Holy Days of Obligation 2015
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)
Feb 18, Ash Wednesday (Lent Begins) (Fasting & Abstinence)
Mar 29, Palm Sunday
Apr 2, Holy Thursday
Apr 3, Good Friday (A day of Fasting & Abstinence)
Apr 4, Easter Vigil
Apr 5, Easter
Apr 12, Divine Mercy Sunday
May 17, Ascension of the Lord (*This holy day replaces the 7th Sunday of Easter)
May 24, Pentecost
May 31, Most Holy Trinity
June 7, Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ "Corpus Christi"
June 12, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Aug 15, Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation abrogated since falls on Saturday)
Nov 1, All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
Nov 22, Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Nov 29, First Sunday of Advent
Dec 6, Second Sunday of Advent
Dec 8, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Dec 13, Third Sunday of Advent
Dec 20, Fourth Sunday of Advent
Dec 25, Christmas (Holy Day of Obligation)