Wednesday

Abbot Tryphon and Pastor Otto, at the Norwegian Constitution Day Parade May 18, 2011 / May 5, 2011 Mid-Pentecost or Prepolovenie. Tone three. Fast. Fish Allowed “Mozdok” and “Dubensk-Krasnogorodsk” (17th c.) Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos (movable holiday on the Prepolovenie – Mid-Pentecost). Great-martyr Irene of Thessalonica (1st-2nd c.). New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1919). Uncovering of the relics of…

Tuesday

May 17, 2011 Fourth Week of Pascha. Tone three. Virgin-martyr Pelagia of Tarsus in Asia Minor (287). New Hieromartyr John priest (1942). New Hieromartyr Nicholas diacon (1943). The Alfanov brothers: Venerables Nicetas, Cyril, Nicephorus, Clement, and Isaac of Novgorod, founders of the Sokolnitzki Monastery (1389). Hieromartyr Erasmus, bishop of Formia in Campania (303). Hieromartyr Albian (Olbian), bishop of Anaea in…

Monday

May 16, 2011 Fourth Week of Pascha. Tone three. Martyrs Timothy the Reader and his wife Maura of Antinoe in Egypt (286). Venerable Theodosius, abbot of the Kiev Caves Monastery and founder of cenobitic monasticism in Russia (1074). Venerable Peter the Wonderworker, bishop of Argos (10th c.). New Hieromartyr Nicholas priest (1941). Venerables Juliana (1393) and Eupraxia (1394) of Moscow.…

Sunday

May 15, 2011 Fourth Sunday of Pascha: The Paralyzed Man. Tone three. Translation of the relics of Martyr Abramius of Bulgaria (1230) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of Pascha). Righteous Tabitha (1st c.) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of Pascha). New Martyr Theodore of Bizantium, who died at Mitilene (1795) (movable holiday on the 4th Sunday of Pascha)…

May 14, 2011 / May 1, 2011

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Friday

May 13, 2011 Third Week of Pascha. Tone two. Fast. Fish Allowed Holy Apostle James, the brother of St. John the Theologian (44). Uncovering of the relics (1558) of St. Nicetas, bishop of Novgorod (1108). St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov), Bishop of the Caucasus and Stavropol (1867). St. Donatus, bishop of Euroea in Epirus (387). Uncovering of the relics of Hieromartyr Basil,…

Thursday

101 Year Old Abbot Tryphon May 12, 2011 Third Week of Pascha. Tone two. Nine Martyrs at Cyzicus: Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodotus, Thaumasius, and Philemon (3rd c.). Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker of Corfu (2nd c.). Venerable Nektarius of Optina (1928). Venerable Amphilochius of Pochaev (1970). Martyrs Diodorus and Rhodopianus, deacon, at Aphrodisia in Anatolia (284-305). St. Basil,…

Wednesday

May 11, 2011 Third Week of Pascha. Tone two. Fast. Fish Allowed Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius, the Virgin Cercyra, and Christodolus the Ethiopian, at Corfu (1st. c.). Martyrs Dada, Maximus, and Quintilian at Dorostolum (286). Virgin-martyr Anna (1938). St. Cyril, bishop of Turov (1183). Martyrs…

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 Third Week of Pascha. Tone two. Hieromartyr Symeon the Kinsman of the Lord (107). New Hieromartyrs Paul and John priests, Martyrs Peter, Nicholas, Auksentius, Sergius and Virgin-martyr Anastasia (1922). Virgin-martyr Mary (1938). New Hieromartyr John priest (1941). Venerable Stephen, abbot of the Kiev Caves and bishop of Vladimir in Volhynia (1094). St. Eulogius the Hospitable of Constantinople…

Monday

May 9, 2011 Third Week of Pascha.Tone two. Hieromartyr Basil, bishop of Amasea (322). St. Stephen, bishop of Perm (1396). New Hieromartyrs John priets and his childrens Martyrs Nicholas and Peter (1918). Righteous Virgin Glaphyra of Nicomedia (322). Venerable Ioannicius of Devich (Serbia) (1430). Venerable Jusca, righteous. St. Nestor the Silent (Greek). Venerables Andrew and Anatole, disciples of St. Euthymius…

Sunday

May 8, 2011 Third Sunday of Pascha: The Myrrh-bearing Women. Tone two. Sts. Myrrh-Bearing Women, righteous Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus (celebration on the 3rd Sunday of Pascha). Right-believing Tamara, Queen of Georgia (movable holiday on the Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women). Sts. Mary and Martha, sisters of St. Lazarus (1st c.) (movable holiday on the Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women). All…

Saturday

May 7, 2011 Second Week of Pascha. Tone one. Martyr Sabbas Stratelates (“the General”) of Rome, and 70 soldiers with him (272). St. Alexis Toth, priest of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania (1909). Martyr Sergius (1938). Hieromartyr Branko of Veljusa, Serbia (1941). Venerables Sabbas (13th c.) and Alexis the Hermit of the Kiev Caves. Martyrs Pasicrates, Valentine and Julius in Moesia (Bulgaria)…