Important dates to promote vocations in your parish and school 



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World Day of Consecrated Life Often observed in parishes the following Sunday Fri, Feb 2 Sun, Feb 2 Mon, Feb 2
World Marriage Day Second Sunday of February Sun, Feb 11 Sun, Feb 9 Sun, Feb 8
Holy Thursday, founding of the Priesthood and the Eucharist Moveable feast Thurs, Mar 28 Thurs, Apr 17 Thurs, April 2
World Day for Prayer for Vocations Fourth Sunday of Easter Sun, Apr 21 Sun, May 11 Sun, Apr 26
World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Fri, Jun 7 Fri, Jun 27 Fri, Jun 12
Feast of St. John Vianney, patron of priests August 4 Sun, Aug 4 Mon, Aug 4 Tues, Aug 4
Priesthood Sunday Last Sunday of September Sun, Sep 29 Sun, Sep 28 Sun, Sep 27
Feast of St. Charles Borromeo, patron of seminarians November 4 Mon, Nov 4 Tues, Nov 4 Wed, Nov 4
National Vocation Awareness Week First full week of November Nov 3-9 Nov 2-8 Nov 1-7