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Lasallian Feasts & UN World Days Calendar

January

  • 1- Solemnity of St. Mary, Mother of God - World Day of Peace 
  • 4- World Braille Day
  • 6- The Epiphany of the Lord - Missionary Childhood Day 
  • 7- John Baptist de La Salle made a canon of the Cathedral of Reims (1667)
  • 12- Br. Alpert Motsch was declared Venerable (1996)
  • 22- Anniversary of Sr. Louise Hours Parmenie Death (1927)
  • 24- International Day of Education
  • 26- Pope Benedict XIII approved the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (1725)
  • 27- International Day of Commemoration in memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
  • 30- St. Mutien Marie Wiaux, FSC 

February

March

  • 1- Zero Discrimation Day
  • 3- John Baptiste de La Salle met Adrian Nyel in Reims (1679)
  • 8- International Women's Day
  • 19- Feast of Saint Joseph: Patron Saint of the Institute
  • 20- International Day of Happiness
  • 21- Week of Solidarity Against Racism and Racial Discrimination 
  • 22- World Water Day 
  • 24- International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
  • 25- International Day of remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade

April 

May

June

  • 4- International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • 5- World Environment Day
  • 8- World Oceans Day
  • 12- World Day Against Child Labour
  • 18- International Day for Countering Hate Speech
  • 19- Juneteenth
  • 20- World Refugee Day

July

  • 11- Pope Pius X calls the Brothers of the Christian Schools the "Apostles of the Catechism"
  • 15 - World Youth Skills Day
  • 22- Saint Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles
  • 30- World Day against Trafficking in Persons

August

  • 9- International Day of World's Indigineous Peoples 
  • 12- International Youth Day
  • 13- Feast of Saint Benilde Romançon, FSC
  • 19- World Humanitarian Day
  • 21- International Day of Remebrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
  • 22-International Day commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
  • 31- International Day for People of African Descent

September

October

  • 1- International Day of Older Persons
  • 4- Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
  • 5- World Teachers Day
  • 9- Feast of St. Jaime Hilario, FSC (Tarragona, Spain), Saint Cyril Beltran, FSC, and Companions, Martyrs (Turon, Asturias, Spain)
  • 11- International Day of the Girl Child
  • 12- World Indigenous Peoples Day
  • 15- International Day of Rural Women
  • 16- World Food Day
  • 17- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 18- John Baptist de La Salle enters the seminary of Saint Sulpice in Paris, France
  • 21- Blessed Nicolas Barré; End of International Lasallian Days for Peace
  • 23- Feast of Blessed Br. Arnold Rèche, (France)

November

December

  • 3- International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
  • 8- Feast of the Immaculate Conception 
  • 10- International Human Rights Day 
  • 18- International Migrant Day
  • 20- International Human Solidarity Day
  • 25- Christmas Feast
  • 31- New Year Eve