Friday, October 16 / 3 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 3 / 16. Hieromartyr Dionysius (Dennys) the Areopagite, and with him Martyrs Rusticus and Eleutherius [Acts 17:16-34; Matt 13:44-54]. St. John the Chozebite, Bishop of Caesaria in Palestine. Blessed Hesychius the Silent of Mt. Athos. St. Dionysius, recluse of the Kiev Caves. New-Martyr Agathangel, Metropolitan of Yaroslav…

Thursday, October 15 / 2 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 2 / 15. Hieromartyr Cyprian and Virgin Martyr Justina of Nicomedia [I Tim 1:12-17; Jn 10:9-16]. Blessed Andrew, fool-for-Christ at Constantinople. St. Anna of Kashin. Blessed Cyprian of Suzdal, fool-for-Christ. St. Cassian, monk of Uglich. Martyrs David and Constantine, princes of Georgia. New-Martyr George of Philadelphia in…

Wednesday, October 14 / 1 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Protection of the Theotokos Saints of the Day October 1 / 14. The Protection of Our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary. Apostle Ananias of the Seventy ) St. Romanus the Melodist (Sweet-Singer). St. Sabbas, abbot of Vishera (Novgorod). Martyr Michael, abbot in Armenia, and 36 Fathers with him. Martyr…

Tuesday, October 13 / September 30 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 30 / October 13. Hieromartyr Gregory, Bishop of Greater Armenia [I Cor 16:13-24; Matt 24:42-47]. Martyrs Rhipsima and Gaiana and companions of Armenia. St. Michael, first Metropolitan of Kiev. St. Gregory, abbot of Pelshme, Wonderworker of Vologda. St. Michael, prince of Tver. New-Martyr Priest Nicholas Zagorovsky Seraphim…

Monday, October 12 / September 29 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 29 / October 12. St. Kyriacos the Hermit of Palestine St. Theophanes the Merciful of Gaza. Martyrs Dada, Gabdelas and Casdoe (Casdoa) of Persia. Martyr Gudelia of Persia. Eighty Holy Martyrs of Byzantium. St. Cyprian, abbot of Ustiug (Vologda). New Hieromartyr John, Archbishop of Riga in Lativa…

Sunday, October 11 / September 28 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 28 / October 11. St. Chariton the Confessor, abbot of Palestine [(1) Wis 3:1-9; (2) Wis 5:15-6:3; (3) Wis 4:7-15. Matins: Matt 4:25-5:12. Liturgy: II Cor 4:6-15; Lk 6:17-23]. Prophet Baruch. Martyrs Alexander, Alphius, Zosimas, Mark, Nicon, Neon, Heliodorus and 24 others in Pisidia and Phrygia. Martyrdom…

Saturday, October 10 / September 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 27 / October 10. Martyr Callistratus and his company (49 Martyrs). St. Sabbatius, Wonderworker of Solovki. Apostles Mark, Aristarchus and Zenas of the Seventy. Martyr Epicharis of Rome. St. Ignatius, abbot in Asia Minor. New-Martyr Aquilina of Thessalonica. (Greek Calendar: Martyr Fortunatus and Hieromartyr Philemon. Martyr Gaiana.…

Friday, October 9 / September 26 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 26 / October 9. Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian [(1) I Jn 3:21-4:6; (2) I Jn 4:11-16; (3) I Jn 4:20-5:5. Matins: Jn 21:15-25. Liturgy: I Jn 4:12-19; Jn 19:25-27; 21:24-25]. Righteous Gideon, Judge of Israel. St. Ephraim, abbot of Perekop, Wonderworker…

Thursday, October 8 / September 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day September 25 / October 8. Repose of St. Sergius, abbot, of Radonezh St. Euphrosyne, nun, of Alexandria. Martyr Paphnutius and 546 companions in Egypt. St. Euphrosyne, nun of Suzdal. Tr. re. St. Herman (Germanus), Archbishop of Kazan. Commemoration of the Earthquake in Constantinople in 447, when a boy…

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…