December 2019
1First Sunday of Advent
2Anniversary of the Deaths of the 4 Church Women in El Salvador (1980)
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3Feast of St. Francis Xavier
International Day for the Disabled Persons
6Feast of St. Nicholas
8Second Sunday of Advent
Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
10Anniversary of the Death of Thomas Merton (1968)
Human Rights Day
12Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
13Feast of St. Lucy
14Feast of St, John of the Cross
15Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday)
International Migrants Day
Birthday of Chico Mendes: a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader, environmentalist, and martyr.
Bill of Rights Day (USA)
18Birthday of Stephen Bantu Biko (1946): an anti-Apartheid activist in South Africa most known for the development of the Black Consciousness movement.
20International Human Solidarity Day
21Winter Solstice
22Fourth Sunday of Advent
25Christmas, Feast of the Nativity of the Lord
26Feast of St. Stephen, first Christian martyr
27Feast of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist
28Feast of the Holy Innocents
29Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Birthday of Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA (1937)
31New Year's Eve