A014 (Additions to the Book of Common Prayer Calendar)

House of Bishops Message #131

The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 9, 2022 it considered resolution A014 (Additions to the Book of Common Prayer Calendar). The house acted to:

Take No Further Action

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention direct that in the revision of the Book of Common Prayer, the following apostolic-age saints be added to the Calendar, having already received trial use according to the publications that follow each name and citation.

January 26: Timothy, Titus and Silas, companions of Saint Paul (Acts 16, Epistles to Timothy and Titus); LFF2006, LFF 2018

January 27: Lydia, Dorcas, and Phoebe, witnesses of the faith (Acts 16, Acts 9, Romans 16); GCW 2015, LFF 2018

February 26: The Woman of Samaria, traditionally known as Photini (John 4); LFF2018

July 8: Priscilla and Aquila, co-workers of Paul (Acts 18, Romans 16, 1 Cor 16, 2 Tim 4); LFF 2018

July 29: Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, of Bethany (Luke 10, John 11-12); LFF2006, LFF2018

August 1: Joseph of Arimathea (Matt 27, Mark 15, Luke 23, John 19); LFF2006

August 3: Joanna, Mary, and Salome, Myrrh-Bearing Women (Matt 28, Mark 16, John 19); LFF2018