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Sunday, November, 27, 2011

First Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 4, 2011

Second Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 18, 2011

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Saturday, December, 24, 2011

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

Sunday, December, 25, 2011

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

Saturday, December, 24, 2011

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

Sunday, December, 25, 2011

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

Saturday, December, 24, 2011

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

Sunday, December, 25, 2011

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

Sunday, January, 1, 2012

First Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Sunday, January, 1, 2012

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

Sunday, January, 1, 2012

New Year's Day (Christmas)

Friday, January, 6, 2012

Epiphany of the Lord (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 8, 2012

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

Sunday, January, 15, 2012

Second Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 22, 2012

Third Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 5, 2012

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 12, 2012

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 19, 2012

Transfiguration Sunday (Last Sunday before Lent) (Epiphany)

Wednesday, February, 22, 2012

Ash Wednesday (Lent)

Sunday, February, 26, 2012

First Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 4, 2012

Second Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 11, 2012

Third Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 18, 2012

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 25, 2012

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, April, 1, 2012

Liturgy of the Palms (Lent)

Sunday, April, 1, 2012

Liturgy of the Passion (Lent)

Monday, April, 2, 2012

Monday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Tuesday, April, 3, 2012

Tuesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Wednesday, April, 4, 2012

Wednesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Thursday, April, 5, 2012

Maundy Thursday  (Holy Thursday) (Holy Week)

Friday, April, 6, 2012

Good Friday (Holy Week)

Saturday, April, 7, 2012

Holy Saturday (Holy Week)

Saturday, April, 7, 2012

Easter Vigil (Easter)

Sunday, April, 8, 2012

Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Day) (Easter)

Sunday, April, 8, 2012

Easter Evening (Easter)

Sunday, April, 15, 2012

Second Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 22, 2012

Third Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 6, 2012

Fifth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 13, 2012

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Thursday, May, 17, 2012

Ascension of the Lord (Easter)

Sunday, May, 20, 2012

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 27, 2012

Day of Pentecost (Easter)

Sunday, June, 3, 2012

Trinity Sunday (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 10, 2012

Proper 5 (10) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 17, 2012

Proper 6 (11) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 24, 2012

Proper 7 (12) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 1, 2012

Proper 8 (13) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 8, 2012

Proper 9 (14) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 15, 2012

Proper 10 (15) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 22, 2012

Proper 11 (16) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 29, 2012

Proper 12 (17) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 5, 2012

Proper 13 (18) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 12, 2012

Proper 14 (19) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 19, 2012

Proper 15 (20) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 26, 2012

Proper 16 (21) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 2, 2012

Proper 17 (22) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 9, 2012

Proper 18 (23) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 16, 2012

Proper 19 (24) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 23, 2012

Proper 20 (25) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 30, 2012

Proper 21 (26) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 7, 2012

Proper 22 (27) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 14, 2012

Proper 23 (28) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 21, 2012

Proper 24 (29) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 28, 2012

Proper 25 (30) (Season after Pentecost)

Thursday, November, 1, 2012

All Saints Day (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 4, 2012

Proper 26 (31) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 11, 2012

Proper 27 (32) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 18, 2012

Proper 28 (33) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 25, 2012

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

Thursday, November, 22, 2012

Thanksgiving Day (Season after Pentecost)

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