Spiritan Calendar

January

1

- Mary, the Holy Mother of God (Solemnity)

26

- 1852 fr. Libermann receives Annoitment of the sick by his succesor, fr. Le Vavasseur

 

 

February

2

 - the Presentation of the Lord (Feast)

  1852 Fr. Libermann death anniversary 

11

- Our Lady of Lourdes

26

 1679 Claude – Francois Poullart des Places birthday anniversary

28

1936 Fr. Daniel Brottier death anniversary (Feast day)

March

20

Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity)

25

 The Annunciation of the Lord (Solemnity)  

April

12

1802 Fr. Libermann birthday anniversary

29

1979  Fr. Jacob Laval beatified by Pope John Paul II

Bl. Jacob Desire Laval, Apostle of Mauritius, Patron of Slaves

May

13 

Our Lady of Fatima

27

-  Anniversary of foundation of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (1703)

31

- The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast)

June

10

- 1848 Merging of the Society of the Holy Heart of Mary with the Congregation of he Holy Spirit by fr. Libermann and fr. Monnet

Extract of the official Letter of Fusion of the Society of the Holy Heart of Mary

July

14

- 1966, General House transferred from Paris to Rome

16

- Our Lady of Mount Carmel

August

5

- Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major

10

- 1841 Francis Libermann ordained as a deacon

15

- The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast)

22 

- The Queenship of Mary

September

St. Michael the Archangel, Patron of Iligan City

8

-  The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Feast)

9

- Blessed Father Jacob Laval Feast Day

12

- The Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary

14

- 1841 Fr. Laval begins his mission on Mauritius

15

-  Our Lady of Sorrows

18

- 1841 Francis Libermann ordained as a priest

29

- Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels (Feast)

October

Rosary Month

2

- 1709 Claude – Francois Poullart des Places death anniversary

7

- Our Lady of the Rosary

15

- 1989 Claude – Francois Poullart des Places's  beatification process begins

November

Blessed Father Daniel Brottier

13

- 1826 Final conversion to christianity of Francis Libermann 

21 

- The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

23

- 1848 Fr. Libermann elected as a General Superior of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

25 

- 1984 Fr. Daniel Brottier beatified by Pope John Paul II

December

8

- The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Solemnity)

12

- Our Lady of Guadalupe

- 1997 First Spiritans arrives to Philippines

17 

- 1707  Claude – Francois Poullart des Places ordained as a priest

24

- 1826 Baptism of Francis Libermann 

25

- 1943 Bishop Joseph Shanahan death anniversary