May is the Month the Church Dedicates
to the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
May 1: St. Joseph the Workman, Double of the I Class.
May 2: St. Athanasius, Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church, Double.
May 3: Invention of the Holy Cross, Double of the II Class; Commemoration of Ss. Alexander, Pope, Eventius and Theodulus Martyrs, and Juvenal, Bishop and Confessor.
May 4: FIRST FRIDAY/St. Monica Widow, Double.
May 5: FIRST SATURDAY/St. Pius V Pope and Confessor, Double.
May 6: V Sunday after Easter, Double; Commemoration of St. John Apostle before the Latin Gate.
May 7: Rogation Day (Lesser Litanies); St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr, Double.
May 8: Rogation Day (Lesser Litanies); Apparition of St. Michael, Greater Double
May 9: Rogation Day (Lesser Litanies); St. Gregory Nazianzen Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church, Double; Vigil of Ascension.
May 10: Ascension Thursday, Double of the I Class.
May 11: Ss. Philip and James (the Less) Apostles, Double of the II Class.
May 12: Ss. Nereus, Achilleus, Domitilla Virgin, and Pancras Martyrs, Simple.
May 13: VI Sunday after Easter, Double; Commemoration of St. Robert Bellarmine Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church.
May 14: Commemoration of St. Boniface Martyr.
May 15: St. John Baptist de la Salle Confessor, Double.
May 16: St. Ubald Bishop and Confessor, Simple.
May 17: St. Paschal Baylon Confessor, Double.
May 18: St. Venantius Martyr, Double.
May 19: St. Peter Celestine Pope and Confessor, Double; Commemoration of St. Pudentiana Virgin; Vigil of Whitsunday (Pentecost), Double.
May 20: Whit Sunday (Pentecost) with an octave, Double of the I Class.
May 21: Whit Monday, Double.
May 22: Whit Tuesday, Double.
May 23: EMBER WEDNESDAY/Whit Wednesday, Double.
May 24: Whit Thursday, Double.
May 25: EMBER FRIDAY/Whit Friday, Double.
May 26: EMBER SATURDAY/Whit Saturday, Double.
May 27: Holy Trinity Sunday, Double of the I Class.
May 28: St. Augustine (of Canterbury), Bishop and Confessor, Double.
May 29: St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Virgin, Simple.
May 30: St. Felix I Pope and Martyr, Double.
May 31: Corpus Christi, Double of the I Class; Commemoration of Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen, Double of the II Class; Commemoration of St. Petronilla Virgin.
Pray for us O Holy Mother of God, that we
may be made worthy of the promises of Christ!
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