Important dates to promote vocations in your parish and school 


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World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life Often observed in parishes the following Sunday Thurs, Feb 2 Fri, Feb 2 Sun, Feb 2
World Marriage Day Second Sunday of February Sun, Feb 12 Sun, Feb 11 Sun, Feb 9
Holy Thursday, founding of the Priesthood and the Eucharist Moveable feast Thurs, Apr 6 Thurs, Mar 28 Thurs, Apr 17
World Day for Prayer for Vocations Fourth Sunday of Easter Sun, Apr 30 Sun, Apr 21 Sun, May 11
World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Fri, Jun 16 Fri, Jun 7 Fri, Jun 27
Feast of St. John Vianney, patron of priests August 4 Fri, Aug 4 Sun, Aug 4 Mon, Aug 4
Priesthood Sunday Last Sunday of September Sun, Sep 24 Sun, Sep 29 Sun, Sep 28
Feast of St. Charles Borromeo, patron of seminarians November 4 Sat, Nov 4 Mon, Nov 4 Tues, Nov 4
National Vocation Awareness Week First full week of November Nov 5-11 Nov 3-9 Nov 2-8