaconate Ordination

10:00 AM at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (9883 Marbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78245)

Sun., June 7, 2020

The Most Holy Trinity

Sat., June 13, 2020

St. Anthony de Padua
As the principle patron of the City of San Antonio, this feast day is celebrated as a Solemnity (3 readings) within the city of San Antonio, elsewhere in the diocese it is celebrated as a Feast.

Sun., June 14, 2020

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ [Solemnity]
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus Christ is the Sunday after the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

Fri., June 19, 2020

The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus [Solemnity]

Wed., June 24, 2020

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist  [Solemnity]

Mon., June 29, 2020

Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles  [Solemnity]

Sat., Aug. 15, 2020

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary [Not a Holy day of Obligation]
As the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary falls on a Saturday in 2020 it is not a Holy Day of Obligation. The Vigil Mass for this solemnity may be celebrated either before or after Evening Prayer I of the solemnity.

Sat., Sept. 12, 2020

Transitional Diaconate Ordination

10:00 AM

Sun., Nov. 1, 2020

All Saints [Holy Day of Obligation]

Mon., Nov. 2, 2020

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Soul’s Day)

Sun., Nov. 22, 2020

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe  [Solemnity]

End of Cycle Year A - Weekday Cycle Year II



Sunday Cycle Year B - Weekday Cycle Year I

Sunday Cycle Year B - Weekday Cycle Year I begins on Sunday, November 29, with the 1st Sunday of Advent.

Date

Liturgical Significance

Sun., Nov. 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent

Tue., Dec. 8, 2020

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]       

Sat., Dec. 12, 2020

Our Lady of Guadalupe  [Feast for the USA], [Solemnity only for Mexico]

Fri., Dec. 25, 2020

The Nativity of the Lord  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]

Sun., Dec. 27, 2020

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph  [Feast]

Fri., Jan. 1, 2021

Mary, the Holy Mother of God  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]