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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Coming Feasts
Sun, 23 April '17

The Great-martyr St George the Triumphant

Tue, 25 April '17

St Mark Apostle and Evangelist

Sun, 30 April '17

St James, Apostle, the brother of St John

Tue, 2 May '17

St Athanasius

Mon, 8 May '17

St John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist

O God, in Thy name save me, and in Thy strength do Thou judge me.
Verse: O God hearken unto my prayer, give ear unto the words of my mouth.

Wisdom from the Holy Fathers
A contemporary venerable hesychast would say to me: "Not many people are graced these days. Frequently we remain empty of God's grace. Then through a sorrow or difficulty it comes back to us again."
On the Energies of Divine Grace

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Paschal Feasts
Sun, 9 April

Palm Sunday

Fri, 14 April

Holy Friday

Sat, 15 April

Holy Saturday

Sun, 16 April


Sun, 23 April

Thomas Sunday

Thu, 25 May


Sun, 4 June


Latest News

Service(s) for Wednesday
Eustathios the Confessor, Bishop of Bithynia. Gwladys (Gladys) (+6th c), Widow, Wife of Saint Gwynllw, Mother of Saint Cadoc, Daughter of Saint Brychan of Brecknock. Gwynllw (Gundleus) (+523), King and Hermit of Wales. Mark, Bishop of Arethusa. Martyr Cyril the deacon of Heliopolis. Martyrs Jonah and Barachisios.

Service(s) for Thursday
Fergus, Bishop of Downpatrick, Ireland. New-Hieromartyr Zachariah, Bishop of Corinth. Osburga, Abbess of Coventry, England. Regulus, Abbot of Fife, Scotland (see also October 17). Sophronios, Bishop of Irkutsk. Tola, Abbot and Bishop of Disert Tola, Meath, Ireland. Translation of the Relics of Edmund, King and Martyr of East Anglia. Venerable John of Sinai, author of 'The Ladder'.

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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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