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Sunday, December, 2, 2012

First Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 9, 2012

Second Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 16, 2012

Third Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Sunday, December, 23, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Advent (Advent)

Monday, December, 24, 2012

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

Tuesday, December, 25, 2012

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

Monday, December, 24, 2012

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

Tuesday, December, 25, 2012

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

Monday, December, 24, 2012

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

Tuesday, December, 25, 2012

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

Sunday, December, 30, 2012

First Sunday after Christmas Day (Christmas)

Tuesday, January, 1, 2013

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

Tuesday, January, 1, 2013

New Year's Day (Christmas)

Sunday, January, 6, 2013

Epiphany of the Lord (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 13, 2013

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

Sunday, January, 20, 2013

Second Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, January, 27, 2013

Third Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 3, 2013

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Epiphany)

Sunday, February, 10, 2013

Transfiguration Sunday (Last Sunday before Lent) (Epiphany)

Wednesday, February, 13, 2013

Ash Wednesday (Lent)

Sunday, February, 17, 2013

First Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, February, 24, 2013

Second Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 3, 2013

Third Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 10, 2013

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 17, 2013

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Lent)

Sunday, March, 24, 2013

Liturgy of the Palms (Lent)

Sunday, March, 24, 2013

Liturgy of the Passion (Lent)

Monday, March, 25, 2013

Monday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Tuesday, March, 26, 2013

Tuesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Wednesday, March, 27, 2013

Wednesday of Holy Week (Holy Week)

Thursday, March, 28, 2013

Maundy Thursday  (Holy Thursday) (Holy Week)

Friday, March, 29, 2013

Good Friday (Holy Week)

Saturday, March, 30, 2013

Holy Saturday (Holy Week)

Saturday, March, 30, 2013

Easter Vigil (Easter)

Sunday, March, 31, 2013

Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Day) (Easter)

Sunday, March, 31, 2013

Easter Evening (Easter)

Sunday, April, 7, 2013

Second Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 14, 2013

Third Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 21, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, April, 28, 2013

Fifth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 5, 2013

Sixth Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Thursday, May, 9, 2013

Ascension of the Lord (Easter)

Sunday, May, 12, 2013

Seventh Sunday of Easter (Easter)

Sunday, May, 19, 2013

Day of Pentecost (Easter)

Sunday, May, 26, 2013

Trinity Sunday (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 2, 2013

Proper 4 (9) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 9, 2013

Proper 5 (10) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 16, 2013

Proper 6 (11) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 23, 2013

Proper 7 (12) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, June, 30, 2013

Proper 8 (13) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 7, 2013

Proper 9 (14) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 14, 2013

Proper 10 (15) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 21, 2013

Proper 11 (16) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, July, 28, 2013

Proper 12 (17) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 4, 2013

Proper 13 (18) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 11, 2013

Proper 14 (19) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 18, 2013

Proper 15 (20) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, August, 25, 2013

Proper 16 (21) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 1, 2013

Proper 17 (22) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 8, 2013

Proper 18 (23) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 15, 2013

Proper 19 (24) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 22, 2013

Proper 20 (25) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, September, 29, 2013

Proper 21 (26) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 6, 2013

Proper 22 (27) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 13, 2013

Proper 23 (28) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 20, 2013

Proper 24 (29) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, October, 27, 2013

Proper 25 (30) (Season after Pentecost)

Friday, November, 1, 2013

All Saints Day (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 3, 2013

Proper 26 (31) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 10, 2013

Proper 27 (32) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 17, 2013

Proper 28 (33) (Season after Pentecost)

Sunday, November, 24, 2013

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

Thursday, November, 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Day (Season after Pentecost)

editor's update

Matt Woodley

Survive the Hours after Preaching

July 21, 2014

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