Feast Days

Divine Mercy Sunday

“At three o’clock, implore My mercy, especially for sinners;
and, if only for a brief moment, immerse yourself in My Passion...” (Diary, 1320)

WE CELEBRATE DIVINE MERCY on Sunday April 23, 2017

3:00 – 4:00 Adoration, Prayers and Singing
4:00 – 5:00 Reconciliation Service

“A las tres de la tarde, ruega por Mi misericordia, en especial por los pecadores
y aunque sólo sea por un brevísimo momento, sumérgete en Mi Pasión...” (Diario de Sta. Faustina # 1320)

LA PARROQUIA DE SAN MATEO CELEBRARÁ LA DIVINA MISERICORDIA el Domingo 23 deAbril, 2017
3:00 – 4:00 Adoración, Oraciones y cantos
4:00 – 5:00 Confesiones


In addition to Sunday, the days to be observed as holy days of obligation in the Latin Rite dioceses of the United States of America, in conformity with canon 1246, are as follows:

January 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God*;
Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter, the solemnity of the Ascension**;
August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary*;
November 1, the solemnity of All Saints;
December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception;
December 25, the solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

*Whenever January 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, or August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption, or November 1, the solemnity of All Saints, falls on a Saturday or on a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated.

**Observance of the Feast of the Ascension is transferred to the Seventh Sunday of Easter.

What's the difference between a solemnity, a feast day and a memorial?