When is Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2022?

Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2022 started on Saturday 3rd Dec, 2022 (03/12/2022) 454 days ago

What is Feast of Saint Francis Xavier?

Feast of Saint Francis Xavier

The Feast of Saint Francis Xavier is an annual celebration in honor of the life and legacy of Saint Francis Xavier, a Jesuit missionary who dedicated his life to spreading the teachings of the Catholic Church across Asia during the 16th century. This feast day is celebrated on December 3rd each year and is observed by Catholics all over the world. The feast is an opportunity for Catholics to reflect on the virtues of Saint Francis Xavier and the importance of missionary work in spreading the Gospel to people of different cultures and backgrounds.

The Feast of Saint Francis Xavier is a significant event for Catholics because it provides an opportunity to honor and celebrate the life of one of the Church's most prominent missionaries. Saint Francis Xavier is known for his tireless efforts in spreading the Gospel to people in Japan, India, and other parts of Asia. He is also recognized for his unwavering commitment to social justice and his advocacy for the poor and marginalized. His teachings and example continue to inspire Catholics to this day, and the feast provides an opportunity to reflect on the significance of his life and the impact he had on the Church and the world.

In addition to its religious significance, the Feast of Saint Francis Xavier is also an occasion for celebration and fellowship. Many Catholic churches and communities organize events and activities to commemorate the day, such as processions, Masses, and feasts. These celebrations provide an opportunity for Catholics to come together and strengthen their sense of community and shared faith. Overall, the Feast of Saint Francis Xavier is an important and meaningful event that serves to remind Catholics of the virtues of missionary work, social justice, and community building, while also providing a joyful occasion for celebration and reflection.

Dates for Feast of Saint Francis Xavier from 2015 to 2030

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Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2030TuesdayDec 3rd in 2467 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2029MondayDec 3rd in 2102 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2028SundayDec 3rd in 1737 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2027FridayDec 3rd in 1371 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2026ThursdayDec 3rd in 1006 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2025WednesdayDec 3rd in 641 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2024TuesdayDec 3rd in 276 days
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2023SundayDec 3rd 89 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2022SaturdayDec 3rd 454 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2021FridayDec 3rd 819 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2020ThursdayDec 3rd 1184 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2019TuesdayDec 3rd 1550 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2018MondayDec 3rd 1915 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2017SundayDec 3rd 2280 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2016SaturdayDec 3rd 2645 days ago
Feast of Saint Francis Xavier 2015ThursdayDec 3rd 3011 days ago
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Start DateDec 3, 2022
When? Ended 454 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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