Saturday, June 13 / May 31 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 31 / June 13. Apostle Hermes of the Seventy. Martyr Hermias at Comana. Martyr Philosophus at Alexandria. Martyr Marus the magician who was converted on witnessing the martyrdom of Hermias. New-Martyrs Hierotheus, Bishop of Nikolsk (1928), and his friend Schema-hieromonk Seraphim (1923). (Greek Calendar: Five Martyrs of…

Friday, June 12 / May 30 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 30 / June 12. St. Isaac, founder of the Dalmation Monastery at Constantinople. St. James, monk of Galich monastery. Martyr Natalius. Martyrs Romanus, Meletius, and Euplius. Martyr Barlaam of Caesarea in Cappadocia. Repose of Abbot Ephraim of Sarov (1778). Photo of the Day Alexander Karg, placing the…

Thursday, June 11 / May 29 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 29 / June 11. Virgin Theodosia of Constantinople. Repose of Blessed John of Ustiug, fool-for-Christ. Virgin Martyr Theodosia of Tyre. St. Alexander, Patriarch of Alexandria. New-Martyr Andrew. New-Martyr John (or Nannus) at Smyrna. Commemoration of the First Ecumenical Council. (Greek Calendar: Hieromartyr Olbian, Bishop of Aneus, and…

Wednesday, June 10 / May 28 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 28 / June 10. St. Nicetas, Bishop of Chalcedon. St. Ignatius, Bishop and wonderworker of Rostov. Hieromartyr Helladius, Bishop in the East. St. Eutychius, Bishop of Melitene. Martyr Heliconis of Thessalonica. St. Sophronius, monk of Bulgaria. New-Martyr Demetrius. New-Martyr Zachariah of Prusa. St. Germanus, Bishop of Paris.…

Tuesday, June 9 / May 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day May 27 / June 9. ASCENSION Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis. Translation of the Relics of St. Nilus of Stolbensk. Virgin Martyr Theodora and Martyr Didymus the soldier at Alexandria. Translation of the Relics of Saints Cyprian, Photius and Jonah, Metropolitan of Kiev. St. Therapont, abbot of Byelozersk.…

Monday, June 8 / May 26 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! ~Day of the Holy Spirit~ Saints of the Day May 26 / June 8. Apostles Carpus and Alphaeus of the Seventy. Martyrs Abercius and Helen, children of Apostle Alphaeus. Great-Martyr George the New at Sofia. St. John Psichaita the Confessor of Constantinople. Opening of the Relics of St. Macarius, abbot of Kolyazin.…

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…