Sunday, January 10 / December 28 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 28 / January 10. Afterfeast of the Nativity of Christ. The 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia, including: Glycerius, Zeno,Theophilus, Dorotheus, Mardonius, Migdonius, Indes, Gorgonius, Peter, Euthymius, and the virgins Agape, Domna, and Theophila.Apostle Nicanor the Deacon. St. Ignatius, monk of Lomsk (Vologda). St. Simon the Myrrh-gusher, founder of…

Saturday, January 9 / December 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 27 / January 9. Third Day of the Feast of the Nativity. Holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen St. Theodore Graptus (the Branded, confessor, brother of St. Theophanes the Hymnographer. (services combined) St. Theodore, Archbishop ofConstantinople. St. Luke, monk of Tryglia. New-Martyrs Tikhon, Archbishop of Voronezh, and with…

Friday, January 8 / December 26 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 26 / January 8. Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity. Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos [Heb 2:11-19; Matt2:13-23]. Hieromartyr Euthymius, Bishop of Sardis. St. Evaristus of the Studion Monastery. St. Constantine, monk of Synnada.New Hieromartyr Constantius the Russian, at Constantinople. St. Nicodemus the Serbian.…

Thursday, January 7 / December 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! The Holy Nativity of Our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ Saints of the Day: December 25 / January 7. THE NATIVITY ACCORDING TO THE FLESH OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthasar. Commemoration of the shepherds in Bethlehem who were watching…

Wednesday, January 6 / December 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 24 / January 6. Nun-martyr Eugenia of Rome, and with her Martyrs Philip her father, Protus, Hyacinth (Jacinth), Basilla,and Claudia. St. Nicholas the monk of Bulgaria. St. Antioch, monk of Palestine, and St. Bitimionus of Scete. St. Aphrodisius,monk of Palestine. New-Martyr Achmed (Ahmet) the Calligrapher (or Architect)…

Living the evangelical life of Orthodox monasticism

Scroll down for Abbot Tryphon’s video Living the evangelical life of Orthodox monasticism in witness to the salvific truth of the Gospels of Our Lord, God, and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Tuesday, January 5 / December 23 (Church Calendar) Saints of the Day December 23 / January 5. Forefeast of the Nativity of…

Monday, January 4 / December 22 (Church Calendar)

Abbot Tryphon’s first YouTube video: scroll down Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 22 / January 4. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ. Great-Martyr Anastasia, deliverer from bonds, and her teacher Martyr Chrysogonus, and with them Martyrs Theodota, Evodias, Eutychianus, and others who suffered under Diocletian [Gal 3:23-29; Lk7:36-50]. (Greek Calendar: Martyr Zoilus.)…

Sunday, January 3 / December 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Sunday of the Holy Fathers Saints of the Day December 21 / January 3. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ. Virgin Martyr Juliana of Nicomedia, and with her 500 men and 130women. Repose of St. Peter, Metropolitan of All Russia. Martyr Theomistocles of Myra in Lycia. St. Juliana, princess of Vyazma.Blessed Procopius…

Saturday, January 2/ December 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day .December 20 / January 2. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ. Repose of Righteous John of Kronstadt Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, Bishop of Antioch (also celebrated January 29) [Heb 4:14-5:6; Mk 9:33-41]. St. Philogonius, Bishop of Antioch. St.Daniel II, Archbishop of Serbia. St. Ignatius, archimandrite of the Kiev…

Friday, January 1/ December 19 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Happy New Year! Saints of the Day: December 19 / January 1. Martyr Boniface at Tarsus in Cilicia, and Righteous Aglae (Aglaida) of Rome. Martyrs Elias, Probus andAres, in Cilicia. Martyrs Polyeuctus at Caesarea in Cappadocia, and Timothy the deacon in Mauretania. St. Boniface the Merciful,Bishop of Ferentino. St. Gregory, Archbishop of…

Thursday, December 31/ 18 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day December 18 / 31. Martyr Sebastian at Rome and his companions: Martyrs Nicostratus, Zoe, Castorius, Tranquillinus, Marcellinus,Mark, Claudius, Symphorian, Victorinus, Tiburtius, and Castulus. St. Modestus, Archbishop of Jerusalem. St. Florus, Bishop ofAmisus. St. Micahel the Confessor at Constantinople. Martyr Eubotius at Cyzicus. St. Sebastian, abbot of Poshekhonye Monastery…