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Feast of Absalom Jones

Absalom Jones (November 7, 1746 – February 13, 1818) was an African American abolitionist and clergyman.  After founding a black congregation in 1794, he became the first African American ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church of the United States in 1804.  He is listed on the Episcopal Calendar of Saints.

Earlier Event: January 29
St. Mark's Annual Parish Meeting
Later Event: February 5
Souper Bowl of Caring