The Gilbertines followed the lunar Roman calendar, which has been difficult at best to interpret.
The feasts were determined by the phase of the moon, but when compared to the modern calendar, many feasts are still listed.
We feel those adapting Gilbertian spirituality would be better off simply honoring the saints whom the Gilbertines
honored on the dates indicated on the modern calendar, rather than attempting to follow the lunar Kalendar--at least until
we learn more about the Roman monastic lunar calendar.
If a saint is not designated for a particular day, it should be considered a ferial day ("Ordinary Time").
We will also reserve the right to use the Anglican Breviary, which was developed from ancient usage.
This page is still under construction.
1 Circumcision of the Lord
2 Octave of St Stephen Martyr
3 Octave of St John the Apostle
4 Octave of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs
5 Octave of St Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr
10 St Paul, first hermit
13 Octave of the Epiphany
15 St Edward, King and Confessor
16 St Marcellinus, Pope and Martyr
17 Three Martyrs named Speusippi, Eleusippi, & Meleusippi
18 St Priscilla, Virgin and Martyr
20 Sts Fabian and Sebastian, Martyrs
21 St Agnes, Virgin and Martyr
22 St Vincent, Martyr
23 St Emerentia, Virgin and Martyr
25 Conversion of St Paul, Apostle and Martyr
28 Second Agnes
1 St Ignatius, Bishop and Martyr; St Brigid, Virgin
2 Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary
3 St Blaise, Bishop and Martyr
4 ST GILBERT, CONFESSOR
5 St Agatha, Virgin and Martyr
6 Sts "Uedasti et Amandi eporum"
10 St Sotheria, Virgin and Martyr; Scholastica, Virgin
14 St Valentine, Martyr; Vitalis and Companions, Martyrs
16 St Juliana, Virgin
21 Chair of St Peter
23 St Matthew, Apostle
1 St Albert, Bishop and Confessor
7 Sts Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs
12 St Gregory, Pope
20 St Cuthbert, Bishop
21 St Benedict, Abbot
25 Annunciation of the Lord
4 St Ambrose, Bishop
11 St Guthlac, Priest and Confessor
14 Sts Tiburtius, Valerian, and Maximus, Martyrs
23 St George, Martyr
25 St Mark, Evangelist
26 St Cletus, Pope and Martyr
28 St Vitalis, Martyr
1 Sts Philip and James, Apostles and Martyrs
3 The Holy Cross
6 St John Before the Latin Door
7 St John, Bishop and Confessor of Beuerlaco
10 St Gordon and Companions, Martyrs
11 St Mameritus, Bishop
12 Sts Nerius, Achillius, and Pancratus, Martyrs
19 St Dunstan, Archbishop and Confessor
23 St Desiderius, Bishop and Martyr
24 St Donatian and Rogatian, Martyrs
25 St Urban, Pope and Martyr
26 ST AUGUSTINE, ANGELIC BISHOP
31 St Petronilla, Virgin
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