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TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC CUSTOM
"Sanctify each Weekday and each Month of the Year"
It is a traditional Catholic custom to sanctify each day of the week and month of the year with special devotional practices. The outline below indicates some dedication(s) / devotion(s) commonly practiced for each day of the week and month of the year. (Note: Devotions for various days may vary and may have changed over time.)
SANCTIFY THE WEEK
Sanctified" is a popular term applied to a custom among Catholics,
whereby each day of the week is consecrated to a particular devotion,
A particular devotion may be assigned to each month as follows:
JANUARY - The Holy Infancy.
FEBRUARY - The Holy Trinity (also the Holy Family).
MARCH - St. Joseph.
APRIL - The Holy Ghost (also the Passion for Lent).
MAY - The Blessed Virgin Mary.
JUNE - The Blessed Sacrament and the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
JULY - The Precious Blood of Jesus.
AUGUST - The Most Pure Heart of Mary.
SEPTEMBER - The Holy Cross.
OCTOBER - The Holy Angels and the Holy Rosary.
NOVEMBER - The Holy Souls in Purgatory.
DECEMBER (ADVENT) - The Immaculate Conception.
JANUARY - Love of Jesus Christ.
FEBRUARY - Humility.
MARCH - Mortification.
APRIL - Patience.
MAY - Meekness, purity, the spirit of poverty.
JUNE - Obedience, piety, dutifulness.
JULY - Simplicity, faith, liberty of spirit, cheerfulness.
AUGUST - The sanctification of our actions, diligence, edification, fidelity in little things.
SEPTEMBER - Piety, fervor in the performance of sacred duties, the spirit of prayer.
OCTOBER - Confidence.
NOVEMBER - Charity, kindness.
DECEMBER - Conformity to the Will of God, Divine Love.