Friday, August 13 / July 31

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 31 / August 13. Forefeast of the Procession of the Precious and Life-giving Cross of the Lord. Righteous Eudocimus of Cappadocia {Gal 5:22-6:2; Matt 11:27-30]. Righteous Joseph of Arimathea. Martyr Julitta at Caesarea. St. Germanus, Bishop of Auxerre. (Greek Calendar: Consecration of the Church of the Most Holy Theotokos of Blachernae. Twelve Martyrs…

Thursday, August 12 / July 30

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 30 / August 12. Apostles Silas and Silvanus of the Seventy and those with them: Crescens, Epenetus, and Andronicus. Hieromartyr Valentine, Bishop of Interamna (Terni) in Italy, and Martyrs Proculus, Ephebus, Apollonius, and Abundius, youths. Martyr John the soldier at Constantinople. Hieromartyr Polychronius, Bishop of Babylon, and Martyrs Permenius, Helimenas (Elimas) and Chrysotelus,…

Wednesday, August 11 / July 29

(Church Calendar) Feast of Saint Olav of Norway Saints of the Day July 29 / August 11. Martyr Callinicus of Gangra in Asia Minor. Virgin Martyr Seraphima (Serapia) of Antioch. Martyr Theodota and her three sons in Bithynia. St. Constantine, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Theodosius the New, emperor. St. Romanus, abbot of Kirzhach, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. Saints…

Tuesday, August 10 / July 28

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 28 / August 10. Holy Apostles of the Seventy and Deacons: Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, and Parmenas. Martyr Eustathius (Eustace) the soldeir of Ancyra. Martyr Acacius of Apamea. Martyr Julian of Dalmatia. St. Pitirim, Bishop of Tambov. St. Irene of Cappadocia. St. Paul of Xeropotamou Monastery on Mt. Athos. St. Moses, Wonderworker of the…

Monday, August 9 / July 27

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 27 / August 9. Holy Great-martyr and Healer Panteleimon [II Tim 2:1-10; Jn 15:17-16:2]. St. Anthusa, abbess of Mantinea in Asia Minor. Blessed Nicholas Kochanov, fool-for-Christ at Novgorod. St. Ioasaph, Metropolitan of Moscow. New-Martyr Christodulus. St. Clement of Ochrida, Bishop of Greater Macedonia, and Saints Angelar, Gorazd, Nahum and Sabbas, disciples of Saints…

Sunday, August 8 / July 26

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 26 / August 8. Hieromartyr Hermolaus and Martyrs Hermippus and Hermocrates at Nicomedia. Martyr Parasceve of Rome. St. Moses the Hungarian, of the Kiev Caves. (Greek Calendar: Virgin Martyr Oriozela of Reuma, disciple of St. Andrew. St. Ignatius, monk of Mt. Stirion. Martyr Appion. Virgin Martyr Jerusalem of Byzantium. St. Gerontius, founder of…

Saturday, August 7 / July 25

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 25 / August 7. Dormition of the Righteous Anna, mother of the Most Holy Theotokos [Gal 4:22-31; Lk 8:16-21]. Holy Women Olympias (Olympiada) the deaconess of Constantinople, and Virgin Eupraxia of Tabenna. St. Macarius, abbot of Sheltovod and Unzha. St. Christopher, abbot of Solvychegodsk (Vologda). Martyrs Sanctus, Maturus, Attalus, and Blandina of Lyons.…

Friday, August 6 / July 24

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 24 / August 6. Martyr Christina of Tyre. Holy Martyrs and Passion-bearers Boris and Gleb, in holy baptism Romanus and David. St. Polycarp, archimandrite of the Kiev Caves. New-Martyr Athanasius of Ikia. New-Martyr Theophilus of Zakynthos. Martyr Hermogenes. St. Pachomius, abbot, on the Lake, friend of St. Dionysius of Glushets (Vologda). (Greek Calendar:…

Thursday, August 5 / July 23

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 23 / August 5. Martyrs Trophimus, Theophilus, and 13 others in Lycia. Hieromartyr Apollinaris, Bishop of Ravenna. Righteous Anna (Hannah), mother of the Prophet Samuel. Commemoration of the Miraculous Appearance of the Mother of God at Pochaev, which saved the monastery from the assault of the Tatars and Turks (1675). Translation of the…

Wednesday, August 4 / July 22 (Church Calendar)

Saints of the Day July 22 / August 4. Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalen [I Cor 9:2-12; Jn 20:11-18]. Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope. Woman-martyr Marcella of Chios. St. Cornelius, monk of Pereyaslavl. Photo of the Day A shrine, near the entrance to the Monastery. Quote of the Day “If we reproach the sins of brothers, then God will…

Tuesday, August 3 / July 21

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 21 / August 3. St. Symeon of Emesa, fool-for-Christ, and his fellow faster St. John. Prophet Ezekiel. St. Onuphrius the Silent of the Kiev Caves. St. Onesimus, recluse of the Kiev Caves. Opening of the Relics of St. Anna of Kashin. Martyr Victor of Marseilles. St. Anna, mother of St. Sava the Serbian.…

Monday, August 2 / July 20

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 20 / August 2. Holy Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah St. Abramius of Galich or Chukhloma Lake, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. Opening of the Relics of St. Athanasius, abbot of Brest-Litovsk. New-Martyr Lydia, and with her the soldiers Alexei and Cyril (1928) Priest Philosoph Ornalsky and those with him (1918). Repose of…