March 2018
Women’s History Month
1Feast of St. Katherine Drexel
3Feast of Blessed Angela Truszkowska known for helping street children and the elderly in Warsaw.
5Anniversary of the death of Martin Niemöller (1892-1984). who was martyred, is best known for his haunting “First they came…,” a reflection on complicity in the Holocaust. His story of conversion reminds us that as we change our ways, we can change the world.
7Feast of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity
9Feast of St. Frances of Rome
14National School Walkout: teachers, students, administrators, parents are encouraged to walk out for 17 minutes — one for every person killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
17Feast of St. Patrick, patron of Ireland
19Feast of St. Joseph, spouse of Mary, the Mother of God
20National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence
21-27Week of Solidarity with Peoples Struggling Against Racism and Racial Discrimination
24Anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero’s Death
25Palm Sunday, beginning of Holy Week
29Holy Thursday
30Good Friday, the Passion and Death of the Lord
31Holy Saturday