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,…

Wednesday, August 11 / July 29

(Church Calendar) Feast of Saint Olav of Norway Saints of the Day July 29 / August 11. Martyr Callinicus of Gangra in Asia Minor. Virgin Martyr Seraphima (Serapia) of Antioch. Martyr Theodota and her three sons in Bithynia. St. Constantine, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Theodosius the New, emperor. St. Romanus, abbot of Kirzhach, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. Saints…

Tuesday, August 10 / July 28

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 28 / August 10. Holy Apostles of the Seventy and Deacons: Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, and Parmenas. Martyr Eustathius (Eustace) the soldeir of Ancyra. Martyr Acacius of Apamea. Martyr Julian of Dalmatia. St. Pitirim, Bishop of Tambov. St. Irene of Cappadocia. St. Paul of Xeropotamou Monastery on Mt. Athos. St. Moses, Wonderworker of the…

Monday, August 9 / July 27

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 27 / August 9. Holy Great-martyr and Healer Panteleimon [II Tim 2:1-10; Jn 15:17-16:2]. St. Anthusa, abbess of Mantinea in Asia Minor. Blessed Nicholas Kochanov, fool-for-Christ at Novgorod. St. Ioasaph, Metropolitan of Moscow. New-Martyr Christodulus. St. Clement of Ochrida, Bishop of Greater Macedonia, and Saints Angelar, Gorazd, Nahum and Sabbas, disciples of Saints…

Sunday, August 8 / July 26

(Church Calendar) Saints of the Day July 26 / August 8. Hieromartyr Hermolaus and Martyrs Hermippus and Hermocrates at Nicomedia. Martyr Parasceve of Rome. St. Moses the Hungarian, of the Kiev Caves. (Greek Calendar: Virgin Martyr Oriozela of Reuma, disciple of St. Andrew. St. Ignatius, monk of Mt. Stirion. Martyr Appion. Virgin Martyr Jerusalem of Byzantium. St. Gerontius, founder of…