Holy Days of Obligation

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In addition to Sunday, the days to be observed as holy days of obligation in the Latin Rite dioceses of the United States of America, are:
  • January 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God;
  • August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary;
  • November 1, the solemnity of All Saints;
  • December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception;
  • December 25, the solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Whenever January 1, the solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, or August 15, the solemnity of the Assumption, or November 1, the solemnity of All Saints, falls on a Saturday or on a Monday, the precept to attend Mass is abrogated.