Holy Days of Obligation

In the Catholic Church, Holy Days of Obligation are the days on which the faithful are obliged to participate in the Mass. They also abstain from unnecessary works, “which hinder the worship to be rendered to God, the joy proper to the Lord’s day, or the suitable relaxation of mind and body.” (Canon 1247 of the Code of Canon Law).

All Sundays are obligatory for the faithful to participate in the Mass. Mass times for Holy Days are 8:30 am, 12:10 pm, 7 pm.  

Holy Days Of Obligation 2023

January 1, 2023 

Sunday

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God  

May 18, 2023

Thursday

Ascension of Jesus

August 15, 2023

Tuesday

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

November 1, 2023

Wednesday

 All Saints’ Day

December 8, 2023

Friday

The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary

December 25, 2023 

Monday

Christmas

Holy Days Of Obligation 2024

January 1, 2024

Monday**

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God  

August 15, 2024

Thursday

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

November 1, 2024

Friday

 All Saints’ Day

December 9, 2024

Monday**

The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary

December 25, 2024 

Wednesday

Christmas

 **When a feast falls on either a Monday or a Saturday the obligation is removed.

Holy Days of Obligation

In the Catholic Church, Holy Days of Obligation are the days on which the faithful are obliged to participate in the Mass. They also abstain from unnecessary works, “which hinder the worship to be rendered to God, the joy proper to the Lord’s day, or the suitable relaxation of mind and body.” (Canon 1247 of the Code of Canon Law).

All Sundays are obligatory for the faithful to participate in the Mass. Mass times for Holy Days are 8:30 am, 12:10 pm, 7 pm.  

Holy Days Of Obligation 2023

January 1, 2023 | Sunday | Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
May 18, 2023 | Thursday | Ascension of Jesus
August 15, 2023 | Tuesday | Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
November 1, 2023 | Wednesday | All Saints’ Day
December 8, 2023 | Friday | The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary
December 25, 2023 | Monday | Christmas

Holy Days Of Obligation 2024

January 1, 2024 | Monday* | Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
August 15, 2024 | Thursday | Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
November 1, 2024 | Friday | All Saints’ Day
December 9, 2024 | Monday* | The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary
December 25, 2024 | Wednesday | Christmas

**When a feast falls on either a Monday or a Saturday the obligation is removed.