Saint(s) of the Day:
Martyrs Isauros, Basil, Innocent, Hermes, Felix and Peregrinos of Athens; Martyrs Manuel, Sabel and Ismael of Persia; Venerable Joseph and Pior, disciples of Anthony the Great; Martyr Nectan of Hartland.
Celtic Saint(s) of the Day:
Botulph, Abbot of Ikanhoe, Boston, England, and His Brother Adulph, Bishop. Nectan, Martyr of Hartland in Devonshire, EnglandMoling, Bishop and Confessor of Ferns, Ireland. Briavel, Hermit in Gloucestershire, England. Translation of the Relics of Columcille (Columba), Abbot of Iona, Apostle to Scotland
Dismissal Hymn for Friday in the
First Tone .
Save, O Lord, Thy people, and bless Thine inheritance; grant Thou unto the faithful victory over adversaries. And by the power of Thy Cross do Thou preserve Thy commonwealth.
The date is the liturgical date and it changes in the evening, which is the beginning of the Orthodox Church day.
The Scripture readings are in Byzantine Notation, where they are read up to but not including the final verse number. Also, not all readings end at the verse breaks of modern Bibles; this is reflected with verses cited as 5b or 8c to show the proportion of the verse to be read.