Wednesday, October 7 / September 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 24 / October 7. Holy Protomartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Thecla [II Tim 3:10-15; Matt 25:1-13]. St. Coprius of Palestine. St. Nicander, hermit of Pskov. St. Abramius, abbot of Mirozh (Pskov). Martyrdom of St. Galacteon, monk of Vologda. Saints Stephen (in monasticism Simon), David and Vladislav of Serbia. St.…

Tuesday, October 6 / September 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 23 / October 6. The Conception of the Honorable, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John [Gal 4:22-31; Lk 1:5-25]. Martyrs Andrew, John, Peter and Antoninus of Syracuse, martyred in Africa. Virgin Martyr Irais (Rhais) of Alexandria. Saints Xanthippa and Polyxena, disciples of the Apostles, who died in…

Monday, October 5 / September 22 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 22 / October 5. Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope Prophet Jonah. Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope. St. Jonah the Presbyter, father of St. Theophanes the Hymnographer and St. Theodore Graptus. St. Peter the Tax-collector. St. Jonah, abbot of Yashezersk. The 26 Martyrs of Zographou Monastery on…

Sunday, October 4 / September 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 21 / October 4. Apodosis of the Exaltation of the Cross. Apostle Quadratus of the Seventy. Opening of the Relics of St. Demetrius, Metropolitan of Rostov. Hieromartyr Hypatius, Bishop of Ephesus, and his presbyter Andrew. Martyr Eusebius of Phoenicia. Martyr Priscus of Phrygia. Martyrs Eusebius, Nestabus and…

Saturday, October 3 / September 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 20 / October 3. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross. Great-Martyr Eustathius (Eustace) Placidas, his wife Mary Theopistes, and their children Martyrs Agapius and Theopistus, of Rome Holy Martyr and Confessor Michael and his councilor Theodore, Wonderworkers of Chernigov. St. Oleg, prince of Briansk. Martyr John…

Friday, October 2 / September 19 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 19 / October 2. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross. Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius and Dorymedon of Synnada. St.Theodore, prince of Smolensk and Yaroslav, and his children Saints David and Constantine. Martyr Zosimas, hermit of Cilicia. Hieromartyr Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Sosius and Proclus,…

Thursday, October 1 / September 18 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 18 / October 1. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross. St. Eumenes, Bishop of Gortyna. Martyr Ariadne of Phrygia. Martyrs Sophia and Irene of Egypt. Martyr Castor of Alexandria. St. Arcadius, Bishop of Novgorod. Great-Martyr Prince Bidzini and Martyrs Prince Elizbar and Prince Shalva of Georgia.…

Wednesday, September 30 / 17 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 17 / 30. Martyr Sophia and her three daughters Faith (Vera), Hope (Nadezhda), and Love (Lyubov) at Rome. Afterfeast ofthe Exaltation of the Cross. Martyr Agathocleia. Martyr Theodota at Nicaea. 156 Martyrs of Palestine, including Bishops Peleusand Nilus, presbyter Zeno, and noblemen Patermuthius and Elias. Martyrs Lucy…

Tuesday, September 29 / 16 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 16 / 29. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross. Great-Martyr Euphemia the All-praised Martyrs Victor and Sosthenes at Chalcedon. St. Sebastiana, disciple of St. Paul the Apostle, martyred at Heraclea. Martyr Melitinaof Marcianopolis. St. Dorotheus, hermit of Egypt. Martyr Ludmilla, grandmother of St. Wenceslaus, prince of…

Sunday, September 28 / 15 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 15 / 28. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross. Great-Martyr Nicetas the Goth. St.Philotheus the presbyter. Martyr Porphyrius the actor. Opening of the Relics of St. Acacius, Bishop of Melitene. Opening of theRelics of Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen. Martyrs Theodotus, Asclepiodotus, and Maximus of Adrianopolis.…

Sunday, September 27 / 14 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Exaltation of the Cross Saints of the Day September 14 / 27. THE UNIVERSAL EXALTATION OF THE PRECIOUS AND LIFE-GIVING CROSS. Repose of St. JohnChrysostom. Martyr Papas of Lycaonia. St. Placilla the Empress, wife of Theodosius the Great. New-Martyr Macarius ofThessalonica. (Greek Calendar: Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council. Martyr Theocles…

Saturday, September 26 / 13 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 13 / 26. Commemoration of the Founding of the Church of the Resurrection (the Holy Sepulchre) in Jerusalem.Hieromartyr Cornelius the Centurion. Hieromartyr Julian of Galatia (same as September 12). St. Peter of Atroe. Martyrs Elias,Zoticus, Lucian, Valerian, Macrobius and Gordian at Tomi in Rumania. Martyrs Cronides, Leontius…