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St. John the Evangelist, Bring us close to Him, the powerful God, the sweet God; and though we are not worthy of His bosom, at least bring us close-to His feet! Saint Nikolai Velimirovič

Saint John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist
Righteous Gideon, judge of Israel.
Venerable Nilus of Rossano (Calabria) (1044). 

Commemorated on September 26

Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and he who loves is born of God and knows God. 1,121 more words

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Old Calendar Orthodox Daily Digest for 9/25/2020

Fasting Guidelines

16th Week after Pentecost. Tone six.
Fast. Food with Oil

Scripture Readings

Ephesians 1:7-17 (Friday)
In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth-in Him. 4,717 more words

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New Calendar Orthodox Daily Digest for 9/25/2020

Fasting Guidelines

Friday September 25, 2020
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Scripture Readings


Composite 2 – Proverbs 10, 3, 8 (Vespers, 1st reading)

The memory of the righteous is with praise and the blessing of the Lord is upon his head. 5,354 more words

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Η ψυχή που διδάχθηκε από τη χάρη Του Θεού να προσεύχεται, αγαπά και λυπάται όλη τη δημιουργία, και προπαντός τον άνθρωπο, για τον οποίο (ο Κύριος) έπαθε επάνω στο σταυρό και πονούσε βαθιά για όλους μας. Άγιος Σιλουανός ο Αθωνίτης

Άγιος Σιλουανός ο Αθωνίτης

Εμείς θα έπρεπε να ενεργούμε έτσι, όπως είπε ο Κύριος: «Θέλουν να σου πάρουν τον χιτώνα, άφησέ τους και το ιμάτιο· θέλουν να εργαστείς γι᾽ αυτούς ένα διάστημα, εργάσου δύο ακόμη· … 1,417 more words

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St. Paphnutius The Ascetic

In this episode of our volunteer-driven research project “Walking The Way with The Saints”, we focus on St. Paphnutius the Ascetic. Daniel Michalski… 666 more words

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St Sergius of Radonezh filled the wilderness with ceaseless prayer, and transformed the forest into a holy place of God. Saint Nikolai Velimirovič

Monk-martyr Paphnutius and 546 companions, in Egypt (c. 303)
Martyrs Paul and Tatta and their children Sabinian, Maximos, Rufus, and Eugene, of Damascus
Venerable Euphrosyne of Alexandria, nun, and her father Venerable Paphnutius, … 1,021 more words

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