26th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

December 11, 26th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 1 (12th of Luke). SUNDAY OF THE FOREFATHERS. Ven. Daniel the Stylite of Constantinople (489-90). Ven. Nikon the Dry of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—12th c.). Martyrs Mirax, Acepsius and Aithalas, of Egypt (7th c.). Ven. Luke the New Stylite of Chalcedon (ca. 970-980). New Hieromartyrs Seraphim (Chichagov), Metropolitan of Petrograd, Archpriests Peter and Aleksy (1937—Nov 28th O.S.), and Nikolai (1941—Nov 28th O.S.).