Posts Tagged ‘Holiday’

Independence Day 4 July 2018

Independence Day, also referred to as Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and no longer part of the…

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Father’s Day 17 June 2018

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. The tradition was said to be started from a memorial service held for a large group of men who died in a mining accident in Monongah, West Virginia in 1907. It was first proposed by Sonora…

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Flag Day 14 June 2018

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on that day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted “the American continental army” after reaching a consensus position…

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Mother’s Day 13 May 2018

Mother’s Day is an annual holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day recognizes mothers, motherhood and maternal bonds in general, as well as the positive contributions that they make to society. It was established by Anna Jarvis, with the first official Mother’s Day was celebrated at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton,…

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Easter Sunday 1 April 2018

The Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection is celebrated at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:15 PM. Easter is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar. On this Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. For Catholics, Easter Sunday comes at the end of 40 days of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving known…

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Holy Week 2018 Schedule

A Blessed Easter to All We adore you O Christ and we praise You because by Your Holy Cross You have redeemed the world.   PALM SUNDAY: 3/24/18 Saturday: Mass at 5:00 PM; 3/25/18 Sunday: Mass at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:15 PM – Blessing of palms   HOLY WEDNESDAY: 3/28/18 Daily Mass at…

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Ash Wednesday 14 February 2018

On Ash Wednesday, the morning Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM, and the evening Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 PM. A day of fasting, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. It occurs 46 days (40 fasting days, if the 6 Sundays, which are not days of fast, are excluded) before Easter…

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Christmas 25 December 2017

On Christmas Eve, we celebrate the “Children’s Mass” at 4:30 PM, and the “Midnight Mass” at 7:30 PM. On Christmas Day, we celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM. Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural…

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Thanksgiving 23 November 2017

We will celebrate Mass at 9:00 AM on Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It has been celebrated as a federal holiday every year since 1863, when, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving and…

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All Souls’ Day 2 November 2017

On Thursday, November 2nd, The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, Mass is celebrated at 9:00 AM & 5:30 PM. Please let us have the names of your deceased relatives and friends. Their names will be inscribed in the Book of the Living throughout the month of November. All Souls’ Day, in Christianity, is a…

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All Saints’ Day 1 November 2017

On Wednesday, November 1st, Mass is celebrated at 9:00 AM & 5:30 PM. All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows, Day of All the Saints, Solemnity of All Saints, or Feast of All Saints is a solemnity celebrated on November 1st by the Roman Catholic Church and various Protestant denominations, and on the first…

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Columbus Day 12 October 2017

Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in and discovery of the American Continent, which happened on October 12, 1492. Columbus Day first became an official state holiday in Colorado in 1906, and became a federal holiday in the…

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