December 25, 28th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 3 (14th of Luke). THE NATIVITY ACCORDING TO THE FLESH OF OUR LORD GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Caspar, and Balthasar. Commemoration of the Shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching their flocks, and went to see the Lord. Massacre of Monk Martyr Jonah and with him 50 Monks and 65 Laymen at St. Tryphon of Pechenga Monastery, by the Swedes (1590).