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Roman Catholic Feast Days

Catholic feast days help your children learn the Catholic faith. Happy feast day! :-)Catholic feast days celebrate the lives of saints and other events all year long.

The traditional Catholic feast days in the 1962 Roman Catholic Calendar are still the main Catholic feasts with the Catholic Holy Days of Obligation having pride of place. Many of these saints link to coloring pages.

This page has a list that runs through the liturgical year beginning with the Vigil of St. Andrew November 29, the closest date to the Advent season.

Catholic Feast Days By Month

January Feast Days

February Feast Days

March Feast Days

April Feast Days

May Feast Days

June Feast Days

July Feast Days

August Feast Days

September Feast Days

October Feast Days

November Feast Days

December Feast Days

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Remember that in the Catholic Missal, as you approach the end of November, you'll want to go to the beginning of the Proper of the Saints for St. Andrew and the December dates; that is if you have a Catholic daily Missal. The Sunday Missal does not have the saint days. You can sign up for our St. Anne's Helper Catholic Holy Days Of Obligation Reminder that also covers the feast days, the First Fridays, and the First Saturdays. Use the memory of these feast days to pray for your family and friends, both living and deceased.

Check your Ordo when there are days like St. Joseph's feast day, May 1, vigils of Apostles and Our Lady that are superseded by Sundays or other holy days. Lent is another such time, although Holy Week is easier if you remember that the Holy Week liturgy comes first. The following list will not reflect those variations through the years.

Learn more about the Catholic saints here and see our saint coloring pages here or in links from this page below to particular feast days.

Catholic Feast Days In December

There are two Catholic feast days in December that are also Catholic Holy Days of Obligation: the Immaculate Conception and Christmas Day. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks. See our Advent printables here.

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Catholic Feast Days In January

In some countries there are two Catholic feast days in January that are also Catholic Holy Days of Obligation. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks.

  • Circumcision of Our Lord, January 1  Holy Day and Baby Jesus Coloring
  • Ocatve Day of the Nativity of Our Lord, January 1 Holy Day
  • Most Holy Name of Jesus, January 2
  • St. Telesphorus, Pope, Martyr, January 5
  • Epiphany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, January 6
  • Feast of the Holy Family
  • St. Hyginus, Pope, Martyr, January 11
  • Commemoration of the Baptism of Our Lord, January 13
  • St. Hilary, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, January 14
  • St. Felix, Priest, Martyr, January 14
  • St. Paul the Hermit, Confessor, January 15
  • St. Marus, Abott, January 15
  • St. Marcellus, Pope, Martyr, January 16
  • St. Anthony the Hermit, Abbot, January 17
  • St. Prisca, Virgin, Martyr, January 18
  • St. Marius & Companions, Martyrs, January 19
  • St. Canute, King, Martyr, January 19
  • Sts. Fabian, Pope & Sebastian, Martyrs, January 20
  • St. Agnes, Virgin, Martyr, January 21
  • Sts. Vincent & Anastasius, Martyrs, January 22
  • St. Raymond of Penafort, Confessor, January 23
  • St. Timothy, Bishop, Martyr, January 24
  • Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle, January 25
  • St. Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr, January 26
  • St. John Chrysostom, January 27
  • St. Peter Nolasco, Confessor, January 28
  • St. Francis de Sales, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, January 29
  • St. Martina, Virgin, Martyr, January 30
  • St. John Bosco, Confessor, Priest, January 31

Catholic Feast Days In February

There are no Catholic feast days in February that are also Catholic Holy Days of Obligation.

  • St. Ignatius, Bishop and Martyr, February 1
  • Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Candlemas Day, February 2
  • St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr, February 3
  • St. Andrew Corsini, Bishop and Confessor, February 4
  • St. Agatha, Virgin and Martyr, February 5
  • St. Titus, Bishop and Confessor, February 6
  • St. Dorothy, Virgin and Martyr, February 6
  • St. Romuald, Abbot, February 7
  • St. John of Matha, Confessor, February 8
  • St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor, February 9
  • St. Scholastica, Virgin, February 10
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Apparition, February 11
  • Seven Holy Founders of the Servites, February 12
  • St. Valentine, Priest and Martyr , February 14
  • St. Marie Bernadette Soubirous , February 18
  • St. Simeon, Bishop and Martyr , February 18
  • Chair of St. Peter at Antioch, February 22 
  • St. Peter Damian, Bishop, Confessor and Doctor , February 23
  • St. Matthais, Apostle, February 24
  • St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Confessor, February 27

Catholic Feast Days In March

There are two Catholic feast days in March that are Holy Days of Obligation. The first is the feast of St. Patrick in Ireland and the other is the feast of St. Joseph in the Universal Church and Scotland. Check your local Ordo.

Catholic Feast Days In April

Frequently, the main Catholic feast day in April is Easter Sunday. The saints feasts are superseded by the Passion and Holy Week ceremonies.

  • St. Francis of Paula, Confessor, April 2
  • St. Isidore, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, April 4
  • St. Vincent Ferrer, Confessor, April 5
  • St. Leo I, Pope, Confessor, Doctor, April 11
  • St. Hermenigild, Martyr, April 13
  • St. Justin, Martyr, April 14
  • Sts. Tiburtius, Valerian, and Maximus, Martyrs, April 14
  • St. Anicetus, Pope, Martyr, April 17
  • St. St. Anselm, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, April 21
  • Sts. Soter and Caius, Popes, Martyrs, April 22
  • St. George, Martyr, April 23
  • St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Martyr, April 24
  • St. Mark, Evangelist, April 25
  • Sts. Cletus and Marcellinus, April 26
  • St. Peter Canisius, Confessor, Doctor, April 27
  • St. Paul of the Cross, Confessor; Vitalis, Martyr, April 28
  • St. Peter of Verona, Martyr, April 29

Catholic Feast Days In May

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A Catholic feast day that frequently falls in May is the Ascension that is also a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. Remember that it is forty days after Easter Sunday so it is always a Thursday.

There is also the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks.

  • St. Joseph the Worker, May 1, 2011
  • St. Athanasius, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, May 2
  • St. Monica, Widow, May 4
  • St. Pius V, Pope, Confessor, May 5
  • St. Dominic, Confessor, May 6
  • St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr, May 7
  • Our Lady, Mediatrix of all Graces, May 8
  • St. Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, May 9
  • Sts. Philip and James, Apostles, May 11
  • St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, May 13
  • Our Lady of Fatima, May 13
  • St. Boniface, Martyr, May 14
  • St. John Baptiste de la Salle, Confessor, Priest May 15
  • St. John Nepomucene, May 16 Patron of the Confessional
  • St. Pascal Baylon, Confessor, May 17 Patron of First Communicants
  • St. Bernadine of Sienna, Confessor, May 20
  • St. Gregory VII, Pope, Confessor, May 25
  • St. Urban I, Pope, Martyr, May 25
  • St. Philip Neri, Confessor, May 26
  • St. Bede the Venerable, Confessor, Doctor, May 27
  • St. John I, Pope, Martyr, May 27
  • St. Augustine of Canterbury, Archbishop, Confessor, May 28
  • St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Virgin, May 29
  • St. Felix I, Pope, Martyr, May 30
  • St. Joan of Arc, Martyr, May 30
  • The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, May 31
  • St. Fernando III, King, Confessor, May 31
  • And more Catholic feast day calendars here.

Catholic Feast Days In June

The Ascension of Our Lord is a Catholic feast day that can fall in June that is also a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. The Catholic feast of Pentecost is ten days later on the Feast of Whitsunday.

The feast of Sts. Peter and Paul is a traditional Holy Day in Ireland, England and Wales. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks.

  • St. Angela Merici, Virgin, June 1
  • St. Francis Caracciolo, Confessor, June 4
  • St. Boniface, Bishop, Martyr, June 5
  • St. Norbert, Bishop, Confessor, June 6
  • Sts. Primus and Felician, Martyrs, June 9
  • St. Columba, Abbot, June 9
  • St. Margaret, Queen of Scots, June 10
  • St. Anthony of Padua, Confessor, Doctor, June 13
  • St. Basil the Great, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, June 14
  • Sts. Vitus, Modestus, & Crescentia, Martyrs, June 15
  • St. Gregory Barbarigo, Bishop, Confessor, June 17
  • St. Ephrem, Deacon, Confessor, Doctor, June 18
  • St. Juliana Falconeri, Virgin, June 19
  • Sts. Gervase & Protase, Martyr, June 19
  • St. Silverius, Pope, Martyr, June 20
  • St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Confessor, June 21
  • St. Paulinus, Bishop, Confessor, June 22
  • St. Nativity Of St. John The Baptist, June 24
  • St. William, Abbot, June 25
  • Sts. John & Paul, Martyrs, June 26
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help, June 27
  • St. Joseph Cafasso, Confessor, June 27
  • Vigil of Sts. Peter & Paul, Apostles, June 28
  • Holy Apostles Peter & Paul, June 29
  • Commemoration of St. Paul, Apostle, June 30
  • Commemoration of St. Peter, Apostle, June 30

Catholic Feast Days In July

  • Feast of the Most Precious Blood, July 1 (A movable feast)
  • Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, July 2
  • St. Ireneus, Bishop, Martyr, July 3
  • St. Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Confessor, Priest, July 5
  • St. Maria Goretti, Virgin, Martyr, July 6
  • Sts. Cyril & Methodius, Bishops, Confessors, July 7
  • St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal, Widow, July 8
  • The Seven Holy Brothers, Martyrs, July 10
  • Sts. Rufina and Secunda, Virgins, Martyrs, July 10
  • St. Pius I, Pope, Martyr, July 11
  • St. John Gualbert, Abbot, July 12
  • Sts. Nabor & Felix, Martyrs, July 12
  • St. Bonaventure, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, July 14
  • St. Henry, Emperor, Confessor, July 15
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, July 16
  • St. Alexius, Confessor, July 17
  • St. Camillus de Lellis, Confessor, July 18
  • St. Symphorosa & her Seven Sons, Martyrs, July 18
  • St. Vincent de Paul, Confessor, Priest, July 19
  • St. Jerome Emilian, Confessor, July 20
  • St. Margaret, Virgin, Martyr, July 20
  • St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Confessor, Doctor, July 21
  • St. Praxedes, Virgin, July 21
  • St. Mary Magdalen, Penitent, July 22
  • St. Apollinaris, Bishop, Martyr, July 23
  • St. Liborius, Bishop, Confessor, July 23
  • St. Christina, Virgin, Martyr, July 24
  • St. James, Apostle, July 25
  • St. Christopher, Martyr, July 25
  • St. Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary, July 26
  • St. Pantaleon, Martyr, July 27
  • Sts. Nazarius & Celsus, Martyrs; St. Victor, Pope, Martyr; St. Innocent I, Pope, Confessor, July 28
  • St. Martha, Virgin, July 29
  • Sts. Felix, Simplicius, Faustinus & Beatrice, Martyrs, July 29
  • Sts. Abdon & Sennen, Martyrs, July 30
  • St. Ignatius of Loyola, July 31

Catholic Feast Days In August

The Assumption  is a Catholic feast day in August. It is also a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks.

  • The Holy Maccabees, Martyrs, August 1
  • St. Alphonsus Liquori, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, August 2
  • St. Stephen, Pope, Martyr, August 2
  • Feast of St. Dominic, August 4
  • Dedication, Church, Our Lady of the Snow, August 5
  • Transfiguration Of Our Lord, August 6
  • Sts. Sixtus II, Pope; Felicissimus & Agapitus, Martyrs, August 6
  • St. Cajetan, Confessor, August 7
  • Donatus, Bishop, Martyr, August 7
  • St. John Mary Vianney, Confessor, Priest, August 8
  • Sts. Cyriacus, Largus & Smaragdus, Martyrs, August 8
  • Vigil of St. Lawrence, Martyr, August 9
  • St. Romanus, Martyr, August 9
  • St. Lawrence, August 10
  • St. Tiburtius and Susanna, Martyrs, August 11
  • St. Clare, Virgin, August 12
  • Sts. Hipolitus & Cassian, Martyrs, August 13
  • Vigil of the Assumption, August 14
  • Feast of the Assumption, August 15 - Holy Day of Obligation
  • St. Joachim, Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Confessor, August 16
  • St. Hyacinth, Confessor, August 17
  • St. Agapitus, Martyr, August 18
  • St. Helena, Empress, Widow, August 18
  • St. John Eudes, Confessor, August 19
  • St. Bernard, Abbot, Doctor, August 20
  • St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Widow, August 21
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary, August 22
  • Sts. Timotheus, Hippolytus & Symphorianus, Martyrs, August 22
  • St. Philip Benizi, Confessor, August 23
  • St. Bartholomew, Apostle, August 24
  • St. Louis IX, King, Confessor, August 25
  • St. Zephyrinus, Pope, Martyr, August 26
  • St. Joseph Calasanctius, Confessor, August 27
  • St. Augustine of Hippo, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, August 28
  • St. Hermes, Martyr, August 28
  • Beheading of St. John the Baptist, August 29
  • St. Sabina, Martyr, August 29
  • St. Rose of Lima, August 30
  • Sts. Felix and Adauctus, Martyrs, August 30
  • St. Raymond Nonnatus, August 31

Catholic Feast Days In September

  • St. Giles Aegidius, Abbot, September 1
  • Twelve Holy Brothers, Martyrs, September 1
  • St. Stephen, King of Hungary, King, Confessor, September 2
  • Pope St. Pius X, Pope, Confessor, September 3
  • St. Lawrence Justinian, Bishop, Confessor, September 5
  • Blessed Virgin Mary Birthday, daughter of Saint Anne, September 8
  • St. Adrian, Martyr, September 8
  • St. Peter Claver, Apostle to the Negroes, September 9
  • St. Gorgonius, Martyr, September 9
  • St. Nicholas Tolentino, Confessor, September 10
  • Most Holy Name of Mary, September 12 (Mary coloring pages)
  • Exaltation of the Holy Cross, September 14
  • The Seven Sorrows of Our Lady, September 15
  • St. Nicomedes, Martyr, September 15
  • Sts. Cornelius, Pope, & Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs, September 16
  • Sts. Euphemia, Lucy & Geminianus, Martyrs, September 16
  • Stigmata of St. Francis of Assissi, Confessor , September 17
  • St. Joseph Cupertino, Confessor, September 18
  • St. Januarius & Companions, Martyrs, September 19
  • Sts. Eustace & Companions, Martyrs, September 20
  • St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist, September 21
  • St. Thomas of Vilanova, Bishop, Confessor, September 22
  • St. Maurice & Companions, Martyrs, September 22
  • St. Linus, Pope, Martyr, September 23
  • St. Thecla, Virgin, Martyr, September 23
  • Our Lady of Ransom, September 24
  • Sts. John de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions, Martyrs, September 26
  • Sts. Cyprian & Justina, Martyrs, September 26
  • Sts. Cosmas & Damian, Martyrs, September 27
  • St. Wenceslaus, Patron of Bohemia, Duke, Martyr September 28
  • Dedication of the Basilica of St. Michael, September 29, Michaelmas Day
  • St. Jerome, Priest, Confessor, Doctor, September 30

Catholic Feast Days In October

  • St. Remigius, Bishop, Confessor, October 1
  • The Holy Guardian Angels, October 2
  • St. Therese of Lisieux, Virgin, Nun, October 3
  • St. Francis of Assisi, Monk, October 4
  • St. Placid & Companions, Martyrs, October 5
  • St. Bruno, Confessor, October 6
  • Our Lady of the Rosary, October 7
  • St. Mark I, Pope, Martyr, October 7
  • St. Bridget of Sweden, Widow October 8
  • Sts. Sergius, Bacchus, Marcellus & Apuleius, Martyrs, October 8
  • St. John Leonard, Confessor, October 9
  • Sts. Denis, Rusticus & Eleutherius, Martyrs, October 9
  • St. Francis Borgia, Confessor, October 10
  • The Divine Maternity of Our Lady, October 11
  • Our Lady of Fatima, October 13
  • St. Edward the Confessor, October 13
  • St. Callistus I, Pope, Martyr, October 14
  • St. Teresa of Avila, Virgin, October 15
  • St. Hedwig, Widow, October 16
  • St. Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin, October 17
  • St. Luke, Evangelist, October 18
  • St. Peter of Alcantara, Confessor, Priest, October 19
  • St. John Cantius, Confessor, October 20
  • St. Ursula and Companions, Virgins, Martyrs, October 21
  • St. Hilarion, Abbot, October 21
  • St. Anthony Mary, Claret, Bishop, Confessor, October 23
  • St. Raphael the Archangel, October 24
  • Sts. Chrysanthus & Daria, Martyrs, October 25
  • St. Isidore the Farmer, Confessor, October 25
  • St. Evaristus, Pope, Martyr, October 26
  • Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles, October 28
  • Last Sunday in October, Feast of Christ The King
  • All Hallows' Eve, October 31

Catholic Feast Days In November

The first day of November is a Catholic feast day that is also a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation. Check your local Ordo to see what your diocese asks.

  • All Saints Day, November 1 - Holy Day of Obligation
  • All Souls Day, November 2
  • St. Martin de Porres, Confessor, November 3
  • Sts. Vitalis & Agricola, Martyrs, November 3
  • St. Charles Borromeo, November 4
  • St. Four Crowned Martyrs, November 8
  • Dedication, Archbasilica of the Holy Savior, November 9
  • St. Theodore, Martyr, November 9
  • St. Andrew Avellino, Confessor, November 10
  • Sts. Tryphon, Respicius, Nymphna, Virgin, Martyrs, November 10
  • St. Martin of Tours, Bishop, Confessor, November 11 St. Patrick and Martin Coloring Page
  • St. Mennas, Martyr, November 11
  • St. Martin I, Pope, Martyr, November 12
  • St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin, November 13
  • St. Josaphat, Bishop, Martyr, November 14
  • St. Albert the Great, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor, November 15
  • St. Gertrude the Great, Virgin, Nun, November 16
  • St. Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop, Confessor, November 17
  • Dedication of the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, November 18
  • St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Widow, November 19
  • St. Pontianus, Pope, Martyr, November 19
  • St. Felix of Valois, Confessor, November 20
  • Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, November 21
  • St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians, November 22
  • St. Clement I, Pope Martyr, November 23
  • St. Felicity, Martyr, November 23
  • St. Chrysogonus, Martyr, November 24
  • St. John of the Cross, Confessor, Doctor, November 24
  • St. Catherine of Alexandria, November 25
  • St. Sylvester, Abbot; St. Peter of Alexandria, November 26
  • Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, November 27
  • St. Catherine Laboure, November 28
  • Vigil of St. Andrew, Apostle, November 29
  • St. Saturninus, Martyr, November 29
  • Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, November 30

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