Wednesday, February 25 / February 12 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 12 / 25. St. Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch. St. Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow and wonderworker of All Russia. St.Anthony, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Mary, nun (who was called Marinus), and her father, St. Eugene, monk, at Alexandria.New-Martyr Chrestos at Constantinople. St. Bassian, abbot of Ryabovsky Forest Monastery,…

Blessing of the Onion Dome

Tuesday, February 24 / February 11 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 11 / 24. Hieromartyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebaste. St. Demetrius, monk, wonderworker of Priluki (Vologda). St. Vsevelod (inholy baptism Gabriel), wonderworker of Pskov. St. Theodora, wife of Emperor Theophilus the Iconoclast. New-Martyr George of Serbia. (Greek Calendar: St. George, abbot in Serbia.) Repose of Archbishop Simon of…

Monday, February 23 / February 10 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day of Magnesia in Thessaly, and Martyrs Porphyrius and Baptus.MartyrsEnnatha, Valentina, and Paula of Palestine. St. Prochorus of the Kiev Caves. Saints Joachim, Luke, Germanus, Arcadius, Gregory,Martyrius, Anthony, Basil and Symeon, Bishops of Novgorod. St. Anna, wife of Yaroslav I. St. Anna, wife of Yaroslav I. St.Longinus, monk of…

Fisher Pond on Vashon Island

Sunday, February 22 / February 9 (Church Calendar) Meatfare Sunday Saints of the Day February 9 / 22. Opening of the Relics of St. Innocent of Irkutsk. Martyr Nicephorus of Antioch. Hieromartyrs Marcellus, Bishop of Sicily, Philagrius, Bishop of Cyprus, and Pancratius, Bishop of Taormina. Martyr Peter Damascene. Saints Nicephorus and Gennadius, monks of Vazheozersk (Vologda). St. Pancratius, hieromonk of…

Brother Christos

Saturday, February 21 / February 8 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 8 / 21. Great-Martyr Theodore Stratelites (the General) and Prophet Zachariah. St. Sabbas II,Archbishop of Serbia. (Greek Calendar: Martyrs Nicephorus and Stephen. Martyrs Philadelphus and Polycarp. St. Macarius, Bishop of Paphus. St. Pergetus. Quote of the Day “When you are praying alone, and your spirit is dejected,…

The New Royal Doors

Friday, February 20 / February 7 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 7 / 20. St. Parthenius, Bishop of Lampasacus on the Hellespont. St. Luke of Hellas. The 1,003 Martyrs of Nicomedia.(Greek Calendar: Six Martyrs of Phrygia. St. Peter of Monovatia, monk. Martyr Theopemptus and Synodia. St. Aprionus, Bishop ofCyprus. New-Martyr George of Crete.) Repose of Archimandrite Gennadius, ascetic…

The Monastery's Temple

Thursday, February 19 / February 6 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 6 / 19. St. Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna. Martyr Julian of Emesa. Virgin Martyr Fausta, and with her Evilasius and Maximus, at Cyzicus. Virgin Martyr Dorothy, two sisters Christina and Callista, and Theophilus, at Caesaria in Cappadocia. Virgin Martyrs Martha and Mary, and their brother Lycarion, in…

Sunny Skies Over the Temple

Many of you read this plea on a previous posting, but for those of you who may have missed it, I need to repeat my request. Given the economic downswing that has hit our nation, the monastery is struggling to stay afloat. Our donations are way down, as are our coffee sales. We still own $278,000.00 on the mortgage balance,…

Ferry Crossing

Tuesday, February 17 / February 4 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 4 / 17. St. Isidore of Pelusium, monk. St. George, prince of Vladimir. St. Cyril, abbot, wonderworker of Novoezersk (Novgorod). St. Nicholas the Confessor, abbot of the Studion. Martyr Jadorus. Hieromartyr Abramius, Bishop of Arbela in Assyria.St. John, Bishop of Hirenopolis. St. Abraham & St. Coprius, monks…

Met. Philaret of Minsk and Myself

Monday, February 16 / February 3 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 3 / 16. Holy and Righteous Symeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess Prophet Azarias. Martyrs Adrian and Eubulus at Caesaria in Cappadocia. St. Symeon, first Bishop of Tver. St. Ansgar, Bishop of Hamburg, enlightener of Denmark and Sweden. St. Romanus, prince of Uglich. New-Martyrs Stamatius and…

Trapeza and Bookstore

I received a number of emails with inquiries as to how to contribute to the monastery. Checks can be made out to: All-Merciful Saviour Monastery and mailed toP.O. Box 2420, Vashon Island, WA 98070-2420.Thank you so much for whatever you are able to do in support of the holy brotherhood. Your prayers are especially coveted. Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory…

Come let us worship

Saturday, February 14 / February 1 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day February 1 / 14. Martyr Tryphon of Campsada (Lampsakon) near Apamea in Syria. Martyrs Perpetua, a woman of Carthage, and the catechumens Saturus, Revocatus, Saturninus, Secundulus, and Felicitas. St. Peter the Galatian, hermit near Antioch in Syria.St. Vendemianus (Bendemianus), hermit of Bithynia. St. Basil, Archbishop of Thessalonica. New-Martyr…