Today's Saints
Memorial Saturday

Today we remember all pious and Orthodox Christians who have fallen asleep in the Lord, and also recall the dread Day of Judgment. May Christ our God be merciful to them, and to us. Two Epistles (Acts 28:1-31, I Thess. 4:13-17) and two Gospels (JN 21:14-25, JN 5:24-30) are appointed to be read at…

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Venerable Bessarion, Wonderworker of Egypt
Venerable Bessarion, Wonderworker of Egypt

Saint Bessarion, Wonderworker of Egypt was an Egyptian. He was baptized while still in his youth, and he led a strict life, striving to preserve the grace given him during Baptism. Seeking to become more closely acquainted with the monastic life, he journeyed to the holy places. He was in…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Venerable Hilarion the New, Abbot of the Dalmatian Monastery
Venerable Hilarion the New, Abbot of the Dalmatian Monastery

Saint Hilarion the New was born of pious parents, Peter and Theodosia, who raised him in the virtues and instructed him in Holy Scripture. At twelve years of age Saint Hilarion was tonsured as a monk at the Hesychius monastery near Constantinople, and from there he transferred to the Dalmatus…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Saint Jonah, Bishop of Perm

Saint Jonah, Bishop of Great Perm, was successor to Saint Pitirim, Bishop of Perm (August 19), who was murdered by the Vogulani in 1455. In the year 1462 Saint Jonah converted the inhabitants of Great Perm to Christ. He journeyed throughout his extensive diocese to spread and consolidate the…

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Venerable Paisius, Abbot of Uglich
Venerable Paisius, Abbot of Uglich

Saint Paisius of Uglich was igumen of the Protection monastery, near Uglich. He was born in the Tver district near the city of Kashin, and he was a nephew of Saint Macarius of Kalyazin (March 17). Saint Paisius entered his uncle’s monastery after the death of his parents, when he was just an…

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Venerable Jonah, Abbot of Klimetzk
Venerable Jonah, Abbot of Klimetzk

Saint Jonah of Klimetzk, in the world John, became a monk, and founded the Klimetzk Trinity Monastery in fulfillment of a vow. In 1490 he had been caught by a storm on Lake Onega. When there was no hope for survival, John cried out to the Lord, entreating Him to preserve his life so he might repent…

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Virgin Martyrs Archelais, Thekla, and Susanna, at Salerno

The Holy Virgin Martyrs Archelais, Thekla and Susanna sought salvation in a small monastery near Rome. During the persecution by Diocletian (284-305), the holy virgins dressed themselves in men’s clothing, cut their hair and went to the Italian province of Campania. Settling in a remote area,…

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Icon of the Mother of God of Pimen
Icon of the Mother of God of Pimen

The Pimen Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos was brought to Moscow from Constantinople in 1381 by Metropolitan Pimen. Many miracles took place before this icon, which flowed with a fragrant healing myrrh. The Pimen Icon was kept in the altar of the Dormition Cathedral in the Kremlin.

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Martyr Gelasius
Martyr Gelasius

Saint Gelasius, the holy martyr of Christ, lived during a time of fierce persecution. He gave away all his property and possessions to the poor, put on a long white garment, and went to visit those who were facing martyrdom. Since these Christians had been tortured in various ways, Saint Gelasius…

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Our Church will be open for private prayer on Mon,Tues, Thurs, and Fri  from 10:00AM to 12:00 Noon. On Wed, Church open hours will be 5:00PM - 7:00PM.   Per civil requirements a face mask is required.

A Virtual Choir Rehearsal will be held via ZOOM on Tuesday, June 2, at 7:00PM. Contact Basil for invite link.

There will be a Youth "ZOOM" Meeting this week!   (You can participate with or without video.)  On Thursday, June 4th at 7:00PM., Archbishop MICHAEL is scheduled to attend!  All young men and women college aged and below are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. To participate, please email Fr. David at dfmg@aol.com so that he can forward the 'invite link' to you.

Upcoming Live-Streamed Services:

- Fri., June 5th 7:00PM - Matins for the Departed

- Sat., June 6th 9:00AM - Divine Liturgy - Memorial Saturday

- Sat. June 6th 7:00PM - Saturday Vespers

- Sun. June 7th 9:00AM  - Divine Liturgy  - Holy Pentacost - Feast of the Holy Trinity 

The 25th Anniversary Run/Walk for the Church originally planned for Saturday June 13th, has been POSTPONED. A new date has not been scheduled.


Saturday, June 6th
7:00 Vespers (live-streamed)
Sunday, June 7th
PENTECOST
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saturday, June 13th
5:00 Confessions
7:00 Vespers
Sunday, June 14th
9:00 Divine Liturgy
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