Friday, March 12 / February 27 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 27 / March 12. St. Procopius the confessor of Decapolis. St. Titus, presbyter of the Kiev Caves. St. Thalalaeus, hermit of Syria. Martyr Gelasius the Actor of Heliopolis. St. Stephen, monk of Constantinople. St. Titus the Soldier, of the Kiev Caves. St. Pitirim, Bishop of Tambov. (Greek…

Thursday, March 11 / February 26 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 26 / March 11. St. Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza. St. Sebastian, monk of Poshekhonye. New-Martyr John Calphas (‘the Apprentice’) at Constantinople. (Greek Calendar: St. Photina the Samaritan Woman and her sisters Anatola, Phota, Photis, Parasceva, and Cyriaca; her sons Photinus and Joses; and Sebastian the Duke, Victor,…

Wednesday, March 10 / February 25 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 25 / March 10. St. Tarasius, Archbishop of Constantinople. Hieromartyr Reginus, Bishop of the isle of Skopelos. St. Polycarp. Martyr Anthony. Saints Erasmus and Paphnutius, monks. Martyrs Alexander and Hypatius at Marcionopolis. (Greek Calendar: St. Theodore, fool-for-Christ. St. Marcellus, Bishop of Apamea in Syria.) Photo of the…

Tuesday, March 9 / February 24 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 24 / March 9. First and Second Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist [(1) Is 40:1-3, 9; 41:17-18; 45:8; 48:20-21; 54:1; (2) Malachi 3:1-3, 5-7, 12, 18; 4:4-6; (3) Wis 4:7, 16-17, 19-20; 5:1-7. Matins: Lk 7:17-30. Liturgy: II Cor 4:6-12; Matt 11:2-15.]…

Monday, March 8 / February 23 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 23 / March 8. Hieromartyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna. Saints John, Antioch, Antoninus, Moses, Zebinas, Polychronius, Moses and Damian, ascetics of the Syrian deserts. St. Alexander, founder of the Order of the Unsleeping Ones. St. Gorgonia, sister of St. Gregory the Theologian. St. Damian of Esphigmenou Skete…

Sunday, March 7 / February 22 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Veneration of the Holy Cross Saints of the Day February 22 / March 7. Opening of the Relics of Holy Martyrs at the gate of Eugenius at Constantinople. Martyrs Maurice and his son Photinus, and Martyrs Theodore, Philip, and 70 soldiers, at Apamea in Syria. Saints Thalassius, Limnaeus, and Baradates, hermits of…

Saturday, March 6 / February 21 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Commemoration of the Departed Saints of the Day February 21 / March 6. St. Timothy of Symbola in Bithynia. St. Eustathius (Eustace), Archbishop of Antioch. (services combined) St. George, Bishop of Amastris on the Black Sea. St. John the Scholastic, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Zachariah, Patriarch of Jerusalem. ‘Kozelshchanskaya’ Icon of the…

Friday, March 5 / February 20 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 20 / March 5. St. Leo, Bishop of Catania in Sicily. St. Agatho, pope of Rome. Hieromartyr Sadoc (Sadoth), Bishop of Persia, and 128 Martyrs with him. Beheading of St. Cornelius, abbot of the Pskov Caves, and his disciple St. Bessian of Murom. St. Agatho, wonderworker of…

Thursday, March 4 / February 19 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 19 / March 4. Apostles Archippus and Philemon of the Seventy, and Martyr Apphia. St. Dositheus of Palestine, disciple of St. Abba Dorotheus. St. Rabulas of Samosata. Saints Eugene and Macarius, presbyters, confessors at Antioch. Martyrs Maximus, Theodotus, Hesychius, and Asclepiodota of Adrianopolis. St. Conon, abbot in…

Wednesday, March 3 / February 18 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 18 / March 3. St. Leo the Great, pope of Rome. St. Flavian the confessor, Patriarch of Constantinople. St. Agapitus, Bishop of Synnada in Phrygia, and Martyrs Victor, Dorotheus, Theodulus, and Agrippa, who suffered under Licinius. St. Cosmas, monk of Yakhromsk. New-Martyr Priest Alexander Medvedsky (1932) and…

Tuesday, March 2 / February 17 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 17 / March 2. Great-Martyr Theodore the Tyro. Opening of the Relics of Martyr Menas of Alexandria (same as December 10). St. Mariamne, sister of Apostle Philip. St. Auxibius, Bishop of Soli in Cyprus. St. Theodosius the Bulgarian and his disciple St. Romanus, monks. St. Theodore the…

Monday, March 1 / February 16 (Church Calendar)

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory to Him forever! Saints of the Day February 16 / March 1. Martyrs Pamphilus presbyter, Valens deacon, Paul, Seleucus, Porphyrius, Julian, Theodulus, Elias, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Samuel and Danial, at Caesaria in Palestine. St. Marutha, Bishop of Martyropolis in Mesopotamia. Persian Martyrs with St. Maruthas. Martyr Romanus of Mt. Athos. New-Martyrs Priest Elias (1934) and Priest…