2012 Calendar Dates of Feasts
Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendar 2012
This Catholic calendar for 2012 lists the dates of the Holy Days of Obligation in the United States, as well as the dates of moveable feasts.
When Is the Baptism of the Lord 2012?
The Baptism of the Lord commemorates Christ's Baptism by St. John the Baptist. Find the date of the Baptism of the Lord 2012.
When Is Mardi Gras 2012?
Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday (Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday") or Shrove Tuesday, is the last day of feasting before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
When Is Ash Wednesday 2012?
In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Find the date of Ash Wednesday 2012.
When Does Lent 2012 Begin?
The season of Lent, the time of preparation for Easter Sunday, begins on a different day each year. When does Lent 2012 begin?
When Is Lent 2012?
Lent is the season of penance and prayer before Easter. Find the dates of Lent 2012.
Catholic Liturgical Calendar for Lent 2012
Lent is a time of preparation for the death of Christ on Good Friday and His Resurrection on Easter Sunday. The following is a list of the dates of the Sundays and major feast days that fall in Lent 2012.
When Is Saint Patrick's Day 2012?
Saint Patrick's Day, commemorating the life of the great apostle of Ireland, has become a day of celebration for both Catholics and non-Catholics. When is Saint Patrick's Day 2012?
When Is Laetare Sunday 2012?
Laetare Sunday, the Fourth Sunday in Lent, falls on a different date each year. Find the date of Laetare Sunday 2012.
When Is Palm Sunday 2012?
Palm Sunday, the final Sunday before Easter, marks the beginning of Holy Week. Christian churches distribute palms (and sometimes pussy willows) on Palm Sunday to commemorate Christ's triumphal entrance into Jerusalem.
When Is Holy Thursday 2012?
In the Catholic Church, Holy Thursday is the day that we celebrate the Last Supper, at which Christ instituted the Mass and the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
When Is Annunciation 2012?
The Annunciation of the Lord celebrates the angel Gabriel's appearance to the Virgin Mary, announcing that she has been chosen to be the Mother of Our Lord. Find the date of Annunciation 2012.
When Is Holy Week 2012?
Holy Week 2012 is the final week before Easter 2012. Find Holy Week 2012 dates.
When Is Holy Saturday 2012?
In the Catholic Church, Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday, is the final day of the Triduum, the three days during which we commemorate Christ's Passion.
When Is Good Friday 2012?
In the Catholic Church, Good Friday is the day that we commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, the act that brought salvation to all who believe.
When Is Corpus Christi 2012?
The Feast of Corpus Christi is a moveable feast. Find the date of the Feast of Corpus Christi 2012.
When Is Easter 2012?
Easter 2012 celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Find the date of Easter 2012.
When Is Pentecost Sunday 2012?
Pentecost Sunday, which marks the end of the Easter season in the Christian calendar, celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles. Find the date of Pentecost Sunday 2012.
When Is Ascension 2012?
The Ascension of Our Lord celebrates the day that Christ, in the presence of His apostles, ascended bodily into Heaven. Find the date of Ascension 2012.
When Is Trinity Sunday 2012?
Trinity Sunday falls one week after Pentecost Sunday, and it is the day that the Catholic Church has set aside to honor the most fundamental of Christian beliefs—the Holy Trinity.
When Is Assumption 2012?
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the death of Mary and her bodily assumption into Heaven. Find the date of Assumption 2012.
When Is the Feast of the Sacred Heart 2012?
The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a moveable feast. Find the date of the Feast of the Sacred Heart 2012.
When Is the Feast of Saint Anthony 2012?
The Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua commemorates the life of the patron saint of lost items. When is the Feast of Saint Anthony 2012?
When Is All Saints Day 2012?
All Saints Day celebrates the lives of all Christians who have died in a state of grace. Find the date of All Saints Day 2012.
When Is Saint Nicholas Day 2012?
Saint Nicholas Day celebrates the life of Saint Nicholas of Myra, a fourth-century bishop best known today as the real-life model for Santa Claus. Find the date of Saint Nicholas Day 2012.
When Is Halloween 2012?
Halloween is the vigil of All Hallows Day or All Saints Day, an important Catholic feast. Find the date of Halloween 2012.
When Is All Souls Day 2012?
All Souls Day is a solemn feast commemorating those who have died and are now in Purgatory. Find the date of All Souls Day 2012.
When Is Thanksgiving Day 2012?
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday with religious significance in the United States. Find the date of Thanksgiving Day 2012.
When Is Christmas Day 2012?
Christmas Day, the second-greatest feast day in the Christian calendar, celebrates the nativity, or birth, of Jesus Christ. When is Christmas Day 2012?
When Does Advent 2012 Begin?
When does Advent 2012 begin?
When Is the Feast of Christ the King 2012?
The Feast of Christ the King is a moveable feast. Find the date of the Feast of Christ the King 2012.
When Is Immaculate Conception 2012?
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the preservation of the Blessed Virgin Mary from the stain of original sin. Find the date of Immaculate Conception 2012.
Catholic Liturgical Calendar for Advent 2012
Find the dates of the Sundays and major feast days that fall in Advent 2012, as well as links to further information.