Friday, May 29 / May 16 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 16 / 29. St. Theodore the Sanctified, disciple of St. Pachomius the Great. St. Ephraim, abbot of Perekos (Novgorod). Blessed child Musa of Rome. St. George, Bishop of Mitylene. Martyr Abdiesus, Bishop, and companions, in Persia. Martyr Peter of Blachernae. St. Nicholas the Mystic, Patriarch of Constantinople.…

Thursday, May 28 / May 15 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! The Holy Ascension of Our Lord “O Christ God, Thou hast ascended in glory, granting joy to Thy disciples by the promise of the Holy Spirit. Through the blessing they were assured that Thou art the Son of God, the Redeemer of the world!” –Troparion of the Ascension Saints of the Day…

Wednesday, May 27 / May 14 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Apodosis of Pascha Saints of the Day May 14 / 27. Martyr Isidore of Chios. St. Isidore, fool-for-Christ, wonderworker of Rostov. Martyr Maximus. St. Serapion, monk of Egypt. St. Nicetas, Bishop of Novgorod and recluse of the Kiev Caves. New-Martyr Mark of Crete at Smyrna. New-Martyr John of Bulgaria. First Opening of…

Tuesday, May 26 / May 13 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 13 / 26. Virgin Martyr Glyceria at Heraclea. Martyr Laodicius, jailer of St. Glyceria. Martyr Alexander of Rome. St. George the Confessor of Constantinople. St. Pausicacius, Bishop of Synnada. St. Euthymius the New, founder of Iveron Monastery, and his fellow…

A Day of Remembrance

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Monday, May 25 / May 12 (Church Calendar) Memorial DayChrist is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 12 / 25. St. Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus, and St. Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Sabinus, Archbishop of Cyprus. St. Polybius, Bishop of Cyprus. St. Dionysius, archimandrite of St. Sergius Monastery.…

Sunday, May 24 / May 11 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Sunday of the Blind ManChrist is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 11 / 24. Holy Equals-to-the-Apostles Methodius and Cyril, first teachers of the Slavs. Hieromartyr Mocius (Mucius), presbyter of Amphipolis in Macedonia. Commemoration of the Founding of Constantinople. St. Nicodemus, Archbishop of Serbia. St. Sophronius, recluse of…

Saturday, May 23 / May 10 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 10 / 23. Apostle Simon Zelotes. St. Isidore the Fool of Tabenna in Egypt. Blessed Thais (Taisia) of Egypt. Martyr Hesychius of Antioch. Martyrs Philadelphus, Cyprian, Alphius, Onesimus, Erasmus, and 14 others in Sicily. St. Laurence, monk of Egypt. Blessed…

Friday, May 22 / May 9 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 9 / 22. Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari. Prophet Isaiah. Martyr Christopher of Lycia, and with him Martyrs Callinica and Aquilina. Martyr Epimachus the New of Alexandria. Martyr Gordion at Rome. Translation…

Thursday, May 21 / May 8 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 8 / 21. Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. St. Arsenius the Great. (services combined) St. Arsenius of Novgorod, fool-for-Christ. St. Arsenius the Lover of labor, of the Kiev Caves. St. Hierax of Egypt. (Greek Calendar: St. Milles the…

Wednesday, May 20 / May 7 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 7 / 20. Commemoration of the Apparition of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem in 351 A.D. Martyr Acacius the centurion at Byzantium. Repose of of St. Nilus, abbot of Sora. St. John of Zaden in Georgia, and…

Tuesday, May 19 / May 6 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 6 / 19. Righteous Job the Long-suffering. St. Job, abbot and wonderworker of Pochaev. Martyrs Barbaruldier, Bacchus, Callimachus, an Dionysius, in Morea. Martyr Barbarus in Thessaly. Translation of the Relics of St. Pachomius of Nerekhta. (Greek Calendar Saints Mamas, Pachomius…

Monday, May 18 / May 5 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! The Anniversary of the Enthronement of His Eminence Hilarion, Chief Hierarch of The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russian. Many Years, dear Vladyka!Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Saints of the Day May 5 / 18. Great-Martyr Irene of Thessalonica. Martyrs Neophytus, Gaius and Caianus. St. Micah, disciple of St. Sergius…