Holy Days of Obligation in the Philippines

(Taken from the National Catholic Almanac of the Philippines, 1958 Edition)

 

       All Sundays of the year, and the following days:

 

  1)  The Circumcision of Our Lord  (New Year’s Day)  …………………..  January 1

  2)  The Epiphany of Our Lord  (Three Kings)  ……………………………….  January 6

  3)  The Feast of St. Joseph  ………………………………………………………………  March 19

  4)  The Ascension of Our Lord (Ascension Thursday)  ………………….  movable date

  5)  The Feast of Corpus Christi (Thursday after Trinity Sunday)  …  movable date

  6)  The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul  …………………………………………..  June 29

  7)  The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary  …………………………..  August 15

  8)  The Feast of All Saints  ………………………………………………………………  November 1

  9)  The Immaculate Conception  ……………………………………………………  December 8

10)  The Nativity of Our Lord (Christmas Day)  ……………………………..  December 25

 

*   All Catholics that reached the age of 7, and are not hindered by any sickness or other 

     sufficient cause, are bound to hear Mass and abstain from servile work on these days.