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Holy Days of Obligation

The following lists provide the dates of the Holy Days of Obligation and moveable feasts for the United States. The first lists the dates for the six Holy Days of Obligation observed in the United States; the second lists the dates of the moveable feasts (holy days whose dates change from year to year).

Holy Days of Obligation 2022
Sundays (including Epiphany, Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday, Pentecost, etc.) are always obligatory.
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (NOT A HOLY DAY IN 2022 - Saturday, January 1)
Ascension of the Lord (Thursday, May 26 - *Celebrated Sunday, May 29)
* The Roman Catholic Church in a number of countries that do not observe the feast as a public holiday has obtained permission from the Vatican to move observance of the Feast of the Ascension from the traditional Thursday to the following Sunday, the Sunday before Pentecost.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (NOT A HOLY DAY IN 2022 - Monday, August 15)
Since this Holy Day falls on a Monday, the obligation is dispensed.
All Saints Day (Tuesday, November 1)
Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Thursday, December 8)
Christmas (Sunday, December 25)

Moveable Feasts 2022
Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, March 2)
Palm Sunday (Sunday, April 10)
Holy Thursday (Thursday, April 14)
Good Friday (Friday, April 15)
Holy Saturday (Saturday, April 16)
Easter Sunday (Sunday, April 17)
Divine Mercy Sunday (Sunday, April 24)
Pentecost Sunday (Sunday, June 5)
Trinity Sunday (Sunday, June 12)
Corpus Christi (Sunday, June 19) The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
Sacred Heart of Jesus (Friday, June 24)
All Souls' Day (Wednesday, November 2)
* All Souls' Day Mass of Remembrance will take place Sat, November 5 at 9 AM
First Sunday of Advent (Sunday, November 27)

Cycles - Lectionary for Mass
Sunday Cycle - YEAR C - November 28, 2021 to November 20, 2022
Weekday Cycle - CYCLE II - January 10 to March 1, 2022; June 6 to November 26, 2022
Sunday Cycle - YEAR A - November 27, 2022 to November 26, 2023