Liturgical Calendar for August 2016

Note:  This is a liturgical calendar (ordo) for the month of August 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.

August 2016
Date Day The Mass Class Color Commemoration
1 Monday Feria 4 G Holy Machabees
or: Holy Machabees, Martyrs 4 R
or: St. Peter in Chains 4 W St. Paul; Holy Machabees
2 Tuesday St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor 3 W St. Stephen I
3 Wednesday Feria 4 G
or: Finding of the Body of St. Stephen, Protomartyr 4 R
4 Thursday St. Dominic, Confessor 3 W
5 Friday Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major 3 W
6 Saturday The Transfiguration of Our Lord 2 W St. Sixtus II & Companions
7 Sunday Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost 3 W
8 Monday St. John Mary Vianney, Confessor 3 W Ss Cyriacus, Largus & Smaragdus
9 Tuesday Vigil of St. Laurence 3 V St. Romanus
10 Wednesday St. Laurance, Deacon and Martyr 2 R
11 Thursday Feria 4 G Ss Tiburtius & Susanna
or: Ss Tiburtius and Susanna, Virgin, Martyrs 4 R
12 Friday St. Clare, Virgin 3 W
13 Saturday Ss Hippolytus and Cassian, Martyrs 4 R
14 Sunday Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2 G
15 Monday The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (6 pg.) *or* 4 pg. 1 W
16 Tuesday St. Joachim, Father of the Blessed Virgin Mary 2 W
17 Wednesday St. Hyacinth, Confessor 3 W
18 Thursday Feria 4 G St. Agapitus
or: St. Agapitus, Martyr 4 R
19 Friday St. John Eudes, Confessor 3 W
20 Saturday St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor 3 W
21 Sunday Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2 G
22 Monday The Immaculate Heart of Mary 2 W Ss Timothy & Companions
23 Tuesday St. Philip Benizi, Confessor 3 W
24 Wednesday St. Bartholomew, Apostle 2 R
25 Thursday St. Louis IX, King and Confessor 3 W
26 Friday Feria 4 G St. Zephyrinus
or: St. Zephyrinus, Pope and Martyr 4 R
27 Saturday St. Joseph Calasance, Confessor 3 W
28 Sunday Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost 2 G
29 Monday Beheading of St. John the Baptist 3 R St. Sabina
30 Tuesday St. Rose of Lima, Virgin 3 W Ss Felix & Adauctus
31 Wednesday St. Raymond Nonnatus, Confessor 3 W

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