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Thursday, 22 June 2017
Coming Feasts
Sat, 24 June '17

The Nativity of the Honourable, Glorious Prophet and Forerunner, St John the Baptist

Thu, 29 June '17

The Glorious and Most Illustrious Saints, Apostles and Chief Primates Peter and Paul

Fri, 30 June '17

The Council of the holy and glorious Twelve Apostles

Sun, 2 July '17

The Deposition of the Robe of the Holy Mother of God at Blanchernae

Thu, 20 July '17

The Holy Prophet Elijah

My help cometh from the Lord, Who hath made heaven and the earth.
Verse: I have lifted up mine eyes to the mountains, from whence cometh my help.

Wisdom from the Holy Fathers
He who truly loves God prays entirely without distraction, and he who prays entirely without distraction loves God truly. But he whose intellect is fixed on any worldly thing does not pray without distraction, and consequently he does not love God.
On Love

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Service(s) for Thursday
Alban, protomartyr of Britian. Beheading of Gwenvrewi (Winifred, Winefride) of Holywell, Wales, Whom Saint Beuno Raised to Life. Hieromartyr Eusebios, Bishop of Samosata. Martyrs Zeno and his servant Zenas of Philadelphia. Passion of Alban the Protomartyr of Britain and Heraclius the Soldier, at Verulamium in Hertfordshire, England. Venerable Anastasia of Serbia.

Service(s) for Friday
Etheldreda (Audrey) (+679), Queen of Northumbria, Abbess of Ely's Double Monastery. Martyrs Agripinna of Rome, Aristokleos, Eustochios, Demetrian, and Lollias. Mochaoi (Melray), Abbot of Nendruim, Baptised by Saint Patrick. translation of the relics of Herman, Archbishop of Kazan. Venerable Barbaros Pentapolites.

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Wisdom of the Fathers is from An Athonite Gerontikon: Sayings of the Holy Fathers of Mount Athos and The Philokalia
Scripture Verses from KJV and EMTV

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