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| Sunday nearest to Feast of Saint Andrew
 
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| All Hallows or All Saints Day
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| All Hallows or All Saints Day  
 
| 1 Nov
 
| 1 Nov
 
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| All Souls' Day
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| All Souls' Day  
 
| 2 Nov
 
| 2 Nov
 
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| Andrew, Andreas, An
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| Andrew, Andreas, Andreae, apostle
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| 30 Nov
 
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| Feast of Anna, Anne, mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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| 26 July
 
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| Annunciatio of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Annuniciatio dominica - Lady Day
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| 25 March
 
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| Ascension Day or Holy Thursday, Ascensio, Ascensa, domini (in celum)
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| Thursday following Rogation Sunday, 40 days after Easter
 
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Revision as of 16:55, 19 February 2010

Introduction

The influence of the medieval chuch in creating and observing Saints' Days led to the recording of tevents by reference to the feast day, or saints' day rather than the direct system of dating by day, month and year.

Saints' Days and Festivals

Saints' Day or Festival

Modern Observance

Advent Sunday Sunday nearest to Feast of Saint Andrew
All Hallows or All Saints Day 1 Nov
All Souls' Day 2 Nov
Andrew, Andreas, Andreae, apostle 30 Nov
Feast of Anna, Anne, mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary 26 July
Annunciatio of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Annuniciatio dominica - Lady Day 25 March
Ascension Day or Holy Thursday, Ascensio, Ascensa, domini (in celum) Thursday following Rogation Sunday, 40 days after Easter