Dates of Note

“The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher

Below you will find a list of international days relevant to justice, peace, and so on, as well as dates of note for the Congregation of Dominican Sisters, Cabra, to inspire us on the journey towards a more just world:

Dates of Note


24th January – International Day of Education 


20th February – World Day of Social Justice 


8th March – International Women’s Day 

22nd March – World Water Day 


7th April – World Health Day 

22nd April – International Mother Earth Day

29th April – Feast of Saint Catherine of Siena


15th May – International Day of Families 


5th June – World Environment Day 

20th June – World Refugee Day 


11th July – World Population Day 


8th August – Feast of St. Dominic

9th August – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 

12th August – International Youth Day 


1st September – World Day of Prayer for Creation, start of Season of Creation

21st September – International Day of Peace 


1st October – International Day of Older Persons 

4th October – Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, end of Season of Creation

16th October – World Food Day 

17th October – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 


20th November – World Children’s Day 

25th November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 


1st December – World AIDS Day

10th December – Human Rights Day 

18th December – International Migrants Day

For a full list of International Days and additional information, see 

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