1999 March Sundays: Year A
Mon 1 David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron of Wales, c.601
Thursday Office,
of Bishops, p 436
Tue 2 Chad, Bishop of Lichfield, Missionary, 672
Friday Office,
of Missionaries, p 437
Wed 3 Friday Office
Thu 4 Friday Office
Fri 5 Friday Office
Sat 6 Friday Office; EP Collect of morrow
Sun 7 The Third Sunday of Lent
Friday Office,
Office Week 2, p 374
Mon 8 Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910
Felix, Bishop, Apostle to the East Angles, 647
Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, Priest, Poet, 1929
Friday Office, of Teachers, p 437
Tue 9 Friday Office
Wed 10 Friday Office
Thu 11 Friday Office
Fri 12 Friday Office
Sat 13 Friday Office; EP Collect of morrow
Sun 14 The Fourth Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday)
Friday Office, Office Week 4, p 375
Mon 15 Friday Office
Tue 16 Friday Office
Wed 17 Patrick, Bishop, Missionary, Patron of Ireland, c.460
Monday Office,
of Missionaries, p 438
Thu 18 Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem, Teacher of the Faith, 386
Friday Office
Fri 19 Joseph of Nazareth
Wednesday Office, propers, p 439
Sat 20 Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 687
Friday Office,
of Missionaries, p 440; EP Collect of morrow
Sun 21 The Fifth Sunday of Lent
Passiontide, Friday Office, pp 376-7; Office Week 5
Mon 22 Friday Office
Tue 23 Friday Office
Wed 24 Walter Hilton of Thurgarton, Augustinian Canon, Mystic, 1396
Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, Martyr, 1980
Friday Office; Eve of morrow
Wednesday Office, propers, p 441
Fri 26 Harriet Monsell, Founder of the Community of St John the Baptist, Clewer, 1883
Friday Office
Sat 27 Friday Office; EP Collect of morrow
Sun 28 Palm Sunday
Friday Office, Office Week 6, p 378
Mon 29 Monday in Holy Week
Friday Office
Tue 30 Tuesday in Holy Week
Friday Office
Wed 31 Wednesday in Holy Week
Friday Office

Lesser Festivals and Commemorations
omitted this year except, where appropriate, by a mention in prayer
7 March Perpetua, Felicity and their Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203
March Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Reformation Martyr, 1556
31 March
John Donne, Priest, Poet, 1631

Other dates
may be celebrated with Cedd on 26 October instead of 2 March
Cuthbert may be celebrated on 4 September instead of 20 March
Ember Days - should be kept, under the bishop's directions, in the week before an ordination as days of prayer for those to be made deacon or priest. Traditionally, they have been observed on the Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays within the weeks before the Third Sunday of Advent, the Second Sunday of Lent, and the Sundays nearest to 29 June and 29 September.

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