Liturgical Calendar

Holy Days of Obligation, in addition to Sundays

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* Whenever Jan 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, or Aug 15, the solemnity of the Assumption, or Nov 1, the solemnity of All Saints, falls on a Saturday or on a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated
** When Independence Day falls on Sunday, the special Votive Mass texts are not used. 
+ The solemnity has been transferred to this date.
++ The Bishops of Province VIII, which includes the Diocese of Rapid City, have decided that the Ascension will be celebrated on the 7th Sunday of Easter.

Liturgical Year

2017 2018

2019

Sunday Cycle A B

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Weekday Cycle 1 2 1
1st Sunday of Advent Nov 27, 2016 Dec 3, 2017 Dec 2, 2018
2nd Sunday of Advent Dec 4, 2016 Dec 10, 2017 Dec 9, 2018
Immaculate Conception, Dec 8 Thursday Friday Saturday
3rd Sunday of Advent Dec 11, 2016 Dec 17, 2017 Dec 16, 2018
4th Sunday of Advent Dec 18, 2016 Dec 24, 2017 Dec 23, 2018
Christmas, Dec 25 Sunday Monday Tuesday
Holy Family Dec 30, 2016 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 30, 2018
Mary, Mother of God, Jan 1  Sunday Monday Tuesday
Epiphany Jan 8, 2017 Jan 7, 2018 Jan 6, 2019
Baptism of the Lord Jan 9, 2017 Jan 8, 2018 Jan 7, 2019
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Jan 15, 2017 Jan 14, 2018 Jan 13, 2019
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Jan 22, 2017 Jan 21, 2018 Jan 20, 2019
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jan 29, 2017 Jan 28, 2018 Jan 27, 2019
Presentation of the Lord, Feb 2 Thursday Friday Saturday
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Feb 5, 2017 Feb 4, 2018 Feb 10, 2019
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Feb 12, 2017 Feb 11, 2018 Feb 17, 2019
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time Feb 19, 2017 —— Feb 24, 2019
8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Feb 26, 2017 —— Mar 3, 2019
9th Sunday in Ordinary Time —— —— ——
Ash Wednesday Mar 1, 2017 Feb 14, 2018 Mar 6, 2019
1st Sunday of Lent Mar 5, 2017 Feb 18, 2018 Mar 10, 2019
2nd Sunday of Lent Mar 12, 2017 Feb 25, 2018 Mar 17, 2019
3rd Sunday of Lent Mar 19, 2017 Mar 4, 2018 Mar 24, 2019
4th Sunday of Lent Mar 26, 2017 Mar 11, 2018 Mar 31, 2019
5th Sunday of Lent Apr 2, 2017 Mar 18, 2018 Apr 7, 2019
Joseph, Husband of Mary, Mar 19 Monday, Mar 20, 2017+ Monday Tuesday
Annunciation, Mar 25 Saturday April 9, 2018 Monday
Diocesan Chrism Mass  Apr 3, 2017 Mar 19, 2018 Apr 8, 2019
Passion (Palm) Sunday Apr 9, 2017 Mar 25, 2018 Apr 14, 2019
Holy Thursday Apr 13, 2017 Mar 29, 2018 Apr 18, 2019
Good Friday Apr 14, 2017 Mar 30, 2018 Apr 19, 2019
Easter Sunday Apr 16, 2017 Apr 1, 2018 Apr 21, 2019
2nd Sunday of Easter Apr 23, 2017 Apr 8, 2018 Apr 28, 2019
3rd Sunday of Easter Apr 30, 2017 Apr 15, 2018 May 5, 2019
4th Sunday of Easter May 7, 2017 Apr 22, 2018 May 12, 2019
Anniversary of the Dedication of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral, Rapid City, May 7 Sunday Monday Tuesday
5th Sunday of Easter May 14, 2017 Apr 29, 2018 May 19, 2019
6th Sunday of Easter May 21, 2017 May 6, 2018 May 26, 2019
7th Sunday of Easter ~ Ascension++ May 28, 2017++ May 13, 2018++ Jun 2, 2019++
Pentecost Jun 4, 2017 May 20, 2018 Jun 9, 2019
Diocesan Ordination N/A TBD TBD
Trinity Sunday Jun 11, 2017 May 27, 2018 Jun 16, 2019
Body and Blood of Christ May 29, 2016 Jun 18, 2017 Jun 23, 2019
Sacred Heart Jun 23, 2017 Jun 8, 2018 Jun 28, 2019
9th Sunday in Ordinary Time —— —— ——
10th Sunday in Ordinary Time —— —— ——
11th Sunday in Ordinary Time —— —— ——
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jun 25, 2017 —— ——
Birth of John the Baptist, Jun 24 Saturday Sunday Monday
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jul 2, 2017 Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2019
Peter and Paul, Apostles, Jun 29 Thursday Friday Saturday
Independence Day, July 4 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jul 9, 2017 Jul 8, 2018 Jul 7, 2019
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jul 16, 2017 Jul 15, 2018 Jul 14, 2019
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jul 23, 2017 Jul 22, 2018 Jul 21, 2019
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jul 30, 2017 Jul 29, 2018 Jul 28, 2019
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time —— Aug 5, 2018 Aug 4, 2019
Transfiguration, Aug 6 Sunday Monday Tuesday
19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Aug 13, 2017 Aug 12, 2018 Aug 11, 2019
Assumption, Aug 15 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Aug 20, 2017 Aug 19, 2018 Aug 18, 2019
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Aug 27, 2017 Aug 26, 2018 Aug 25, 2019
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Sep 3, 2017 Sep 2, 2018 Sep 1, 2019
Labor Day Sep 4, 2017 Sep 3, 2018 Sep 2, 2019
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Sep 10, 2017 Sep 9, 2018 Sep 8, 2019
Triumph of the Cross, Sep 14 Thursday Friday Saturday
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sep 17, 2017 Sep 16, 2018 Sep 15, 2019
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sep 25, 2017 Sep 23, 2018 Sep 22, 2019
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 1, 2017 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 29, 2019
27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 8, 2017 Oct 7, 2018 Oct 6, 2019
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 15, 2017 Oct 14, 2018 Oct 13, 2019
29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 22, 2017 Oct 21, 2018 Oct 20, 2019
30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Oct 29, 2017 Oct 28, 2018 Oct 27, 2019
31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Nov 5, 2017 Nov 4, 2018 Nov 3, 2019
All Saints, Nov 1 Wednesday Thursday Friday
All Souls, Nov 2 Thursday Friday Saturday
Dedication of St. John Lateran,  Nov 9 Thursday Friday Saturday
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Nov 12, 2017 Nov 11, 2018 Nov 10, 2019
33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Nov 19, 2017 Nov 18, 2018 Nov 17, 2019
Christ the King Nov 26, 2017 Nov 25, 2018 Nov 24, 2019
Thanksgiving Nov 23, 2017 Nov 22, 2018 Nov 28, 2019