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Thursday, 23 March 2017
Coming Feasts
Feast of our Lady
Sat, 25 March '17

The Blessed Annunciation to the Mother of God of the Incarnation

Sun, 26 March '17

The Archangel Gabriel

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

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
An elder said: "Anyone who loves God loves not only his fellow man, but the entire creation as well: trees, grass, flowers. He loves everything with the same love."
On Christ-Like Love

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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


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Service(s) for Thursday
Ethelwold, Priest-Hermit on the Isle of Farne. Fingar, Piala, and Companions, Martyrs in Cornwall. Gwinear of Cornwall. Maidoc, Abbot of Fiddown. Venerable-Martyr Luke of St Anne Skete on Athos. Venerable-Martyr Nikon of Sicily and with him 199 disciples.

Service(s) for Friday
Caimin, Abbot of Lough Derg. Domangart, Bishop of Slieve Donarth, Ireland. Dunchad, Abbot of Iona. Hildelitha, Abbess and Martyr of Barking, England. Mackartin (+505), Bishop of Clogher, Companion of Saint Patrick. New-Hieromartyr Parthenios, Patriarch of Constantinople. Sebba, King and Monk in England. Venerable Zachariah the recluse and Artemon, Bishop of Seleucia.

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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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