September 3 / August 21

Saints of the Day Apostle Thaddeus of the Seventy. Martyr Bassa of Edessa and her sons Theogonius, Agapius andPistus. St. Abramius, archimadrite, Wonderworker of Smolensk, and his disciple St. Ephraim. St. Abramius the Lover-of-labor ofthe Kiev Caves. St. Theocleta the Wonderworker of Asia Minor. St. Cornelius, abbot of Paleostrov, and his disciple St. Abramius.St. Isaiah of Mt. Athos. Quote of…

September 2 / August 20

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Dormition. Prophet Samuel. Hieromartyr Philip, Bishop of Heraclea, and with himMartyrs Severus, Memnon and 37 soldiers in Thrace. Martyr Lucius the senator of Cyprus. Martyrs Heliodorus and Dosa (Dausa) in Persia. (Greek Calendar: Martyr Photina at the door of the Church in Blachernae.) Repose of Righteous Hieromonk Seraphim of Platina. Quote of the…

September 1 / August 19

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Dormition. Martyr Andrew Stratelates and 2,593 soldiers with him in Cilicia Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla of Palestine. St. Pitirim, Bishop of Perm. Opening of the Relics of St.Gennadius, abbot of Kostroma. St. Theophanes, new Wonderworker of Macedonia (Mt. Athos). Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos Of the Don. Quote of the Day…

August 31/18

Saints of the Day August 18 / 31. Afterfeast of the Dormition. Martyrs Florus and Laurus of Illyria [Eph 6:10-17; Lk 12:2-12]. Martyrs Hermes, Serapion and Polyaenus of Rome. Martyrs Hilarion, Dionysius and Hermippus; Hieromartyr Emilian, and others (about 1,000) of Italy. Saints John and George, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Barnabas and his nephew St. Sophronius, monks of Mt. Mela…

August 30/17

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Dormition. Martyr Myron of Cyzicus. Martyrs Straton, Philip, Eutychian and Cyprian of Nicomedia. Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius and Coronatus, with others at Caesarea in Bithynia. Martyrs Paul and his sister Juliana of Syria. Martyr Patroclus of Troyes. St. Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Caves. St. Philip, monk of Yankov (Vologda). New-Martyr Demetrius of…

August 29/16

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Dormition. Translation of the Image Not-made-by-hands of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople Martyr Diomedes the Physician of Tarsus in Cilicia. St. Cherimon (Chaeremon) of Egypt. St. Joachim, monk of Osogov. St. Gerasimos the New Ascetic of Cephalonia (Mt. Athos). New-Martyr Nicodemus of Meteora. New-Martyr Stamatios of Thessaly. New-Martyrs Priest Vladimir…

THE DORMITION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

August 28/15 St. Macarius the Roman, abbot, and St. Chariton. Diasozousa Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. Repose of Elder Anthony of Murom, friend of St. Seraphim of Sarov (1851), Archimandrite Hieron, founder of New Athos (1912), and Abbess Rufina of Harbin and Shanghai (1937). Quote of the Day “Sometimes prayer seems to flag and we cry, ‘Make haste unto…

Galatians 2:6-10

August 27/14 Saints of the Day August 14 / 27. Forefeast of the Dormition. Prophet Micah. Translation of the Relics of St. Theodosius of the Kiev Caves. Hieromartyr Marcellus, Bishop of Apamea. St. Arcadius, monk of Novotorzhk. Martyr Ursicius at Nicomedia. New-Martyr Simeon of Trebizond. Greek Calendar: Martyr Luke the Soldier.) Commemoration of the disciples of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk:…

Thursday, August 26 / 13

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day  August 13 / 26. Apodosis of the Transfiguration. St. Maximus the Confessor (his serice is sung on August 12). St. Tikhon (Tychon), Bishop of Voronezh, Wonderworker of Zadonsk and All Russia. Opening of the Relics of St. Maximus of Moscow, fool-for-Christ. Martyr Hippolytus of Rome and those with him: Martyrs Concordia, Irenaeus, and Abundius.…

Wednesday, August 25 / 12

Saints of the Day August 12 / 25. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Martyrs Anicletus and Photius (Photinus) of Nicomedia. Martyrs Pamphilus and Capito. Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Comana. St. Pallamon of Egypt, instructor of St. Pachomius the Great. (Greek Calendar: Saints Sergius and Stephen, monks. Soldier-martyrs of Crete.) (Service to St. Maximus the Confessor is transferred to this day.) Support…

Tuesday, August 24 / 11

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day August 11 / 24. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Euplus of Catania. Virgin Martyr Susanna and those with her: Martyrs Gaius, pope of Rome; presbyter Gabinus his brother and father of Susanna; Maximus, Claudius, and his wife Praepedigna, with their sons Alexander and Cutias. Martyrs Basil and Theodore of the Kiev…

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,…