Monday, February 1, 2010

WENCHOSTER CALENDAR - FEBRUARY


Feast of St Alfred-cum-Chasuble, 1902




Shown above is the official calendar from the Diocese of Wenchoster. The feast days are somewhat different from the usual Episcopal/Anglican calendar and include saints of whom I have never heard, although I'm sure they're quite worthy of honor - although I confess to a small doubt about St Bernard the Butcher.

As usual, click on the pictures for the larger view.

11 comments:

  1. I, myself, can hardly wait for the Wormingdale Collop Supper.

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  2. Or the Procession of Flagellants at Tytt.

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  3. Susan, the Collop Supper sounds interesting, but I'll skip the flagellants procession. However, I'd like to take the sackcloth embroidery course.

    I looked up the meaning of collop before I made my statement above. Did you know what the word meant, Susan?

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  4. Is this the one you found, Mimi?

    "An egg fried on a piece of ham or bacon, especially if eaten on Collop Monday, the day before Shrove Tuesday."

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  5. Pretty much, Susan. I searched the Urban Slang Dictionary, too, but I found nothing there.

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  6. Is this the ecclesiastical version of flashing?

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  7. My favorite is "Commination of lapsed choristers" I know a few who are not lapsed who could use a commination.

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  8. And people make fun of +KJS's vestments....

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  9. Is this the ecclesiastical version of flashing?

    LOL, Erika. I don't know. We'll need to ask the clergy for the skinny - no pun intended.

    Amelia, thoughts of commination here, thoughts of commination there, thoughts of commination everywhere.

    Tobias, yes indeed!

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  10. Flashing, as in "layers of roofing material"? Looks like it. Or the warm up for the Dance of the Seven Dalmatics.

    I believe what is shown here may have been the proximate cause of the Great Brocade Famine of 1903, to say nothing of the Sequin Shortage of ought-six.

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