August

1         Holy Men and Women of the Old Testament

2         PENTECOST 9

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

5         Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr, 642

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         PENTECOST 10

10       Laurence, Deacon at Rome, 258

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

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

16       PENTECOST 11

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 festival)

23       PENTECOST 12

24       BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

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       PENTECOST 13 Refugee & Migrant Sunday

31       Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 651

September

1         CONSECRATION & DEDICATION OF CHURCH, 1903

2         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         SUNDAY IN OCTAVE OF DEDICATION

6         St Michael of Colossae

8         BIRTH OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

9         Charles Fuge Lowder, Priest, 1880

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

13       PENTECOST 15

15       HOLY CROSS DAY (from 14)

16       Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage, bishop and martyr, (d.258)

16       Ninian, Bishop of Galloway, Apostle to the Picts, c432

16       Edward Bouverie Pusey, Priest, Tractarian, 1882

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       PENTECOST 16

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

22       MATTHEW, APOSTLE, EVANGELIST AND MARTYR (fro 21)

23       Thecla, Virgin 1st C.

23       Ember Wednesday

24       Our Lady of Walsingham

25       Ember Friday

25       Sergius of Radonezh, Russian Monastic, Reformer, Teacher of the Faith, 1392

25       Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, Spiritual Writer, 1626

26       Ember Saturday

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

27       PENTECOST 17

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

29       MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

30       Jerome, Translator of the Scriptures, Teacher of the Faith, 420

October

2         The Guardian Angels

3         George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Ecumenist, Peacemaker, 1958

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         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

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

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

1         ALL SAINTS

2         ALL SOULS

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

4         Charles Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan, Reformer, 1584

5         Laying of Foundation Stone of 1st Church 1882?

6         William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher, 1944

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

8         PENTECOST 23

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       Martin, Bishop of Tours, c397

11       Armistice Day

13       Charles Simeon, Priest, Evangelical Divine, 1836

13       Benedictine Saints

14       Benedictine Souls

15       PENTECOST 24

16       Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

17       Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Philanthropist, Reformer of the Church, 1093 (from 16)

18       Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Thuringia, Philanthropist, 1231

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       CHRIST THE KING

22       Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c230

23       Clement, Bishop of Rome, c100

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

25       Catherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th Cent.

25       James Noble, first indigenous Australian ordained, 1941

25       Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer, 1748

29       ADVENT 1

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         Frances Perry, Founder of Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, 1892

2         Channing Moore Williams, Anglican Missionary Bishop to China and Japan, 1910

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         ADVENT 2

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

13       ADVENT 3

13       LUCY, MARTYR AT SYRACUSE, 304

13       Samuel Johnson, Moralist, 1784

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

16       Ember Wednesday

17       O Sapientia

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

18       Ember Friday

19       Ember Saturday

20       ADVENT 4

21       THOMAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

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       Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1905

31       John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384