Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Feasts for November

The month of November is dedicated to the Souls in Purgatory, whose feast is celebrated on November 2. With the exception of the last Sunday, November falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time and is represented by the liturgical color green. The last Sunday, which marks the beginning of the Advent season, the liturgical color changes to purple, representing a time of penance.

The feasts on the General Roman Calendar celebrated during the month of November are:
1. All SaintsSolemnity
2. All SoulsFeast
3. Martin de PorresOpt. Mem.
4. Charles BorromeoMemorial
6. Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary TimeSunday
9. Lateran BasilicaFeast
10. Leo the GreatMemorial
11. Martin of Tours; Veterans Day (USA)Memorial
12. JosaphatMemorial
13. Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary TimeSunday
15. Albert the GreatOpt. Mem.
16. Margaret of Scotland; GertrudeOpt. Mem.
17. Elizabeth of HungaryMemorial
18. Churches of Peter and Paul; Rose Philippine Duchesne (USA)Opt. Mem.
20. Christ the KingSolemnity
21. Presentation of MaryMemorial
22. CeciliaMemorial
23. Clement I; Columban; Bl. Miguel Agustín Pro (USA)Opt. Mem.
24. Andrew Dung-Lac and companionsMemorial
27. First Sunday of AdventSunday
30. AndrewFeast

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