Thursday March 23, 2017 / March 10, 2017
Fourth Week of the Great Lent: Adoration of Cross. Tone six.
Great Lent. By Monastic Charter: Food without Oil
New Hieromartyr Demetrius, priest (1938).
Martyrs Codratus, Saturninus, and Rufinus of Nicomedia (3rd c.).
Venerable Anastasia the Patrician of Alexandria (567).
New Martyr Michael of Agrapha, Thessalonica (1544). (Greek).
Martyr Marcian (Greek).
Venerable George Arselaites (6th c.).
St. Attalus, abbot of Bobbio (626).
St. Paul of Taganrog (1879).
St. Kessog, bishop of Loch Lomond.
St. John of Khakuhli, also called Chrysostom (10th-11th c.) (Georgia).
The Scripture ReadingsIsaiah 28:14-22 (6th Hour)
Genesis 10:32-11:9 (Vespers, 1st Reading)
Proverbs 13:19-14:6 (Vespers, 2nd Reading)
Source: Orthodox Calendar. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH