January 2018

January 1st New Year’s Day (Public Holiday); The Holy Name
January 6th The Epiphany of the Lord
January 18th Confession of St Peter, Apostle
January 20th Commissioning of Fr Neil Fernando, 11:00am Christ Church, Mt Gambier
January 24th Commissioning of Fr Daniel Irvine, 7:00pm Christ the King, Mt Barker
January 25th Conversion of St Paul, Apostle
January 26th Australia Day (Public Holiday)
January 29th School Term I starts


February 2nd The Presentation of the Lord
February 9th and 10th Diocesan Council
February 14th Ash Wednesday
February 24th St Matthias, Apostle


March 12th Adelaide Cup Day (Public Holiday)
March 19th St Joseph
March 25th Palm Sunday
March 26th Chrism Mass
March 29th Maundy Thursday
March 30th Good Friday (Public Holiday)
March 31st Holy Saturday Easter Vigil


April 1st Daylight Savings ends (Clocks go back 1 hour); Easter Day
April 2nd Easter Monday (Public Holiday)
6th and 7th April Diocesan Council
April 9th The Annunciation of the Lord (transferred from 25th March)
April 13th School Term I ends
April 25th Anzac Day (Public Holiday); St Mark, Evangelist
April 30th School Term 2 starts


May 1st St Philip and St James, Apostles
May 10th Ascension Day
May 20th Pentecost
25th and 26th May Synod
May 31st The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary


June 11th Queen’s Birthday (Public Holiday); St Barnabas, Apostle
June 25th The Nativity of St John the Baptist
June 29th St Peter and St Paul, Apostles


July 6th School Term 2 ends
6th and 7th July Diocesan Council
July 23rd School Term 3 starts
July 25th St James, Apostle


August 6th The Transfiguration of the Lord
August 15th St Mary, the Virgin
August 24th St Bartholomew, Apostle


Home Mission Fund Month
September 14th Holy Cross Day
14th and 15th September Diocesan Council
September 21st St Matthew, Evangelist
September 24th to 28th Clergy Retreat, Sevenhill
September 28th St Michael and All Angels; School Term 3 ends


October 1st Labour Day (Public Holiday)
October 7th Daylight Savings starts (Clocks go forward 1 hour)
October 15th School Term 4 starts
October 18th St Luke, Evangelist
October 29th St Simon and St Jude, Apostles


November 1st All Saints’ Day
November 2nd All Souls’ Day
November 25th Christ the King (Last Sunday of the Liturgical Year)
November 30th St Andrew, Apostle
30th November and 1st December Diocesan Council


December 2nd First Sunday of Advent (The new Liturgical year begins - Year C)
December 15th School Term 4 ends
December 21st St Thomas, Apostle
December 24th Christmas Eve
December 25th Christmas Day (Public Holiday)
December 26th Proclamation Day (Public Holiday); St Stephen, Martyr
December 27th St John, Apostle and Evangelist
December 28th The Holy Innocents