Tuesday, October 20 / 7 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 7 / 20. Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus in Syria [Heb 11:33-40; Lk 21:12-19]. Martyrs Julian presbyter and Caesarius deacon, at Terracina. Martyr Polychronius. Virgin Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus. St. Sergius, abbot of Nurma (Vologda), disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. St. Sergius the Obedient of the Kiev…

Monday, October 19 / 6 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 6/19. Holy Glorious Apostle Thomas. Woman-Martyr Erothis of Cappadocia. New-Martyr Macarius at Kion in Bithynia (Mt. Athos). Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, “O All-Hymned Mother. Photo of the Day Quote of the Day “Don’t sit, glued to the television….Guard yourselves from the means of mass blinding.”…

Sunday, October 18 / 5 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 5 / 18. Saints Peter, Alexis, Jonah, Philip, Hermogenes (Germogen) and Tikhon, metropolitans of Moscow. Martyr Charitina of Amisus. Martyr Mamelta (Mamelchtha) of Persia. Hieromartyr Dionysius, Bishop of Alexandria. St. Damian the Healer and Saints Jeremiah and Matthew, clairvoyants of the Kiev Caves. St. Charitina, princess of…

Saturday, October 17 / 4 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day October 4 / 17. Hieromartyr Hierotheus, Bishop of Athens. Opening of the Relics of St. Gurias, first Archbishop of Kazan and St. Barsanuphius, Bishop of Tver. Martyr Peter of Capetolis. Martyrs Domnina and her daughters Berenice (Bernice) and Prosdoce of Syria. Martyr Adauctus and his daughter St. Callisthene…

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…