4 – Labor Day (Chancery holiday)
11 – Women Religious Gathering
16 – St. Francis Xavier Parish 125th Anniversary, Missoula
17-20 – Annual Catholic Stewardship Conference – Atlanta
23-24 – Beatification of Fr. Stan Rother – Oklahoma City

4-6 – FDLC National Convention – Bloomington, MN
6 – Son Light Celebration
7-8 – Permanent Deacon Weekend
7-8 – Annual Catholic Appeal Kickoff
9 – Columbus Day (not a Chancery holiday)
14-15 – Annual Catholic Appeal Commitment Sunday
16-17 – NABRS Meeting, Renton WA
16-19 – CLSA National Convention – Indianapolis, Indiana
22 – World Mission Sunday—Propagation of the Faith
23-26 – Canadian Canon Law Society Convention, Sydney, Nova Scotia
29 – St. John Paul II Relic Dedication Mass, Bigfork
30 – Lutheran/Catholic 500th Anniversary of Reformation – Helena Cathedral

1 Solemnity of All Saints – Holyday of Obligation
5 Daylight Saving Time Ends
5-11 National Vocations Awareness Week
10 Veteran’s Day (not a Chancery holiday)
16-18 National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) – Indianapolis
19 Catholic Campaign for Human Development
19 World Day of the Poor (designated by Pope Francis)
23-24 – Thanksgiving (Chancery holiday)

3 First Sunday of Advent
8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception – Holyday of Obligation
10 Retirement Fund for Religious
23-31 Christmas Holiday (Chancery closed)
25 – Christmas


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