Key Dates

January Dates

February Dates

African American History Month                                                       

World Interfaith Harmony Week                                      

Random Acts of Kindness Week

Frederick Douglas Birthday (date unknown)          

February 3rd: Izzeldin Abuelaish Birthday

February 4th: Rosa Parks BirthdayDietrich Bonhoeffer Birthday & World Cancer Day

February 6th: International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Mutilation

February 7th: Dom Helder Camara Birthday

February 8th: Catholic Day of Prayer & Awareness Against Human Trafficking

February 11th: Catholic Day for the Sick & Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s Release from Prison

February 12th: Red Hand Day (International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers) & Anniversary of the Murder of Sr. Dorothy Stang

February 19th: Anniversary of the Executive Order 9066, authorizing the creation of Japanese “internment camps”

February 20th: World Day of Social Justice

February 23th: W.E.B. Du Bois Birthday

February 27th: Marian Anderson Birthday

March Dates

April Dates

May Dates

June Dates

July Dates

August Dates

September Dates

October Dates

November Dates

Native American Heritage Month

National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Thanksgiving: (4th Thursday of the month)

November 1st: Anniversary of the Publication Economic Justice for All & A Decade After “Economic Justice for All”: Continuing Principles, Changing Context, New Challenges & Anniversary of the publication Communities of Salt and Light 

November 6th: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict 

November 8th: Dorothy Day Birthday

November 9th: Ignacio Ellacuria Birthday & Sargent Shriver Birthday

November 10th: World Science Day for Peace & Development & Anniversary of the Wilmington North Carolina Coup

November 11th: Feast of St. Martin de Tours

November 12th: Anniversary of the Publication For I Was Hungry and you Gave Me Food

November 13th: Anniversary of the Publication A Place at the Table & Feast of St. Francis Cabrini, Patron Saint of Immigrants

November 14: Anniversary of the Publication of Brothers & Sisters & Pedro Arrupe Birthday

November 15th: America Recycles DayAnniversary of the publication Responsibility, Rehabilitation, and Restoration: A Catholic Perspective on Crime and Criminal Justice  

November 16: Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the University of Central America (UCA) Scholars in Salvador & International Day of Tolerance

November 19th: World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse 

November 20th: Universal Children’s Day

November 24th: Anniversary of the publication of The Joy of the Gospel  (Evangelii Gaudium) 

November 25th: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 29th: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

December Dates