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Daily Office Readings

Lectionary Psalms:     31     ⁘     35

Morning Prayer:          Haggai 1:1-15; Revelation 2:18-29
Evening Prayer:           Matthew 23:27-39

2017 Calendar and Sanctoral

Date of Easter: April 16th

The Gregorian Sanctoral follows the authorized calendar of The Episcopal Church (Lesser Feasts & Fasts)
with these elevated and additional patronal feasts:
  • Gregory the Great (Mar 12)
  • The Consecration of Gregory the Great (Sep 3)
  • All Souls Gregorian (Sep 15)

* transferred
† Ember Day
() Feast or fast supersedes commemoration

DateLiturgical DayAuthorized Commemoration
1/1Holy Name
1/2January 2
1/3January 3
1/4January 4
1/5January 5/
Eve of the Epiphany
1/6Epiphany
1/7January 7/
Eve of the First Sunday after the Epiphany
1/8Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ(Harriet Bedell)
1/9First Monday after the EpiphanyJulia Chester Emery
1/10First Tuesday after the EpiphanyWilliam Laud
1/11First Wednesday after the Epiphany
1/12First Thursday after the EpiphanyAelred
1/13First Friday after the EpiphanyHilary
1/14First Saturday after the Epiphany
1/15Second Sunday after the Epiphany
1/16Second Monday after the Epiphany
1/17Second Tuesday after the EpiphanyAntony
1/18Confession of Saint Peter the Apostle
1/19Second Thursday after the EpiphanyWulfstan
1/20Second Friday after the EpiphanyFabian
1/21Second Saturday after the EpiphanyAgnes
1/22Third Sunday after the Epiphany(Vincent)
1/23Third Monday after the EpiphanyPhillips Brooks
1/24Third Tuesday after the EpiphanyFlorence Li Tim-Oi
1/25Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle
1/26Third Thursday after the EpiphanyTimothy and Titus
1/27Third Friday after the EpiphanyJohn Chrysostom
1/28Third Saturday after the EpiphanyThomas Aquinas
1/29Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
1/30Fourth Monday after the Epiphany
1/31Fourth Tuesday after the Epiphany
2/1Fourth Wednesday after the Epiphany/
Eve of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple
Brigid
2/2Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple
2/3Fourth Friday after the EpiphanyAnskar
2/4Fourth Saturday after the EpiphanyCornelius the Centurion
2/5Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany(The Martyrs of Japan)
2/6Fifth Monday after the Epiphany
2/7Fifth Tuesday after the Epiphany
2/8Fifth Wednesday after the Epiphany
2/9Fifth Thursday after the Epiphany
2/10Fifth Friday after the Epiphany
2/11Fifth Saturday after the Epiphany
2/12Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany
2/13Sixth Monday after the EpiphanyAbsalom Jones
2/14Sixth Tuesday after the EpiphanyCyril and Methodius
2/15Sixth Wednesday after the EpiphanyThomas Bray
2/16Sixth Thursday after the Epiphany
2/17Sixth Friday after the EpiphanyJanani Luwum
2/18Sixth Saturday after the EpiphanyMartin Luther
2/19Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany
2/20Seventh Monday after the Epiphany
2/21Seventh Tuesday after the Epiphany
2/22Seventh Wednesday after the Epiphany
2/23Seventh Thursday after the EpiphanyPolycarp
2/24Saint Matthias the Apostle
2/25Seventh Saturday after the Epiphany
2/26Last Sunday after the Epiphany
2/27Last Monday after the EpiphanyGeorge Herbert
2/28Last Tuesday after the Epiphany
3/1Ash Wednesday(David)
3/2Thursday after Ash WednesdayChad
3/3Friday after Ash WednesdayJohn and Charles Wesley
3/4Saturday after Ash Wednesday
3/5First Sunday in Lent
3/6First Monday in Lent
3/7First Tuesday in LentPerpetua and her Companions
3/8First Wednesday in Lent†
3/9First Thursday in LentGregory of Nyssa
3/10First Friday in Lent†
3/11First Saturday in Lent†
3/12Second Sunday in Lent
3/13Gregory the Great*(James Theodore Holly)
3/14Second Tuesday in Lent
3/15Second Wednesday in Lent
3/16Second Thursday in Lent
3/17Second Friday in LentPatrick
3/18Second Saturday in LentCyril
3/19Third Sunday in Lent
3/20Saint Joseph*(Cuthbert)
3/21Third Tuesday in LentThomas Ken
3/22Third Wednesday in LentJames DeKoven
3/23Third Thursday in LentGregory the Illuminator
3/24Third Friday in Lent/
Eve of the Annunciation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Virgin Mary
Óscar Romero and the Martyrs of El Salvador
3/25Annunciation of Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Virgin Mary/
Third Saturday in Lent
3/26Fourth Sunday in Lent
3/27Fourth Monday in LentCharles Henry Brent
3/28Fourth Tuesday in Lent
3/29Fourth Wednesday in LentJohn Keble
3/30Fourth Thursday in Lent
3/31Fourth Friday in LentJohn Donne
4/1Fourth Saturday in LentFrederick Denison Maurice
4/2Fifth Sunday in Lent(James Lloyd Breck)
4/3Fifth Monday in LentRichard
4/4Fifth Tuesday in LentMartin Luther King, Jr.
4/5Fifth Wednesday in Lent
4/6Fifth Thursday in Lent
4/7Fifth Friday in LentTikhon
4/8Fifth Saturday in LentWilliam Augustus Muhlenberg
4/9Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday(Dietrich Bonhoeffer)
4/10Monday in Holy Week(William Law)
4/11Tuesday in Holy Week(George Augustus Selwyn)
4/12Wednesday in Holy Week
4/13Maundy Thursday
4/14Good Friday
4/15Holy Saturday/
Eve of Easter
4/16Easter Day
4/17Monday in Easter Week
4/18Tuesday in Easter Week
4/19Wednesday in Easter Week(Alphege)
4/20Thursday in Easter Week
4/21Friday in Easter Week(Anselm)
4/22Saturday in Easter Week
4/23Second Sunday of Easter
4/24Second Monday of Easter
4/25Saint Mark the Evangelist
4/26Second Wednesday of Easter
4/27Second Thursday of Easter
4/28Second Friday of Easter
4/29Second Saturday of EasterCatherine of Siena
4/30Third Sunday of Easter
5/1Saint Philip and Saint James, Apostles
5/2Third Tuesday of EasterAthanasius
5/3Third Wednesday of Easter
5/4Third Thursday of EasterMonnica
5/5Third Friday of Easter
5/6Third Saturday of Easter
5/7Fourth Sunday of Easter
5/8Fourth Monday of EasterDame Julian of Norwich
5/9Fourth Tuesday of EasterGregory of Nazianzus
5/10Fourth Wednesday of Easter
5/11Fourth Thursday of Easter
5/12Fourth Friday of Easter
5/13Fourth Saturday of Easter
5/14Fifth Sunday of Easter
5/15Fifth Monday of Easter
5/16Fifth Tuesday of Easter
5/17Fifth Wednesday of Easter
5/18Fifth Thursday of Easter
5/19Fifth Friday of EasterDunstan
5/20Fifth Saturday of EasterAlcuin
5/21Sixth Sunday of Easter
5/22Sixth Monday of Easter (Rogation)
5/23Sixth Tuesday of Easter (Rogation)
5/24Sixth Wednesday of Easter (Rogation)/
Eve of the Ascension
Jackson Kemper
5/25Ascension Day(The Venerable Bede)
5/26Sixth Friday of EasterAugustine
5/27Sixth Saturday of Easter
5/28Seventh Sunday of Easter: the Sunday after the Ascension
5/29Seventh Monday of Easter
5/30Seventh Tuesday of Easter/
Eve of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
5/31Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
6/1Seventh Thursday of EasterJustin
6/2Seventh Friday of EasterThe Martyrs of Lyons
6/3Seventh Saturday of Easter/
Eve of Pentecost
The Martyrs of Uganda
6/4Day of Pentecost
6/5Monday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4Boniface
6/6Tuesday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4First Book of Common Prayer
6/7Wednesday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4†
6/8Thursday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4
6/9Friday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4†Columba
6/10Saturday in the Week of Pentecost, Proper 4/
Eve of Trinity Sunday†
Ephrem of Edessa
6/11Trinity Sunday
6/12Saint Barnabas the Apostle*(Enmegahbowh)
6/13Tuesday in the First Week after Pentecost, Proper 5
6/14Wednesday in the First Week after Pentecost, Proper 5Basil the Great
6/15Thursday in the First Week after Pentecost, Proper 5Evelyn Underhill
6/16Friday in the First Week after Pentecost, Proper 5Joseph Butler
6/17Saturday in the First Week after Pentecost, Proper 5
6/18The Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 6(Bernard Mizeki)
6/19Monday in the Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 6
6/20Tuesday in the Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 6
6/21Wednesday in the Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 6
6/22Thursday in the Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 6Alban
6/23Friday in the Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 6/
Eve of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist
6/24Nativity of Saint John the Baptist
6/25The Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 7
6/26Monday in the Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 7
6/27Tuesday in the Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 7
6/28Wednesday in the Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 7Irenaeus
6/29Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Apostles
6/30Friday in the Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 7
7/1Saturday in the Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 7
7/2The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/3Monday in the Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/4Independence Day
7/5Wednesday in the Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/6Thursday in the Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/7Friday in the Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/8Saturday in the Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 8
7/9The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/10Monday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/11Tuesday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9Benedict of Nursia
7/12Wednesday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/13Thursday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/14Friday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/15Saturday in the Fifth Week after Pentecost, Proper 9
7/16The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 10
7/17Monday in the Sixth Week after Pentecost, Proper 10William White
7/18Tuesday in the Sixth Week after Pentecost, Proper 10
7/19Wednesday in the Sixth Week after Pentecost, Proper 10Macrina
7/20Thursday in the Sixth Week after Pentecost, Proper 10Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Bloomer, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Ross Tubman
7/21Friday in the Sixth Week after Pentecost, Proper 10
7/22Saint Mary Magdalene
7/23The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 11
7/24Monday in the Seventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 11Thomas à Kempis
7/25Saint James the Apostle
7/26Wednesday in the Seventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 11Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7/27Thursday in the Seventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 11William Reed Huntington
7/28Friday in the Seventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 11
7/29Saturday in the Seventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 11Mary and Martha of Bethany
7/30The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12(William Wilberforce)
7/31Monday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12Ignatius of Loyola
8/1Tuesday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12Joseph of Arimathaea
8/2Wednesday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12
8/3Thursday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12
8/4Friday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12
8/5Saturday in the Eighth Week after Pentecost, Proper 12/
Eve of the Transfiguration
8/6Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ
8/7Monday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13John Mason Neale
8/8Tuesday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13Dominic
8/9Wednesday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13
8/10Thursday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13Laurence
8/11Friday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13Clare
8/12Saturday in the Ninth Week after Pentecost, Proper 13Florence Nightingale
8/13The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 14(Jeremy Taylor)
8/14Monday in the Tenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 14Jonathan Myrick Daniels
8/15Saint Mary the Virgin
8/16Wednesday in the Tenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 14
8/17Thursday in the Tenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 14
8/18Friday in the Tenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 14William Porcher DuBose
8/19Saturday in the Tenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 14
8/20The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 15(Bernard)
8/21Monday in the Eleventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 15
8/22Tuesday in the Eleventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 15
8/23Wednesday in the Eleventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 15
8/24Saint Bartholomew the Apostle
8/25Friday in the Eleventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 15Louis
8/26Saturday in the Eleventh Week after Pentecost, Proper 15
8/27The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 16(Thomas Gallaudet with Henry Winter Syle)
8/28Monday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16Augustine
8/29Tuesday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16
8/30Wednesday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16
8/31Thursday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16Aidan
9/1Friday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16David Pendleton Oakerhater
9/2Saturday in the Twelfth Week after Pentecost, Proper 16/
Eve of the Consecration of Gregory the Great
The Martyrs of New Guinea
9/3Consecration of Gregory the Great
9/4Monday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17Paul Jones
9/5Tuesday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17
9/6Wednesday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17
9/7Thursday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17
9/8Friday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17
9/9Saturday in the Thirteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 17Constance, Nun, and Her Companions
9/10The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 18(Alexander Crummell)
9/11Monday in the Fourteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 18
9/12Tuesday in the Fourteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 18John Henry Hobart
9/13Wednesday in the Fourteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 18/
Eve of Holy Cross Day
Cyprian
9/14Holy Cross Day
9/15All Souls Gregorian
9/16Saturday in the Fourteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 18Ninian
9/17The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 19(Hildegard)
9/18Monday in the Fifteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 19Edward Bouverie Pusey
9/19Tuesday in the Fifteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 19Theodore of Tarsus
9/20Wednesday in the Fifteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 19†John Coleridge Patteson and his Companions
9/21Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist
9/22Friday in the Fifteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 19†Philander Chase
9/23Saturday in the Fifteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 19†
9/24The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 20
9/25Monday in the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 20Sergius
9/26Tuesday in the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 20Lancelot Andrewes
9/27Wednesday in the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 20
9/28Thursday in the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 20
9/29Saint Michael and All Angels
9/30Saturday in the Sixteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 20Jerome
10/1The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 21(Remigius)
10/2Monday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21
10/3Tuesday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21
10/4Wednesday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21Francis of Assisi
10/5Thursday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21
10/6Friday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21William Tyndale
10/7Saturday in the Seventeenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 21
10/8The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 22
10/9Monday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22Robert Grosseteste
10/10Tuesday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22Vida Dutton Scudder
10/11Wednesday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22Philip
10/12Thursday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22
10/13Friday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22
10/14Saturday in the Eighteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 22Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky
10/15The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 23(Teresa of Avila)
10/16Monday in the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 23Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, and Thomas Cranmer
10/17Tuesday in the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 23Ignatius
10/18Saint Luke the Evangelist
10/19Thursday in the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 23Henry Martyn
10/20Friday in the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 23
10/21Saturday in the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost, Proper 23
10/22The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 24
10/23Saint James of Jerusalem
10/24Tuesday in the Twentieth Week after Pentecost, Proper 24
10/25Wednesday in the Twentieth Week after Pentecost, Proper 24
10/26Thursday in the Twentieth Week after Pentecost, Proper 24Alfred the Great
10/27Friday in the Twentieth Week after Pentecost, Proper 24
10/28Saint Simon and Saint Jude, Apostles
10/29The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 25(James Hannington and his Companions)
10/30Monday in the Twenty-First Week after Pentecost, Proper 25
10/31Tuesday in the Twenty-First Week after Pentecost, Proper 25/
All Saints’ Eve
11/1All Saints’ Day
11/2Thursday in the Twenty-First Week after Pentecost, Proper 25All Faithful Departed
11/3Friday in the Twenty-First Week after Pentecost, Proper 25Richard Hooker
11/4Saturday in the Twenty-First Week after Pentecost, Proper 25
11/5The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 26
11/6Monday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26William Temple
11/7Tuesday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26Willibrord
11/8Wednesday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26
11/9Thursday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26
11/10Friday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26Leo the Great
11/11Saturday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost, Proper 26Martin
11/12The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 27(Charles Simeon)
11/13Monday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27
11/14Tuesday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27Samuel Seabury
11/15Wednesday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27
11/16Thursday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27Margaret
11/17Friday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27Hugh
11/18Saturday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost, Proper 27Hilda
11/19The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 28(Elizabeth)
11/20Monday in the Twenty-Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 28Edmund
11/21Tuesday in the Twenty-Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 28
11/22Wednesday in the Twenty-Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 28Clive Staples Lewis
11/23Thanksgiving Day(Clement)
11/24Friday in the Twenty-Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 28
11/25Saturday in the Twenty-Fourth Week after Pentecost, Proper 28James Otis Sargent Huntington
11/26The Last Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 29
11/27Monday in the Last Week after Pentecost, Proper 29
11/28Tuesday in the Last Week after Pentecost, Proper 29Kamehameha and Emma
11/29Wednesday in the Last Week after Pentecost, Proper 29
11/30Saint Andrew the Apostle
12/1Friday in the Last Week after Pentecost, Proper 29Nicholas Ferrar
12/2Saturday in the Last Week after Pentecost, Proper 29Channing Moore Williams
12/3First Sunday of Advent
12/4First Monday of AdventJohn of Damascus
12/5First Tuesday of AdventClement of Alexandria
12/6First Wednesday of AdventNicholas
12/7First Thursday of AdventAmbrose
12/8First Friday of Advent
12/9First Saturday of Advent
12/10Second Sunday of Advent
12/11Second Monday of Advent
12/12Second Tuesday of Advent
12/13Second Wednesday of Advent
12/14Second Thursday of Advent
12/15Second Friday of Advent
12/16Second Saturday of Advent
12/17Third Sunday of Advent
12/18Third Monday of Advent
12/19Third Tuesday of Advent
12/20Third Wednesday of Advent†
12/21Saint Thomas the Apostle
12/22Third Friday of Advent†
12/23Third Saturday of Advent†
12/24December 24/
Christmas Eve
12/25Christmas Day
12/26Saint Stephen, Deacon and Martyr
12/27Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist
12/28Holy Innocents
12/29December 29Thomas Becket
12/30December 30Frances Joseph Gaudet
12/31First Sunday after Christmas Day