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Liturgical Calendar
Anno Domini 2018


All numbers in brackets, indicating page numbers, refer to the Lectionary of the Ecclesia Gnostica, also known as the Book of Collects, Lessons and Gospels.  "Color" indicates the liturgical colors to be used in ceremony. Where "homily" appears, a written homily by the Most Rev. Steven Marshall is available for that day.

The Sunday homilies delivered by the Most Rev. Stephan A. Hoeller at the Diocesan center are now also available in high-quality video.

The Lectionary of the Ecclesia Gnostica is available for download in pdf document format. The Liturgical Calendar, below, is also available in pdf format.

 

JANUARY

January 1

New Year's Day: White. Mass of same (p 11). [homily]

January 6

The Epiphany: White. Mass of same (p 13). [homily]
Special Service of the Epiphany to be held within the Octave or on the Vigil.
Collect and readings for Special Service of the Epiphany (p 117).

January 7

Sunday after the Epiphany: White. Mass of same (p 13).

January 14

Second Sunday after Epiphany: Green. Mass of same (p 15).

January 21

Third Sunday after the Epiphany: Green. Mass of same
Anniversary of the Consecration of Tau Rosamonde (Jan. 18)
Second Collect for a Bishop, living (p 180)

January 28

Septuagesima Sunday: Red. Mass of the same (p 21).

FEBRUARY

February 2

Candlemas Day: White. Mass of same (p 119). [homily]

February 4

Sunday after Candlemas: White. Mass of Candlemas (p 119). [homily]
Blessing of candles and procession with the Most H. Sacrament. St. Blasius blessing.
Second Collect of Sexagesima Sunday (p 23).

February 11

Quiquagesima Sunday: Red. Mass of the same (p 25).

February 14

Ash Wednesday: Violet. Mass of First Sunday in Lent (p 28). [homily]
Blessing and distribution of ashes.

February 18

First Sunday in Lent: Violet. Mass of the same (p 28). [homily]
Blessing and distribution of ashes may be repeated.
Second Collect of the Day of the H. Valentinus (p 122). [homily]

February 25

Second Sunday in Lent: Violet.  Mass of the same (p 30). [homily]


MARCH

March 4

Third Sunday in Lent: Violet. Mass of same (p 32).

March 11

Fourth Sunday in Lent: Rose or Violet. Mass of the Same (p 34).

March 16

Montségur Day: Violet.  Mass of the same (p 124). [homily]

March 18

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Passion Sunday): Violet. Mass of same (p 36).
Altar Cross veiled in Violet.
Second Collect of Montségur Day (p 124). [homily]

March 25

Palm Sunday: Violet. Mass of same (p 38). [homily]
Altar Cross and other crosses veiled in violet.
Blessing and distribution of Palms.
Second Collect of Tau Harmonius (p. 126).
Third Collect of the Archangel Gabriel (p. 128).
Fourth Collect of the Annunciation (p 130).

March 29

Maundy Thursday: White. Mass of same (p 41).
Foot-washing Ceremony and Blessing of Holy Oils by Bishop
Procession with the Most H. Sacrament.
Altar Cross and other crosses veiled in White.

March 30

Good Friday: Black. No Eucharist is celebrated.
Special Service of Good Friday may be held. (Readings)
Altar Cross veiled in black.

March 31

Holy Saturday: Violet and White. No Eucharist is celebrated.
Blessing of Fire, of Baptismal Font and of Paschal Candle (p 43).

APRIL

April 1

Festival of the Risen Light (Easter): White. Mass of same (p 45). [homily]

April 8

First Sunday ater Easter (Low Sunday): White. Mass of same (p 47).[homily
Second Collect of a Bishop, living (p 180).
Anniversary of the Consecration of Tau Stephanus (April 9).

April 15

The Second Sunday after Easter: White. Mass of same (p 49)

April 22

Third Sunday after Easter: White. Mass of same (p 51).

April 29

Fourth Sunday after Easter: White Mass of the same (p 53).
Second Collect of the Day of the H. Mani, the Prophet. (p  132).

MAY

May 6

Fifth Sunday after Easter: White. Mass of same (p 55).
Second Collect of the Holy Apostles, Philip and James ( p.134 ).

May 10

Ascension Day: White. Mass of same (p 57). [homily]
Extinguishing of Paschal Candle.

May 13

Sunday after the Ascension: White. Mass of the Ascension (p 57).
Extinguishing of Paschal Candle may be repeated.

May 20

Pentecost (Whitsunday): Red. Mass of same (p 59). [homily]

May 27

Trinity Sunday: White. Mass of same (p 61). [homily]

May 31

Corpus Christi: White. Mass of same (p 63). [homily]
Procession with the Most H. Sacrament.

JUNE

June 3

Sunday after Corpus Christi and First Sunday after Trinity: White.
Mass of Corpus Christi  (p 63).
Second Collect of the First Sunday after Trinity (p 65).


June 10

Second Sunday after Trinity: Red. Mass of same (p 67).
Second Collect of the Commemoration of C. G. Jung (p 135).

June 17

Third Sunday after Trinity: Red. Mass of same (p 69).

June 24

Fourth Sunday after Trinity: Red. Mass of same (p 71).
Second Collect of the Day of the H. Archangel Uriel (p 137).
Third Collect of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (p  139).

JULY

July 1

Fifth Sunday after Trinity: Red. Mass of same (p 73).
Second Collect of the Day of Independence of the U.S.A. (p 143).

July 8

Sixth Sunday after Trinity: Red. Mass of same (p 75).

July 15

Seventh Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of the same(p 77).

July 22

Day of the H. Mary Magdalen: White. Mass of the same (p 145). [homily]
Second Collect of the Eighth Sunday after Trinity (p 79).

July 29

Ninth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of the same (p 81).
Second Collect of the Day of the Master Phillipe of Lyon (p 147).

AUGUST

August 5

Transfiguration of The Lord: White. Mass of same (p 148).
Second Collect of the Tenth Sunday after Trinity (p 83).

August 12

Eleventh Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of same (p 85).

August 15

Assumption of the H. Sophia: White. Mass of same (p 149). [homily]

August 19

Sunday after the Assumption of the H. Sophia: White. Mass of same (p. 149). [homily]
Second Collect of the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity(p 87).
Third Collect of the Holy Stephan the King (p 152).

August 26

Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of same (p 89).

SEPTEMBER

September 2

Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of the same (p 91).

September 8

Descent of the H. Sophia: White. Mass of the same (p 153). [homily]

September 9

Sunday after the Descent of the H. Sophia: White. Mass of the same (p 153).
Second Collect of the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (p 93).

September 16 

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of the same (p 95).

September 23 

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of the same (p 97).

September 30

Sunday after the Day of the H. Archangel Michael (Michaelmas): White. Mass of same (p 155).
S
econd Collect of Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (p 99).

OCTOBER

October 4

Day of the H. Francis of Assisi: White or Green. Mass of same (p 157).
Blessing of Animals may be performed.

October 7

Sunday after Holy Francis Day: White. Mass of same (p 157).
Second Collect of the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (p 101).
Blessing of Animals may be performed.

October 13

Day of the Martyrdom of the H. Templars: Red. Mass of the same (p 159). [homily]

October 14

Sunday after Templar Day: Red. Mass of the same (p 159). [homily]
Second Collect of the Twentieth Sunday after Trinity (p. 103).

October 21

Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of same (p 105).
Anniversary of the Consecration of Tau Stephen Marshall (Oct. 23)
Second Collect for a Bishop, living (p 180).

October 28

Sunday before All Saint's Day: White. Mass of same (p 161). [homily]
Second Collect of the Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity (p 107).

NOVEMBER

November 1

All Saint's Day: White. Mass of same (p 161). [homily]

November 2

All Soul's Day: Black. General Requiem (p 171). [homily]

November 4.

Sunday within the Octave of All Soul's Day:  
Black. General Requiem (p 171). [homily]
Second Collect of the Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity (p 109.)
[Daylight savings time ends]

November 11

Twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of same (p 111).

November 18

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Trinity: Green. Mass of same (p 113).
Second Collect of the Gnostic Saints (p 162).

November 22

Thanksgiving Day: Green. Mass of general Thanksgiving (p 167) 

November 25 

Sunday next before Advent: Green. Mass of same (p 115).
Second Collect of Thanksgiving Day (p 167).

DECEMBER

December 2

Advent Sunday: Violet. Mass of same (p 1). [homily]

December 9

Second Sunday in Advent: Violet. Mass of same (p 3). [homily]
Second collect of the H. Nicholas (p 163).

December 16

Third Sunday in Advent: Rose or Violet. Mass of same (p 5). [homily]

December 21

Day of the H. Apostle Thomas: Red. Mass of same (p 163).

December 22

Day of the H. Archangel Raphael: White. Mass of same (p 165).

December 23

Fourth Sunday in Advent: Violet. Mass of same (p 7).

December 25

Feast of the Nativity (The Coming of the Divine Light):
White. Mass of same (p 9). [homily]
Procession of the Most H. Sacrament at Midnight Mass.
Second Collect of General Thanksgiving (p 167).

December 30

Sunday in the Octave of the Nativity:
White. Mass of same (p 9). [homily]
Second Collect of General Thanksgiving (p 167).



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