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Hieromartyr Eleutherius, bishop of Illyria, and his mother Martyr Anthea and Martyr Corivus the Eparch (2nd)

New Hieromartyr Joseph, metropolitan of Petrograd

Venerable Paul of Latros (955)

St Stephen the Confessor, archbishop of Surozh (8th)

Martyr Eleutherios of Constantinople

Venerable Pardus, the Hermit of Palestine

Venerable Tryphon of Pechenga and Kolsk (1583)

Venerable Martyr Susanna the Deaconess

New Hieromartyr Hilarion, archbishop of Verei (1929)

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Saturday of the 29th week after Pentecost

Eph 2.11-13 (Epistle)

Brethren, remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh – who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands – that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Luke 14.1-11 (Gospel)

At that time, as Jesus went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath, that they watched Him closely. And behold, there was a certain man before Him who had dropsy. And Jesus, answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” But they kept silent. And He took him and healed him, and let him go. Then He answered them, saying, “Which of you, having a donkey or an ox that has fallen into a pit, will not immediately pull him out on the Sabbath day?” And they could not answer Him regarding these things. So He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noted how they chose the best places, saying to them: When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the best place, lest one more honorable than you be invited by him; and he who invited you and him come and say to you, ‘Give place to this man,’ and then you begin with shame to take the lowest place. But when you are invited, go and sit down in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, go up higher.’ Then you will have glory in the presence of those who sit at the table with you. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.

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