Diocesan Liturgical Calendar

  • Below is the list of diocesan liturgical calendar of Bishop William T. McGrattan. Unless otherwise noted, the liturgies or prayers are led by Bishop McGrattan. Note that the schedule is subject to change. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Liturgy at 403-218-5511 or 403-218-5524, or e-mail liturgy@calgarydiocese.ca 

January 2018

  • January 18 - Week of Prayer of Christian Unity - Ambrose University at 11 AM. 
  • January 19 - School Blessing - Guardian Angels School (CCSD). Fr. Jerome Lavigne presiding.
  • January 21 - Relic Pilgrimage of St. Francis Xavier - Mass and Sung Vespers at St. Albert the Great.
  • January 22 - School Blessing - Apostles of Jesus (CCSD). Fr. Jerome Lavigne presiding.
  • January 25 - School Blessing - Holy Child (CCSD). Fr. Jerome Lavigne presiding.
  • January 25 - Week of Prayer of Christian Unity - St. Joseph's Church, Calgary at 7 PM. Fr. Yaroslaw Dziuba presiding.
  • January 28 - Parish Closing - Our Lady of the Rockies, Canmore.

February 2018 

  • February 17 - Rite of Election - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary at 7:30 PM
  • February 18 - Mass for Mark Drapal's Admission to the Ministry of Acolyte, St. Cecilia, Calgary at 9 AM.
  • February 18 - Rite of Election - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary at 3:30 PM 
  • February 20 - Faith Day - Christ the Redeemer School Disrict

March 2018

  • March 20 - 20th Anniversary of St. Albert the Great, Calgary
  • March 24 - Mass for the Acies Legion of Mary - St. Patrick, Calgary
  • March 25 - Palm Sunday Mass - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • March 26 - Chrism Mass at 7:30 PM - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • March 27 - Mass for Noli Timere Youth Group at St. Mary's University, Calgary
  • March 29 - Holy Thursday at 7 PM - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • March 30 - The Outdoor Way of the Cross at St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary 
  • March 30 - Good Friday at 3 PM - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • March 31 - Easter Vigil at 8 PM - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary

April 2018

  • April 1 - Easter Sunday at St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • April 3 - L'Arche Easter Prayer Service, Calgary
  • April 4 - Mass at the Man of the Shroud Exhibition - St. Peter's Church, Calgary
  • April 7 - Confirmation Mass - St. Augustine/St. Joseph (Taber/Vauxhall)
  • April 8 - Divine Mercy Sunday Mass - Holy Spirit Parish, Calgary
  • April 11 - Mass - St. Mary's University, Calgary
  • April 12 - Institution of Acolyte for Permanent Deacons - St. Albert the Great, Calgary
  • April 14 - Confirmation Mass - St. Albert the Great, Calgary
  • April 14 - Confirmation Mass - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • April 15 - Confirmation Mass - Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Calgary
  • April 15 - Confirmation Mass - St. Albert the Great, Calgary
  • April 17 - Confirmation Mass - Ascension, Calgary (at St. Luke's Calgary)
  • April 20 - Confrmation Mass - St. Joseph's, Calgary
  • April 21 - Confirmation Mass - St. Peter's, Calgary
  • April 22 - Confirmation Mass - St. Mary's, Cochrane
  • April 25 - Confirmation Mass - St. Bonaventure, Calgary
  • April 27 - Confirmation Mass - All Saints Parish, Lethbridge
  • April 28 - Confirmation Mass - Sacred Heart Parish, Strathmore
  • April 28 - Confirmation Mass - St. Paul's, Airdrie & St. Agnes, Carstairs
  • April 29 - Confirmation Mass - Sacred Heart, Calgary
  • April 29 - Confirmation Mass - St. Thomas More, Calgary
  • April 30 - Mass for CCSSA

May 2018

  • May 3 - Confirmation Mass - St. Pius X & Ascension Parishes, Calgary
  • May 4 - Confirmation Mass - St. James, Okotoks
  • May 5 - Cconfirmation Mass - St. Mary's Parish, Banff
  • May 6 - Confirmation Mass - St. Cecilia, Calgary
  • May 6 - Confirmation Mass - St. Michael's, Calgary
  • May 8 - Confirmation Mass - Holy Trinity, Calgary
  • May 10 - Confirmation Mass - Holy Spirit, Calgary
  • May 11 - St. Mary's University Convocation - St. Albert the Great, Calgary
  • May 11 - Confirmation Mass - Corpus Christi, Calgary
  • May 12 - Confirmation Mass - St. James, Okotoks
  • May 12 - Confirmation Mass - St. Vincent Liem, Calgary
  • May 13 - Confirmation Mass - Immaculate Conception, Standoff
  • May 13 - Confirmation Mass - St. Luke, Calgary
  • May 18 - Confirmation Mass - St. Rita's, Rockyford
  • May 19 - Confirmation Mass - St. Gabriel the Archangel, Chestermere
  • May 20 - Confirmation Mass - Holy Family & St. Patrick Parishes, Medicine Hat
  • May 25 - Bishop Kidd School's 50th Anniversary Mass, Calgary
  • May 25 - Confirmation Mass - Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, Calgary
  • May 26 - Confirmation Mass - St. Gerard, Calgary
  • May 26 - Feed the Hungry Blessing - Feed the Hungry Garden in Glenmore, Calgary
  • May 27 - Confirmation Mass - Our Lady of Fatima, Calgary
  • May 27 - Confirmation Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Calgary
  • May 30 - Confirmation Mass - St. Mary's, Brooks
  • May 31 - Confirmation Mass - Holy Name, Calgary

JUNE 2018

  • June 1 - Provincial CWL Convention - St. James, Okotoks
  • June 1 - Closing Mass for the Homeschool Community - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • June 1 - Confirmation - St. Mark, Calgary
  • June 2 - Confirmation - Our Lady of M. Bistrica, Calgary
  • June 2 - Confirmation - St. Martha, Lethbridge
  • June 10 - Renewal of Promises - Permanent Diaconate - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • June 13 - Cemetery Mass - St. Mary's Cemetery, Calgary
  • June 14 - Cemetery Mass - Holy Family Cemetery, Calgary
  • June 16 - 100th Anniversary of St. Rita's, Rockyford
  • June 17 - Confirmation - Canadian Martyrs, Calgary
  • June 23 - Anniversary Mass of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, Calgary
  • June 24 - Mass & Picnic - St. Patrick's Parish, Medicine Hat
  • June 26 - Mass for the Feast of St. Josemaria Escriva - Assumption Church, Calgary
  • June 29 - Ordination of Derek Remus to the Priesthood at 7 PM - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • June 30 - Opening Prayer and Blessing - Sandwich Foundation, Our Lady of Fatima, Calgary

JULY 2018

  • July 1 - Consecration of Canada (All Parishes)

AUGUST 2018

  • Aug 21 - Mass - Mount St. Francis
  • Aug 22 - Cemetery Mass - Queen's Park Cemetery
  • Aug 23 - Cemetery Mass - Mountain View Cemetery
  • Aug 25 - Diaconate Ordination of Troy Nguyen - St. Vincent Liem's Calgary
  • Aug 27 - Bishop's Golf Tournament for Feed the Hungary - Silvertip, Canmore
  • Aug 28 - Opening Mass of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools in Okotoks.
  • Aug 29 - Opening Mass of Holy Spirit Catholic Schools in Lethbridge.
  • Aug 30 - Opening Mass of Calgary Catholic Schools District - Stampede Round Up Centre
  • Aug 31 - Catholic Faith Day, Medicine Hat Catholic School Division

SEPTEMBER 2018

  • Sep 1 - Mass at Divine Mercy Centre
  • Sep 1 - Installation of Fr. Jerome Lavigne - St. Patrick's Calgary
  • Sep 2 - Installation of Fr. Malcolm D'Souza - Our Lady of Assumption, Calgary
  • Sep 8 - Installation of Fr. Salvador Ahumada - St. Peter's, Milk River
  • Sep 9 - Installation of Fr. Raul Hernandez - St. Michael's, Bow Island
  • Sep 9 - Installation of Fr. Jonathan Gibson - St. Peter's, Calgary 
  • Sep 12 - St. Mary's University Opening Mass - St. Mary's University, Calgary
  • Sep 15 - Installation of Fr. Angelo D'Costa - Holy Trinity, Blairmore
  • Sep 16 - Installation of Fr. Myles Gaffney - St. Michael's, Pincher Creek
  • Sep 17 - Council of Catholic School Superintendent of Alberta Mass - Calgary 
  • Sep 22 - Installation of Fr. Andrew Maruszczak, St. Albert the Great, Calgary 
  • Sep 28/29 - One Rock, St. Michael's, Calgary
  • Sep 29 - Fellowchip of Catholic Scholars Conference, Calgary
  • Sep 30 - Installation of Fr. Philip Le - Christ the King, Claresholm 

OCTOBER 2018

  • Oct 10 - Red Mass - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary.
  • TBD - White Mass - St. Anthony, Calgary
  • TBD - Blue Mass - St. Cecilia, Calgary

NOVEMBER 2018

  • Nov 1 - CCSD Faith Day - BMO Centre
  • Nov 17 - Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate - 7:30 PM at St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Nov 23 - Miscarriage Liturgy - 7 PM at Sacred Heart, Calgary
  • TBD - KofC Memorial - St. Luke's, Calgary
  • TBD - Red Mass - St. Mary's Cathedral, Calgary
  • TBD - CWL 75th Anniversary - St. James, Okotoks
  • Rejoice in God's Mercy - each Wednesday of Advent 2018

DECEMBER 2018

  • Dec 5- StMUC Patron Day Mass - St. Mary's University
  • Dec 24 - Christmas Mass - St. Mary's Cathedral

JANUARY 2019

  • Jan 13 - Migrant & Refugee Mass - Holy Spirit Parish (to be confirmed) and all parishes

FEBRUARY 2019

MARCH 2019

  • Rejoice in God's Mercy - each Wednesday of Lent 2018
  • Mar 6 - Ash Wednesday - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Mar 9 - Rite of Election - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Mar 10 - Rite of Election - St. Mary's Cathedral

APRIL 2019

  • TBD - StMUC end of term Mass - St. Mary's University
  • Apr 15 - Chrism Mass - 7:30 PM St. Mary's Cathedral
  • April 18- Holy Thursday - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • April 19 - Good Friday  - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • April 20 - Easter Vigil  - St. Mary's Cathedral
  • April 21 - Easter Sunday - St. Mary's Cathedral 
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