17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

October 09, 17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 8 (3rd of Luke). Glorification of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Enlightener of North America (1989—Sept 26th O.S.). Holy Apostle James (Jacob), Son of Alphæus (1st c.). Ven. Andronicus, and his wife Athanasia, of Egypt (5th c.). Righteous forefather Abraham, and his nephew, Lot (ca. 2000 B.C.). Martyrs Juventius and Maximus at Antioch (363). St. Publia the Confessor, Deaconess, of Antioch (4th c.). Ven. Peter of Galatia (9th/sup> c.). Hieromartyr Dionysius (Denis, Denys) of Paris, Bishop (ca. 258). The “CHERSON” and “ASSUAGE MY SORROW” Icons of the Most-holy Theotokos.