Tuesday, February 16 / 3 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! First week of the Great and Holy Fast Saints of the Day February 3 / 16. Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess Prophet Azarias. Martyrs Adrian and Eubulus at Caesaria in Cappadocia. St. Symeon, first Bishop of Tver. St. Ansgar, Bishop of Hamburg, enlightener of Denmark and Sweden.…

Fwd: The Morning Offering

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Beginning of the Great and Holy Fast Saints of the Day February 2 / 15.  New-Martyr Jordan of Trebizond. New-MartyrGabriel at Constantinople. (Greek Calendar: Martyr Agathadorus of Cappadocia.) Repose of Schemamonk Seraphim of Valaam(1860). Photo of the Day Photo taken during the Forgiveness Sunday Liturgy. (click for enlargement) Quote of the Day…

Sunday, February 14 / 1 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Forgiveness Sunday Meeting of Our LordProstrating before all of you, I humbly ask for your forgiveness for any and all offenses that I have caused in the course of this past year. May this Great Lenten Fast be one filled with sincere repentance, humility and brotherly love, and may we all remember,…

Fwd: The Morning Offering

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Commemoration of the AceticsProstrating before all of you, I humbly ask for your forgiveness for any and all offenses that I have caused in the course of this past year. May this Great Lenten Fast be one filled with sincere repentance, humility and brotherly love, and may we all remember, daily, each…

Friday, February 12 / January 30 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Cheesefare week, during which all foods except meat may be eaten. Saints of the Day January 30 / February 12. Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: Saints Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom.Hieromartyr Hippolytus, pope of Rome, and with him Martyrs Censorinus, Sabinus, Ares, the virgin Chryse, and with her…

Thursday, February 11 / January 29 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Cheesefare week, during which all foods except meat may be eaten. Saints of the Day January 29 / February 11. Translation of the Relics of Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, Bishop of Antioch St. Laurence, recluseof the Kiev Caves. Martyrs Romanus, James, Philotheus, Hyperechius, Abibus, Julian, and Paregorius, at Samosota. MartyrsSilvanus, Bishop of…

Wednesday, February 10 / January 28 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Cheesefare week, during which all foods except meat may be eaten. Saints of the Day January 28 / February 10. St. Ephraim the Syrian St. Theodosius, abbot of Totma (Vologda). St. Paladius the hermit of Antioch. St.Ephraim, wonderworker of Novotorzhk. St. Ephraim, Bishop of Pereyaslavl (Kiev Caves). St. Isaac the Syrian, Bishop…

Tuesday, February 9 / January 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Cheesefare week, during which all foods except meat may be eaten. Saints of the Day January 27 / February 9. Translation of the relics of St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople.St. Peter of Egypt.New-Martyr Demetrius at Constantinople. St. Titus the Soldier, monk of the Kiev Caves. New Hieromartyr Peter Zverev (1929).(Greek Calendar:…

Monday, February 8 / January 26 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Cheesefare week, during which all foods except meat may be eaten. Saints of the Day January 26 / February 8. St. Xenophon and his wife, St. Mary, and their two sons, Saints Arcadius and John, of Constantinople. St.Symeon the Ancient of Mt. Sinai. Martyrs Ananias presbyter, Peter, and seven soldiers, in Phoenicia.…

Sunday, February 7 / January 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day January 25. / February 7. St. Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople. St. Publius, ascetic of Syria. St. Mares the Singer of Syria. Martyrs Felicitas of Rome and seven sons: Januarius, Felix, Philip, Silvanus, Alexander, Vitalis, and Martial. St.Moses, Archbishop of Novgorod. St. Castinus, Bishop of Byzantium. St.…

Saturday, February 6 / January 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day January 24 / February 6. St. Xenia of Rome and her two female slaves. St. Macedonius, hermit of Syria. Martyrs Babylas of Sicilyand his two disciples, Timothy and Agapius. Translation of the Relics of St. Anastasius the Persian. Martyrs Paul, Pausirius, andTheodotian, of Egypt. St. Philo, Bishop of…

Friday, February 5 / January 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day January 23 / February 5. Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, and Martyr Agathangelus [Heb 13:7-16; Jn 10:9-16]. St. Paulinus the Merciful, Bishop of Nola. St. Mausimas the Syrian, monk. St. Salamanes the Silent of the Euprates, monk. St. Gennadius of Kostroma, monk. Commemoration of the Sixth Ecumenical Council.…