|Down the Road – January Calendar|
January Poverty in America Awareness Month
Feast of Mary, Mother of God; New Year's Day
World Day of Peace: "The Human Family, a Community of Peace"
Epiphany of the Lord
National Migration Week: "From Many, One Family of God." Contact: Jim Kuh, USCCB, (202) 541-3220.
National Vocations Awareness Week. Contact: Rev. Edward Burns, USCCB, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 541-3033.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed
National Prayer Vigil for Life: Opening and closing Masses, rosary and holy hours, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. Contact: Mary Jaminet, USCCB (202) 541-3070 or visit http://www.usccb.org/prolife/anniversary/2008vigil.shtml.
35th Annual March for Life, Washington, DC
Collection for the Church in Latin America
Jan. 27-Feb. 2
Catholic Schools Week, "Catholic Schools: Catholic Schools Light the Way." Contact: Barbara Keebler, National Catholic Educational Association, (202) 337-6232.
National Appreciation Day for Catholic Schools. Contact: Barbara Keebler, National Catholic Educational Association, (202) 337-6232.