Friday, May 14  / 1 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 1 / 14. Prophet Jeremiah. St. Paphnutius, abbot of Borovsk. Martyr Batas of Nisibis. Hieromartyr Macarius, Metropolitan of Kiev. New-Martyrs Euthymius, Ignatius and Acacius of Mt. Athos. St. Gerasimus, abbot of Boldinsk. St. Tamara the Queen of Georgia. (Greek Calendar: St. Isidora. St. Panaretus of Cyprus, Archbishop…

Thursday, May 13  / April 30 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! The Ascension of Our Lord, God, and Saviour, Jesus Christ Saints of the Day: April 30 / May 13. Holy Apostle James, the brother of St. John the Theologian. St. Donatus, Bishop of Euroea in Epirus. Martyr Maximus of Ephesus. Opening of the Relics of St. Nicetas, Bishop of Novgorod. Translation of…

Wednesday, May 12  / April 29 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Apodosis of Pascha Saints of the Day: April 29 / May 12. Nine Martyrs at Cyzicus: Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodotus, Thaumasius, and Philemon. St. Memnon the Wonderworker. Martyrs Diodorus and Rhodopianus, deacon, at Aphrodisia in Anatolia. St. Basil, Bishop of Ostrog in Montenegro. New-Martyr Nectarius of Optina (1928). Photo…

Tuesday, May 11  / April 28 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 28 / May 11. Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius, the Virgin Cercyra, and Christodulus the Ethiopian, at Corfu. Martyrs Dada, Maximus and Quinctilian at Dorostolum. Martyrs Zeno, Eusebius, Neon and Vitalis who were…

Monday, May 10  / April 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 27 / May 10. Hieromartyr Symeon the kinsman of the Lord. St. Stephen, abbot of the Kiev Caves and Bishop Vladimir in Volhynia. St. John, abbot of Cathares Monastery at Constantinople. New-Martyr Elias Ardunis of Mt. Athos. St. Seraphim, Bishop of Phanar. (Greek Calendar: Martyr Poplion. St.…

Saturday, May 8  / April 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 26 / May 9. Hieromartyr Basil, Bishop of Amasea. St. Stephen, Bishop of Perm. Righteous Virgin Glaphyra. St. Ioannicius of Devich in Serbia. St. Justa. (Greek Calendar: St. Nestor the Silent. Saints Andrew and Anatole, disciples of St. Euthymius the Great.) Photo of the Day This photo…

Saturday, May 8  / April 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 25 / May 8. Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark St. Macedonius, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Sylvester, abbot of Obnora. Greek Calendar Martyr Nice. Eight anchorites who were martyred. Repose of Bassian the Blind of the Kiev Caves (1827). Photo of the Day The mantel of Saint John…

Friday, May 7  / April 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 24 / May 7. Martyr Sabbas Stratelites (the General) of Rome, and 70 soldiers with him. Martyrs Eusebius, Neon, Leontius, Longinus, and others at Nicomedia. Martyrs Pasicrates and Valentine in Moesia (Bulgaria). St. Thomas the Fool of Syria. St. Elizabeth the Wonderworker of Constantinople. Saints Sabbas and…

Thursday, May 6  / April 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 23 / May 6. Holy Glorious Great-martyr and Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George. Martyrs Anatolius and Protoleon, soldiers converted by witnessing the martyrdom of St. George. Martyr Alexandra the Empress (also 21 Apr). Martyrs Glycerius, Athanasius the Magician, Valerius, Donatus, and Therinus at Nicomedia. Blessed George of Shenkursk,…

Wednesday, May 5  / April 22 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day . April 22 / May 5. St. Theodore the Sykeote, Bishop of Anastasiopolis. St. Vitalis, monk of Gaza. Apostles Nathaniel, Luke, and Clement. Translation of the Relics of St. Vsevolod (in holy baptism Gabriel), prince of Pskov. Martyr Epipodius of Lyons. (Greek Calendar Martyr Nearchus.) Repose of Blessed…

Tuesday, May 4  / April 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 21 / May 4. Hieromartyr Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Festus, Proculus, and Sosius deacons; Desiderius, reader; and Eutychius and Acutius, laymen; at Pozzuoli. Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius. Martyr Alexandra the Empress (same as…

Monday, May 3  / April 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day April 20 / May 3. St. Theodore Trichinas (the Hair-shirt Wearer), hermit near Constantinople. St. Anastasius, abbot of Sinai. Blessed Gregory and Blessed Anastasius, Patriarch of Antioch. Hieromartyr Anastasius II, Patriarch of Antioch. St. Alexander, abbot of Oshevensk. Child-martyr Gabriel of Slutsk. Saints Betran and Theotimus, Bishops in…