Monthly Archive: December 2016

28th Sunday after Pentecost

28th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone three. Nativity Fast. Luke 24:36-53 (6th Matins Gospel). Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40. Matthew 1:1-25. Martyr Boniface at Tarsus in Cilicia (290). Sunday before the Nativity of our Lord God...

27th Sunday after Pentecost

27th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone two. Nativity Fast. Luke 24:12-35 (5th Matins Gospel). Colossians 3:4-11 Epistle. Luke 14:16-24 Gospel. St. Spyridon the Wonderworker of Tremithon (348). Serbian Mother’s Day. In the morning of Materice,...

Bishop Longin’s Christmas card

Our Savior, the dayspring from the East, has visited us from on high, and we, who were in darkness and shadow, have found the truth, for the Lord is born of the Virgin!-The Exapostilarion...

26th Sunday after Pentecost

26th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone one. Nativity Fast. Luke 24:1-12 (4th Matins Gospel). Ephesians 5:8-19. Luke 12:16-21. Venerable Sabbas the Sanctified (532). Venerable Nectarius of Bitol (1500), and his elder, St. Philotheus, of Karyes...

25th Sunday after Pentecost

25th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone eight. Nativity Fast. Mark 16:9-20 (3rd Matins Gospel). Ephesians 4:1-6. Luke 13:10-17. Martyr Stephen the New of Mt. St. Auxentius (767). New Martyr Christos of Constantinople (1748). Our father...

24th Sunday after Pentecost

24th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone seven. Nativity Fast. Luke 1:39-49, 56 Matins Gospel. Ephesians 2:14-22. Hebrews 9:1-7 Theotokos. Luke 8:41-56. Luke 10:38-42; 11:27-28 Theotokos. The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple....