March: the month dedicated to St. Joseph

03-01-2017Monthly Reflection

The month of March is dedicated to St. Joseph. The entire month falls during the liturgical season of Lent which is represented by the liturgical color purple — a symbol of penance, mortification and the sorrow of a contrite heart.

The Holy Father's Intentions for the Month of March 2017

Support for Persecuted Christians: That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church. (See also Apostleship of Prayer)

Feasts for March

The feasts on the General Roman Calendar celebrated during the month of March are:
3. Katharine Drexel (USA), Opt. Mem.
4. Casimir of Poland, Opt. Mem.
5. First Sunday of Lent, Sunday
7. Perpetua and Felicity, Memorial