June

1     Justin, Martyr at Rome, c165

1     Laying of Foundation Stone of Rectory 1907

2     ASCENSION (from 30 May)

3     Martyrs of Uganda, 1886 & Janani Luwum, Archbishop of Uganda, 1977

3     John XXIII, bishop of Rome, reformer, 1963

5     Boniface (Wynfrith) of Crediton, Archbishop of Mainz, Apostle of Germany, Martyr, 754

6     Ini Kopuria, Founder of the Melanesian Brotherhood, 1945

8     Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells, Non-Juror, Hymn Writer, 1711

9     PENTECOST

11    BARNABAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

12    Ember Wednesday

13    Antony of Padua, Priest, Teacher of the Faith, 1231

14    Ember Friday

15    Evelyn Underhill, Spiritual Writer, 1941

15    Ember Saturday

16    TRINITY

18    Bernard Mizeki, Apostle to the MaShona, Martyr, 1896

19    Sundar Singh of India, Sadhu (holy man), Evangelist, Teacher of the Faith, 1929

22    ALBAN, FIRST MARTYR OF BRITAIN, c209

23    CORPUS CHRISTI

24    THE BIRTH OF JOHN THE BAPTIST

27    Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria, Teacher of the Faith, 444

28    SACRED HEART

29    PETER and PAUL, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS

29    Consecration of Augustus Short as first bishop of Adelaide and inauguration of the See of Adelaide 1847

30    PENTECOST 3

July

1     Coming of the Light, First Missionaries to the Torres Strait, 1871

1     Henry and John Venn, Priests, Evangelical Divines, 1797 and 1813

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

7     PENTECOST 4

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

14    CATHOLIC RENEWAL SUNDAY – JOHN KEBLE & THE FOUNDERS OF THE OXFORD MOVEMENT

15    Bonaventure, Friar, Bishop, Teacher of the Faith, 1274

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

21    PENTECOST 6

23    MARY MAGDALENE (from 22)

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

28    PENTECOST 7

29    Mary, Martha & Lazarus, Companions of the Lord

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     PENTECOST 8

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     Mary Sumner, Founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921

10    Laurence, Deacon at Rome, 258

11    PENTECOST 9

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

18    PENTECOST 10

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)

24    BARTHOLOMEW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

25    PENTECOST 11 – Refugee & Migrant Sunday

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& DEDICAITON OF CHURCH, 1903

3     THE MARTYRS OF NEW GUINEA, 1942 (from 2)

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     Charles Fuge Lowder, Priest, 1880

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    PENTECOST 14

15    Our Lady of Sorrows

15    John Oliver Feetham, Bishop and Bush Brother, 1947

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

18    Ember Wednesday

19    Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury, 690

20    Ember Friday

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

22    PENTECOST 15

23    Thecla, Virgin 1stC.

24    Our Lady of Walsingham

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

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

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

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     PENTECOST 17

8     Blessed Virgin of the Rosary (from 7)

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    PENTECOST 18

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

20    PENTECOST 19

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

27    PENTECOST 20

29    SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS (from 28)

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     ALL SAINTS (from 1)

4     Charles Borromeo, Archbishop of Milan, Reformer, 1584

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    PENTECOST 22

11    Martin, Bishop of Tours, c397

11    Armistice Day

13    Charles Simeon, Priest, Evangelical Divine, 1836

13    Benedictine Saints

14    Benedictine Souls

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

16    Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1240

17    PENTECOST 23

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    Cecilia, Martyr at Rome, c230

23    Clement, Bishop of Rome, c100

24    CHRIST THE KING

25    Catherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4thCent.

25    James Noble, first indigenous Australian ordained, 1941

25    Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer, 1748

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

30    ANDREW, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

December

1     ADVENT 1

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     Nicholas, Bishop of Myra, c326

7     The Rorate Mass for the BVM

8     ADVENT 2

10    THE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (from 8th)

8     Richard Baxter, Pastor and Spiritual Writer, 1691

13    LUCY, MARTYR AT SYRACUSE, 304

13    Samuel Johnson, Moralist, 1784

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

15    ADVENT 3

17    O Sapientia

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

18    Ember Wednesday

20    Ember Friday

21    THOMAS, APOSTLE AND MARTYR

22    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    HOLY FAMILY

30    Josephine Butler, Social Reformer, 1905

31    John Wyclif, Reformer, 1384