Month: April 2011

ENTRY OF OUR LORD INTO JERUSALEM

April 17, ENTRY OF OUR LORD INTO JERUSALEM (Palm Sunday). Hieromartyr Simeon, Bishop in Persia, and those with him: Martyrs Abdechalas and Ananias—Presbyters, Usthazanes, Fusicus (Pusicius), Ascitrea, Azades the Eunuch, and many others (344). St. Acacius, Bishop of Melitene (ca. 433). Ven. Zosíma, Abbot of Solovétsky Monastery (1478). Uncovering of the Relics of Ven. Alexander, […]

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FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

April 10, FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT — Tone 5. St. Mary of Egypt. Martyrs Terence, Pompeius, Africanus, Maximus, Zeno, Alexander, Theodore, Macarius, and 33 others, beheaded at Carthage (3rd c.). Martyrs James (Jacob) the Presbyter, and Azadanes and Abdicius—Deacons, of Persia (ca. 380).

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FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT

April 3, FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT — Tone 4. St. John Climacus (of The Ladder). Ven. Nicetas the Confessor, Abbot of Medikion (824). Virgin Martyr Theodosia of Tyre, and Martyr Irene (307-308). St. Illyricus of Mt. Myrsinon in the Peloponnesus. Martyrs Elpidephorus, Dius, Bithonius and Galycus. Icon of the Most-holy Theotokos “THE UNFADING BLOOM.”

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THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

March 27, THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT — Tone 3. Veneration of the Cross. Martyr Matrona of Thessalonica (3rd-4th c.). Martyrs Manuel and Theodosius (304). Ven. John the Clairvoyant, Anchorite, of Egypt (394-395). The “GLYKOPHYLOUSA” and the “AKATHIST” Icons of the Most-holy Theotokos on Mt. Athos.

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SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE

March 6, SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE — Tone 8. The Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise. The 42 Martyrs of Ammoria in Phrygia, including: Constantine, Aetitus, Theophilus, Theodore, Melissenus, Callistus, Basoës and others (ca. 845). The Uncovering of the Precious Cross and the Precious Nails by Empress St. Helen (Elena) in Jerusalem (326). Monk Martyrs […]

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SUNDAY OF MEATFARE

February 27, SUNDAY OF MEATFARE — Tone 7. Sunday of the Last Judgment. Repose of St. Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn (1915). Ven. Procopius the Confessor of Decapolis (8th c.). Ven. Titus, Presbyter, of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—1190). Ven. Titus the Soldier, of the Kiev Caves (Far Caves—14th c.). Ven. Thalelæus, Hermit, of Syria (460).

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SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN AND THE PHARISEE.

February 13, 2011 SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN AND THE PHARISEE. Tone 5. [Beginning of the Lenten Triodion]. Ven. Martinian of Cæsarea in Palestine (5th c.). Ven. Stephen (in monasticism Simeon), the Myrrhgusher, Prince of Serbia (1199). Ss. Zoë and Photinia (Svetlana, Fatima)—(5th c.). St. Eulogius, Archbishop of Alexandria (607-608).

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37th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

February 06, 2011 — Tone 4. Sunday of Zacchæus. Afterfeast of the Meeting. St. Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna (ca. 100). St. Photius, Patriarch of Constantinople (891). Ven. Barsanuphius the Great and John the Prophet (6th c.). Virgin Martyr Dorothy, two sisters—Christina and Callista, and Theophilus, at Cæsarea in Cappadocia (288-300). Martyr Julian of Emesa (312). […]

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35th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

January 23, 2011 — Tone 2. Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, and Martyr Agathangelus (312). Ven. Gennádii of Kostromá (1565). Translation of the relics of St. Theóctist, Archbishop of Novgorod (1786). Ven. Mausimas the Syrian (4th c.). Ven. Salamanes the Silent of the Euphrates (ca. 400). St. Paulinus the Merciful, Bishop of Nola (431). Commemoration […]

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