Calendar of Holy Days of Obligation and Major Liturgical Feasts for the Archdiocese of Atlanta

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2016/2017 – Cycle A, Year I
Sunday, November 27, 2016 1st Sunday of Advent
Thursday, December 8, 2016 Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation)
Saturday, December 24, 2016 Christmas Eve(Vigil Masses may be celebrated
after 4:00 PM)
Sunday, December 25, 2016 Christmas Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
Sunday, January 1, 2017 Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Dedication of Metropolitan Cathedral (Feast outside cathedral)
Thursday, February 2, 2017 Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas Day)
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Ash Wednesday
Sunday, March 5, 2017 Right of Election
Sunday, April 9, 2017 Palm Sunday
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Holy Thursday
Friday, April 14, 2017 Good Friday
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Holy Saturday (Civil twilight in Atlanta: 8:35 p.m.)
Sunday, April 16. 2017 Easter
Sunday, 28 May, 2017 Ascension (Observed on Sunday)
Sunday, 4 June 2017 Pentecost
Sunday, 18 June 2017 The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (Observed on Sunday)
Saturday, 24 June 2017 The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Monday, June 26, 2017 Immaculate Heart of Mary (Feast) (Patroness of the Archdiocese)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of
Obligation)
Monday, August 21, 2017 Pius X (Memorial) (Secondary Patron of Archdiocese)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
2017/2018 – Cycle B, Year II
Sunday, December 3,2017 1st Sunday of Advent
Friday, December 8, 2017 Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation)
Sunday, December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve (Vigil Masses may be celebrated after 4:00 PM)
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
Monday, January 1, 2018 Mary, Mother of God (Not a Holy Day of Obligation)
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Dedication of Metropolitan Cathedral (Feast outside cathedral)
Friday, February 2, 2018 Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas Day)
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday
Sunday, February 25, 2018 Rite of Election / Second Sunday of Lent
Sunday, March 25, 2018 Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Holy Thursday
Friday, March 30, 2018 Friday of the Passion of the Lord
Saturday, March 31, 2018 Holy Saturday (Civil twilight in Atlanta: 8:19 p.m.)
Sunday, April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord
Sunday, May 13 , 2018 The Ascension of the Lord
Sunday, May 20 , 2018 Pentecost Sunday
Sunday, May 27, 2018 The Most Holy Trinity
Sunday, June 3, 2018 The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Saturday, June 9, 2018 Immaculate Heart of Mary (Feast celebrated) (Patroness of the Archdiocese)
Saturday, June 24, 2018 The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Pius X (Memorial) (Secondary Patron of Archdiocese)
Thursday, November 1, 2018 All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
2018/2019 – Cycle C, Year I
Sunday, December 3,2018 1st Sunday of Advent
Saturday, December 8, 2018 Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation)
Monday, December 24, 2018 Christmas Eve (Vigil Masses may be celebrated after 4:00 PM)
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Christmas Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, January 18, 2019 Dedication of Metropolitan Cathedral (Feast outside cathedral)
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday
Sunday, March 10, 2019 Rite of Election
Sunday, April 14, 2019 Palm Sunday
Thursday, April 28, 2019 Holy Thursday
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Holy Saturday (Civil twilight in Atlanta: 8:38 p.m.)
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter
Sunday, May 30, 2019 Ascension (Observed on Sunday, June 2)
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Pentecost
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Corpus Christi (Observed on Sunday, June 23)
Saturday, June 29, 2019 Immaculate Heart of Mary (Feast celebrated) (Patroness of the Archdiocese)
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Assumption of Mary(Holy Day of Obligation)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Pius X (Memorial) (Secondary Patron of Archdiocese)
Friday, November 1, 2019 All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
2019/2020 – Cycle A, Year II
Sunday, December 1, 2018 1st Sunday of Advent
Monday, December 9, 2019 Immaculate Conception (Not a Holy Day of Obligation)
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve (Vigil Masses may be celebrated after 4:00 PM)
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Christmas Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation)
Saturday, January 18, 2020 Dedication of Metropolitan Cathedral (Feast outside cathedral)
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday
Sunday, March 1, 2020 Rite of Election
Sunday, April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Holy Thursday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Holy Saturday (Civil twilight in Atlanta: 8:32 p.m.)
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter
Sunday, May 21, 2020 Ascension (Observed on Sunday, May 24)
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Pentecost
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Corpus Christi (Observed on Sunday, June 14)
Saturday, June 20, 2020 Immaculate Heart of Mary (Feast celebrated) (Patroness of the Archdiocese)
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, August 21, 2020 Pius X (Memorial) (Secondary Patron of Archdiocese)
Sunday, November 1, 2020 All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation)
2020/2021 – Cycle B, Year I
Sunday, November 29, 2020 1st Sunday of Advent
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Immaculate Conception
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Christmas Eve
(Vigil Masses may be celebrated after 4:00 PM)
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, January 1, 2021 Mary, Mother of God
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Epiphany
Tuesday, January 18, 2021 Dedication of Metropolitan Cathedral
(Feast outside cathedral)
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Rite of Election
Sunday, March 28, 2021 Palm Sunday
Thursday, April 1, 2021 Holy Thursday
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Holy Saturday
(Civil twilight in Atlanta: 8:25 p.m.)
Sunday, April 4, 2021 Easter
Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension
(Observed on Sunday, May 16)
Sunday, May 23 , 2021 Pentecost
Thursday, June 3, 2021 Corpus Christi
(Observed on Sunday, June 6)
Friday, June 11, 2021 The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Saturday, June 12, 2021 Immaculate Heart of Mary
(Feast) (Patroness of the Archdiocese)
Sunday, August 15, 2021 Assumption of Mary
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Saturday, August 21, 2021 Pius X (Memorial)
(Secondary Patron of Archdiocese)
Monday, November 1, 2021 All Saints Day
(Holy Day of Obligation
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