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Readings for October 2018

Readings for the principle services of Holy Communion on Wednesdays & Sundays in October.

3 October – Francis of Assisi (transferred)
Jeremiah 22.13-16; Psalm 148.7-14; Galatians 6.14-18; Matthew 11.25-30 

7 October – Harvest Thanksgiving
Joel 2.21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 6.6-10; Matthew 6.25-33 

10 October – Paulinus, bishop, missionary
Isaiah 2.2-5; Psalm 27.1–6; Matthew 5.14-16 

14 October
Job 23.1-9,16-17; Psalm 22.1-15; Hebrews 4.12-16; Mark 10.17-31 

17 October – Ignatius, bishop, martyr
Isaiah 43.16–21; Psalm 31.1-5; Romans 8.35–39; John 12.23–26

21 October
Job 38.1-7,34-41; Psalm 104.1-10,26,35c; Hebrews 5.1-10; Mark 10.35-45 

24 October
Ephesians 3.2-12; Psalm 98; Luke 12.39-48 

28 October – Simon & Jude, apostles
Isaiah 28.14-16; Psalm 119.89-96; Ephesians 2.19-22; John 15.17-27 

31 October – Martin Luther
Isaiah 55.6–11; Psalm 46; Romans 3.21–28; John 15.1–11

Other festivals during October 

  • 1 October
    Remigius, bishop, 533
    Anthony Ashley Cooper, social reformer, 1884
  • 6 October
    William Tyndale, translator, martyr, 1536
  • 9 October
    Denys, bishop, and companions, martyrs, c 250
    Robert Grosseteste, bishop, philosopher, scientist, 1253
  • 11 October
    Ethelburga, abbess, 675
    James the Deacon, companion of Paulinus, 7th century
  • 12 October
    Wilfrid, bishop, missionary, 709
    Elizabeth Fry, prison reformer, 1845; Edith Cavell, nurse, 1915
  • 13 October
    Edward the Confessor, king, 1066
  • 15 October
    Teresa of Avila, teacher of the faith, 1582
  • 16 October
    Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer, bishops, martyrs, 1555
  • 18 October
    Luke the Evangelist
  • 19 October
    Henry Martyn, translator, missionary, 1812
  • 25 October
    Crispin and Crispinian, martyrs, c 287
  • 26 October
    Alfred, king, scholar, 899
    Cedd, abbot, bishop, 664
  • 29 October
    James Hannington, bishop, martyr, 1885

 

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