Aerial View of Monastery

Sunday, February 8 / January 26 (Church Calendar) Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee / New Martyrs of Russia Saints of the Day January 26 / February 8. St. Xenophon and his wife, St. Mary, and their two sons, Saints Arcadius and John, of Constantinople. St.Symeon the Ancient of Mt. Sinai. Martyrs Ananias presbyter, Peter, and seven soldiers, in…

Hammie

Saturday, February 7 / January 25 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day Archbishop of Constantinople. St. Publius, ascetic of Syria. St. Mares the Singer of Syria. Martyrs Felicitas of Rome and seven sons: Januarius, Felix, Philip, Silvanus, Alexander, Vitalis, and Martial. St.Moses, Archbishop of Novgorod. St. Castinus, Bishop of Byzantium. St. Demetrius Skevophylax of Constantinople. New-MartyrVladimir, Metropolitan of Kiev (1918),…

From the Highest Point

Friday, February 6 / January 24 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 24 / February 6. St. Xenia of Rome and her two female slaves. St. Macedonius, hermit of Syria. Martyrs Babylas of Sicilyand his two disciples, Timothy and Agapius. Translation of the Relics of St. Anastasius the Persian. Martyrs Paul, Pausirius, andTheodotian, of Egypt. St. Philo, Bishop of…

Aerial of Monastery

Thursday, February 5 / January 23 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 23 / February 5. Hieromartyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra, and Martyr Agathangelus [Heb 13:7-16; Jn 10:9-16]. St. Paulinus the Merciful, Bishop of Nola. St. Mausimas the Syrian, monk. St. Salamanes the Silent of the Euprates, monk. St. Gennadius of Kostroma, monk. Commemoration of the Sixth Ecumenical Council.…

Plaza Fountain and Temple

Wednesday, February 4 / January 22 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 22 / February 4. Apostle Timothy of the Seventy [II Tim 1:3-9; Lk 19:1-15]. Monk-martyr Anastasius the Persian. Martyrs Manuel, Parodus, presbyters; and 377 companions in Bulgaria. Martyr Anastasius the deacon of the Kiev Caves. St. Macarius,abbot of Zhabyn. St. Ioasaph, Enlightener of Alaska and the American…

Sunshine on the Temple

Tuesday, February 3 / January 21 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 21 / February 3. St. Maximus the Confessor [Heb 11:33-40; Lk 12:8-12]. Martyr Neophytus of Nicaea. Martyrs Eugene, Candidus, Valerian and Aquila at Trebizond. Martyr Anastasius, disciple of St. Maximus the Confessor. Virgin Martyr Agnes of Rome. St. Neophytus of Vatopedi (Mt. Athos). St. Maximus the Greek.…

His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill

Monday, February 2 / January 20 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 20 / February 2. St. Euthymius the Great. Martyrs Bassus, Eusebius, Eutychius and Basilides at Nicomedia. MartyrsInna, Pinna and Rimma, disciples of Apostle Andrew in Scythia. Martyrs Thyrsus and Agnes. St. Leo the Great, confessor,Emperor of the East. Martyr Anna at Rome. New-Martyr Zacharias at Patrai in…

Interior of our temple

Sunday, February 1 / January 19 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 19 / February 1. St. Macarius the Great of Egypt St. Macarius of Alexandria. Virgin Martyr Euphrasia of Nicomedia. St.Arsenius, Archbishop of Kerkyra (Corfu). Translation of the Relics of St. Gregory the Theologian. St. Mark, Archbishop of Ephesus.St. Meletius the Gallesiote, monk. Blessed Theodore of Novgorod, fool-for-Christ.…

Dawn Over the Monastery

Saturday, January 31 / January 18 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 18 / 31. St. Athanasius the Great, and St. Cyril, Archbishops. of Alexandria [Heb 13:7-16; Matt 5:14-19]. St. Marcian of Cyrrhus in Syria, monk. Martyr Xenia. St. Maximus, ruler of Serbia, metropolitan. St. Athanasius, abbot of Syandemsk. St.Silvanus of Palestine, monk. St. Athanasius of Novolotsk, monk. St.…

The Monastery's Central Plaza

Friday, January 30 / January 17 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day January 17 / 30. St. Anthony the Great. Emperor St. Theodosius the Great. St. Achilles the Confessor, hermit of Egypt. St.Anthony the New, of Berrhia in Macedonia. St. Anthony of Dymsk (Novgorod). St. Anthony of Krasny Kholm, monk. St. Anthony of Chernoezersk, monk. St. Anthony the Roman, of…

A Word from the Patriarch-elect

29 January 2009, 14:10 Christian shouldn’t look gloomy – the newly elected Patriarch speaking about Orthodox fashion and smiles Moscow, January 29, Interfax – A believer can’t look and feel gloomy, Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad, the newly elected by the Russian Church Local Council Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, used to say at his meetings with youth.…

Thursday, January 29 / January 16 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Chains of Saint Peter Saints of the Day January 16 / 29. Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy Glorious Apostle Peter Martyrs Speusippus, Eleusippus, and Meleusippus the brothers, their grandmother Leonilla, and with them Neon, Turbo, and the woman Jonilla (Jovilla), in Cappadocia.Martyr Danax in Macedonia. New Hieromartyr Damascene of…