March 24, 2013 FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT — Tone 1. Forefeast of the Annunciation. Sunday of Orthodoxy. Ven. Zachariah the Recluse. St. Artemius (Artemon), Bishop of Seleucia (1st-2nd c.). Ven. Zachariah, Ascetic, of the Kiev Caves (Far Caves—13th-14th c.). Martyrs Stephen and Peter of Kazan’ (1552). St. James (Jacob, Iago) the Confessor, Bishop of Catania […]
Month: March 2013
March 10, 2013 SUNDAY OF MEATFARE — Tone 7. Sunday of the Last Judgment. Martyr Quadratus and those with him: Cyprian, Dionysius, Anectus, Paul, Crescens, Dionysius (another), Victorinus, Victor, Nicephorus, Claudius, Diodorus, Serapion, Papias, Leonidas, Chariessa, Nunechia, Basilissa, Nice (Nika, Victoria), Galla, Galina, Theodora, and many others, at Corinth (258, 267-268). Martyrs Quadratus, Saturninus, Rufinus, […]
February 24, 2013 SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN AND THE PHARISEE — Tone 5. First (4th c.) and Second (452) Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord, John. Beginning of the Lenten Triodion. Ven. Erasmus of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—12th c.).
February 10, 2013 36th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 3. Hieromartyr Haralambos, Bishop of Magnesia in Thessaly, and Martyrs Porphyrius, Baptus and three women Martyrs (202). Synaxis of the Hierarchs of Novgorod, buried in the Cathedral of the Holy Wisdom (Sophia) in Novgorod: Joachim (1030), Luke (1058), Theodore (1077), Herman (1096), Arkádii (Arcadius)—(1163), John (1185), […]
February 3, 3013 35th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 2. Afterfeast of the Meeting. Holy and Righteous Simeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess. Rt. Blv. Prince Roman of Uglich (1285). Prophet Azariah (2 Chronicles 15th-10th c. B.C.). Martyrs Papias, Diodorus and Claudianus, at Perge in Pamphylia (250). Martyrs Adrian and Eubulus, at Cæsarea in […]