Friday, August 28 / August 15 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Dormition of the Theotokos Saints of the Day August 15 / 28. THE DORMITION OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY. St. Macarius the Roman, abbot, and St. Chariton. Diasozousa Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. Repose of Elder Anthony of Murom, friend of St. Seraphim of Sarov (1851),…

Thursday, August 27 / August 14 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 14 / 27. Forefeast of the Dormition. Prophet Micah. Translation of the Relics of St. Theodosius of the Kiev Caves. Hieromartyr Marcellus, Bishop of Apamea. St. Arcadius, monk of Novotorzhk. Martyr Ursicius at Nicomedia. New-Martyr Simeon of Trebizond. Greek Calendar: Martyr Luke the Soldier.) Commemoration of the…

Wednesday, August 26 / August 13 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Apodosis of the Transfiguration Saints of the Day August 13 / 26. Apodosis of the Transfiguration. St. Maximus the Confessor (his serice is sung on August 12). St. Tikhon (Tychon), Bishop of Voronezh, Wonderworker of Zadonsk and All Russia. Opening of the Relics of St. Maximus of Moscow, fool-for-Christ. Martyr Hippolytus of…

Tuesday, August 25 / August 12 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 12 / 25. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Martyrs Anicletus and Photius (Photinus) of Nicomedia. Martyrs Pamphilus and Capito. Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Comana. St. Pallamon of Egypt, instructor of St. Pachomius the Great. (Greek Calendar: Saints Sergius and Stephen, monks. Soldier-martyrs of Crete.) (Service to St. Maximus…

Monday, August 24 / August 11 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 11 / 24. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Euplus of Catania. Virgin Martyr Susanna and those with her: Martyrs Gaius, pope of Rome; presbyter Gabinus his brother and father of Susanna; Maximus, Claudius, and his wife Praepedigna, with their sons Alexander and Cutias. Martyrs…

Sunday, August 23 / August 10 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 10 / 23. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Laurence of Rome Hieromartyr Sixtus, Bishop of Rome, and Martyrs Felicissimus and Agapitus, deacons. Martyr Romanus, soldier, of Rome. Blessed Laurence, fool-for-Christ at Kaluga. (Greek Calendar: with St. Laurence, Martyr Hippolytus of Rome. Six Martyrs of…

Saturday, August 22 / August 9 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 9 / 22. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Apostle Matthias. Martyr Anthony of Alexandria. Martyrs Julian, Marcian, John, James, Alexius, Demetrius, Photius (Phocas), Peter, Leontius and Mary of Constantinople. St. Psoes of Egypt. St. Macarius, abbot of Oredezh. Photo of the Day .  Archpriest Basil Rhodes, rector of…

Friday, August 21 / August 8 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 8 / 21. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. St. Emilian the Confessor, Bishop of Cyzicus. St. Myron, Bishop of Crete. Martyrs Eleutherius and Leonides of Constantinople, and many infants martyred with them. St. Gregory of Sinai (and Mt. Athos). St. Gregory, iconographer of the Kiev Caves. St. Gregory,…

Thursday, August 20 / August 7 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day August 7 / 20. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration. Martyr Dometius of Persia and two disciples. Martyrs Marinus the soldier and Asterius the senator at Caesaria in Palestine. St. Poemen (Pimen) the Much-ailing of the Kiev Caves. St. Hor (Horus) of the Thebaid. St. Pimen, faster of the Kiev…

Wednesday, August 19 / August 6 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord Saints of the Day August 6 / 19. THE HOLY TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR 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…

Tuesday, August 18 / August 5 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! 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. Photo of the Day .  Abbot…

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Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Monday, August 17 / August 4 (Church Calendar) The Seven Youths of Ephesus 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…