February is a month dedicated to the Holy Family. During these days between Christmas celebrations and the increased focus on Jesus’ public life and ministry, the Holy Family is where Jesus spent the time between his birth and embarking on his public journey.
January is the month of the Holy Name of Jesus. Because of the feasts in January, which pertain to Christ’s infancy and childhood, January has also become a month dedicated to the Holy Childhood of Jesus.
The month of December is dedicated to Advent and the coming of Christ. We prepare for the remembrance of Christ’s birth an also embark on the prayerful, spiritual preparation for the second and final coming of the Lord.
The month of November is dedicated to the poor souls in purgatory. All souls day falls on November 2nd, which is when we commemorate all the faithful departed.
October is the month of the Rosary. The victory at the Battle at Lepanto was on October 7th and this victory was brought about through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin, as implored by Pope Pius V.
September is traditionally dedicated to the Seven Sorrows (or Dolours) of Mary, and the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows falls in September.
The month of August is dedicated to the Blessed Sacrament and to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The church celebrates the Assumption of Mary into heaven on August 15th
July is the month dedicated to the Precious Blood of Our Lord; the Feast of the Precious Blood is the first Sunday of the month.
June is the month of the Sacred Heart. Devotion to the Sacred Heart encourages participation in Holy Hour Eucharistic Adoration and receiving Holy Communion on the first Friday of every month.
May is the month of Mary with devotion to the Blessed Mother throughout the month. Mother’s Day falls in May and devotion to Mary focuses both on Mary as a role model for Christian mothers and her ever lasting chastity and purity.
The month of April is dedicated both to devotion to the Eucharist and devotion to the Holy Spirit. Easter Sunday often falls in April, and when it does fall in March, the Easter season continues on through all of April.
April, 2019 Bulletins