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Feast Days

January 1 Mary, Mother of God
January 10 Adele Day, Foundress of the Marianist Sisters and the Marianist Family
January 22 Chaminade Day, Founder of the Society of Mary and the Marianist Family
February 2 Presentation of the Lord
March 19 St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, Patron of the Society of Mary
March 25 Feast of the Annunciation
May 12 Mary, Mother of Grace – Pius IX approves of the Society of Mary (1865)
May 25 Mary, Help of Christians – Anniversary of the foundation of the Marianist Sisters (1816)
July 11 St. Benedict – Patriarch of the Society
August 13 Blessed Jakob Gapp, S.M.
August 15 Feast of the Assumption of Mary
August 22 Queenship of Mary
September 5 Mary, Queen of Apostles
First Profession of Vows (1818)
September 8 Birth of Mary
September 12 Holy Name of Mary – Patronal Feast of the Society of Mary
September 14 Marie Therese Charlotte de Lamourous, Foundress of the Family of Mary
September 18 Blessed Carlos Erana, S.M.; Blessed Jesús Hita, S.M.; Blessed Fidel Fuidio, S.M.
October 2 Guardian Angels – Anniversary of the Foundation of the Society of Mary
October 12 Our Lady of the Pillar – Anniversary of graces received by Fr. Chaminade in 1797
October 15 Marianist World Day of Prayer
November 21 Presentation of Mary
December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Patronal Feast of the Marianist Sisters
December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe – Patroness of the Americas
December 27 St. John the Beloved – Patron of the Society of Mary