THE HOLY-DAYS OF OBLIGATION
A LL the S UNDAYS of the Year, and the following Holy-days: C HRISTMAS -D AY , E PIPHANY -D AY , C ANDLEMAS -D AY , A SH W EDNESDAY , L ADY -D AY , M AUNDY T HURSDAY , G OOD F RIDAY , H OLY S ATURDAY , A SCENSION -D AY , C ORPUS C HRISTI , A SSUMPTION -D AY , M ICHAELMAS -D AY , and A LL S AINTS ’ D AY , are the appointed H OLY - DAYS OF O BLIGATION upon which days the Christian faithful are obliged to attend the celebration of the H OLY E UCHARIST or the appropriate celebration of D IVINE S ERVICE .
THE DAYS OF
A CCESSION -D AY
The Sixth Day of February , being the Day on which
Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen E LIZABETH the Second began her happy Reign.
V ICTORIA -D AY
The Twenty-fourth Day of May , being the Birthday of
Her Late Most Excellent Majesty Queen Victoria , of Blessed Memory;
and the Day on which is observed in the Dominion of Canada the Birthday of
Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen E LIZABETH the Second.
D OMINION -D AY
The First Day of July , being the Day on which
the Provinces of British North America were Confederated,
thereby establishing the Dominion of Canada .
T HANKSGIVING -D AY
The Second Monday in October , being the Day on which
the people of the Dominion of Canada render humble thanks to
A LMIGHTY G OD
for all the Blessings which they have received.
A DAY OF SOLEMN REMEMBRANCE
R EMEMBRANCE -D AY
The Eleventh Day of November , being the Day on which
the people of Canada solemnly remember all those who gave of their lives,
and all those who made the Supreme Sacrifice, in time of War, in the service of
A LMIGHTY G OD , their Sovereign, their Country and the Commonwealth.