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Sunday, 30 April 2017
Coming Feasts
Tue, 2 May '17

St Athanasius

Mon, 8 May '17

St John the Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist

Wed, 10 May '17

The Apostle Simon Zelotes

Sun, 21 May '17

The Great and holy Sovereigns, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Constantine and Helen

Thu, 25 May '17

The Discovery of the honourable Head of the Forerunner St John the Baptist

St James, Apostle, the brother of St John
The Myrrh-Bearing Women

Behold now bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord.
Verse: Ye that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God.

Wisdom from the Holy Fathers
In time of prayer clear your intellect of both the passion-free conceptual images of human things and the contemplation of creatures. Otherwise in imagining lesser things you may fall away from Him who is incomparably greater than all created beings.
On Love

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Paschal Feasts
Thu, 25 May


Sun, 4 June


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Service(s) for Sunday
The Myrrh-Bearing Women
St James, Apostle, the brother of St John
Apostle James, brother of John the Theologian. Bishop Ignatios Brianchaninov. Cynwyl, Hermit in Northern Wales, Brother of Saint Deinol (Daniel) of Bangor, Wales. Donatos, Bishop in Epiros. Erkenwald, Bishop of London, Abbot of Chertsey, England. New-Martyr Argyris.

Service(s) for Monday
Asaph, Bishop in Wales. Brioch (Brieux, Bryan) the Traveller, Bishop of Brittany (see also April 29). Cellach, Bishop of Killala, Ireland. Kevoca, Virgin of Kyle, Scotland. Prophet Jeremiah. Venerable Paphnoutios of Borovsk. Venerable-Martyrs Euthymios, Ignatios and Akakios of Prodromou skete on Athos.

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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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