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Thurifers

On Sundays and special days that include the use of incense, the Thurifer carries the thurible and assists the priest and deacon in its use. Normal occasions for incense include:

First Sunday in Advent
Christmas Eve
The Baptism of Jesus (First Sunday after the Epiphany)
Absalom Jones Sunday (February 13 or the Sunday in the octave)
Easter Eve & Day
Patronal Feast of St. Simon (May 12 or the Sunday in the octave)
The Day of Pentecost
Trinity Sunday
Patronal Feast of St. Luke (October 18 or the Sunday in the octave)
All Saints' Day (November 1 or the Sunday in the octave)
The Bishop's Visitation (date varies from year to year)

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