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Note: Loyola Press will be closed beginning Wednesday, December 24th through Sunday, January 4th.  All orders placed during that period will ship beginning Monday, January 5th, 2015.

Order early to avoid shipping delays. Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Holy Days of Obligation

The Holy Days of Obligation are the days other than Sundays on which we celebrate the great things God has done for us through Jesus and the saints. On Holy Days of Obligation, Catholics attend Mass.

Six Holy Days of Obligation are celebrated in the United States.

January 1—Mary, Mother of God
Fortieth day after Easter—Ascension
August 15—Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
November 1—All Saints
December 8—Immaculate Conception
December 25—Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ