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Liturgical Dates 2018-2019


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Sunday Cycle Year C - Weekday Cycle Year I

Sunday Cycle Year C - Weekday Cycle Year I begins on Sunday, December 2, 2018 with the 1st Sunday of Advent. This is also the date that marks the beginning of mandatory use of the new Roman Missal in Spanish for the USA.

Date

Liturgical Significance

Sat., Dec. 8, 2018

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

Wed., Dec. 12, 2018

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

Mon., Dec. 24, 2018

Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord  [Solemnity, Holy Day of Obligation]
Vigil Masses may be celebrated no earlier than xx:xxpm

Tues., Dec. 25, 2018

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

Sun., Dec. 30, 2018

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

Tues., Jan. 1, 2019

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

Sun., Jan. 6, 2019

The Epiphany of the Lord  [Solemnity]

Sun., Jan. 13, 2019

The Baptism of the Lord  [Feast]

Sat., Feb. 2, 2019

The Presentation of the Lord [Feast]

Wed., Mar. 6, 2019

Ash Wednesday, beginning of Lent

Tues., Mar. 19, 2019

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

Mon., Mar. 25, 2019

The Annunciation of the Lord  [Solemnity]

Sun., April 14, 2019
Triduum

Palm Sunday
The Paschal Triduum of the passion 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 18, 2019

Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper

Fri., April 19, 2019

Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday)

Sat., April 20, 2019

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
Masses should begin no earlier than 45 minutes to 1 hour after sunset.

Sun., April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord



Sunday Cycle Year A - Weekday Cycle Year II

Sunday Cycle Year A - Weekday Cycle Year II begins on Sunday, December 2, 2018 with the 1st Sunday of Advent.

Date

Liturgical Significance

Sun., April 28, 2019

Divine Mercy Sunday

Sat., May 18, 2019

Presbyteral Ordination

Sat., May 25, 2019

Permanent Diaconate Ordination

Sun., June 2, 2019

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

Sat., June 8, 2019

Archdiocesan Pentecost Vigil Mass

Sat., June 13, 2019

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 16, 2019

The Most Holy Trinity

Sun., June 23, 2019

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.

Thurs., Aug. 15, 2019

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary [Solemnity, Holy day of Obligation]
The Vigil Mass for this solemnity may be celebrated either before or after Evening Prayer I of the solemnity.

Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

All Saints [Holy Day of Obligation]

Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

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

Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Transitional Diaconate Ordination
TIME: 10:00 AM
LOCATION: TBD

Sun., Nov.24, 2019

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, 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 it has been moved to Monday 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]

Wed., Dec. 25, 2019

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

Sun., Dec. 29, 2019

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

Wed., Jan. 1, 2020

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