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2018 Online Catholic Liturgical Calendar (Year B; Year 2)

All the Major Catholic Holy Days for 2018

This online Catholic Liturgical calendar lays out the 2018 Catholic Solemnities, Feasts, and Memorials. Marked beside each observance is the level of festivity, whether the day is a holy day of obligation, if the day is a required fast or abstinence day, and which week of the four-week psalm cycle in the Liturgy of the Hours is to be used. Please see the key below to understand the symbols.


December 2017

3 - Advent Week 1 (Ob)(P1) (Year B; Year II)
4 - John of Damascus (OM)
6 - Nicholas (OM)
7 - Ambrose (M)
8 - Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (S; Ob)
9 - Juan Diego (OM)
10 - Advent Week 2 (Ob) (P2)
11 - Damasus I (OM)
12 - Our Lady of Guadalupe (M)
13 - Lucy (M)
14 - John of the Cross (M)
17 - Advent Week 3 (Gaudete Sunday) (Ob) (P3)
21 - Peter Canisius (OM)
23 - John of Kanty (OM)
24 - Advent Week 4 (Ob) (P4)
(Evening) 24 - Christmas Eve
25 - Christmas (S; Ob)(P1); Begin Octave of Christmas
26 - Stephen (F)
27 - John (F)
28 - Holy Innocents (F)
29 - (Thomas Becket) (OM)
31 - Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph; Christmas Week II (F; Ob)(P2)

January 2018

1 - Mary Mother of God (S; Ob)
6 - Epiphany, Traditional (S; Ob)
7 - Epiphany, United States (S; Ob) (P2)
8 - Baptism of the Lord, United States (F)
8 (Evening) - Ordinary Time Week 1 (P1)
13 - Hilary (OM)
14 - Ordinary Time Week 2 (Ob) (P2) 17 - Anthony (M)
20 - Fabian (OM); Sebastian (OM)
21 - Ordinary Time Week 3 (Ob) (P3)
22 - Vincent (OM)
24 - Francis de Sales (M)
25 - Conversion of Paul (F)
26 - Timothy and Titus (M)
27 - Angela Merici (OM)
28 - Ordinary Time Week 4 (Ob) (P4)
31 - John Bosco (M)

February 2018

2 - Presentation of the Lord (F)
3 - Blase (OM); Ansgar (OM)
4 - Ordinary Time Week 5 (Ob) (P1)
5 - Agatha (M)
6 - Paul Miki and Companions (M)
8 - Jerome Emiliani (OM)
10 - Scholastica (M)
11 - Ordinary Time Week 6 (Ob) (P2)
14 - Ash Wednesday (Fast); Beginning of Lent
16 - Lenten Friday (A)
17 - Seven Founders of the Order of Servites (C)
18 - Lent Week 1 (Ob) (P1)
21 - (Peter Damian) (C)
22 - Chair of St. Peter (F)
23 - (Polycarp); Lenten Friday (M; A)
25 - Lent Week 2 (P2)

March 2018

2 - Lenten Friday (A)
4 - Lent Week 3 (Ob) (P3)
7 - (Perpetua and Felicity) (C)
8 - (John of God) (C)
9 - (Frances of Rome); Lenten Friday (C, A)
11 - Lent Week 4 (Ob) (P4)
16 - Lenten Friday (A)
17 - (Patrick) (C)
18 - Lent Week 5 (Ob) (P1)
19 - Joseph, husband of Mary (S**)
23 - (Turibius de Mongrovejo); Lenten Friday (C, A)
24 - Annunciation of the Lord (S**)
25 - Holy Week Begins (P2); Palm Sunday (Ob)
26 - Monday of Holy Week
27 - Tuesday of Holy Week
28 - Wednesday of Holy Week
29 - Holy (Maundy) Thursday
30 - Good Friday of the Lord's Passion (Fast)
31 - Holy Saturday; Vigil of Easter

April 2018

1 - Easter (Ob) (P1); Octave of Easter Begins
2 - Monday in the Octave of Easter (S)
3 - Tuesday in the Octave of Easter (S)
4 - Wednesday in the Octave of Easter (S)
5 - Thursday in the Octave of Easter (S)
6 - Friday in the Octave of Easter (S)
7 - Saturday in the Octave of Easter (S)
8 - Easter Week 2 (Ob) (P2); Last Day of Easter Octave; Divine Mercy Sunday
11 - Stanislaus (OM)
13 - Pope Martin I (OM)
15 - Easter Week 3 (Ob) (P3)
21 - Anselm (OM)
22 - Easter Week 4 (Ob) (P4)
23 - George (OM)
24 - Fidelis (OM)
25 - Mark (F)
29 - Easter Week 5 (Ob) (P1)
30 - Pope Pius V (OM)

May 2018

1 - Joseph the Worker (OM)
2 - Athanasius (M)
3 - Philip and James (F)
6 - Easter Week 6 (Ob) (P2)
10 - Ascension (Traditional) (S; Ob)
12 - Nereus and Achilleus; Pancras (OM)
13 - Easter Week 7; Ascension (United States) (Ob) (P3)
14 - Matthias (F)
15 - Isidore (OM)
18 - Pope John I (OM)
19 - Vigil of Pentecost
20 - Pentecost; Ordinary Time Week 7 (S; Ob) (P3)
25 - Bede; Pope Gregory VII; Mary Magdalene de Pazzi (OM)
26 - Philip Neri (M)
27 - Holy Trinity; Ordinary Time Week 8 (S; Ob) (P4)
31 - Corpus Christi (Traditional) (S; Ob)

June 2018

1 - Justin Martyr (M)
2 - Marcellinus and Peter (OM); Vigil of The Holy Trinity
3 - Corpus Christi (United States) (S; Ob); Ordinary Time Week 9 (P1)
5 - Boniface (M)
6 - Norbert (OM)
8 - Sacred Heart of Jesus (S)
9 - Ephrem (OM)
10 - Ordinary Time Week 10 (Ob) (P2)
11 - Barnabas (M)
13 - Anthony of Padua (M)
14 - Vigil of the Sacred Heart.
15 - Sacred Heart (S)
17 - Ordinary Time Week 11 (P3)
19 - Romuald (OM)
21 - Aloysius Gonzaga (OM)
22 - Paulinus of Nola; John Fisher; Thomas More (OM)
23 - Vigil of the Nativity of John the Baptist
24 - Nativity of John the Baptist; Ordinary Time Week 12 (Ob) (P4)
27 - Cyril of Alexandra (OM)
28 - Irenaeus (OM); Vigil of Peter and Paul
29 - Peter and Paul (S)
30 - First Martyrs of the Church in Rome (OM)

July 2018

1 - Ordinary Time Week 13 (Ob) (P1)
3 - Thomas (F)
4 - Elizabeth of Portugal; Independence Day (United States) (OM)
5 - Anthony Zaccaria (OM)
6 - Maria Goretti (OM)
8 - Ordinary Time Week 14 (Ob) (P2)
11 - Benedict (M)
13 - Henry (OM)
14 - Camilus de Lellis (OM)
15 - Ordinary Time Week 15 (Ob) (P3)
16 - Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (OM)
21 - Lawrence of Brindisi (OM)
22 - Ordinary Time Week 16 (Ob) (P4)
23 - Bridget of Sweden (OM)
25 - James (F)
26 - Joachim and Ann (M)
29 - Ordinary Time Week 17 (Ob) (P1)
30 - Peter Chrysologus (OM)
31 - Ignatius of Loyola (M)

August 2018

1 - Alphonsus Liguori (M)
2 - Eusebius of Vercelli (OM)
4 - John Vianney (M)
5 - Ordinary Time Week 18 (Ob) (P2)
6 - The Transfiguration (F)
7 - Pope Sixtus II and Companions; Cajetan (OM)
8 - Dominic (M)
10 - Lawrence (F)
11 - Clare (M)
12 - Ordinary Time Week 19 (Ob) (P3)
13 - Pope Pontian; Hippolytus (OM)
14 - Maximilian Mary Kolbe (OM); Vigil of The Assumption of Mary
15 - The Assumption of Mary (S; Ob)
16 - Stephen of Hungary (OM)
19 - Ordinary Time Week 20 (Ob) (P4)
20 - Bernard (M)
21 - Pope Pius X (M)
22 - The Queenship of Mary (M)
23 - Rose of Lima (OM)
24 - Bartholomew (F)
25 - Louis; Joseph Calasanz (OM)
26 - Ordinary Time Week 21 (Ob) (P1)
27 - Monica (M)
28 - Augustine (M)
29 - Beheading of John the Baptist (M)

September 2018

2 - Ordinary Time Week 22 (Ob) (P2)
3 - Pope Gregory the Great (M)
8 - The Birth of Mary (F)
9 - Ordinary Time Week 23 (Ob) (P3)
13 - John Chrysostom (M)
14 - The Exaltation of the Cross (F)
15 - Our Lady of Sorrows (M)
16 - Ordinary Time Week 24 (Ob) (P4)
17 - Robert Bellarmine (OM)
19 - Isaac Jogues and John de Brebeuf and Companions (M); Januarius (OM)
20 - Andrew Kim Taegon; Paul Chong Hasang and Companions (OM)
21 - Matthew (F)
23 - Ordinary Time Week 25 (Ob) (P1)
26 - Cosmas and Damian (OM)
27 - Vincent de Paul (OM)
28 - Wenceslaus; Lawrence Ruiz and Companions (OM)
29 - Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, Archangels (F)
30 - Ordinary Time Week 26 (Ob) (P2)

October 2018

1 - Theresa of the Child Jesus (M)
2 - Guardian Angels (M)
4 - Francis of Assisi (M)
6 - Bruno (OM)
7- Ordinary Time Week 27 (Ob) (P3)
9 - Denis and Companions; John Leonardi (OM)
14 - Ordinary Time Week 28 (Ob) (P4)
15 - Teresa of Avila (M)
16 - Hedwig; Margaret Mary Alacoque (OM)
17 - Ignatius of Antioch (M)
18 - Luke (F)
19 - Paul of the Cross (OM)
21 - Ordinary Time Week 29 (Ob) (P1)
23 - John of Capistrano (OM)
24 - Anthony Claret (OM)
28 - Ordinary Time Week 30 (Ob) (P2)
31 - Vigil of All Saints (Halloween)

November 2018

1 - All Saints (S; Ob)
2 - All Souls (Unique; Ranked with Solemnities)
3 - Optional memorial of Martin de Porres (OM)
4 - Ordinary Time Week 31 (Ob) (P3)
9 - Dedication of St. John Lateran (F)
10 - Pope Leo the Great (M)
11 - Ordinary Time Week 32 (Ob) (P4)
12 - Josaphat (M)
13 - Frances Xavier Cabrini (M)
15 - Albert the Great (OM)
16 - Margaret of Scotland; Gertrude (OM)
17 - Elizabeth of Hungary (M)
18 - Ordinary Time Week 33 (Ob) (P1)
21 - Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (M)
22 - Thanksgiving (United States) (OM); Cecilia (M)
23 - Clement I; Columban (OM)
24 - Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions, martyrs (OM); Vigil of Christ the King
25 - Christ the King (Ob; S); Ordinary Time Week 34 (P2)
30 - Andrew (F)

December 2018 (Year C; Year 1)

2 - Advent Week 1 (Ob) (P1)
4 - John of Damascus (OM)
6 - Nicholas (OM)
7 - Ambrose (M); Vigil of the Immaculate Conception
8 - Immaculate Conception (S; Ob)
9 - Advent Week 2 (Ob) (P2)
11 - Pope Damasus I (OM)
12 - Our Lady of Guadalupe (M)
13 - Lucy (M)
14 - John of the Cross (M)
16 - Advent Week 3 (Ob) (P3)
21 - (Peter Canisius) (OM)
23 - Advent Week 4 (Ob) (P4)
24 - Christmas Eve
25 - Christmas (S; Ob); Begin Octave of Christmas
26 - Stephen (F)
27 - John (F)
28 - Holy Innocents (F)
29 - (Thomas Becket) (OM)
30 - Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph (F; Ob) (P1)
31 - (Pope Sylvester) (OM)

Key

Symbol Meaning
Ob Holy Day of Obligation (includes all Sundays)
F Feast
S Solemnity
M Memorial
OM Optional Memorial
(feast name) Optional; Seasonal Celebration Takes Precedence
Fast Fast Day
C Commemoration
A Abstinence Day
P# Week Number in Liturgy of the Hours 4-Week Psalm Cycle
** Feast normally falls on another day, but has been translated

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