July

1       PENTECOST 6

6       John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester and Thomas More, Scholar, Martyrs, 1535

8       PENTECOST 7

13       Sydney James Kirkby, bishop, pioneer of outback ministry and the Bush Church Aid Society, 1935

14       BENEDICT OF NURSIA, Abbot of Monte Casino, Father of Western Monasticism, patron of Europe, c550 (from 11)

15       JOHN KEBLE & THE FOUNDERS OF THE OXFORD MOVEMENT (from 14)

18       Elizabeth Ferard, first Deaconess of the Church of England, Founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883

19       Gregory of Nyssa, and his sister Macrina, Deaconess, Teachers of the Faith, c394 and c379

20       Margaret of Antioch, Martyr, 4thCent.

20       Bartolmé de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566

22       MARY MAGDALENE

23       Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, Patron of Europe, 1373

25       JAMES, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

26       Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary

27       Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, Teacher of the Faith, 1901

29       PENTECOST 10

30       William Wilberforce, Social Reformer, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson: Anti-Slavery Campaigners, 1833, 1797 and 1846& all Social Reformers

31       Joseph of Arimathea

31       Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus, 1566

August

1     Holy Men and Women of the Old Testament

4     John-Baptist Vianney, Curé d’Ars, Spiritual Guide, 1859

5     PENTECOST 11

6     THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

7     Holy Name

7     John Mason Neale, Priest, Hymn Writer, 1866

8     Dominic, Friar, Founder of the Order of Preachers, 1221

8     Mary MacKillop of the Cross, Founder of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Cross, 1909

9     Mary Sumner, Founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921

10    Laurence, Deacon at Rome, 258

11    John Henry Newman, Priest, Teacher, Tractarian, 1890

11    Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Minoresses (Poor Clares), 1253

12    PENTECOST 12

13    Jeremy Taylor, Bishop of Down & Connor, Teacher of the Faith, 1667

14    Martyrs of the 20th Century 20th C Martyrs, including Maximilian Kolbe (d 1941), Maria Skobtsova (d 1945), Grand Duchess Elizabeth of Russia (d 1918), Martin Luther King (d 1968)

15    MARY, MOTHER OF OUR LORD

19    PENTECOST 13

20    Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, Teacher of the Faith, 1153

20    William and Catherine Booth, Founder of the Salvation Army, 1912 and 1890

22    Mary, Queen of Heaven (Octave)

24    BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

26    PENTECOST 14

27    Monica, Mother of Augustine of Hippo, 387

28    Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, Teacher of the Faith, 430

29    BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

30    John Bunyan, Spiritual Writer, 1688

31    Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 651

September

1     Consecration of Church, 1903

2     DEDICATION FESTIVAL

THE MARTYRS OF NEW GUINEA, 1942

3     Gregory of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 640; Eliza Darling

4     Birinus of Dorchester, Apostle of Wessex, 650

4     Translation of St Cuthbert

6     St Michael of Colossae

8     Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary

9     PENTECOST 16

11    Mother Esther CHN, Founder of the Community of the Holy Name, 1931

13    John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, Teacher of the Faith, 407

14    HOLY CROSS DAY

15    Our Lady of Sorrows

15    John Oliver Feetham, Bishop and Bush Brother, 1947

16    PENTECOST 17

17    Hildegard, Abbess of Bingen, Visionary, 1179

18    John Ramsden Wollaston, Priest and Missionary of Western Australia, 1856

19    Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury, 690

20    John Coleridge Patterson, First Bishop of Melanesia, and his Companions, Martyrs, 1871

20    Andrew Kin Taegon and the Martyrs of Korea and the Pacific

21    MATTHEW, APOSTLE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

23    PENTECOST 18

25    Our Lady of Walsingham (from 24)

26    Wilson Carlile, Priest, Founder of the Church Army, 1942

27    Vincent de Paul, Founder of the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) 1660

28    Wenceslas, Prince, Martyr, Apostle to the Czechs, c907

30    MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS (from 29)

October

2     The Guardian Angels

4     Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226

5     Augustus Short, First Bishop of Adelaide, 1883

6     William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, Martyr, 1536

7     PENTECOST 20

7     Blessed Virgin of the Rosary

9     Denys, Bishop of Paris and his Companions, Martyrs, c258

9     Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, Philosopher, Scientist, 1253

10    Thomas Traherne, Poet, Spiritual Writer, 1674

11    Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking, 675

12    Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845

12    Wilfrid of Ripon, Bishop, Missionary, 709

13    Edward the Confessor, King of England, 1066

14    PENTECOST 21

15    Teresa of Avila, Teacher of the Faith, 1582

16    Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worchester and Nicholas Ridley, Bishop of London, Martyrs

17    Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr, c107

18    LUKE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR

19    Henry Martyn, Translator of the Scriptures, Missionary in India and Persia, 1812

21    PENTECOST 22

24    United Nations, Inaugurated 1945

26    Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons, Scholar, 899

26    Cedd, Abbot of Lastingham, bishop of the East Saxons, 664

28    SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS

29    James Hannington, Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, Martyr in Uganda, 1885

31    Martin Luther, 1546 and other Continental Reformers

November

2     ALL SOULS

3     Richard Hooker, Priest, Anglican Apologist, Teacher of the Faith, 1600

4     ALL SAINTS (from 1)

5     Laying of Foundation Stone of 1stChurch 1882?

6     William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher, 1944

7     Willibrord of York, Bishop, Apostle of Frisia, 739

8     Saints, Martyrs, Missionaries and Teachers of the Anglican Communion

9     Margery Kempe, Mystic, c1440

10    Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, Teacher of the Faith, 461

11   VOTIVE MASS FOR PEACE – ARMISTICE DAY

13    Charles Simeon, Priest, Evangelical Divine, 1836

16    Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Philanthropist, Reformer of the Church, 1093

16    Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

17    Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, 1200

18    PENTECOST 26

19    Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680

19    Mechtild, Béguine of Magdeburg, Mystic, 1280

20    Edmund, King of the East Angles, Martyr

20    Priscilla Lydia Sellon, Restorer of the Religious Life in the Church of England, 1876

21    The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

22    Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c230

23    Clement, Bishop of Rome, c100

24    Andrew Dung-Lac, 1839 and the martyrs of Vietnam

25    CHRIST THE KING

29    Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of the Church

30    ANDREW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

December

1     Charles de Foucauld, Hermit, Servant of the Poor, 1916

2     ADVENT 1

3     Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, missionary, 1552

4     John of Damascus, Monk, Teacher of the Faith, c749

4     Nicholas Ferrar, Deacon, Founder of the Little Gidding Community, 1637

6     Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c326

7     Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, Teacher of the Faith, 397

8     The Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

8     Richard Baxter, Pastor and Spiritual Writer, 1691

9     ADVENT 2

13    Lucy, Martyr at Syracuse, 304

13    Samuel Johnson, Moralist, 1784

14    John of the Cross, Poet, Teacher of the Faith, 1591

16    ADVENT 3

17    O Sapientia

17    Eglantine Jebb, Social Reformer, Founder of “Save the Children”, 1928

21    THOMAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

23    ADVENT 4

25    THE BIRTH OF OUR LORD; CHRISTMAS DAY

26    STEPHEN, DEACON AND FIRST MARTYR

27    JOHN, APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST

28    HOLY INNOCENTS

29    Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr, 1170

30    HOLY FAMILY

31    John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384

 

 

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