Church Universal Calendar

Jubilee Year of Mercy Calendar for the Universal Church

From the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization

December 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica
Sunday, December 13, 2015
III Sunday of Advent
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. John Lateran and in the Cathedrals of the world

January 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016
Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God
World Day for Peace
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major

Tuesday, January 19, – Thursday, January 21, 2016
Jubilee for those Engaged in Pilgrimage Work

Monday, January 25, 2016
Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls
Jubilee sign of the Holy Father: Witness of the works of mercy

February 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the Day for Consecrated Life
Jubilee for Consecrated Life and the closing of the Year for Consecrated Life

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Ash Wednesday
Sending forth of the Missionaries of Mercy, St. Peter’s Basilica

Monday, February 22, 2016
Feast of the Chair of St. Peter
Jubilee for the Roman Curia
Jubilee sign of the Holy Father: Witness of the works of mercy

March 2016

Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5, 2016
“24 Hours for the Lord” with a penitential liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica on the afternoon of Friday, March 4

Sunday, March 20, 2016
Palm Sunday
The Diocesan Day for Youth in Rome
Jubilee sign of the Holy Father: Witness of the works of mercy

April 2016

Sunday, April 3, 2016
Divine Mercy Sunday
Jubilee for Those Who Are Devoted to the Spirituality of Divine Mercy

Sunday, April 24, 2016
V Sunday of Easter
Jubilee for Young Boys and Girls (ages 13 – 16)
To profess the faith and construct a culture of mercy
Jubilee sign of the Holy Father: Witness of the works of mercy

May 2016

Sunday, May 27-29, 2016
The Solemnity of Corpus Christi in Italy
Jubilee for Deacons

June 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016
Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jubilee for Priests
160 years since the introduction of the Feast by Pius IX in 1856

Sunday, June 12, 2016
XI Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jubilee for Those Who Are Ill and for Persons with Disabilities
Jubilee sign of the Holy Father: Witness of the works of mercy

July 2016

Tuesday, July 26 – Sunday, July 31, 2016
To conclude on the XVIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jubilee for Young People
World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland

September 2016

Sunday, September 4, 2016
XXIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
Memorial of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta – September 5
Jubilee for Workers and Volunteers of Mercy

Sunday, September 25, 2016
XXVI Sunday of Ordinary Time
Jubilee for Catechists

October 2016

Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, 2016
Saturday and Sunday after the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary
Marian Jubilee

November 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Solemnity of All Saints
Holy Mass celebrated by the Holy Father in memory of the faithful departed.

Sunday, November 6, 2016
XXXII Sunday of Ordinary Time
In St. Peters Basilica, the Jubilee for Prisoners

Sunday, November 13, 2016
XXXIII Sunday of Ordinary Time
Closing of the Holy Doors in the Basilicas of Rome and in the Dioceses of the world

Sunday, November 20, 2016
Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
Closing of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica and the conclusion of the Jubilee of Mercy