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Diocesan Dates 2017

25 February, Deacons' Ordination St Saviour's Cathedral (Goulburn) 11am.



6 Jan, Epiphany

1 March, Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent

9 April, Palm Sunday

13 April, Maundy Thursday

14 April, Good Friday

16 April, Easter Day

4 June, Pentecost

3 December, Advent

25 December, Christmas Day

The following special days of prayer and community significance are also important and celebrated in some parishes.

21 March, Harmony Day

9 April, Palm Sunday rally for Refugees

25 May - 4 June, Week of Prayer for Christian unity

26 May, National Sorry Day

27 May to 3 June, National Reconciliation Week, which begins with the anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and ends with Mabo Day.

14 to 20 June, National refugee week (to be updated)

2-9 July, NAIDOC Week

9 July, Sea Sunday, a day to pray for sea-farers and their families.

9 August, International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples

30 August, Refugee Sunday, a day to pray for refugees and their nations torn by violence and oppression.

6 September, Season of Creation (four Sundays in September)

October, Anti poverty week

6-8 October, Synod

4 November, a day for Anglicans and Roman Catholics to pray for one another.

5 November, Defence Sunday or a day offering prayers and support to chaplains, members of the Defence Force and their families.

25 November, International day for the elimination of violence against women (white ribbon day)

1 December, World AIDS day

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