Thursday

June 16, 2011 Afterfeast of Pentecost. Tone seven. Fast-free Week. Fast-free Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Surety of Sinners” in Korets (1622) (movable holiday on Thursday of the 1-st week of the Pentecost). Martyr Lucillian and those with him at Byzantium: four youths — Claudius, Hypatius, Paul, and Dionysius; and Virgin Paula (270). New Hieromartyr Cyprian (1934). New Hieromartyr…

Wednesday

June 15, 2011 Afterfeast of Pentecost. Tone seven. Fast-free Week. Fast-free St. Nicephorus the Confessor, patriarch of Constantinople (829). Great-martyr John the New of Suceava, at Belgorod (Cetatea Alba) (1332). Finding of the relics (1815) of St. Juliana, princess of Vyasma (1406). “Kiev-Bratsk” Icon of the Mother of God (1654). New Martyr Demetrius of Philadelphia (1657) (Greek). Hieromartyr Pothinus, bishop of…

Tuesday

June 14, 2011 Third Day of the Holy Trinity.Tone seven. Fast-free Week. Fast-free Martyr Justin the Philosopher, and those with him at Rome: Martyrs Justin, Chariton and his wife Charita, Euelpistus, Hierax, Peon, Valerian and Justus (166). Venerable Dionysius, abbot of Glushitsa (Vologda) (1437). New Hieromartyr Basil priest, Virgin-martyr Vera (1940). Glorification (1990) of Righteous John of Kronstadt (1908). Venerable…

Monday

June 13, 2011 Day Of the Holy Spirit. Tone seven. Fast-free Week. Fast-free “Tupichevsk” and “Cyprus” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the Day Of the Holy Spirit). Apostle Hermes of the Seventy (1st c.). Martyr Hermias at Comana (160). New Hieromartyr Archpriest Philosoph Ornatsky with his sons Boris and Nicholas, in St. Petersburg (1918). New Hieromartyrs…

Sunday

June 12, 2011 Pentecost – Trinity Sunday. “Lesna” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (1696) (movable holiday on the Trinity Sunday). Holy Fathers and Mothers of Atchara (18th c.) (movable holiday on the Trinity Sunday) (Georgia). Venerable Isaac, founder of the Dalmatian Monastery at Constantinople (383). New Hieromartyr Basil priest (1942). Martyr Natalius. Martyrs Romanus, Meletius and Euplius. St. Macrina,…

Saturday

June 11, 2011 Commemoration of the Dead.Tone six. Virgin-martyr Theodosia of Tyre (308). Repose of Blessed John of Ustiug, fool-for-Christ (1494). Uncovering of the relics (2000) of Venerable Job, Schemamonk of Anzersk (1720). New Hieromartyr John deacon and martyr Andrew (1938). St. Luke, hierarch-surgeon of Simferopol (1961). Commemoration of the First Ecumenical Council (325). Virgin-martyr Theodosia of Constantinople (730). Pskov-Pechersk…

Friday, June 10, 2011

Chaplain for King County Police and Fire Tone six. Fast. Fish Allowed Venerable Nicetas, bishop of Chalcedon (9th c.). St. Ignatius, bishop and wonderworker of Rostov (1288). Venerable Helen of Diveyevo (1832). New Hieromartyr Macarius, Dyonisius, Hieromartyr Nicholas deacon, Martyrs Ignatius and Peter (1931). New Hieromartyr Heraclius confessor (1936). Virgin-Martyr Hermogenas (1942). St. Eutychius, bishop of Melitene (1st c.). Martyrs…

Thursday

June 9, 2011 Afterfeast of the Ascension. Tone six. Venerable David of the Gareji Monastery and Lukiane, Georgia (6th-7th c.) (movable holiday on the Thursday of Holy Ascension). Hieromartyr Therapon, bishop of Sardis (259). Translation of the relics (1667) of Venerable Nilus of Stolben Island (1554). Venerable Therapontes, abbot of Byelozersk (White Lake) (1426). Translation of the relics (1472) of…

Wednesday

June 8, 2011 Afterfeast of the Ascension. Tone six. Fast. Fish Allowed Venerable Dodo of the St. David-Gareji Monastery, Georgia (596) (movable holiday on the Wednesday of Holy Ascension). Apostles Carpus of the Seventy and Alphaeus (1st c.). Translation of the relics (1534) of New Martyr George of Kratovo and Sofia (1515). Uncovering of the relics (1521) of Venerable Macarius,…

Tuesday

June 7, 2011 Afterfeast of the Ascension. Tone six. Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist (850). Virgin-Martyr Helen (1938). New Hieromartyr Tavrion (1939). St. Innocent archbishop of Cherson (1857). Hieromartyr Therapon, bishop of Cyprus (4th c.). St. Dodo, prince of Georgia (6th c.). Synaxis of Saints of Volhynia: Saints Yaropolk, Stephen, Macarius, Igor and Juliana.…

Monday, June 6, 2011

< a href=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-9L7hD8pd5yY/TezuvrBCfGI/AAAAAAAADJE/2dAFozvSln8/s1600/IMG_4489.JPG” style=”margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;”>View from Orcas Hotel, looking toward Shaw Island Afterfeast of the Ascension.Tone six. Venerable Symeon Stylites (the Younger) of the Wonderful Mountain (596). Venerable Nicetas Stylites, wonderworker of Pereyaslavl-Zalesski (1186). St. Xenia of Petersburg, fool-for-Christ (Glorification 1988). Martyrs Meletius Stratelates, Stephen, John, and 1,218 soldiers with women and children, including: Serapion the Egyptian, Callinicus…

Sunday

Sunrise on Orcas island June 5, 2011 Seventh Sunday of Pascha: The Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. Tone six. Synaxis of Hieromartyrs of Kholmsk and Podliash (movable holiday on the Sunday after May 19th). “Chelnsk” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos named “Tenderness” (movable holiday on the 7th Sunday of Pascha). Venerable Michael the Confessor, bishop of Synnada (818).…