19 May, Dunstan


Dunstan 19 May (c. 909 – 19 May 988) Archbishop of Canterbury Commemoration (White) Today we honour the memory of Dunstan, who was the greatest archbishop of Canterbury in the century before the Norman Conquest….

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12 May, Florence Nightingale


Florence Nightingale 12 May 1820 13 August 1910 Nurse, Social Reformer Commemoration (White) We remember Florence Nightingale chiefly for her work during the Crimean War, which took place between 1854 and 1856. Hearing the voice…

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8 May, Julian of Norwich


Julian of Norwich 8 May Spiritual Teacher Commemoration (White) Julian (or Juliana) was a fourteenth-century English woman who is known for one book, The Revelations of Divine Love. This work records sixteen visions which were…

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30 April, Marie de l’Incarnation


Marie de l’Incarnation Martyr and Patron Saint of England 30 April (28 October 1599 – 30 April 1672) Commemoration (White) Marie de l’Incarnation was a member of the Ursuline Order who arrived at Quebec City…

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23 April, George


George Martyr and Patron Saint of England 23 April died 303 Commemoration (Green)   Few saints have been as widely popular as the martyr named George, a Roman soldier who suffered for the faith in…

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16 April, Mollie Brant


Konwatsi’jayenni (Mollie Brant) Matron among the Mohawks 16 April c. 1736 – 1796 Commemoration (Green)   Today we recall Mollie Brant, an eighteenth-century Mohawk woman known among her own people as Konwatsi’jayenni, who sustained them…

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23 March, Gregory the Illuminator


Gregory the Illuminator Missionary Bishop to Armenia 23 March c. 257 – c.231 Commemoration (Purple – colour of Lent) Today we honour Gregory the Illuminator, the Apostle of the Armenians, who illumined his nation with the…

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17 March, Patrick Patron Saint of Irelands


Patrick Patron Saint of Irelands 17 March c. 461 C.E. Memorial (Green – what else?:-)   Today we honour Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who brought Christianity to the northern tribes of that country…

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9 March, Gregory of Nyssa


Gregory of Nyssa 9 March Bishop and Teacher of the Faith c.335 – c.395 Memorial (Lenten Purple or White)   In the fourth century, a Greek-speaking family in Asia Minor produced a whole clan of…

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1 March, David Patron Saint of Wales


David Patron Saint of Wales 1 March Bishop of Menevia in Wales c.500 – c.589 Memorial (Green) Today we remember David, the patron saint of the Welsh people. He?lived in the early sixth century and…

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