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Sunday, November, 30, 2014

First Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 7, 2014

Second Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 14, 2014

Third Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 21, 2014

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Wednesday, December, 24, 2014

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

Thursday, December, 25, 2014

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

Wednesday, December, 24, 2014

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

Thursday, December, 25, 2014

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

Wednesday, December, 24, 2014

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

Thursday, December, 25, 2014

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

Sunday, December, 28, 2014

First Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Thursday, January, 1, 2015

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

Thursday, January, 1, 2015

New Year's Day (Christmas)

Sunday, January, 4, 2015

Second Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Tuesday, January, 6, 2015

Epiphany of the Lord (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 11, 2015

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

Sunday, January, 18, 2015

Second Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 25, 2015

Third Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 1, 2015

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 8, 2015

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 15, 2015

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 15, 2015

Transfiguration Sunday (Last Sunday before Lent) (Epiphany)

Wednesday, February, 18, 2015

Ash Wednesday (Lent)

Sunday, February, 22, 2015

First Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 1, 2015

Second Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 8, 2015

Third Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 15, 2015

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 22, 2015

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 29, 2015

Liturgy of the Palms (Lent)

Sunday, March, 29, 2015

Liturgy of the Passion (Lent)

Monday, March, 30, 2015

Monday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Tuesday, March, 31, 2015

Tuesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Wednesday, April, 1, 2015

Wednesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Thursday, April, 2, 2015

Maundy Thursday  (Holy Thursday) (Holy Week)

Friday, April, 3, 2015

Good Friday (Holy Week)

Saturday, April, 4, 2015

Holy Saturday (Holy Week)

Sunday, April, 5, 2015

Easter Vigil (Easter)

Sunday, April, 5, 2015

Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Day) (Easter)

Sunday, April, 5, 2015

Easter Evening (Easter)

Sunday, April, 12, 2015

Second Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 19, 2015

Third Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 26, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 3, 2015

Fifth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 10, 2015

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Thursday, May, 14, 2015

Ascension of the Lord (Easter)

Sunday, May, 17, 2015

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 24, 2015

Day of Pentecost (Easter)

Sunday, May, 31, 2015

Trinity Sunday (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 7, 2015

Proper 5 (10) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 14, 2015

Proper 6 (11) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 21, 2015

Proper 7 (12) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 28, 2015

Proper 8 (13) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 5, 2015

Proper 9 (14) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 12, 2015

Proper 10 (15) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 19, 2015

Proper 11 (16) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 26, 2015

Proper 12 (17) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 2, 2015

Proper 13 (18) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 9, 2015

Proper 14 (19) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 16, 2015

Proper 15 (20) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 23, 2015

Proper 16 (21) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 30, 2015

Proper 17 (22) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 6, 2015

Proper 18 (23) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 13, 2015

Proper 19 (24) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 20, 2015

Proper 20 (25) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 27, 2015

Proper 21 (26) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 4, 2015

Proper 22 (27) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 11, 2015

Proper 23 (28) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 18, 2015

Proper 24 (29) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 25, 2015

Proper 25 (30) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 1, 2015

All Saints Day (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 1, 2015

Proper 26 (31) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 8, 2015

Proper 27 (32) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 15, 2015

Proper 28 (33) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 22, 2015

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

Thursday, November, 26, 2015

Thanksgiving Day (Season after Pentecost)

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