Seasonal Resources

Seasonal resources are intended to correspond with both the Catholic liturgical calendar as well as various holidays and events throughout the year.

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week is a national educational campaign. This year it will be from July 21-27. The dates of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week highlight the anniversary of the papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (July 25) which articulates Catholic beliefs about human sexuality, conjugal love and responsible parenthood. Read more >>>

Catechetical Sunday

On Catechetical Sunday the Church reflects on the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing on the faith and being a witness to the Gospel. This year, the Church will celebrate on September 15.   Read more >>>

Second Collections

Since the foundation of the Church it has been the tradition of the Christian community to share goods because the believers were all of “one heart and mind” (Acts 4:32).  This list of second collections, which are taken up nationally, are opportunities for Catholic Faith Communities to be witnesses of charity in the Universal Church.  Find resources to support the promotion of these collections here. Read more >>>

Holy Days of Obligation

This list includes all those days which, in addition to Sunday, are to be observed as holy days of obligation in the Archdiocese for the Military Services.  Read more >>>