Holy Days of Obligation 2014
Italics indicate a Holy Day of Obligation.
Holy Days falling on a Sunday are not italicized.
Holy Days of Obligation are days other than Sundays on which Catholics are required to participate in Mass.
Note: If in Ordinary Time one of the days falls on a Sunday, the Sunday celebration gives way to the Holy Day fulfilling the obligation. Holy Days falling on a Sunday are not italicized.
Jan 1, Solemnity of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Mar 5, Ash Wednesday (Lent Begins) (Fasting & Abstinence)
Apr 15, Chrism Mass
Apr 17, Holy Thursday
Apr 18, Good Friday (A day of Fasting & Abstinence)
Apr 19, Easter Vigil
Apr 20, Easter
Jun 1, Ascension of the Lord (*This holy day replaces the 7th Sunday of Easter)
Jun 8, Pentecost
June 22, Most Holy Body and Blood
Aug 15, Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Nov 1, All Saints Day (Not Holy Day of Obligation in 2014)
Nov 30, First Sunday of Advent
Dec 7, Second Sunday of Advent
Dec 8, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation in 2014)
Dec 14, Third Sunday of Advent
Dec 21, Fourth Sunday of Advent
Dec 25, Christmas (Holy Day of Obligation)