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Fri. 6/18 All day Commemoration: African Martyr Bernard Mizeki Bernard Mizeki, Catechist and Martyr in Rhodesia, d. 1896 [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: Bernard Mizeki was born in Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique) in about 1861. When he was twelve or a little older, he left his home an... more
Sat. 6/19 All day Commemoration: Sundar Singh Sundar Singh, Evangelist in India and Teacher of the Faith, d. 1929 [IMAGE] From Our Daily Bread: Sundar was born into a Sikh family in Punjab where he grew up questioning Christianity & Hinduism. Sikhism is a sect within Hindui... more
Sun. 6/20 12:15 PM > Holy Eucharist Service
Tue. 6/22 All day Commemoration: St. Alban Saint Alban, First Martyr of Britain, d. 209 / 304 a.d. [IMAGE] While Christianity was practiced in the British isles by (approx) 60 a.d., Saint Alban is the first recorded Christian martyr in Britain. Originally thought to have died... more
Thu. 6/24 All day The Nativity of John the Baptist The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist [IMAGE] Zechariah (a priest) and his wife Elizabeth were an aged, devout, childless couple. One day, when Zechariah was serving in the temple, he was visited by the Angel Gabrielle who told Zechari... more
Sun. 6/27 All day Commemoration: Cyril of Alexandria Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Teacher of the Faith, d. 444 [IMAGE] Cyril was the Archbishop of Alexandria in Egypt. An oft ill-tempered man, Cyril began his career as archbishop "with impulsive, often violent, actions. He pillaged... more
12:15 PM > Holy Eucharist Service
Mon. 6/28 All day Commemoration: St. Irenaeus of Lyons Saint Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons and Teacher of the Faith, d. 202 [IMAGE] Irenaeus was likely born in a province of Asia Minor, where he heard the preaching of St. Polycarp, who had been taught by the Apostle John. Many Asian mis... more
Tue. 6/29 All day The Martyrdom of St. Peter and St. Paul The Martyrdom of St. Peter and St. Paul [IMAGE] Artist Unknown "Both apostles share the same feast day, for these two were one; And even though they suffered on different days, they were as one. Peter went first, and Paul followed. And so we ... more
Wed. 6/30 All day Commemoration: Early Martyrs in Rome Early Martyrs in Rome [IMAGE] "Christians in the Arena" by FYODOR BRONNIKOV In 64 a.d., a massive fire ravaged Rome for six long days. In all, the fire destroyed over half of Rome and left half of the city's occupants homeless. At the ... more
Thu. 7/1 All day >Commemoration: Catherine Winkworth Catherine Winkworth Hymnwriter and Educator d. 1878 [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: Catherine Winkworth was born in London in 1827, and spent most of her life in Manchester. In 1845 she went to Dresden, Germany, to stay for a ... more
Sun. 7/4 12:15 PM > Holy Eucharist Service
Tue. 7/6 All day >Commemoration: John Huss John Huss Priest and Martyr d. 1415 [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: John Huss (Jan Hus) was born in Bohemia (now part of the Czech Republic) in about 1371. He received a master's degree from Charles University in Prague in 139... more
Thu. 7/8 All day >Commemoration: Priscilla and Aquila Priscilla and Aquila Missionaries and Companions of the Apostle Paul [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: When Paul came to Corinth (probably in the year 50), he met Priscilla (or Prisca) and her husband Aquila, tentmakers by tr... more
Sun. 7/11 All day >Commemoration: Benedict of Nursia Benedict of Nursia Abbot and Founder of the Benedictine Order d. 540 [IMAGE] A depiction of St. Benedict of Nursia by Fra Angelico. (Credit: Public domain/via Wikimedia Commons.) From the Society of Archbishop Justus: Benedict was born at... more
12:15 PM > Holy Eucharist Service
Mon. 7/12 All day >Commemoration: Nathan Söderblom Nathan Söderblom Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Church Reformer, Archbishop of Uppsala and Primate of the Church of Sweden d. 1931 [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: (From the Lutheran Calendar) Nathan Söderblom was born... more
Tue. 7/13 All day >Commemoration: Saint Silas Saint Silas Missionary Companion of St. Paul [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: Silas is chiefly remembered as the companion of the Apostle Paul who was arrested with him at Philippi (Acts 16:19-40). They were beaten severely and ... more
Thu. 7/15 All day >Commemoration: Olga and Vladimir Olga and Vladimir First Christian Rulers in Russia [IMAGE] From the Society of Archbishop Justus: Olga (or Helga), born in about 890, was the wife of Prince Igor of Russia, and after his death in 945 she was regent for their son. She appears... more
Sat. 7/17 All day Commemoration: Bartolome de Las Casas Bartolome de Las Casas, Missionary, Priest, and Defender of the Oppressed d. 1566 [IMAGE] "Fray Bartolomé de las Casas" by Felix Parra (1845-1919) done in 1875 on display at the Museo Nacional de Arte in Mexico City From the Socie... more
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