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1 (Charles de Foucauld, Roman Catholic Hermit and Martyr)

  • Douglas LeTell Rights, U.S. Moravian Minister, Scholar, and Hymn Writer
  • Edward Timothy Mickey, Jr., U.S. Moravian Bishop and Liturgist
  • Peter Mortimer, Anglo-German Moravian Educator, Musician, and Scholar; and Gottfried Theodor Erxleben, German Moravian Minister and Musicologist

2 (Channing Moore Williams, Episcopal Missionary Bishop in China and Japan)

  • Alice Freeman Palmer, U.S. Educator and Hymn Writer
  • Brioc, Roman Catholic Abbot; and Tudwal, Roman Catholic Abbot and Bishop
  • Osmund of Salisbury, Roman Catholic Bishop

3 (Maruthas, Roman Catholic Bishop of Maypherkat and Missionary to Persia)

  • Amilie Juliane, Countess of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, German Lutheran Hymn Writer
  • Bernard of Parma, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • John Owen Smith, United Methodist Bishop in Georgia

4 (John of Damascus and Cosmas of Maiuma, Theologians and Hymnodists)

  • John Calabria, Founder of the Congregation of the Poor Servants and the Poor Women Servants of Divine Providence
  • Joseph Mohr, Austrian Roman Catholic Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Thomas Cotterill, English Priest, Hymn Writer, and Liturgist

5 (Clement of Alexandria, Father of Christian Scholarship)

  • Cyran, Roman Catholic Abbot
  • Francis Xavier, Roman Catholic Missionary to the Far East
  • Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa and Renewer of Society

6 (Nicetius of Trier, Roman Catholic Monk, Abbot, and Bishop; and Aredius of Limoges, Roman Catholic Abbot)

  • Abraham of Kratia, Roman Catholic Monk, Abbot, Bishop, and Hermit
  • Henry Ustick Onderdonk, Episcopal Bishop, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer
  • Nicholas of Myra, Roman Catholic Bishop

7 (Philip and Daniel Berrigan, Roman Catholic Priests and Social Activists)

  • Anne Ross Cousin, Scottish Presbyterian Hymn Writer
  • Gerald Thomas Noel, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer; brother of Baptist Wriothesley Noel, Anglican Priest, English Baptist Evangelist, and Hymn Writer; and his niece, Caroline Maria Noel, Anglican Hymn Writer
  • Maria Josepha Rossello, Cofounder of the Daughters of Our Lady of Pity

8 (William Gustave Polack, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer and Translator)

  • Amagus of Luxeuil and Romaric of Luxeuil, Roman Catholic Monks and Abbots
  • Erik Christian Hoff, Norwegian Lutheran Composer and Organist
  • Martin Rinckart, Archdeacon of Eilenburg

9 (Karl Barth, Swiss Reformed Minister, Theologian, and Biblical Scholar; father of Markus Barth, Swiss Lutheran Minister and Biblical Scholar)

  • Georg Friedrich Hellstrom, Dutch-German Moravian Musician, Composer, and Educator
  • Peter Fourier, “The Good Priest of Mattaincourt;” and Alix Le Clerc, Foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Canonesses Regular of Saint Augustine
  • Walter Ciszek, Roman Catholic Missionary Priest and Political Prisoner

10 (Paul Eber, German Lutheran Theologian and Hymn Writer)

  • Howell Elvet Lewis, Welsh Congregationalist Clergyman and Poet
  • John Roberts, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr
  • Robert Murray, Canadian Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer

11 (Luke of Prague and John Augusta, Moravian Bishops and Hymn Writers)

  • Kazimierz Tomas Sykulski, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr
  • Lars Olsen Skrefsrud, Hans Peter Boerresen, and Paul Olaf Bodding, Lutheran Missionaries in India
  • Severin Ott, Roman Catholic Monk

12 (Jane Frances de Chantal, Founder of the Congregation of the Visitation)

  • Alicia Domon and Her Companions, Martyrs in Argentina
  • Bartholomew Buonpedoni and Vivaldus, Ministers among Lepers
  • Ludwik Bartosik, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr

13 (Samuel Johnson, “The Great Moralist”)

  • Christian Furchtegott Gellert, German Lutheran Minister, Educator, and Hymn Writer
  • Ella J. Baker, Witness for Civil Rights
  • Paul Speratus, German Lutheran Bishop, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer

14 (Venantius Honorius Clementius Fortunatus, Roman Catholic Bishop of Poitiers)

  • Dorothy Ann Thrupp, English Hymn Writer
  • John of the Cross, Roman Catholic Mystic
  • Robert McDonald, Anglican Priest and Martyr

15 (Thomas Benson Pollock, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Henry Fothergill Chorley, English Novelist, Playwright, and Literary and Music Critic
  • John Horden, Anglican Bishop of Moosenee
  • Ralph Wardlaw, Scottish Congregationalist Minister, Hymn Writer, and Liturgist

16 (Gustaf Aulen, Swedish Lutheran Theologian)

  • Filip Siphong Onphithakt, Roman Catholic Catechist and Martyr in Thailand
  • Maude Dominica Petre, Roman Catholic Modernist Theologian
  • Ralph Adams Cram and Richard Upjohn, Architects; and John LaFarge, Sr., Painter and Stained Glass Window Maker

17 (William Lloyd Garrison, Abolitionist and Feminist; and Maria Stewart, Abolitionist, Feminist, and Educator)

  • Eglantyne Jebb and Dorothy Buxton, Founders of Save the Children
  • Frank Mason North, U.S. Methodist Minister
  • Mary Cornelia Bishop Gates, U.S. Dutch Reformed Hymn Writer

18 (Marc Boegner, Ecumenist)

  • Giulia Valle, Roman Catholic Nun
  • Isaac Hecker, Founder of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle

19 (Raoul Wallenberg, Righteous Gentile)

  • Chico Mendes, “Gandhi of the Amazon”
  • Robert Campbell, Scottish Episcopalian the Roman Catholic Social Advocate and Hymn Writer

20 (Dominic of Silos, Roman Catholic Abbot)

  • Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Peter Canisius, Roman Catholic Priest
  • William John Blew, English Priest and Hymn Writer

21 (THOMAS THE APOSTLE, MARTYR)

22 (Frederick and William Temple, Archbishops of Canterbury)

  • Chaeremon and Ischyrion, Roman Catholic Martyrs
  • Henry Budd, First Anglican Native Priest in North America; Missionary to the Cree Nation
  • James Prince Lee, Bishop of Manchester

23 (John of Kanty, Roman Catholic Theologian)

  • Antonio Caldara, Roman Catholic Composer and Musician
  • Charbel, Roman Catholic Priest and Monk
  • Gerald R. Ford, U.S. Representative, Vice President, and President

24 (CHRISTMAS EVE)

25 (CHRISTMAS DAY)

26 (SECOND DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  STEPHEN, DEACON AND MARTYR)

27 (THIRD DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  JOHN THE EVANGELIST)

28 (FOURTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  HOLY INNOCENTS, MARTYRS)

29 (FIFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury)

  • Josiah Conder, English Abolitionist and Hymn Writer
  • Austin Farrer, Anglican Priest and Biblical Scholar
  • John Burnett Morris, Sr., Episcopal Priest and Witness for Civil Rights

30 (SIXTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  Allen Eastman Cross, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • Anysia, Roman Catholic Martyr
  • Frances Joseph-Gaudet, Prison Reformer
  • Josephine Butler, Worker among Women

31 (SEVENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS:  John Wycliffe, Bible Translator)

  • New Year’s Eve
  • Philipp Heinrich Molther, German Moravian Minister, Bishop, Composer, and Hymn Translator
  • Rossiter Worthington Raymond, U.S. Novelist, Poet, Hymn Writer, and Mining Engineer

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1 (ALL SAINTS)

2 (ALL SOULS)

3 (John Worthington, British Moravian Minister and Composer; John Antes, U.S. Moravian Instrument Maker, Composer, and Missionary; Benjamin Henry LaTrobe, Sr., British Moravian Bishop and Hymn Writer; Christian Ignatius LaTrobe, British Moravian Composer; Peter LaTrobe, British Moravian Bishop and Composer; Johann Christopher Pyrlaeus, Moravian Missionary and Musician; and Augustus Gottlieb Spangenberg, Moravian Bishop and Hymn Writer)

  • Daniel Payne, African Methodist Episcopal Bishop
  • Inauguration of the Church of Pakistan, 1970
  • Richard Hooker, Anglican Theologian

4 (Ludolph Ernst Schlicht, Moravian Minister, Musician, and Hymn Writer; John Gambold, Sr., British Moravian Bishop, Hymn Writer, and Translator of Hymns; and John Gambold, Jr., Moravian Composer)

5 (John Cawood, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

6 (Christian Gregor, Father of Moravian Music)

  • Giovanni Gabriel and Hans Leo Hassler, Composers and Organists; and Claudio Monteverdi and Heinrich Schutz, Composers and Musicians
  • Theophane Venard, Roman Catholic Priest, Missionary, and Martyr in Vietnam

7 (Willibrord, Apostle to the Frisians; and Boniface of Mainz, Apostle to the Germans)

  • Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States
  • John Christian Frederick Heyer, Lutheran Missionary in the United States and India; Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, Jr., Lutheran Missionary to the Tamils; and Ludwig Nommensen, Lutheran Missionary to Sumatra and Apostle to the Batak
  • Vincent Liem, Roman Catholic Martyr

8 (John Caspar Mattes, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Liturgist)

  • Johann von Staupitz, Martin Luther’s Spiritual Mentor

9 (William Croswell, Episcopal Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Martin Chemnitz, German Lutheran Theologian

10 (Edwin Hatch, Anglican Priest, Scholar, and Hymn Writer)

  • Leo I “the Great,” Bishop of Rome

11 (Anne Steele, First Important English Female Hymn Writer)

12 (Josaphat, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Polotsk, and Martyr)

  • Frances Xavier Cabrini, Founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart
  • Ray Palmer, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • William Arthur Dunkerley, British Novelist, Poet, and Hymn Writer

13 (Henry Martyn Dexter, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Historian)

  • Abbo of Fleury, Roman Catholic Abbot
  • Brice of Tours, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Nicholas Tavelic and His Companions, Roman Catholic Martyrs

14 (John Amos Comenius, Father of Modern Education)

  • Consecration of Samuel Seabury, First Episcopal Bishop
  • William Romanis, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer

15 (Johann Gottlob Klemm, Instrument Maker; David Tannenberg, Sr., German-American Moravian Organ Builder; Johann Philip Bachmann, German Moravian Instrument Maker; Joseph Ferdinand Bulitschek, Bohemian-American Organ Builder; and Tobias Friedrich, German Moravian Composer and Musician)

16 (Peter Wolle, U.S. Moravian Bishop, Organist, and Composer; Theodore Francis Wolle, U.S. Moravian Organist and Composer; and John Frederick “J. Fred” Wolle, U.S. Moravian Organist, Composer, and Choir Director)

  • Giuseppe Moscati, Physician
  • Margaret of Scotland, Queen

17 (Johann Christian Till, U.S. Moravian Organist, Composer, and Piano Builder; and his son, Jacob Christian Till, U.S. Moravian Piano Builder)

18 (Samuel John Stone, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Arthur Tozer Russell, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Hilda of Whitby, Roman Catholic Abbess
  • Jane Eliza(beth) Leeson, English Hymn Writer

19 (Elizabeth of Hungary, Princess of Hungary and Humanitarian)

  • Alice Nevin, U.S. German Reformed Liturgist and Composer of Hymn Tunes
  • F. Bland Tucker, Episcopal Priest
  • Johann Hermann Schein, German Lutheran Composer

20 (Richard Watson Gilder, U.S. Poet and Social Reformer)

  • Henry Francis Lyte, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Priscilla Lydia Sellon, a Restorer of Religious Life in The Church of England
  • Theodore Claudius Pease, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer

21 (Thomas Tallis and His Student and Colleague, William Byrd, English Composers and Organists; and John Merbecke, English Composer, Organist, and Theologian)

  • Ditlef Georgson Ristad, Norwegian-American Lutheran Minister, Hymn Translator, Liturgist, and Educator

22 (Robert Seagrave, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

23 (John Kenneth Pfohl, Sr., U.S. Moravian Bishop; his wife, Harriet Elizabeth “Bessie” Whittington Pfohl, U.S. Moravian Musician; and their son, James Christian Pfohl, Sr., U.S. Moravian Bishop)

  • Caspar Friedrich Nachtenhofer, German Lutheran Minister, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer
  • Clement of Rome, Bishop
  • Columban, Roman Catholic Abbot

24 (William Cooke and Benjamin Webb, Anglican Priests and Translators of Hymns)

  • Andrew Dung-Lac and Peter Thi, Roman Catholic Priests and Martyrs in Vietnam

25 (William Hiley Bathurst, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • James Otis Sargent Huntington, Founder of the Order of the Holy Cross
  • Petrus Nigidius, German Lutheran Educator and Composer; and Georg Nigidius, German Lutheran Composer and Hymn Writer
  • Squanto, Compassionate Human Being

26 (John Berchmans, Roman Catholic Seminarian)

  • Isaac Watts, Hymn Writer

27 (James Intercisus, Martyr)

  • Johann Daniel Grimm, German Moravian Composer

28 (Stephen the Younger, Defender of Icons)

  • Frederick Cook Atkinson, Anglican Church Organist and Composer
  • Joseph Pignatelli, Restorer of the Jesuits
  • Kamehameha IV, King of Hawaii; and Emma Rooke, Queen of Hawaii

29 (George Dawson, English Baptist and Unitarian Pastor)

  • Inauguration of the Church of North India, 1970
  • Jennette Threlfall, English Hymn Writer

30 (ANDREW THE APOSTLE, MARTYR)

Floating

  • Thanksgiving Day


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1 (Anthony Ashley Cooper, Lord Shaftesbury, British Humanitarian and Social Reformer)

  • Carl Doving, Norwegian-American Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Romanos the Melodist, Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Theresa of Lisieux, Roman Catholic Nun

2 (James Allen, English Inghamite then Glasite/Sandemanian Hymn Writer; and his great-nephew, Oswald Allen, English Glasite/Sandemanian Hymn Writer)

  • Alberto Ramento, Prime Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church
  • Gerard of Brogne, Roman Catholic Abbot
  • Marie-Joseph Aubert, Roman Catholic Nun

3 (Eve of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi:  Proper for the Goodness of Creation)

  • George Kennedy Allen Bell, Anglican Bishop of Chichester
  • John Raleigh Mott, Ecumenical Pioneer

4 (Francis of Assisi, Founder of the Franciscans)

  • All Christian Environmentalists
  • John Ernest Bode, Anglican Priest, Poet, and Hymn Writer
  • Petrus Herbert, German Moravian Bishop and Hymnodist

5 (David Nitschmann, Sr., “Father Nitschmann,” Moravian Missionary; Melchior Nitschmann, Moravian Missionary and Martyr; Johann Nitschmann, Jr., Moravian Missionary and Bishop; Anna Nitschmann, Moravian Eldress; and David Nitschmann, Missionary and First Bishop of the Renewed Moravian Church)

  • Bradford Torrey, U.S. Ornithologist and Hymn Writer
  • Harry Emerson Fosdick, Northern Baptist Pastor
  • Inauguration of the United Reformed Church, 1972

6 (George Edward Lynch Cotton, Anglican Bishop of Calcutta)

  • All Christian Bible Translators
  • Heinrich Albert, German Lutheran Composer and Poet
  • William Tyndale, Bible Translator

7 (Richard Whately, Anglican Archbishop of Dublin, Ireland)

  • Johann Gottfried Weber, German Moravian Musician, Composer, and Minister
  • John Woolman, Abolitionist

8 (Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Medical Missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador)

  • Abraham Ritter, U.S. Moravian Merchant, Historian, Musician, and Composer
  • Erik Routley, Hymn Writer
  • William Dwight Porter Bliss, Episcopal Priest, and Richard Theodore Ely, Economist

9 (Denis, Bishop of Paris, and His Companions, Roman Catholic Martyrs)

  • Luis Bertran, Roman Catholic Missionary Priest
  • Robert Grosseteste, Scholar
  • Wilhelm Wexels, Norwegian Lutheran Minister, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator; his niece, Marie Wexelsen, Norwegian Lutheran Novelist and Hymn Writer; Ludwig Lindeman, Norwegian Lutheran Organist and Musicologist; and Magnus Lansdstad, Norwegian Lutheran Minister, Folklorist, Hymn Writer, and Hymnal Editor

10 (Johann Nitschmann, Sr., Moravian Missionary and Bishop; David Nitschmann, Jr., the Syndic, Moravian Missionary and Bishop; and David Nitschmann, the Martyr, Moravian Missionary and Martyr)

  • Cecil Frances Alexander, Poet and Hymn Writer
  • Christian Ludwig Brau, Norwegian Moravian Teacher and Poet
  • John Leonardi, Founder of the Clerks Regular of the Mother of God of Lucca; and Joseph Calasanctius, Founder of the Clerks Regular of Religious Schools

11 (PHILIP THE EVANGELIST, DEACON)

12 (Martin Dober, Moravia Bishop and Hymn Writer; Johann Leonhard Dober, Moravian Missionary and Bishop; and Anna Schindler Dober, Moravian Missionary and Hymn Writer)

  • Edith Cavell, Nurse and Martyr
  • Kenneth of Scotland, Roman Catholic Missionary
  • Nectarius of Constantinople, Archbishop

13 (Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury)

  • All Christian Statesmen and Stateswomen
  • Christian David, Moravian Missionary
  • Louis Fitzgerald Benson, U.S. Presbyterian Minister and Hymnodist

14 (Callixtus I, Anterus, and Pontian, Bishops of Rome; and Hippolytus, Antipope)

  • All Christian Missionaries
  • Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky, Episcopal Bishop of Shanghai

15 (All Christian Educators and Intellectuals)

  • Teresa of Avila, Roman Catholic Nun

16 (All Christian Medical Professionals)

  • Albert E. R. Brauer, Australian Lutheran Minister and Hymn Translator
  • Birgitte Katerine Boye, Danish Lutheran Poet, Playwright, Hymn Translator, and Hymn Writer
  • Francis Pott, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer and Translator

17 (All Christian Artists)

  • John Bowring, English Unitarian Hymn Writer, Social Reformer, and Philanthropist
  • Julia Ward Howe, Abolitionist

18 (LUKE THE EVANGELIST, PHYSICIAN)

19 (Philip Schaff and John Williamson Nevin, U.S. German Reformed Historians, Theologians, and Liturgists)

  • Claudia Frances Ibotson Hernaman, Anglican Hymn Writer and Translator
  • Henry Martyn, Anglican Missionary
  • Paul of the Cross, Founder of the Passionist Congregation

20 (Mary A. Lathbury, U.S. Methodist Hymn Writer)

  • Bertilla Boscardin, Roman Catholic Nun and Nurse
  • Friedrich Funcke, German Lutheran Minister, Composer, and Hymn Writer

21 (George McGovern, U.S. Senator and Statesman; and his wife, Eleanor McGovern, Humanitarian)

  • David Moritz Michael, German-American Moravian Musician and Composer
  • Katharina von Schlegal, German Lutheran Hymn Writer
  • Walter John Mathams, British Baptist then Presbyterian Minister, Author, and Hymn Writer

22 (Frederick Pratt Green, British Methodist Minister, Poet, and Hymn Writer)

  • Bartholomew Zouberbuhler, Anglican Priest
  • Cyriacus Schneegass, German Lutheran Minister, Musician, and Hymn Writer
  • Emily Huntington Miller, U.S. Methodist Author and Hymn Writer

23 (JAMES OF JERUSALEM, BROTHER OF JESUS)

24 (Henry Clay Shuttleworth, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Daniel C. Roberts, Episcopal Priest and Hymn Writer

25 (Herbert Stanley Oakeley, Composer)

  • Proclus of Constantinople, Archbishop; and Rusticus of Narbonne, Bishop

26 (Alfred the Great, King of the West Saxons)

  • Bartholomaus Helder, German Lutheran Minister, Composer, and Hymn Writer

27 (Harry Webb Farrington, U.S. Methodist Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • Aedesius, Priest and Missionary; and Frumentius, First Bishop of Axum and Abuna of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church
  • Arthur Campbell Ainger, English Educator, Scholar, and Hymn Writer
  • Joseph Grigg, English Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer

28 (SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS)

29 (James Hannington, Anglican Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, and His Companions, Martyrs)

  • John Buckman Walthour, Episcopal Bishop of Atlanta
  • Paul Manz, Dean of Lutheran Church Music

30 (All Christian Musicians)

  • Hugh O’Flaherty, the “Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican”
  • Marcellus the Centurion, Martyr
  • Paul Shinji Sasaki, Anglican Bishop of Tokyo, and Philip Lendel Tsen, Anglican Bishop of Honan

31 (Wolfgang of Regensburg, Roman Catholic Missionary Bishop)

  • All Hallows’ Eve
  • Reformation Day
  • Vigil for the Eve of All Saints’ Day


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Forget-Me-Nots

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1 (Sundar Singh, Indian Christian Evangelist)

  • David Pendleton Oakerhater, Episcopal Deacon
  • Fiacre, Roman Catholic Hermit

2 (William of Roskilde, Roman Catholic Bishop)

  • David Charles, Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Martyrs of New Guinea

3 (Jedediah Weiss, U.S. Moravian Craftsman, Merchant, and Musician)

  • Arthur Carl Lichtenberger, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church
  • Jimmy Lawrence, Episcopal Priest

4 (All Christian Peacemakers and Peace Activists)

  • Paul Jones, Episcopal Bishop of Utah and Peace Activist; and his colleague, John Nevin Sayre, Episcopal Priest and Peace Activist

5 (Carl Johannes Sodergren, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Theologian; and his colleague, Claus August Wendell, Swedish-American Lutheran Minister and Theologian)

  • Aaron Robarts Wolfe, U.S. Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Roman Catholic Nun
  • William Morton Reynolds, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Episcopal Priest, Educator, and Hymn Translator

6 (Allan Crite, Artist)

7 (Elie Naud, Huguenot Witness to the Faith)

  • Jane Laurie Borthwick and Sarah Borthwick Findlater, Scottish Presbyterian Translators of Hymns

8 (Shepherd Knapp, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • Gottfried Wilhelm Sacer, German Lutheran Attorney and Hymn Writer; and Frances Elizabeth Cox, English Hymn Writer and Translator
  • John Duckett and Roger Corby, Roman Catholic Priests and Martyrs in England
  • Nikolai Grundtvig, Hymn Writer

9 (Constance and Her Companions, Martyrs)

  • Anne Houlditch Shepherd, Anglican Novelist and Hymn Writer
  • William Chatterton Dix, Hymn Writer

10 (Servius of Albi, Roman Catholic Bishop)

  • Mordecai Johnson, Educator
  • Nemesian of Sigum and His Companions, Roman Catholic Bishops and Martyrs

11 (Paphnutius the Great, Roman Catholic Bishop of Upper Thebaid)

  • Narayan Seshadri of Jalna, Indian Presbyterian Evangelist and “Apostle to the Mangs”
  • Patiens of Lyons, Roman Catholic Archbishop

12 (All Christian Mathematicians, Scientists, and Engineers)

  • John Stainer and Walter Galpin Alcock, Anglican Church Organists and Composers
  • Kaspar Bienemann, German Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer
  • William Josiah Irons, Anglican Priest, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator; and his daughter, Genevieve Mary Irons, Roman Catholic Hymn Writer

13 (All Exiled Saints)

  • Godfrey Thring, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Jane Crewdson, English Quaker Poet and Hymn Writer
  • John Chrysostom, Bishop of Contantinople

14 (HOLY CROSS)

15 (James Chisholm, Episcopal Priest)

  • Catherine of Genoa, Mystic and Humanitarian
  • Cyprian of Carthage, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Peter of Chelcic, Bohemian Hussite Reformer; and Gregory the Patriarch, Founder of the Moravian Church

16 (Charles Edward Oakley, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Ludmilla, Duchess of Bohemia
  • Martin Behm, German Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Philibert and Aicardus of Jumieges, Roman Catholic Abbots

17 (All Christian Composers)

  • Henry Lascelles Jenner, Anglican Bishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Hildegard of Bingen, Roman Catholic Abbess and Composer
  • William Dalrymple Maclagan, Archbishop of York and Hymn Writer

18 (Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General of the United Nations)

  • Edward Bouverie Pusey, Anglican Priest
  • Emily de Rodat, Founder of the Congregation of the Holy Family of Villefranche
  • George Henry Trabert, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Missionary, and Hymn Translator and Author

19 (Thomas Johnson, John Davy, and Their Companions, Martyrs)

  • William Chalmers Smith, Scottish Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer

20 (Henri Nouwen, Roman Catholic Priest)

  • John Coleridge Patteson, Anglican Bishop of Melanesia, and His Companions, Martyrs
  • Nelson Wesley Trout, First African-American U.S. Lutheran Bishop

21 (MATTHEW THE EVANGELIST, APOSTLE AND MARTYR)

22 (John Campbell Shairp, Scottish Poet and Educator)

  • Justus Falckner, Lutheran Pastor and Hymn Writer
  • Philander Chase, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church
  • Thomas of Villanova, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Valencia

23 (All Faithful Bishops)

  • Charlotte Elliott, Julia Anne Elliott, and Emily Elliott, Anglican Hymn Writers
  • Gerard Moultrie, Anglican Priest, Hymn Writer, and Translator of Hymns

24 (Anna E. B. Alexander, Episcopal Deaconess)

25 (Henry Hart Milman, Anglican Dean, Translator, Historian, Theologian, and Hymn Writer)

  • Vincent Strambi, Roman Catholic Bishop of Macereta and Tolentino

26 (Frederick William Faber, English Roman Catholic Hymn Writer)

  • Eliza Scudder, U.S. Unitarian then Episcopalian Hymn Writer
  • John Byrom, Anglican then Quaker Poet and Hymn Writer
  • Wilson Carlile, Anglican Priest and Founder of the Church Army

27 (Francis de Sales, Roman Catholic Bishop of Geneva; Vincent de Paul, “The Apostle of Charity;” Louise de Marillac, Cofounder of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul; and Charles Fuge Lowder, Founder of the Society of the Holy Cross)

  • Inauguration of the Church of South India, 1947
  • Leoba, Roman Catholic Nun and Missionary

28 (Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia)

  • Jehu Jones, Jr., African-American Lutheran Minister
  • Joseph Hoskins, English Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Lorenzo Ruiz, Roman Catholic Martyr

29 (All Christian Poets)

  • Francis Palgrave Turner, Anglican Poet, Art Critic, and Hymn Writer
  • Mary Ramabai, Prophetic Witness and Evangelist in India

30 (All Christian Martyrs)

Floating

  • Labor Day


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Poppies

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1 (JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA, DISCIPLE OF JESUS)

2 (Georg Weissel, German Lutheran Pastor and Hymn Writer)

  • Christian Gottfried Gebhard, German Moravian Composer and Music Educator
  • Peter Julian Eymard, Founder of the Priests of the Blessed Sacrament, the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament, and the Priests’ Eucharistic League; and Organizer of the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament

3 (JOANNA, MARY, AND SALOME, WITNESSES TO THE RESURRECTION)

4 (Alfred Tennyson, English Poet)

  • Frederick William Foster, English Moravian Bishop, Liturgist, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator
  • John Brownlie, Scottish Presbyterian Minister, Hymn Writer, and Translator of Hymns

5 (Colbert S. Cartwright, Disciples of Christ Minister, Liturgist, and Witness for Civil Rights)

  • Adam of St. Victor, Roman Catholic Monk and Hymn Writer
  • George Frederick Root, Poet and Composer

6 (TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST)

7 (Victricius of Rouen, Roman Conscientious Objector and Roman Catholic Bishop)

  • John Scrimger, Canadian Presbyterian Minister, Ecumenist, and Liturgist (August 7)
  • John Mason Neale, Founder of the Sisterhood of St. Margaret
  • Sixtus II, Bishop of Rome, and His Companions, Martyrs

8 (Mary MacKillop, Founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart)

  • Dominic, Founder of the Order of Preachers

9 (Edith Stein, Roman Catholic Nun and Philosopher)

10 (William Walsham How, Anglican Bishop of Wakefield and Hymn Writer; and his sister, Frances Jane Douglas(s), Hymn Writer)

  • Laurence of Rome, Roman Catholic Deacon and Martyr
  • Sherman Booth, Abolitionist

11 (Gregory Thaumaturgus, Roman Catholic Bishop of Neocaesarea; and Alexander of Comana “the Charcoal Burner,” Roman Catholic Martyr and Bishop of Comana, Pontus)

  • Augustus Montague Toplady, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Clare of Assisi, Founder of the Poor Clares
  • Matthias Loy, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Educator, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator; and Conrad Hermann Louis Schuette, German-American Lutheran Minister, Educator, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator

12 (Thaddeus Stevens, U.S. Abolitionist, Congressman, and Witness for Civil Rights)

  • Sarah Flower Adams, English Unitarian Composer; and her sister, Eliza Flower, English Unitarian Composer

13 (John Henry Hopkins, Jr., Episcopal Priest and Hymnodist; and his nephew, John Henry Hopkins, III, Episcopal Priest and Musician)

  • Elizabeth Payson Prentiss, U.S. Presbyterian Hymn Writer

14 (William Croft, Anglican Organist and Composer)

  • Jonathan Myrick Daniels, Episcopal Seminarian and Martyr
  • Matthias Claudius, German Lutheran Writer
  • Maximilian Kolbe, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr

15 (MARY OF NAZARETH, MOTHER OF GOD)

16 (Charles Inglis, Anglican Bishop of Nova Scotia)

  • Alipius, Roman Catholic Bishop of Tagaste and Friend of St. Augustine of Hippo
  • John Diefenbaker and Lester Pearson, Prime Ministers of Cananda; and Tommy Douglas, Premier of Saskatchewan then Federal Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada
  • John Jones of Talysarn, Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Minister and Hymn Tune Composer

17 (Samuel Johnson, Congregationalist Minister, Anglican Priest, President of King’s College, “Father of The Episcopal Church in Connecticut,” and “Father of American Library Classification;” Timothy Cutler, Congregationalist Minister, Rector of Yale College, and Anglican Priest; Daniel Browne, Educator, Congregationalist Minister, and Anglican Priest; and James Wetmore, Congregationalist Minister and Anglican Priest)

  • Jonathan Friedrich Bahnmaier, German Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer

18 (Erdmann  Neumeister, German Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • William Porcher DuBose, Episcopal Theologian

19 (William Hammond, English Moravian Hymn Writer)

20 (John Bajus, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer)

21 (John Athelstan Laurie Riley, Anglican Ecumenist, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator)

22 (Jack Layton, Canadian Activist and Federal Leader of the New Democratic Party)

  • John Dryden, English Puritan then Anglican then Roman Catholic Poet, Playwright, and Translator

23 (Martin de Porres and Juan Macias, Humanitarians and Dominican Lay Brothers; Rose of Lima, Humanitarian and Dominican Sister; and Turibius of Mogrovejo, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Lima)

  • William John Copeland, Anglican Priest and Hymn Translator

24 (BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE, MARTYR)

25 (Michael Faraday, Scientist)

26 (Frederick William Herzberger, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Humanitarian, and Hymn Translator)

27 (Thomas Gallaudet and Henry Winter Syle, Episcopal Priests)

28 (Ambrose of Milan, Roman Catholic Bishop; Monica of Hippo, Mother of St. Augustine of Hippo; and Augustine of Hippo, Roman Catholic Bishop of Hippo Regius)

  • Denis Wortman, U.S. Dutch Reformed Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Laura S. Copenhaver, U.S. Lutheran Hymn Writer and Missionary Leader
  • Moses the Black, Roman Catholic Monk, Abbot, and Martyr

29 (BEHEADING OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST)

30 (Henriette Luise von Hayn, German Moravian Hymn Writer)

31 (Karl Otto Eberhardt, German Moravian Organist, Music Educator, and Composer)


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1 (Pauli Murray, Civil Rights Attorney and Episcopal Priest)

  • Catherine Winkworth, Translator of Hymns
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abolitionist
  • John Chandler, Anglican Priest, Scholar, and Translator of Hymns

2 (Walter RauschenbuschWashington Gladden, and Jacob Riis, Advocates of the Social Gospel)

  • Charles Albert Dickinson, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • George Duffield, Jr., and his son, Samuel Duffield, U.S. Presbyterian Ministers and Hymn Writers
  • Henry Montagu Butler, Educator, Scholar, Hymn Writer, and Anglican Priest

3 (Henry Thomas Smart, English Organist and Composer)

  • Immanuel Nitschmann, German-American Moravian Minister and Musician; his brother-in-law, Jacob Van Vleck, U.S. Moravian Bishop, Musician, Composer, and Educator; his son, William Henry Van Vleck, U.S. Moravian Bishop; his brother, Carl Anton Van Vleck, U.S. Moravian Minister, Musician, Composer and Educator; his daughter, Lisette (Lizetta) Maria Van Vleck Meinung, U.S. Moravian Composer and Educator; and her sister, Amelia Adelaide Van Vleck, U.S. Moravian Composer and Educator
  • John Cennick, British Moravian Evangelist and Hymn Writer

4 (INDEPENDENCE DAY (U.S.A.))

5 (Anthony Mary Zaccaria, Founder of the Barnabites and the Angelic Sisters of Saint Paul)

  • Adalbero and Ulric of Augsburg, Roman Catholic Bishops
  • H. Richard Niebuhr, United Church of Christ Theologian

6 (Vincentia Gerosa and Bartholomea Capitanio, Cofounders of the Sisters of Charity of Lovere)

  • Jan Hus, Proto-Protestant Martyr
  • Oluf Hanson Smeby, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer

7 (Eustace Conder, English Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • Hedda of Wessex, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Ralph Milner and Roger Dickenson, Roman Catholic Martyrs
  • Thomas More, Roman Catholic Martyr

8 (Betty Ford, Advocate for Social Justice, Challenger of Stigmas, and First Lady of the United States of America)

  • Albert Rhett Stuart, Episcopal Bishop of Georgia
  • Francis Florentine Hagen, U.S. Moravian Minister and Composer
  • Grimwald, Roman Catholic Abbot

9 (Johann Rudolph Ahle and Johann Georg Ahle, German Lutheran Organists and Composers)

  • Martyrs of Gorkum, Holland, 1572
  • Robert Grant, British Member of Parliament and Hymn Writer

10 (Johann Scheffler, Roman Catholic Priest, Poet, and Hymn Writer)

  • Georg Neumark, German Lutheran Poet and Hymn Writer
  • John Hines, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church

11 (Benedict of Nursia, Father of Western Monasticism)

  • Nathan Soderblom, Swedish Ecumenist and Archbishop of Uppsala

12 (Desiderius Erasmus, Roman Catholic Theologian)

  • Johannes Renatus Verbeek, Moravian Minister and Composer
  • John Gualbert, Founder of the Vallombrosan Benedictines
  • Peter Ricksecker, U.S. Moravian Minister, Missionary, Musician, Music Educator, and Composer; student of Johann Christian Bechler, Moravian Minister, Musician, Music Educator, and Composer; father of Julius Theodore Bechler, U.S. Moravian Minister, Musician, Educator, and Composer

13 (Clifford Bax, Poet, Playwright, and Hymn Writer)

  • Eugenius of Carthage, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Francis Solano, “The Apostle of America”
  • Orange Scott, Abolitionist

14 (Samson Occom, U.S. Presbyterian Missionary to Native Americans)

  • Matthew Bridges, Hymn Writer

15 (Bonaventure, Theologian)

16 (Mary Magdalen Postel, Founder of the Poor Daughters of Mercy)

  • George Alfred Taylor Rygh, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Hymn Translator
  • John Moore Walker, Episcopal Bishop of Atlanta
  • Righteous Gentiles

17 (Bennett J. Sims, Episcopal Bishop of Atlanta)

  • Martyrs of Compiegne
  • Nerses Lampronats, Armenian Apostolic Archbishop of Tarsus
  • William White, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church

18 (Bartolome de Las Casas, “Apostle to the Indians”)

  • Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, Anglican Dean of Westminster and Hymn Writer
  • Edward William Leinbach, U.S. Moravian Musician and Composer
  • Elizabeth Ferard, First Deaconess in The Church of England

19 (Poemen, Roman Catholic Abbot; and John the Dwarf and Arsenius the Great, Roman Catholic Monks)

  • Ambrose Autpert, Roman Catholic Abbot
  • John Plessington, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr

20 (Samuel Hanson Cox, U.S. Presbyterian Minister and Abolitionist; and his son, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Episcopal Bishop of Western New York, Hymn Writer, and Translator of Hymns)

  • Ansegisus of Fontanelle, Roman Catholic Abbot
  • Flavian II of Antioch and Elias of Jerusalem, Roman Catholic Patriarchs

21 (Albert John Luthuli, Witness for Civil Rights in South Africa)

  • Ferdinand Quincy Blanchard, U.S. Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • J. B. Phillips, Bible Translator and Anglican Priest

22 (MARY MAGDALENE, EQUAL TO THE APOSTLES)

23 (Bridget of Sweden, Founder of the Order of the Most Holy Savior; and her daughter, Catherine of Sweden, Superior of the Order of the Most Holy Savior)

  • Adelaide Teague Case, Professor of Religious Education
  • Philip Evans and John Lloyd, Roman Catholic Priests and Martyrs
  • Theodor Liley Clemens, English Moravian Minister, Missionary, and Composer

24 (Thomas á Kempis, Roman Catholic Monk, Priest, and Spiritual Writer)

  • John Boste, George Swallowell, and John Ingram, Roman Catholic Martyrs
  • John Newton, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer

25 (JAMES BAR-ZEBEDEE, APOSTLE AND MARTYR)

26 (ANNE AND JOACHIM, PARENTS OF MARY OF NAZARETH)

27 (Brooke Foss Westcott, Anglican Scholar, Bible Translator, and Bishop of Durham; and Fenton John Anthony Hort, Anglican Priest and Scholar)

  • Christian Henry Bateman, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Johan Nordahl Brun, Norwegian Lutheran Bishop, Author, and Hymn Writer
  • William Reed Huntington, Episcopal Priest

28 (Flora MacDonald, Canadian Stateswoman and Humanitarian)

  • Nancy Byrd Turner, Poet, Editor, and Hymn Writer
  • Pioneering Female Episcopal Priests, 1974 and 1975

29 (MARY AND MARTHA OF BETHANY, FRIENDS OF JESUS)

30 (William Pinchon, Roman Catholic Bishop)

  • Horatius Bonar, Scottish Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer
  • William Wilberforce, Abolitionist

31 (Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus)


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1 (Samuel Stennett, English Seventh-Day Baptist Minister and Hymn Writer; and John Howard, English Humanitarian)

  • Justin Martyr, Apologist
  • Pamphilus of Caesarea, Bible Scholar and Translator;  and His Companions, Martyrs
  • Simeon of Syracuse, Roman Catholic Monk

2 (Margaret E. Sangster, Hymn Writer, Novelist, and Devotional Writer)

  • Martyrs of Lyons (a.k.a. Blandina and Her Companions)
  • Reinhold Niebuhr, United Church of Christ Theologian
  • Stephen of Sweden, Roman Catholic Bishop and Martyr

3 (Will Campbell, Agent of Reconciliation)

  • Liphardus of Orleans and Urbicius of Meung, Roman Catholic Abbots
  • Martyrs of Uganda
  • Morand of Cluny, Roman Catholic Monk and Missionary

4 (Christian Gottfired Geisler and Johann Christian Geisler, Silesian Moravian Organists and Composers; and Johannes Herbst, German-American Organist, Composer, and Bishop)

  • Frances Ridley Havergal, English Hymn Writer and Composer
  • Francis Caracciolo, Cofounder of the Minor Clerks Regular

5 (Anders Christian Arrebo, “The Father of Danish Poetry)

  • Ole T. (Sanden) Arneson, U.S. Norwegian Lutheran Hymn Translator

6 (Franklin Clark Fry, President of The United Lutheran Church in America and the Lutheran Church in America)

  • Claude of Besancon, Roman Catholic Priest, Monk, Abbot, and Bishop
  • Henry James Buckoll, Author and Translator of Hymns
  • William Kethe, Presbyterian Hymn Writer

7 (Frederick Lucian Hosmer, U.S. Unitarian Hymn Writer)

  • Anthony Mary Gianelli, Founder of the Missioners of Saint Alphonsus Liguori and the Sisters of Mary dell’Orto
  • Charles Augustus Briggs, Presbyterian Pastor and Episcopal Priest
  • Robert of Newminster, Roman Catholic Abbot and Priest

8 (Clara Luper, Witness for Civil Rights)

  • Henry Downton, Anglican Priest, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator
  • Joseph Dacre Carlyle, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer
  • Richard Massie, Hymn Translator

9 (Columba of Iona, Roman Catholic Missionary and Abbot)

  • Gerhard Gieschen, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Hymn Writer
  • Johann Franck, Heinrich Held, and Simon Dach, German Lutheran Hymn Writers
  • Thomas Joseph Potter, Roman Catholic Priest, Poet, and Hymn Writer

10 (Inauguration of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 1983)

  • Inauguration of The United Church of Canada, 1925
  • Landericus of Paris, Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Thor Martin Johnson, U.S. Moravian Conductor and Music Director

11 (BARNABAS THE APOSTLE, COWORKER OF SAINT PAUL THE APOSTLE)

12 (Edwin Paxton Hood, English Congregationalist Minister, Philanthropist, and Hymn Writer)

  • Frederick of Utrecht, Roman Catholic Bishop and Martyr; and Odulf of Utrecht, Roman Catholic Missionary Priest
  • Enmegahbowh, Episcopal Priest
  • John Morison, Scottish Presbyterian Minister, Poet, and Hymn Writer

13 (Christian David Jaeschke, German Moravian Organist and Composer; and his grandson, Herni Marc Hermann Voldemar Voullaire, Moravian Composer and Minister)

  • Milton Smith Littlefield, Jr., U.S. Presbyterian and Congregationalist Minister, Hymn Writer, and Hymnal Editor
  • Sigismund von Birken, German Lutheran Hymn Writer
  • William Cullen Bryant, U.S. Journalist, Poet, and Hymn Writer

14 (Basil the Great, Father of Eastern Monasticism)

  • Dorothy Frances Blomfield Gurney, English Poet and Hymn Writer
  • Hans Adolf Brorson, Danish Lutheran Bishop, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator
  • Methodius I of Constantinople, Patriarch

15 (John Ellerton, Anglican Priest and Hymn Writer and Translator)

  • Carl Heinrich von Bogatsky, Hungarian-German Lutheran Hymn Writer
  • Landelinus of Vaux, Roman Catholic Abbot; Aubert of Cambrai, Roman Catholic Bishop; Ursmar of Lobbes, Roman Catholic Abbot and Missionary Bishop; and Domitian, Hadelin, and Dodo of Lobbes, Roman Catholic Monks

16 (George Berkeley, Irish Anglican Bishop and Philosopher; and Joseph Butler, Anglican Bishop and Theologian)

  • John Francis Regis, Roman Catholic Priest
  • Norman Macleod, Scottish Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer; and his cousin, John Macleod, Scottish Presbyterian Minister, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer
  • Rufus Jones, Quaker Theologian

17 (Edith Florence Boyle MacAlister, English Novelist and Hymn Writer)

  • Emily de Vialar, Founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition
  • Jane Cross Bell Simpson, Scottish Presbyterian Poet and Hymn Writer
  • Teresa and Mafalda of Portugal, Princesses, Queens, and Nuns; and Sanchia of Portugal, Princess and Nun

18 (Delphinus of Bordeaux, Amandus of Bordeaux, Severinus of Bordeaux, Venerius of Milan, and Chromatius of Aquileia, Roman Catholic Bishops)

  • Augustus Nelson, Swedish-American Lutheran Minister and Hymn Translator
  • Anson Dodge, Episcopal Priest
  • William Bingham Tappan, U.S. Congregationalist Minister, Poet, and Hymn Writer

19 (Charles Coffin, Roman Catholic Priest and Hymn Writer)

  • Charitie Lees Smith Bancroft de Chenez, Hymn Writer
  • William Pierson Merrill, U.S. Presbyterian Minister, Social Reformer, and Hymn Writer

20 (Bernard Adam Grube, German-American Moravian Minister, Missionary, Composer, and Missionary)

  • Bain of Fontanelle, Roman Catholic Bishop, Monk, Missionary, and Abbot
  • Johann Friedrich Hertzog, German Lutheran Hymn Writer

21 (Aloysius Gonzaga, Jesuit)

  • Carl Bernhard Garve, German Moravian Minister, Liturgist, and Hymn Writer
  • John Jones and John Rigby, Roman Catholic Martyrs

22 (Alban, First English Martyr)

  • Inauguration of the Uniting Church of Australia, 1977
  • John Fisher, Roman Catholic Bishop of Rochester
  • Paulinus of Nola, Roman Catholic Bishop

23 (John Johns, English Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer)

  • Christoph Homburg, German Lutheran Hymn Writer
  • Heinrich Gottlob Gutter, German-American Moravian Instrument Maker, Repairman, and Merchant
  • Nicetas of Remesiana, Roman Catholic Bishop

24 (NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST)

25 (Inauguration of the United Church of Christ, 1957)

  • Joseph Augustus Seiss, U.S. Lutheran Minister, Liturgist, Hymn Writer, and Hymn Translator
  • Wilhelm Wauer, German Moravian Composer and Musician
  • William of Vercelli, Roman Catholic Hermit; and John of Matera, Roman Catholic Abbot

26 (James Arthur MacKinnon, Canadian Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr in the Dominican Republic)

  • Alfred Ramsey, U.S. Lutheran Minister and Hymn Translator
  • Philip Doddridge, English Congregationalist Minister and Hymn Writer
  • William Hiram Foulkes, U.S. Presbyterian Minister and Hymn Writer

27 (Cornelius Hill, Oneida Chief and Episcopal Priest)

  • James Moffatt, Scottish Presbyterian Minister, Scholar, and Bible Translator
  • John the Georgian, Abbot; and Euthymius of Athos and George of the Black Mountain, Abbots and Translators

28 (Hugh Thomson Kerr, Sr., U.S. Presbyterian Minister and Liturgist; and Hugh Thomson Kerr, Jr., U.S. Presbyterian Minister, Scholar, and Theologian)

  • Plutarch, Marcella, Potanominaena, and Basilides of Alexandria, Martyrs
  • Randolph Royall Claiborne, Jr., Episcopal Bishop of Atlanta

29 (PETER AND PAUL, APOSTLES AND MARTYRS)

30 (Johann Olaf Wallin, Archbishop of Uppsala and Hymn Writer)

  • Arthur James Moore, United Methodist Bishop in Georgia
  • Heinrich Lonas, German Moravian Organist, Composer, and Liturgist

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  • First Book of Common Prayer


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