THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

March 23, 2014 THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT — Tone 6. Veneration of the Cross. Martyr Nikon and 199 disciples with him in Sicily (251). Ven. Nikon, Abbot of the Kiev Caves (1088). Martyrs Philetas the Senator, his wife, Lydia, their sons Macedon and Theoprepius, Chronides the Notary, and Amphilochius the Captain, in Illyria (117-138). Righteous Basil of Mangazea in Siberia (1600). Monk Martyr Luke of St. Anne’s Skete (Mt. Athos—1802).