Sunday, May 1, 2016

MAY: The Month of Mary

Images gathered for the month of May celebrate devotion to Mary.
miniature ink and watercolor unsigned

Small Album ~ Pentecost

Samall Albums ~ Trinity Sunday

Feast Days and Solemnities in May for which holy cards are included:
1. St. Joseph the Worker: (optional Memorial), May 1
5./ 8. Feast of the Ascension Celebrated 40 days after Easter in most of the world, the Feast of the Ascension falls on Thursday, May 5, 2016. In the USA it will be celebrated on that day in the ecclesiastical provinces of Boston, Hartford, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and the state of Nebraska. In all other dioceses of the United States, the celebration of the Feast of the Ascension is transferred to the following Sunday, May 8, 2016.
8. Repose of St. John, Evangelist May 8 ( Eastern Church) 
15 Pentecost Sunday, May 15, 2016
22 Trinity Sunday, May 22, 2016
29 Corpus Christi, Sunday, May 29
31. Visitation of the Blessed Virgin: Feast, May 31
31. Queenship of Mary: Solemnity May 31/Aug.22

Italics indicate a Movable Feast