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November 2021

Veterans Day

November 11, 2021

As we remember those who served, let us pray for peace.On November 11, 1919, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to his countrymen on the first Armistice Day, in which he expressed what he felt the day meant to Americans:The White House, November 11, 1919A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice which rendered them impotent to renew hostilities, and gave to the world an assured opportunity to reconstruct its shattered order and to…

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Thanksgiving Day in the US

November 25, 2021
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Native American Heritage Day

November 26, 2021
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December 2021

New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021
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January 2022

New Year’s Day

January 1
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. was asocial activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the Americancivil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought equality and humanrights for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged, and all victims ofinjustice through peaceful protest. He was the driving force behind watershedevents such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the 1963 March on Washington,which helped bring about such landmark legislation as the Civil Rights Act andthe Voting Rights Act.…

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February 2022

February is Black History Month

February 1

Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom,…

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President’s Day

February 21
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May 2022

Mothers Day

May 8
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Memorial Day

May 30
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July 2022

Independence Day

July 4
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September 2022

Labor Day

September 5
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“And let them first pray together, that so they may associate in peace.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict