Holy Days of Obligation

This 2013 calendar lists the dates of the Holy Days of Obligation in the United States for 2013, as well as the dates of moveable feasts (holy days whose dates change from year to year). Please note that only those days that have “HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION” listed beneath their entries are Holy Days of Obligation; all others are moveable feasts.

  • Mary, Mother of God (Tuesday, January 1, 2013)
    Holy Day of Obligation
  • Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, February 13, 2013)
  • Palm Sunday (Sunday, March 24, 2013)
  • Holy Thursday (Thursday, March 28, 2013)
  • Good Friday (Friday, March 29, 2013)
  • Holy Saturday (Saturday, March 30, 2013)
  • Easter Sunday (Sunday, March 31, 2013)
  • Divine Mercy Sunday (Sunday, April 7, 2013)
  • Ascension (Sunday, May 12, 2013 in most dioceses of the United States)
    Holy Day of Obligation (transferred from Thursday, May 9, 2013)
  • Pentecost Sunday (Sunday, May 19, 2013)
  • Trinity Sunday (Sunday, May 26, 2013)
  • Corpus Christi (Sunday, June 2, 2013; transferred  from Thursday, May 30, 2013)
  • Assumption of Mary (Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    Holy Day of Obligation
  • All Saints Day (Friday, November 1, 2013)
    Holy Day of Obligation
  • First Sunday of Advent (Sunday, December 1, 2013)
  • Immaculate Conception (Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    Holy Day of Obligation
  • Christmas (Wednesday, December 25, 2013)
    Holy Day of Obligation