Month: June 2011

THE FATHER’S LOVE

THE FATHER’S LOVE Fr Dimitri Cozby Last month, in observance of Mothers Day, we spoke of what motherhood teaches us about the Christian life. June presents us with a companion celebration, Fathers Day. This secular holiday, like its counterpart, echoes important elements of our relationship to our God and encourages us in our pursuit of […]

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1st SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

June 19, 1st SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 8. All Saints. Holy Apostle Jude, the brother of the Lord (ca. 80 A.D.). Ven. Barlaam of Shenkursk (1462). Martyrs Zosimas the soldier at Antioch in Pisidia (2nd c.). Ven. Paisius the Great (5th c.). St. John the Solitary of Jerusalem (6th c.). Ven. Paisius of Chilandari […]

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8th SUNDAY OF PASCHA

June 12, 8th SUNDAY OF PASCHA — Tone 7. HOLY PENTECOST. FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY. Ven. Onuphrius the Great (4th c.) and Ven. Peter of Mt. Athos (734). Finding of the Relics (1649) and the second glorification (1909) of Rt. Blv. Anna of Kashin. Ven. Arsenius, Abbot of Konevits (1447). Ven. Onuphry, Abbot of […]

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7th SUNDAY OF PASCHA

June 05, 7th SUNDAY OF PASCHA — Tone 6. Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. Afterfeast of Ascension. Hieromartyr Dorotheus, Bishop of Tyre (ca. 362). Translation of the Relics of Bl. Igor (George), tonsured Gabriel, Grand Prince of Chernígov and Kiev (1150). Bl. Constantine, Metropolitan of Kiev (1159). Repose of St. Theodore Yaroslavich, older […]

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6th SUNDAY OF PASCHA

May 29, 6th SUNDAY OF PASCHA — Tone 5. Blind Man. Virgin Martyr Theodosia of Tyre (307-308). Repose of Bl. John of Ustiug, Fool-for-Christ (1494). Commemoration of the First Ecumenical Council (325). Virgin Martyr Theodosia, Nun, of Constantinople (726-730). Icon of the Most-holy Theotokos, “SURETY OF SINNERS.”

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