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Sunday, December, 1, 2013

First Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 8, 2013

Second Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 15, 2013

Third Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 22, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Tuesday, December, 24, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper I Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Wednesday, December, 25, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper I Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Tuesday, December, 24, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper II Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Wednesday, December, 25, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper II Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Tuesday, December, 24, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper III Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Wednesday, December, 25, 2013

Nativity of the Lord - Proper III Christmas Eve & Day (Christmas)

Sunday, December, 29, 2013

First Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Wednesday, January, 1, 2014

Holy Name of Jesus (Mary, Mother of God) (Christmas)

Wednesday, January, 1, 2014

New Year's Day (Christmas)

Sunday, January, 5, 2014

Second Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Monday, January, 6, 2014

Epiphany of the Lord (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 12, 2014

Baptism of the Lord (First Sunday after Epiphany) (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 19, 2014

Second Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 26, 2014

Third Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 2, 2014

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 9, 2014

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 16, 2014

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 23, 2014

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, March, 2, 2014

Transfiguration Sunday (Last Sunday before Lent) (Epiphany)

Wednesday, March, 5, 2014

Ash Wednesday (Lent)

Sunday, March, 9, 2014

First Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 16, 2014

Second Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 23, 2014

Third Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 30, 2014

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, April, 6, 2014

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, April, 13, 2014

Liturgy of the Palms (Lent)

Sunday, April, 13, 2014

Liturgy of the Passion (Lent)

Monday, April, 14, 2014

Monday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Tuesday, April, 15, 2014

Tuesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Wednesday, April, 16, 2014

Wednesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Thursday, April, 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday  (Holy Thursday) (Holy Week)

Friday, April, 18, 2014

Good Friday (Holy Week)

Saturday, April, 19, 2014

Holy Saturday (Holy Week)

Saturday, April, 19, 2014

Easter Vigil (Easter)

Sunday, April, 20, 2014

Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Day) (Easter)

Sunday, April, 20, 2014

Easter Evening (Easter)

Sunday, April, 27, 2014

Second Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 4, 2014

Third Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 11, 2014

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 18, 2014

Fifth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 25, 2014

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Thursday, May, 29, 2014

Ascension of the Lord (Easter)

Sunday, June, 1, 2014

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, June, 8, 2014

Day of Pentecost (Easter)

Sunday, June, 15, 2014

Trinity Sunday (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 22, 2014

Proper 7 (12) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 29, 2014

Proper 8 (13) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 6, 2014

Proper 9 (14) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 13, 2014

Proper 10 (15) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 20, 2014

Proper 11 (16) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 27, 2014

Proper 12 (17) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 3, 2014

Proper 13 (18) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 10, 2014

Proper 14 (19) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 17, 2014

Proper 15 (20) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 24, 2014

Proper 16 (21) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 31, 2014

Proper 17 (22) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 7, 2014

Proper 18 (23) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 14, 2014

Proper 19 (24) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 21, 2014

Proper 20 (25) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 28, 2014

Proper 21 (26) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 5, 2014

Proper 22 (27) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 12, 2014

Proper 23 (28) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 19, 2014

Proper 24 (29) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 26, 2014

Proper 25 (30) (Season after Pentecost)

Saturday, November, 1, 2014

All Saints Day (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 2, 2014

Proper 26 (31) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 9, 2014

Proper 27 (32) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 16, 2014

Proper 28 (33) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 23, 2014

Christ the King (Reign of Christ) (Season after Pentecost)

Thursday, November, 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Day (Season after Pentecost)

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Matt Woodley

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