Liturgical Calendar for May 2016

Note:  This is a liturgical calendar (ordo) for the month of May 2016 for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the Extraordinary Form, according to the Missale Romanum (1962) of Pope St. John XXIII.  It is intended as a general guide.  It does not show feasts which are observed only in particular places.  It does not show votive Masses on the days when they are permitted by the rubrics (with the exception of votive Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary on certain Saturdays).  If a Mass is shown in this color, it means that Propers for that Mass are available on this site.

May 2016
Date Day The Mass Class Color Commemoration
1 Sunday St. Joseph the Worker 1 W Fifth Sunday after Easter
2 Monday St. Athanasius, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor 3 W
or: Rogation Mass 2 V St. Athanasius
3 Tuesday Feria 4 W Ss Alexander & Companions
or: Ss Alexander and Companions, Martyrs 4 R
or: Finding of the Holy Cross 4 R Ss Alexander & Companions
or: Rogation Mass 2 V Ss Alexander & Companions
4 Wednesday Vigil of the Ascension 2 W St. Monica
or: Rogation Mass 2 V Vigil of Ascension
5 Thursday The Ascension of Our Lord 1 W
6 Friday Feria 4 W
or: St. John Before the Latin Gate 4 R
or: St. Dominic Savio, Confessor 4 W
7 Saturday St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr 3 R
8 Sunday Sunday after the Ascension 2 W
9 Monday St. Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor 3 W
10 Tuesday St. Antoninus, Bishop & Confessor 3 W Ss Gordian & Epimachus
11 Wednesday Ss Philip and James, Apostles 2 R
12 Thursday Ss Nereus, Achilleus, Domitilla & Pancras, Martyrs 3 R
13 Friday St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor 3 W
14 Saturday Vigil of Pentecost 1 R
15 Sunday Pentecost Sunday 1 R
16 Monday Pentecost Monday 1 R
17 Tuesday Pentecost Tuesday 1 R
18 Wednesday Pentecost Wednesday (Ember Day) 1 R
19 Thursday Pentecost Thursday 1 R
20 Friday Pentecost Friday (Ember Day) 1 R
21 Saturday Pentecost Saturday (Ember Day) 1 R
22 Sunday Trinity Sunday 1 W
23 Monday Feria (Mass of First Sunday after Pentecost) 4 G
24 Tuesday Feria 4 G
25 Wednesday St. Gregory VII, Pope and Confessor 3 W St. Urban I
26 Thursday Corpus Christi 1 W
27 Friday St. Bede the Venerable, Confessor & Doctor 3 W St. John I
28 Saturday St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop & Confessor 3 W
29 Sunday Second Sunday after Pentecost 2 G
or USA: External Solemnity of Corpus Christi 2 W
30 Monday Feria 4 G St. Felix I
or: St. Felix I, Pope and Martyr 4 R
or: St. Joan of Arc, Virgin 4 W
31 Tuesday Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2 W St. Petronilla

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