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A Year of Saints and Observances

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January

January 1: The Holy Name of Jesus
January 2: Abel (Gen 4:1); Seth (Gen 4:25); Seraphim of Sarov
January 3: Enoch (Gen 5:18-24); Malachi the Prophet; Gladys Aylward
January 4: The Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts 8); Elizabeth Ann Seton
January 5: Felix Manz, Conrad Grebel, and George Blaurock
January 6: The Feast of the Epiphany
January 7: Lucian of Antioch
January 8: The Martyrs of Ecuador
January 9: Julian and Basilissa
January 10: Paul of Thebes; Ignaz von Döllinger
January 11: Brother Lawrence
January 12: Arcadius
January 13: Hilary of Poitiers; George Fox; Mary Slessor
January 14: Nino, Apostle to Georgia
January 15: Maurus of Glanfeuil
January 16: Marcellus of Rome
January 17: Antony of Egypt
January 18: The Confession of Saint Peter; Amy Carmichael
January 19: Sarah (Gen 11)
January 20: Fabian; Sarah Doremus
January 21: Agnes
January 22: Vincent of Saragossa
January 23: Phillips Brooks
January 24: Babylas of Antioch
January 25: The Conversion of Saint Paul; William Augustus Bootle
January 26: Timothy and Titus, Apostles; Katherine Bushnell
January 27: John Chrysostom
January 28: Thomas Aquinas
January 29: Lydia, Dorcas, and Phoebe; Francis de Sales
January 30: Charles Fox Parham
January 31: Menno Simons

February

February 1: Brigid of Kildare
February 2: The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (Candlemas); Giovanni da Palestrina
February 3: Simeon and Anna (Lk 2:25-38); Anskar of Hamburg
February 4: Cornelius the Centurion
February 5: The Martyrs of Japan; Philip Jacob Spener
February 6: Theodore of Mopsuestia
February 7: Hélder Câmara
February 8: King Solomon (1 Kgs 2); Zechariah the Prophet; Paul Miki and His Companions
February 9: Apollonia of Alexandria
February 10: Scholastica
February 11: A. J. Muste
February 12: Fanny Crosby
February 13: Agabus (Acts 11:28); Absalom Jones
February 14: Valentine; Cyril and Methodius, Apostles to the Slavs
February 15: Faustinus and Jovita
February 16: Onesimus
February 17: Flavian of Constantinople
February 18: Michelangelo; Martin Luther
February 19: Alexander Mack
February 20: Frederick Douglass
February 21: Pipin of Landen
February 22: Sophie Scholl and Her Companions
February 23: Polycarp
February 24: Matthias the Apostle
February 25: Walpurga
February 26: Photine (the Samaritan Woman)
February 27: George Herbert
February 28: Jadwiga of Poland; Martin Bucer
February 29: John Cassian

March

March 1: Agnes of Bohemia
March 2: Dewi of Wales; John and Charles Wesley, Shahbaz Bhatti
March 3: Eutropius, Cleonicus, and Basiliscus
March 4: Casimir of Poland; John Robinson; Alexander Campbell
March 5: Martin Niemöller
March 6: Fridolin
March 7: Perpetua and Her Companions
March 8: John of God
March 9: Gregory of Nyssa
March 10: Forty Martyrs of Sebaste; George Müller; Harriet Tubman
March 11: Balthasar Hubmaier
March 12: Gregory the Great
March 13: Euphrasia
March 14: Mathildis
March 15: Louise de Marillac
March 16: Sebastian Castellio
March 17: Patrick, Apostle to Ireland
March 18: Cyril of Jerusalem
March 19: Joseph of Nazareth
March 20: Archippus (Col 4:17); Cuthbert of Lindisfarne; Henrietta Mears
March 21: Thomas Cranmer
March 22: Jonathan Edwards
March 23: Gregory the Illuminator, Apostle to Armenia
March 24: Gabriel the Archangel; Oscar Romero
March 25: The Annunciation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Blessed Virgin Mary
March 26: Larissa and Her Companions
March 27: Meister Eckhart
March 28: Malchus and His Companions
March 29: Rupertus and Eustasius, Apostles to the Bavarians
March 30: John Climacus
March 31: Amos the Prophet; John Donne; Francis Asbury

April

April 1: Mary the Venerable; Roger Williams
April 2: Karol Jozef Wojtlya
April 3: Theodosia of Tyre
April 4: Isidore of Seville; Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 5: Agathopodes and Theodulus
April 6: Eutychius of Constantinople
April 7: Hegesippus
April 8: Dionysius of Corinth
April 9: Mary Clopas (Jn 19:25)
April 10: Daniel the Prophet; Dietrich Bonhoeffer
April 11: Antipas (Rev 2:13)
April 12: Julius of Rome
April 13: Hermenegild
April 14: Tiburtius and Valerianus
April 15: Damien of Moloka’i; Corrie ten Boom
April 16: Aaron the High Priest
April 17: Kateri Tekakwitha
April 18: Wicterp of Augsburg
April 19: Philip Melanchton
April 20: Sulpicius and Servilianus
April 21: Anselm of Canterbury
April 22: Soter and Caius
April 23: George the Wonder-worker; Toyohiko Kagawa
April 24: Waldensian Martyrs of Piedmont; Martyrs of Armenia
April 25: Mark the Evangelist
April 26: Cletus of Rome
April 27: Anastasius of Rome
April 28: Vitalis of Ravenna
April 29: Catherine of Siena; John Nelson Darby
April 30: Eutropius of Saintes

May

May 1: Philip and James, Apostles; David Livingstone
May 2: Athanasius
May 3: Discovery of the Cross
May 4: Monica, Mother of Augustine of Hippo
May 5: Gotthard of Hildesheim
May 6: Job; Cornelius Jansen
May 7: Flavia Domitilla
May 8: Victor the Moor; Julian of Norwich
May 9: Gregory of Nazianzus; William Bradford; Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf
May 10: Comgall of Bangor
May 11: Gangolph of Burgund
May 12: Simon of Cyrene
May 13: Servatius of Nongern
May 14: Pachomius; Leta the Presbyter
May 15: Rupert of Mainz
May 16: Pereginus of Auxerre
May 17: Andronicus and Junia, Apostles
May 18: Theodotus of Ancyra
May 19: Pudentiana
May 20: Ivo of Chartres
May 21: Michael Sattler
May 22: Melchizedek (Gen 14)
May 23: Nicholas Copernicus
May 24: Esther; Vincent of Lérins
May 25: Bede the Venerable
May 26: Quadratus of Athens; Augustine of Canterbury
May 27: John Calvin
May 28: Germanus of Paris
May 29: Cyrillus
May 30: Felix of Rome; Joan of Arc; Watchman Nee
May 31: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

June

June 1: Justin Martyr
June 2: The Martyrs of Lyons
June 3: The Martyrs of Uganda
June 4: James Hudson Taylor
June 5: Boniface of Mainz
June 6: Hilarion the New
June 7: Chief Seattle and Black Elk
June 8: William of York; Gerard Manley Hopkins
June 9: Colmcille (Columba); Jeanne Guyon; William Carey
June 10: Ephrem of Edessa
June 11: Barnabas, Apostle
June 12: G. K. Chesterton
June 13: Anthony of Padua
June 14: Elisha the Prophet; Basil the Great
June 15: Evelyn Underhill
June 16: Julitta and Quirinus
June 17: Mamuold of Regensburg
June 18: Marcus and Marcellianus
June 19: Gervasius and Protasius
June 20: Pudens
June 21: The Martyrs of Bohemia and Moravia
June 22: Alban
June 23: Agrippina of Rome
June 24: Nativity of John the Baptist
June 25: Sosipater (Rom 16:21); Prosper of Aquitaine
June 26: Jeremiah the Prophet
June 27: Crescens (2 Tim 4:10); Cyril of Alexandria
June 28: Irenaeus of Lyons
June 29: Peter and Paul, Apostles
June 30: The Twelve Apostles

July

July 1: Moses the Black; Junípero Serra
July 2: Otto of Bamberg
July 3: Cornelius the Centurion (Acts 10)
July 4: Theodore of Cyrene; Andrei Rublev
July 5: Haggai the Prophet
July 6: Isaiah the Prophet; Jan Hus; Thomas More
July 7: Pantaenus
July 8: Priscilla and Aquila; Joseph René Vilatte
July 9: Augustine Tolton
July 10: Felicitas and Her Seven Sons
July 11: Benedict of Nursia
July 12: Veronica (Woman with the Issue of Blood, Mt 9 et par.)
July 13: Silas the Apostle; Henry of Germany
July 14: John Bonaventura; Samson Occum
July 15: James of Nisibis
July 16: Ruth the Moabite; Anne Askew
July 17: Bartolomé de las Casas
July 18: Radegundis
July 19: Macrina the Younger
July 20: Elijah the Prophet
July 21: Ezekiel the Prophet; Victor of Marseilles
July 22: Mary Magdalene
July 23: Birgitta of Sweden; Susanna Wesley; Gilbert Tennent; Joseph Gilmore
July 24: Thomas à Kempis
July 25: James the Apostle; Walter Rauschenbusch
July 26: Joachim and Anna, Parents of the Virgin Mary
July 27: Panteleimon
July 28: Johann Sebastian Bach
July 29: Mary and Martha of Bethany
July 30: Jacob Baradaeus; William Wilberforce
July 31: Joseph of Arimathea

August

August 1: Deliverance of Peter; Blessing of Firstfruits (Lammas Day)
August 2: Basil of Moscow
August 3: Nicodemus; Flannery O’Connor
August 4: John Vianney
August 5: Addai and Mari, Apostles; Nonna, Mother of Gregory of Nazianzus
August 6: The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ
August 7: Victricius
August 8: Dominic de Guzmán
August 9: Franz Jägerstätter
August 10: Laurence
August 11: Clare of Assisi
August 12: Hippolytus of Rome
August 13: Maximos the Confessor; Florence Nightingale; Tikhon of Zadonsk
August 14: Maximilian Kolbe
August 15: Mary the Virgin; Waldo of Lyons
August 16: Isaac (Gen 21); Felix Davidek; Brother Roger of Taizé
August 17: Mammes of Caesarea
August 18: Emygdius
August 19: Blaise Pascal
August 20: Bernard of Clairvaux; Geert de Groote; Anne Hutchinson; William and Catherine Booth
August 21: Jacob (Gen 25)
August 22: Anne Hutchinson
August 23: Zacchaeus the Tax Collector (Lk 19)
August 24: Bartholomew the Apostle
August 25: Genesius; Louis of France
August 26: Samuel the Prophet
August 27: Caesarius of Arles
August 28: King Hezekiah; Augustine of Hippo; John Smyth and Thomas Helwys
August 29: The Beheading of John the Baptist
August 30: Rebekah (Gen 24); John Bunyan
August 31: Aidan of Lindisfarne

September

September 1: Joshua (Exod 17)
September 2: Eleazar the High Priest (Num 27); The Martyrs of New Guinea
September 3: Anthimos of Nicomedia
September 4: Moses the Prophet
September 5: Teresa of Calcutta
September 6: Onesiphorus (2 Tim 1:16)
September 7: Sozon
September 8: Nativity of the Virgin Mary
September 9: Gorgonius, Dorotheus, and Peter
September 10: Petr Chelčický
September 11: Dioscurus of Alexandria
September 12: John Patteson
September 13: Cyprian of Carthage
September 14: Exaltation of the Holy Cross
September 15: Samuel Pollard
September 16: Ninian of Galloway, Apostle to Scotland
September 17: Hildegard of Bingen
September 18: Edward Pusey
September 19: Januarius of Benevento
September 20: Fausta and Evilasius
September 21: Jonah the Prophet; Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
September 22: Lioba
September 23: Thecla of Iconium
September 24: Henri Nouwen
September 25: Cleopas (Lk 24:18)
September 26: Lancelot Andrewes
September 27: Cosmas and Damian; Vincent de Paul; Aimee Semple McPherson
September 28: Willliam J. Seymour
September 29: Michael and All Angels
September 30: Jerome

October

October 1: Remigius of Rheims, Apostle to Franconia; Thérèse of Lisieux
October 2: William Tyndale
October 3: Jairus (Mt 9:18)
October 4: Francis of Assisi; Rembrandt van Rijn; Theodor Fliedner
October 5: Uyaquk
October 6: William Tyndale; Janneken Munstdorp (aka Elizabeth)
October 7: Henry Melchior Muhlenberg
October 8: Pelagia
October 9: Dionysius the Areopagite (Acts 17:34)
October 10: Gideon (Jdg 6); John Woolman
October 11: Philip the Deacon; Huldrych Zwingli
October 12: Edith Cavell
October 13: Colomann
October 14: Samuel Schereschewsky
October 15: Teresa of Ávila
October 16: Gallus of St. Gall, Apostle to Switzerland
October 17: Ignatius of Antioch
October 18: Luke the Evangelist
October 19: Joel the Prophet; Jesuit Martyrs of North America
October 20: Wendelin of Trier
October 21: Ursula and Her Companions
October 22: Alodia and Nunilo
October 23: James of Jerusalem; Oda (aka Chrodoara)
October 24: Raphael the Archangel; Rosa Parks
October 25: Chrysanthus and Daria
October 26: Amandus of Strasbourg
October 27: Frumentius and Aedesius, Apostles to Ethiopia; William Temple; Clarence Jordan
October 28: Simon and Jude, Apostles
October 29: Narcissus of Gerona
October 30: Marcelllus of Tangier
October 31: Ninety-five Theses of Martin Luther (Reformation Day); Alfonso Rodríguez

November

November 1: All Saints
November 2: All Souls
November 3: Richard Hooker; Phoebe Palmer
November 4: Søren Kierkegaard
November 5: Zechariah and Elizabeth; John Witherspoon
November 6: Illtyd; Leonard of Noblac; Te Whiti o Rongomai
November 7: Willibrord of Utrecht, Apostle to Frisia
November 8: John Milton
November 9: Margery Kempe; Barton Stone
November 10: Leo the Great
November 11: Martin of Tours
November 12: Jonah the Prophet; Margaret of Scotland
November 13: Briccius of Tours
November 14: Gregory Palamas
November 15: Albertus Magnus
November 16: Hugh of Lincoln
November 17: Elizabeth of Hungary
November 18: Gregory Thaumaturgos; Hilda of Whitby
November 19: Obadiah the Prophet; Elizabeth of Hungary
November 20: Shubal Stearns
November 21: Dionysius of Alexandria; Colombanus of Bobbio
November 22: C. S. Lewis
November 23: Clement of Rome
November 24: John Knox
November 25: Isaac Watts
November 26: Sojourner Truth
November 27: Virgilius of Salzburg
November 28: Günther of Regensburg
November 29: Noah (Gen 6); Dorothy Day
November 30: Andrew the Apostle

December

December 1: Nahum the Prophet; Eligius
December 2: Habakkuk the Prophet; Maura Clarke and Her Companions
December 3: Zephaniah the Prophet; Francis Xavier
December 4: John of Damascus
December 5: Clement of Alexandria
December 6: Nicholas of Myra
December 7: Ambrose of Milan, Edward Irving; Lobegott Constantin von Tischendorf
December 8: Sosthenes, Apollos, Tychicus, and Epaphraditus, Apostles
December 9: Hannah the Prophetess (1 Sam 2)
December 10: Thomas Merton
December 11: Damasus of Rome
December 12: Epimachus and Alexander
December 13: Lucia of Syracuse
December 14: John of the Cross
December 15: Annie Armstrong
December 16: Haggai the Prophet
December 17: Daniel and the Three Young Men
December 18: Sebastian
December 19: Abraham (Gen 11); Sundar Singh; Leopold Cohn
December 20: Ammon, Zenon, and Other Confessors
December 21: Thomas the Apostle
December 22: Ischyrion
December 23: Sarah and Angelina Grimké
December 24: Adam and Eve (Gen 2); Lottie Moon
December 25: The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Christmas Day)
December 26: Stephen, the First Martyr
December 27: John, Apostle and Evangelist
December 28: The Holy Innocents
December 29: Jonathan (1 Sam 13); Thomas à Beckett
December 30: David (1 Sam 16); Josephine Butler
December 31: Sylvester of Rome; John Wyclif

Almighty God,
who has knit together your elect
in one communion and fellowship,
in the mystical body of your Son Christ our Lord;
Grant us grace so to follow your blessed saints
in all virtuous and godly living,
that we may come to those unspeakable joys
which you have prepared for them that sincerely love you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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