D033 Add George of Lydda, martyr, to Lesser Feasts and Fasts

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 81st General Convention designate April 23, May 6, or another appropriate date on the Church Calendar as the annual celebration of the life, martyrdom, and witness of Saint George of Lydda, a symbol of liberation throughout the Middle East, and patron of England and numerous Episcopal parishes around the world; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention encourage commemorations of Saint George to include discussion and prayers for peace and justice in the Holy Land and for the continued witness of Christians in the Holy Land; and be it further

Resolved, That the 81st General Convention direct the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to prepare appropriate biblical lessons, collects and other liturgical resources commemorating the life and work of Saint George of Lydda.