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Sunday after Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross From September 15 until the Leavetaking, we sing “O come, let us worship and fall down before Christ. O son of God crucified in the flesh, save us who sing to Thee: Alleluia” at weekday Liturgies following the Little Entrance. Martyr Sophia and her three daughters at Rome...

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Sunday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora, at Nicomedia Commemorated on September 10 The Holy Virgins Menodora, Nymphodora, and Metrodora (305-311), were sisters from Bithynia (Asia Minor). Distinguished for their special piety, they wanted to preserve their virginity and avoid worldly associations. They chose a solitary place for themselves in the wilderness and spent their lives in deeds...

10th Sunday of Matthew
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10th Sunday of Matthew

Lives of all saints commemorated on August 13 Leavetaking of the Transfiguration of our Lord On the Leavetaking of the Transfiguration, all of the service for the Feast is repeated, except for the Entrance at Vespers, the Old Testament readings, Litya, the Polyeleos and Gospel at Matins, and the blessing of grapes at Liturgy. The...

8th Sunday of Matthew
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8th Sunday of Matthew

Apostle Silas of the Seventy Commemorated on July 30 The Holy Apostle of the Seventy Silas was a disciple of the Savior. Saint Silas was a respected figure in the original Church at Jerusalem, one of the “chief men among the brethren” (Acts 15:22). The Council of the Apostles was convened at Jerusalem in the year...

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7th Sunday of St. Mathew, Phocas The Holy Martyr, Ezekiel the Prophet, Pelagia the Righteous

Join us for 7th Sunday of Matthew Prophet Ezekiel, Martyr Trophimus and 14 Others in Lycia, Hieromartyr Apollinaris Bishop of Ravenna, St Pelagia of Tinos Sunday (23/7): Matins 10am, Divine Liturgy 11am Saint Apollinaris was a disciple of the Apostle Peter, whom he followed from Antioch to Rome sometime during the reign of the Roman...

5th Sunday of Mathew, Holy Martyr Pancratios
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5th Sunday of Mathew, Holy Martyr Pancratios

Join us for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Hieromartyr Pancratius Bishop of Taormina, Saint Dionysius the Rhetor & His Disciple Saint Metrophanes, Michael Paknanas neomartyr Saturday (8/7): Great Vespers 5:30pm Sunday (9/7): Matins 10am, Divine Liturgy 11am, Moleben Service for Ukraine 6pm The Hieromartyr Pancratius, Bishop of Taormina, was born when our Lord Jesus Christ...

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