It’s May. The month is dedicated to our Blessed Mother. In addition to its dedication to the mother of our savior, it is filled with many great feast days that are worth celebrating.
The month also sees Mother’s Day, college, medical, and law school graduations, children receiving sacraments, May processions, and those in RCIA receiving confirmation on Pentecost.
Here is a breakdown of feast days for the Marian month.
May 1st- St. Joseph the Worker
May 2nd St. Athanasius
May 3rd- Sts. Philip and James (First Wednesday dedicated to the heart of St. Joseph)
May 5th- First Friday of the month dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
May 6th- First Saturday of the month dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Mass (Daily), rosary for 15 minutes or all 20 mysteries, communion, and confession within an 8-day period
May 7th-5th Sunday of Easter (Get to Mass)
May 10th- St. John of Avila
May 12th- Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs; St Pancras, Martyr
May 13th- Our Lady of Fatima
May 15th- St. Isidore the Farmer
May 18th- Ascension Thursday (Holy Day of Obligation for the following dioceses: Philadelphia, Hartford, New York, Boston, Newark, and Omaha) others will move it to May 21st.
May 20th- St. Bernardine of Siena
May 21st- 6th Sunday of Easter (Get to Mass)
May 22nd- St. Rita of Cascia
May 25th- St Bede the Venerable, Priest, Doctor of the Church (mem (E). Weekday of Easter or Gregory VII, Pope; St Mary Magdalene de'Pazzi, Virgin
May 26th- St. Philip Neri
May 27th- St. Augustine of Canterbury
May 28th- Pentecost Sunday
May 29th- Mary, Mother of the Church (Memorial Day in the United States) The Angelus returns at 6 AM, noon, and 6 PM
May 30th- St. Joan of Arc
May 31st- The Visitation