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  • Saturday 24 August, 24.08.2019
    Martyr and Archdeacon Euplus of Catania
    8:30 Confession
    9:30 Divine Liturgy will be officiated in Cape Town
  • Sunday 25 August, 25.08.2019
    10th Sunday after Pentecost
    9:30 Akathistos to St. Sergius of Radonezh

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Thursday August 22, 2019 / August 9, 2019

10th Week after Pentecost. Tone eight.
Dormition (Theotokos) Fast. By Monastic Charter: Food without Oil

Apostle Matthias (63).
Synaxis of All Saints of Solovki.
St. Philaret, archbishop of Chernigov (1866).
New Martyr Margaret (1918).
Martyr Anthony of Alexandria.
Venerable Psoes of Egypt (4th c.).
Martyrs Julian, Marcian, John, James, Alexius, Demetrius, Photius (Phocas), Peter, Leontius, and Mary, of Constantinople (726).
Venerable Macarius, abbot of Oredezh (1532).
St. Alexis Medvedkov, archpriest of Uzine (1934).
The Restoration of the Temple of the 40 Martyrs.

The Scripture Readings

John 21:15-25 Matins Gospel
2 Corinthians 1:1-7
Matthew 21:43-46
Acts 1:12-17, 21-26 Apostle
Luke 9:1-6 Apostle


Apostle Matthias, Troparion of the apostle, in Tone III —
O holy Apostle Matthias,/ entreat the merciful God,// that He grant to our souls remission of transgressions.

Kontakion of the apostle, in Tone IV, "Thou hast appeared today..." —
Thy luminous sound which hath gone forth like the sun into all the earth/ doth enlighten the Church of the nations with grace,// O wondrous Apostle Matthias.