Today's Saints
Greatmartyr James the Persian
Greatmartyr James the Persian

The Holy Great Martyr James the Persian (the Sawn-Asunder) was born in the fourth century into a pious Christian family, both wealthy and illustrious. His wife was also a Christian, and the couple raised their children in piety, inspiring in them a love for prayer and the Holy Scriptures. James…

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Venerable Palladius of Thessalonica

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Saint James the Wonderworker, Bishop of Rostov

According to a local tradition, Saint James received monastic tonsure at Kopyrsk monastery on the River Ukhtoma, 80 kilometers from Rostov. For a long time he was igumen of this monastery, and in the year 1385 he was made Bishop of Rostov when Pimen was Metropolitan and Demetrius of the Don was…

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Uncovering of the relics of Saint Vsévolod (Gabriel) of Pskov
Uncovering of the relics of Saint Vsévolod (Gabriel) of Pskov

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17 Monastic Martyrs in India

These Christian monks are mentioned in The Lives of Saints Barlaam and Ioasaph (November 19), by Saint John of Damascus (December 4). They suffered in the IV century when King Abenner ruled India. He hated Christians because they were converting his people to Christ, and some of them even became…

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Saint Romanus the Wonderworker

Saint Romanus the Wonderworker was born in the city of Rosa and lived an ascetical life on the outskirts of Antioch, acquiring the gifts of clairvoyance and healing. Through his intercession, the Lord granted many childless women the joy of motherhood. Saint Romanus was strict in his fasting, and…

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Repose of Venerable Diodorus, Abbot of the Yuriev Monastery, Solovki
Repose of Venerable Diodorus, Abbot of the Yuriev Monastery, Solovki

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Commemoration of the Weeping Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” at Novgorod
Commemoration of the Weeping Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” at Novgorod

The Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign”, depicts the Most Holy Theotokos with prayerfully uplifted hands, and the Divine Infant is at Her bosom in a mandorla (or sphere). This depiction of the Mother of God is regarded as one of the very first of Her iconographic images. In the…

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“Kursk-Root” Icon of the Mother of God
“Kursk-Root” Icon of the Mother of God

The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign” is one of the most ancient icons of the Russian Church. In the thirteenth century during the Tatar invasion, when all the Russian realm was put to the extremest tribulation, the city of Kursk, ravaged by the Horde of Batu, fell into…

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Icon of the Mother of God of Abalaka

The Abalaka Icon of the Mother of God “Of the Sign” was painted by Matthew, a protodeacon of the Tobolsk cathedral, in honor of Sophia (the Wisdom of God), in fulfillment of a vow by a paralytic peasant Euthymius to rebuild the church at the Abalaka monastery of the Mother of God…

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Saint Theodosius of Trnovo

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Icon of the Mother of God of Tsarskoe Selo

The Tsarskoe Selo Sign Icon of the Mother of God an ancient wonderworking icon, was brought by way of a present to Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich by one of the Eastern Patriarchs, supposedly by Saint Athanasius of Constantinople (October 28). Tsar Peter I transferred the icon, together with other sacred…

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“Seraphim-Ponetaevka” Icon of the Mother of God

The Seraphim-Ponetaevka Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was painted in the year 1879 by the nuns of the Seraphim-Ponetaevka women’s monastery, not far from Arzamas, near the village of Ponetaevka. The monastery was named after Saint Seraphim of Sarov by the founder of the…

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Upcoming Events

Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly CalendarAppointments are no longer necessary. 

Thursday. Nov. 25th at 10:00AM, we will be serving the Thanksgiving Day Molieben

Our Annual Saint Nicholas Giving Tree Project helps seminarian families who need assistance at Christmas. There are ornamnent tags placed on two "trees" hanging in the entry way of the Church. Take one or more tags, purchase the item, snd return the item Unwrapped by Sun. Nov. 28th.  Bring a smile to someone at Christmas morning!

Virtual National Youth Retreat & Tour  will be held via Zoom on Fri., Nov. 26th  from 10AM-4PM. Entitled Where Saints Have Walked: A Visit to America's Oldest Monestary,  it is sponsored by the FOCA. Advanced online registration is required by Sun. Nov. 21.  A freewill donation to St. Tikhon's is being asked for as a "Thank you". For more info, go to www.orthodoxfellowship.org

A Virtual St. Andrew's Day Celebration  will be hosted by the FOCA on Tues., Nov. 30, @ 8:00PM, where an Akathist to St. Andrew will be served by past and present spiritual advisors, followed by a Keynote Address by His Eminence, Archbishop Paul of Chicago and the Midwest. For more details, see  www.orthodoxfellowship.org

Prosphora (Holy Bread) Baking Day is scheduled for Sat., December 4th. Beginning at 10AM in the Hall, parishioners are invited to help roll out, stamp and bake the loaves used for Holy Communion. Come and be a part of this blessed ministry. All hands are welcome!

A Virtual Tour of Bethlehem  will be led by Very Rev. Ilya Gotlinsky on Sun. Dec. 12th @7:00PM via Zoom.  If you are having difficulty finding the true spirit and meaning of Christmas, then join in on this journey thru the Holy City and relive the events and places of our Saviour's birth. To reserve a spot, simply make a tax deductible donation at www.eventbrite.com Proceeds will benefit the FOCA United Fund, which provides for youth activities, scholarships and charitable outreach.

FOOD CARD PROGRAM : Food cards are available for various supermarket chains after Divine Liturgy, and do not cost any more than the face value of the card. The church receives a percentage as a free fundraiser! See Judy Znaiden in church or at jznaiden@optonline.net.

MEETING DATES: 

Parish Council: Mon. Nov. 22nd @7:30PM (Hall)

Choir Rehearsal: TBD (Church)

Altar Society: TBD (Hall)


Saturday, November 27th
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers followed by Confession
Sunday, November 28th
9:00 Divine Liturgy followed by Coffee Hour
Saturday, December 4th
6:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, December 5th
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church / South River, NJ / 732-257-0102