major fixed christian feasts

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major fixed christian feasts Saints' Days vary between different branches of Christianity and calendars and are not included here.

January 1

Solemenity of Mary, Mother of God

January 6


January 11

Baptism of Jesus

January 25

Conversion of the Apostle Paul

February 2

Presentation of Jesus (Candlemas Day)

February 22

The Chair of the Apostle Peter

March 25

Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

June 24

Birth of John the Baptist

August 6


August 15

Assumption of the Virgin Mary

August 22

Queenship of Mary

September 8

Birthday of the Virgin Mary

September 14

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

October 2

Guardian Angels

November 1

All Saints

November 2

All Souls

November 9

Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

November 21

Presentation of the Virgin Mary

December 8

Immaculate Conception

December 25

Christmas Day

December 28

Holy Innocents