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Sunday, June 29, 2014

SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL

Apostles
d. 64

Early on in the church year, Peter and Paul, the two greatest leaders of the early Church, are commemorated separately-- Peter on January 18, for his confession of Jesus as the Messiah, and Paul on January 25, for his conversion. They are commemorated together on June 29 in observance of the tradition of the Church that they both died as martyrs in Rome during the persecution under Nero, on this date in 64. In 2015, we are celebrating this feast day no only on June 29, but also on Sunday, June 28.

You might find these sermons in the archive helpful:

Sermons about Saint Peter
Sermons about Saint Paul

Collect:

Almighty God, whose blessed apostles Peter and Paul glorified thee by their martyrdom: Grant that thy Church, instructed by their teaching and example, and knit together in unity by thy Spirit, may ever stand firm upon the one foundation, which is Jesus Christ our Lord; who liveth and reigneth with thee, in the unity of the same Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

8:00 am, Chantry Chapel
9:00 am, High Altar
Sermon by Fr Austin
9:45 am – 10:30 am, 2nd Floor, Parish House
10:00 am – 10:45 am, 5th Floor, Parish House
Fr Austin leads the class through the Second Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians.
11:00 am, High Altar
Sung by The Ottawa Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, Ottawa, Canada. Sermon by Fr Mead.
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm, Saint Thomas Church (meet in Narthex, just inside the Fifth Avenue entrance)
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Say goodbye to the Meads, purchase some of their books at bargain prices, and view a photo exhibit by Ira Lippke.