JUNE 2021
1Global day of Parents
Stand for Children Day
3Feast of Charles Lwanga and Companions
4Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5World Environment Day
6Corpus Christi Sunday
Anniversary of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (1968)
Birthday of Marian Wright Edelman
8Birthday of Gustavo Gutierrez, O.P. (1928)
Birthday of Naomi Klein
World Oceans Day
10Canonization of Saint Rafqa (2001), Lebanon’s first female saint. She chose a holy and devout life as a Sister of Mariamette. During her lifetime, she established a school for girls and encouraged other women to join the Mariamette Congregation.
12Anniversary of the Assassination of Medgar Evans (1935-1963)
Anniversary of the Orlando, FL Nightclub Shooting
Birthday of Anne Frank (1929-1945)
World Day Against Child Labor
14Day of Memory for Repressed People (Armenia)
Flag Day in U.S.
15World Elder Abuse Day
17World Day of Combat Desertification
20Father's Day
World Refugee Day
21Summer Soltise— First day of Summer
22Religious Freedom Week
23International Day of Public Service
24Feast Day of St. John the Baptist
26International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
International Day in Support of Victims and Survivors of Torture
29Feasts of Sts. Peter and Paul