Feast of Mary, Mother of God, New Year's Day, Jan. 1.
World Day of Peace, Jan. 1.
Feast of Theophany, holy day of obligation for Eastern Catholics, Jan. 6.
Epiphany, Jan. 6.
National Migration Week, Jan. 6-12.
Biannual convention of rectors of Catholic cathedrals, New Orleans, Jan. 14-17.
National Vocations Awareness Week, Jan. 14-20.
Southwest Liturgical Conference study week, Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan. 16-19.
Final plenary of Consultation on Church Union and inauguration of Churches Uniting in Christ, Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 18-21.
Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan. 18-25.
Workshop for pastors, sponsored by National Pastoral Life Center, Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 20-25.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed, Jan. 21.
National prayer vigil for life, Washington, Jan. 21-22.
International conference of Catholic major seminary rectors on inculturation and interreligious dialogue, sponsored by Cardinal Suenens Center, Rome, Jan. 21-26