Category: Weekly Sermons

25th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

November 22, 2015 25th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 8. Afterfeast of the Entry Into the Temple. Apostles of the Seventy Philemon and Archippus, Martyr Apphia, wife of Philemon and Equal-to-the-Apostles, and Onesimus, disciple of St. Paul (1st c.). Martyrdom of St. Michael, Prince of Tver’ (1318). Rt. Blv. Yaropolk, in Baptism Peter, Prince of […]

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24th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

November 15, 2015 24th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 7. Holy Martyrs and Confessors Gurias, Samonas, and Abibus, of Edessa (299-306). Martyrs Elpidius, Marcellus, and Eustochius, who suffered under Julian the Apostate (4th c.). Martyr Demetrius of Thrace (ca. 307). Ven. Paísii (Paisius) Velichkovsky (1794).

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22nd SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

November 1, 2015 22nd SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 5. Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian of Mesopotamia, and their mother, St. Theodota. Hieromartyrs John the Bishop and Jacob (James) the Presbyter, of Persia (ca. 345). Martyrs Cyrenia and Juliana in Cilicia (4th c.). Martyr Hermenegild the Goth of Spain (586). Martyrs Cæsarius, Dacius, […]

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21st SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

October 25, 2015 21st SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 4. Martyrs Marcian and Martyrius the Notaries, of Constantinople (ca. 355). Ven. Martyrii (Martyrius) the Deacon and Martyrii the Recluse, of the Kiev Caves (Far Caves—13th-14th c.). Martyr Athanasius the Fuller, at Salona in Dalmatia (3rd c.). St. Tabitha, the widow raised from the dead by […]

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19th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

October 11, 2015 19th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 2. Fathers of the 7th Ecumenical Council. Holy Apostle Philip of the Seventy, one of the Seven Deacons (1st c.). St. Theophanes the Confessor and Hymnographer, Bishop of Nicæa (ca. 850). Ven. Theophanes, Faster, of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—12th c.). Ven. Leo of Optina (1841). […]

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18th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

October 4, 2015 18th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 1. Hieromartyr Hierotheus, Bishop of Athens (1st c.). Uncovering of the Relics of St. Gurias, First Archbishop of Kazan, and St. Varsonúphy (Barsanuphius), Bishop of Tver’ (1595). Synaxis of the Hierarchs of Kazan’ (1976). Rt. Blv. Prince Vladimir Yaroslavich, Prince of Novgorod (1052). Ven. Helladius and […]

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17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

September 27, 2015 17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 8. Martyrs Callistratus and his company (49 Martyrs—ca. 304). Ven. Savvatii (Sabbatius), Wonderworker of Solovétsky Monastery (1435). Apostles Mark, Aristarchus, and Zenas, of the Seventy (1st c.). Martyr Epicharis of Rome (3rd c.). Ven. Ignatius, Abbot in Asia Minor (963-975).

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16th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

September 20, 2015 16th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 7. Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross. Sunday after Elevation. Greatmartyr Eustathius (Eustace) Placidas, his wife, Martyr Theopistes, and their children, Martyrs Agapius and Theopistus, of Rome (ca. 118). Holy Martyr and Confessor Michael and his councilor, Theodore, Wonderworkers of Chernigov (1245). Rt. Blv. Oleg, […]

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15th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

September 13, 2015 15th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 6. Forefeast of the Elevation of the Cross. Commemoration of the Founding of the Church of the Resurrection (Holy Sepulcher) at Jerusalem (335). Sunday before Elevation. Hieromartyr Cornelius the Centurion (1st c.). Martyrs Chronides, Leontius and Serapion, of Alexandria (237). Martyrs Seleucus in Scythia, and Stratonicus […]

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