Calendar of Events


(According to the Bishop, the local Church in Jordan will observe the Orthodox calendar until Pentecost, and all celebrations not tied to a specific date will be celebrated one week later than in the universal Church. We will be notified if that schedule should change at some time after Easter.)

June 17 – Monday of the 11th Week of Ordinary Time

June 21 – St. Aloysius Gonzaga, SJ

First Day of Summer –  Father’s Day (Take a priest to lunch!)

June 23 – Solemnity of Corpus Christi – the Body and Blood of Christ

June 24 – Solemnity of the Birth of John the Baptist

June 29 – Solemnity of Ss. Peter and Paul, Apostles

July 3 – Feast of St. Thomas, Apostle

July 5 – Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Patronal Feast of our parish – counted from Pentecost Sunday

Reception following the 8:30 AM Mass

First Friday – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament following Mass and reception

July 6/7 – Celebration of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart at both Masses

July 6 – Reception after Mass for the parish feast


July 15 – Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre

July 22 – Feast of St. Mary Magdalen

July 25- Feast of St. James, Apostle

July 31 – Solemnity of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits

August 2 -First Friday – Adoration after the 8:30 AM Mass

August 5 – Dedication of St. Mary Major

August 6 – Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

August 7 – Restoration of the Society of Jesus


August 14 – St. Maximilian Kolbe

August 15 – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Holy Day of Obligation

August 22 – Queenship of Mary

August 24 – Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle

August 26 – St. Mariam of Bethlehem

August 28 – St. Augustine

August 29 – Feast of the Passion of St. John the Baptist

Patron of the Amman Vicariate


They are a way to share with family and friends in other places something of your life in Amman. And of course, you are helping to support Sacred Heart Parish and those who advertised in this calendar. Sales of the calendar and advertising have met the publication costs, so the remaining copies are available for free, but only on request.

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