A007 Authorize Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2018
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That the volume Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2018, with revisions approved at this 80th General Convention, be authorized for use throughout the Church. Commemorations shall be listed using the most accurate dates. On dates when multiple observances result, they shall appear with the earlier observance listed first.
Lesser Feasts and Fasts, 2018 was presented by the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to the 79th General Convention as Resolution 2018-A065. In this Resolution, the 79th General Convention authorized the volume Lesser Feasts and Fasts, 2006 with the additions of the new commemorations in LFF 2018 to be authorized for trial use and be included in the calendar for the 2018-2021 triennium.
The volume Great Cloud of Witnesses 2015 was not authorized but was made available for the 2018-2021 triennium.
Additionally, the 79th General Convention charged the SCLM to provide a clear and unambiguous plan for a singular calendar of Lesser Feasts and Fasts.
The document "Proposed Calendar of the Church, Including Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2018 _ 2021", which is presented as Supplementary Material in the report to the 80th General Convention of the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music Subcommittee on the Calendar (otherwise known as their "blue book" report) is offered in response to these directions of General Convention.