Sunday, June 7 / May 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! ~`.~`.~Pentecost Sunday~.`~.`~ Saints of the Day May 25 / June 7. Third Finding of the Honorable Head of St. John the Baptist. Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Cyprus. St. Dodo, prince of Georgia. Synaxis of Saints of Volhynia: Saints Yaropolk, Stephen, Macarius, Igor and Juliana. Righteous John and Mary of Ustiug (Vologda). Commemoration…

Saturday, June 6 / May 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 24 / June 6. St. Symeon Stylites (the Younger) of Wonderful Mountain. St. Nicetas Stylites, wonderworker of Pereyaslavl-Zalesski. Martyrs Meletius Stratelates, Stephen, John, and 1,218 soldiers with women and children, including: Serapion the Egyptian, Callinicus the magician, Theodore, Faustus, the women Marciana, Susanna, and Palladia, two children,…

Friday, June 5 / May 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 23 / June 5. St. Michael the Confessor, Bishop of Synnada. Opening of the Relics of St. Leontius, Bishop and wonderworker of Rostov. Martyr Michael the black-robed of St. Sabbas’ Monastery. Virgin Euphrosyne, princess of Polotsk. St. Paisius, abbot of Galich. Holy Myrrh-bearer, wife of Cleopas. (Greek…

Thursday, June 4 / May 22 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 22 / June 4. Martyr Basiliscus, Bishop of Comana. St. John-Vladimir, ruler of Serbia. New Hieromartyr Zachariah of Prusa. Blessed James, youth, of Borovichi (Novgorod). Commemoration of the Second Ecumenical Council. Righteous Melchizedek, king of Salem. (Greek Calendar: Martyrs Marcellus and Codratus. Martyr Sophia and physician. New…

Wednesday, June 3 / May 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! 23rd Annual Monastery PilgrimageBeginning with the Feast of Saint Olav of Norway, Tuesday, August 11th, and Concluding with the Patronal Feast of the Monastery, The Feast of the All-Merciful Saviour, Friday, August 14th (August 1st, Old Style). Camping space is available in the Monastery’s Saint Seraphim’s Wood, and there are many B&B’s…

Tuesday, June 2 / May 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! 23rd Annual Monastery PilgrimageBeginning with the Feast of Saint Olav of Norway, Tuesday, August 11th, and Concluding with the Patronal Feast of the Monastery, The Feast of the All-Merciful Saviour, Friday, August 14th (August 1st, Old Style). Camping space is available in the Monastery’s Saint Seraphim’s Wood, and there are many B&B’s…

Monday, June 1 / May 19 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! 23rd Annual Monastery PilgrimageBeginning with the Feast of Saint Olav of Norway, Tuesday, August 11th, and Concluding with the Patronal Feast of the Monastery, The Feast of the All-Merciful Saviour, Friday, August 14th (August 1st, Old Style). Camping space is available in the Monastery’s Saint Seraphim’s Wood, and there are many B&B’s…

Sunday, May 31 / May 18 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 18 / 31. Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra, and with him the seven Virgin Martyrs Alexandra, Tecusa, Claudia, Phaine, Euphraisa, Matrona and Julia. Martyrs Peter, Dionysius, and those who suffered under Decius Andrew, Paul, Christina, Heraclius, Paulinus, and Benedimus. Martyrs Symeon, Isaac and Bachtisius of Persia. Martyr Euphrasia…

Saturday, May 30 / May 17 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 17 / 30. Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy and his fellow laborer Junia. St. Stephen, Archbishop of Constantinople. Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamer, and Pamphalon at Chalcedon. Translation of the Relics of St. Adrian, abbot of Ondrusov. Saints Nectarius and Theophanes of Meteora. St. Euphrosyne (princess Eudocia) of Moscow.…

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…