Divine Liturgy

Today we celebrate the Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius and Dorymedon suffered for Christ during the reign of the Roman emperor Probus (276-282). A pagan festival was being celebrated in the city of Antioch. Sacrificial offerings were brought, the wine was poured, and vile acts were performed.

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Divine Liturgy

This is the Leavetaking of the Nativity of the Theotokos. We also commemorate the Hieromartyr Autonomus. The Hieromartyr Autonomus was a bishop in Italy. During the time of the persecution against Christians under the emperor Diocletian (284-305), Saint Autonomus left his own country and resettled in Bithynia, in the locality of Soreus with a man

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Sunday Divine Liturgy

All Saints of Britain and Ireland are commemorated today. Also today the Greatmartyr Euphemia the All-praised is commemorated. The Miracle of Saint Euphemia the All-Praised: The holy Great Martyr Euphemia (September 16) suffered martyrdom in the city of Chalcedon in the year 304, during the time of the persecution against Christians by the emperor Diocletian

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Afterfeast of the Meeting of our Lord in the Temple

We also commemorate St. Parthenius, who was Bishop of Lampsacus. He was a native of the city of Melitoupolis (in northwestern Asia Minor), where his father Christopher served as deacon. The youth did not receive adequate schooling, but he learned the Holy Scripture by attending church services. He had a good heart, and distributed to

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New Years Day

Circumcision of our Lord Jesus Christ. St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia Please note we do not kneel in our prayers from the Nativity of Christ until Jan 4, 2021

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