Observances of

Major Feast Days

Throughout the year we celebrate certain major feast days with a weekday Mass, some sung and some said, some on a weekday at 8 am and some on a weekday at 12:15 pm. Be sure to keep an eye on our calendar! In addition to our very special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses, and our Lenten worship, we celebrate the following special feast days:

  • The Holy Name, January 1
  • The Epiphany, January 6
  • Confession of Saint Peter, January 18
  • Conversion of Saint Paul, January 25
  • The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, February 2
  • Saint Joseph, March 19
  • Gregory the Illuminator, March 23
  • The Annunciation, March 25 (transferred to April 9, 2018 due to Holy Week)
  • Saint Mark, our Patron, April 25
  • The Ascension, varies with Easter
  • Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, May 31
  • Corpus Christie, Thursday following Trinity Sunday
  • Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, June 24
  • Saint Mary Magdalene, July 22
  • The Transfiguration, August 6
  • Saint Mary the Virgin, August 15
  • Holy Cross Day, September 14
  • Saint Matthew, September 21
  • Saint Michael and All Angels, September 29
  • Saint Francis of Assisi/Blessing of the Animals, Saturday of or following October 4
  • Saint Luke, October 18
  • All Saints Day, November 1
  • Thanksgiving, fourth Thursday in November
  • Saint Stephen, December 26
  • Saint John, December 27
  • The Holy Innocents, December 28