November 2022
Native American Heritage Month
1Feast of All Saints
2Feast of All Souls: The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed
3Feast of St. Martin de Porres Velazquez. OP: He was from Peru and is the Patron of social justice, racial harmony, and people of mixed-race
6International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7Ignacio Martín-Baró, S.J., b. 1942: Scholar, social psychologist, and philosopher who was killed by a U.S.-backed Salvadoran death squad
8Election Day
Birthday of Dorothy Day (1897–1980)
9Birthday of Thomas Berry, OP (1914–2009): a Catholic priest, cultural historian, and scholar of the world’s religions, especially Asian traditions. Later, as he studied Earth history and evolution, he called himself a “geologian.”
10World Science Day for Peace and Development
Feast of St. Leo the Great, Pope
11Veterans Day
Feast of St. Martin of Tours
12Feast of St. Josaphat
13World Day of the Poor
Feast of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini: Patroness of Immigrants and impossible causes
14Anniversary of the death of Cardinal Joseph Bernadin (1928-1996) Co-founder of Center for Concern
Birthday of Pedro Arrupe, SJ (1907-1991) Co-founder of Center for Concern
16International Day of Tolerance
Martyrdom of six Jesuit priests and their companions in El Salvador, 1989
17Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary
19World Toilet Day: Today, 3.6 billion people are still living with poor quality or no toilets that ruin their health and pollute the environment
20Feast of Christ the King
21Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple
22Feast of St. Cecilia, Patroness of Music
Anniversary of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
Solemn remembrance of the killing of Tamir Rice by Cleveland Police, 2014
23International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
Nuremberg Trials, 1945
24Thanksgiving Day
Conference of Major Superiors of Women (now LCWR) founded in 1956
Feast of Saint Andrew Dũng-Lạc and Companions, martyrs
25International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
Anniversary of the Declaration of the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and
of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief
National Buy-Nothing Day (U.S.)
27First Sunday of Advent
29International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people
30Feast of St. Andrew, apostle