The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. The Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated on October 7. October falls during the liturgical season known as Ordinary Time, which is represented by the liturgical color green.
The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of October
Universal:That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.
Feasts for October
The feasts on the General Roman Calendar celebrated during the month of October are:
1. Twenty-Six Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
2. Guardian Angels, Memorial
4. Francis of Assisi, Memorial
5. Faustina Kowalska, virgin, Opt. Mem.
6. Bruno; Bl. Marie Rose Durocher (USA), Opt. Mem.
7. Our Lady of the Rosary, Memorial
8. Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
11. St. John XXIII, Opt. Mem.
14. Callistus I, Opt. Mem.
15. Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
16. Hedwig; Margaret Mary Alacoque, Opt. Mem.
17. Ignatius of Antioch, Memorial
18. Luke, Feast
19. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and companions (USA), Memorial
20. Paul of the Cross, Opt. Mem.
22. Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday
23. John of Capistrano, Opt. Mem.
24. Anthony Claret, Opt. Mem.
28. Simon and Jude, Feast
29. Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Sunday