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Brightest and Best A Companion to the Lesser Feasts and Fasts

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ISBN-10: 1561011487

ISBN-13: 9781561011483

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sam Portaro

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In these meditations on the lesser feasts and fasts of the church calendar Sam Portaro asks the question, What do these saints and commemorations have to say to Christians today?
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: Cowley Publications
Publication date: 1/25/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 7.91" wide x 9.22" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Saint Andrew (November 30)
Nicholas Ferrar (December 1)
Channing Moore Williams (December 2)
John of Damascus (December 4)
Clement of Alexandria (December 5)
Nicholas (December 6)
Ambrose (December 7)
Saint Thomas (December 21)
The Nativity of Our Lord (December 25)
Saint Stephen (December 26)
Saint John (December 27)
The Holy Innocents (December 28)
Thomas Becket (December 29)
The Holy Name of Our Lord (January 1)
The Epiphany of Our Lord (January 6)
Julia Chester Emery (January 9)
William Laud (January 10)
Aelred (January 12)
Hilary (January 13)
Antony (January 17)
Confession of Saint Peter the Apostle (January 18)
Wulfstan (January 19)
Fabian (January 20)
Agnes (January 21)
Vincent (January 22)
Phillips Brooks (January 23)
Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle (January 25)
Timothy and Titus (January 26)
John Chrysostom (January 27)
Thomas Aquinas (January 28)
Brigid (Bride) (February 1)
The Presentation of Our Lord (February 2)
Anskar (February 3)
Cornelius the Centurion (February 4)
The Martyrs of Japan (February 5)
Absalom Jones (February 13)
Cyril and Methodius (February 14)
Thomas Bray (February 15)
Martin Luther (February 18)
Polycarp (February 23)
Saint Matthias (February 24)
George Herbert (February 27)
David of Wales (March 1)
Chad (March 2)
John and Charles Wesley (March 3)
Perpetua and her Companions (March 7)
Gregory of Nyssa (March 9)
Gregory the Great (March 12)
Patrick (March 17)
Cyril of Jerusalem (March 18)
Saint Joseph (March 19)
Cuthbert (March 20)
Thomas Ken (March 21)
James De Koven (March 22)
Gregory the Illuminator (March 23)
The Annunication of Our Lord (March 25)
Charles Henry Brent (March 27)
John Keble (March 29)
John Donne (March 31)
Frederick Denison Maurice (April 1)
James Lloyd Breck (April 2)
Richard of Chichester (April 3)
Martin Luther King, Jr (April 4)
William Augustus Muhlenberg (April 8)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (April 9)
William Law (April 10)
George Augustus Selwyn (April 11)
Alphege (April 19)
Anselm (April 21)
Saint Mark (April 25)
Catherine of Siena (April 29)
Saint Philip and Saint James (May 1)
Athanasius (May 2)
Monnica (May 4)
Julian of Norwich (May 8)
Gregory of Nazianzus (May 9)
Dunstan (May 19)
Alcuin (May 20)
Jackson Kemper (May 24)
Bede the Venerable (May 25)
Augustine of Canterbury (May 26)
Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (May 31)
The First Book of Common Prayer
Justin (June 1)
The Martyrs of Lyons (June 2)
The Martyrs of Uganda (June 3)
Boniface (June 5)
Columba (June 9)
Ephrem of Edessa (June 10)
Saint Barnabas (June 11)
Enmegahbowh (June 12)
Basil the Great (June 14)
Evelyn Underhill (June 15)
Joseph Butler (June 16)
Bernard Mizeki (June 18)
Alban (June 22)
The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist (June 24)
Irenaeus (June 28)
Saint Peter and Saint Paul (June 29)
Independence Day (July 4)
Benedict of Nursia (July 11)
William White (July 17)
Macrina (July 19)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Bloomer, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Ross Tubman (July 20)
Saint Mary Magdalene (July 22)
Thomas a Kempis (July 24)
Saint James (July 25)
Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary (July 26)
William Reed Huntington (July 27)
Mary and Martha of Bethany (July 29)
William Wilberforce (July 30)
Ignatius of Loyola (July 31)
Joseph of Arimathaea (August 1)
The Transfiguration of Our Lord (August 6)
John Mason Neale (August 7)
Dominic (August 8)
Laurence (August 10)
Clare of Assisi (August 11)
Florence Nightingale (August 12)
Jeremy Taylor (August 13)
Jonathan Myrick Daniels (August 14)
Saint Mary the Virgin (August 15)
William Porcher DuBose (August 18)
Bernard of Clairvaux (August 20)
Saint Bartholomew (August 24)
Louis of France (August 25)
Thomas Gallaudet with Henry Winter Syle (August 27)
Augustine of Hippo (August 28)
Aidan (August 31)
David Pendleton Oakerhater (September 1)
The Martyrs of New Guinea (September 2)
Paul Jones (September 4)
Constance and her Companions (September 9)
Alexander Crummell (September 10)
John Henry Hobart (September 12)
Cyprian (September 13)
Holy Cross Day (September 14)
Ninian (September 16)
Hildegard of Bingen (September 17)
Edward Bouverie Pusey (September 18)
Theodore of Tarsus (September 19)
John Coleridge Patteson (September 20)
Saint Matthew (September 21)
Sergius of Moscow (September 25)
Lancelot Andrewes (September 26)
Saint Michael and All Angels (September 29)
Jerome (September 30)
Remigius (October 1)
Francis of Assisi (October 4)
William Tyndale (October 6)
Robert Grosseteste (October 9)
Philip (October 12)
Samuel Isaac Joseph Schereschewsky (October 14)
Teresa of Avila (October 15)
Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley, and Thomas Cranmer (October 16)
Ignatius of Antioch (October 17)
Saint Luke (October 18)
Henry Martyn (October 19)
Saint James of Jerusalem (October 23)
Alfred the Great (October 26)
Saint Simon and Saint Jude (October 28)
James Hannington (October 29)
All Hallows' Eve (October 31)
All Saints (November 1)
All Faithful Departed (November 2)
Richard Hooker (November 3)
Willibrord (November 7)
Leo the Great (November 10)
Martin (November 11)
Charles Simeon (November 12)
Consecration of Samuel Seabury (November 14)
Margaret of Scotland (November 16)
Hugh of Lincoln (November 17)
Hilda of Whitby (November 18)
Elizabeth of Hungary (November 19)
Edmund of East Anglia (November 20)
Clement of Rome (November 23)
Thanksgiving Day
James Otis Sargent Huntington (November 25)
Kamehameha and Emma (November 28)