Monday, August 23 / 10

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 10 / 23. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Laurence of Rome Hieromartyr Sixtus, Bishop of Rome, and Martyrs Felicissimus and Agapitus, deacons. Martyr Romanus, soldier, of Rome. Blessed Laurence, fool-for-Christ at Kaluga. (Greek Calendar: with St. Laurence, Martyr Hippolytus of Rome. Six Martyrs of Bizin. St. Heron the Philosopher.) Please,…

Sunday, August 22 / 9 (Church Calendar)

Saints of the Day August 9 / 22. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Apostle Matthias. Martyr Anthony of Alexandria. Martyrs Julian, Marcian, John, James, Alexius, Demetrius, Photius (Phocas), Peter, Leontius and Mary of Constantinople. St. Psoes of Egypt. St. Macarius, abbot of Oredezh. Photo of the Day Another photo, taken on my flight in the Aircam. Quote for the Day: “So‚Ķ

Saturday, August 21 / 8

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 8 / 21. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. St. Emilian the Confessor, Bishop of Cyzicus. St. Myron, Bishop of Crete. Martyrs Eleutherius and Leonides of Constantinople, and many infants martyred with them. St. Gregory of Sinai (and Mt. Athos). St. Gregory, iconographer of the Kiev Caves. St. Gregory, Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves. Translation…

Friday, August 20 / 7

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 7 / 20. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Martyr Dometius of Persia and two disciples. Martyrs Marinus the soldier and Asterius the senator at Caesaria in Palestine. St. Poemen (Pimen) the Much-ailing of the Kiev Caves. St. Hor (Horus) of the Thebaid. St. Pimen, faster of the Kiev Caves. Translation of the Relics of…

Thursday, August 19 / 6

(Church Calendar) THE HOLY TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD, GOD, AND SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST Saints of the Day August 6 / 19. THE HOLY TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. St. Theoctistus, Bishop of Chernigov. St. Job the Gorge-dweller on the Mezen River (Solovki). New-Martyrs Dimitry, Archbishop of Gdov (1938) and Priest Nicholas (Prozorov) (1930). Repose of Hieroschemamonk…

Wednesday, August 18 / 5

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 5 / 18. Forefeast of the Transfiguration. Martyr Eusignius of Antioch. Martyrs Cantidius, Cantidian and Sibelius (Sobel) of Egypt. Martyr Pontius at Cimella in France. Hieromartyrs Fabian and Antherus (Antheros), popes of Rome. Righteous Nonna, mother of St. Gregory the Theologian.  Another photo of the Pilgrimage Quote for the Day: “Blessed is he‚Ķ

Tuesday, August 17 / 4

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 4 / 17. Holy Seven Youths (the Seven Sleepers) of Ephesus: Maximilian, Jamblicus, Martinian, John, Dionysius, Exacustodian (Constantine), and Antoninus. Martyr Eudocia of Persia. Martyr Eleutherius of Constantinople. New Hieromartyr Cosmas of Aitolia, Equal-to-the-Apostles (also entered at August 24). (Greek Calendar: Martyr Thathuil. Martyr Ia and 9,000 with her.) Photo of the Day…

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Monday, August 16 / 3 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 3 / 16. Saints Isaac, Dalmatus and Faustus, ascetics of the Dalmatian Monastery at Constantinople. St. Anthony the Roman, abbot of Novgorod. St. Cosmas, eunuch and hermit of Palestine. Holy Myrrhbearer Salome. Martyr Razhden of Georgia. (Greek Calendar: St. John, confessor, an abbot of the Monastery of Patalaria.…

Sunday, August 15

Sunday, August 15 / 2 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 2 / 15. Translation of the Relics of Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen [Acts 6:8-7:5, 47-60; Matt 21:33-42]. Translation of the Relics of Righteous Nicodemus, Gamaliel, and Abibus. Blessed Basil of Moscow, fool-for-Christ. Blessed Basil of Kubensk. Hieromartyr Stephen, pope of Rome. St. Marco of Belavinsk (Vologda). St. Friardus…

Saturday, August 14 / 1

(Church Calendar) Procession of the Holy Cross The Monastery’s Patronal Feast of the All-Merciful Saviour Saints of the Day August 1 / 14. Procession of the Precious Wood of the Life-giving Cross of the Lord. Holy Seven Maccabees: Martyrs Abimus, Antoninus, Gurias, Eleazar, Eusabonus, Alimus, and Marcellus their mother Solomonia and their teacher Eleazar. Nine Martyrs of Perge in Pamphylia:‚Ķ

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,…