Sunday, June 29 — Vigil of Saint Peter and Saint Paul commemorates the martyrdom of these two key early Christians, traditionally believed to have happened on the same day in the year 67. A suggested reading is Matthew 16:13-19.
Sunday, June 29 — Doukhobor Peace Day marks this community’s refusal to participate in government-sponsored killing.
Tuesday, July 1 — Canada Day marks the 141st anniversary of joining of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec into the federation of Canada in 1867.
Friday, July 4 — Independence Day in the United States marks the 232nd anniversary of the signing of their Declaration of Independence from Great Britain in 1776.