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  • HOLYDAYS OF oBLIGATION

    In addition to Sunday, the days to be observed as Holy Days of Obligation for the Dioceses of the United States of America are six. However, in the Province of Chicago, the Ascension of the Lord Solemnity, has been permanently transferred to the following Sunday. The remaining Holy Days are:
    January 1: The Octave Day of the Nativity of the Lord: Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
    August 15: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity 
    November 1: All Saints, Solemnity
    December 8: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity
    December 25: The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas), Solemnity