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Readings for August 2018

The readings for the main services of Holy Communion on Sunday and Wednesday during August are as follows.

1 August
Jeremiah 15.10,16.21; Psalm 59.1-4,18-20; Matthew 13.44-46

5 August
2 Samuel 11.26—12.13a; Psalm 51.1–13; Ephesians 4.1–16; John 6.24–35

8 August – Dominic, Founder of the Order of Preachers, 1221
Romans 10.13-17; Psalm 40.4-11; Luke 10.1-12

12 August
2 Samuel 18.5–9, 15, 31–33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4.25—5.2; John 6.35, 41–51

15 August – Blessed Virgin Mary
Isaiah 61.10–11 ; Psalm 45.10–17; Galatians 4.4–7; Luke 1.46–55

19 August
1 Kings 2.10–12, 3.3–14; Psalm 111; Ephesians 5.15–20; John 6.51–58

22 August
Ezekiel 34.1-11; Psalm 23; Matthew 20.1-16

26 August
1 Kings 8.[1, 6, 10–11] 22–30, 41–43; Psalm 84; Ephesians 6.10–20; John 6.56–69

29 August
2 Thessalonians 3.6-10,16-18; Psalm 128; Matthew 23.27-32 

 

Other Festivals during August: 

  • 1 August
    Lammas Day
  • 4 August
    Jean-Baptiste Vianney, curé d’Ars, spiritual guide, 1859
  • 6 August
    Transfiguration of Our Lord
  • 7 August
    John Mason Neale, priest, hymn writer, 1866
  • 9 August
    Mary Sumner, founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921
  • 10 August
    Laurence, deacon, martyr, 258
  • 11 August
    Clare of Assisi, founder of the Poor Clares, 1253
    John Henry Newman, priest, 1890
  • 13 August
    Jeremy Taylor, bishop, teacher of the faith, 1667
    Florence Nightingale, nurse, social reformer, 1910
    Octavia Hill, social reformer, 1912
  • 14 August
    Maximilian Kolbe, friar, martyr, 1941
  • 20 August
    Bernard, abbot, teacher of the faith, 1153
    William & Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army 1912, 1890
  • 24 August
    Bartholomew the Apostle
  • 27 August
    Monica, mother of Augustine of Hippo, 287
  • 28 August
    Augustine, bishop, teacher of the faith, 430
  • 29 August
    Beheading of John the Baptist
  • 30 August
    John Bunyan, spiritual writer, 1688
  • 31 August
    Aidan, bishop, missionary, 651
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