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Hieromartyr Hierotheos, bishop of Athens (1st)

St Stephan Stilianovich of Serbia (1515)

Hieromartyr Peter, bishop of Capitolium

Martyr Avdaktos and his daughter Kallisthene

Venerable Ammon and Venerable Paul the Simple, of Egypt

Martyrs Gauius, Faustus, Eusebius, and Cherimon of Alexandria

Martyr Domnina and her daughters Bernice and Prosdoke of Syria

Venerable Elladius, Onisimus, and Ammon, hermits of the Kiev Caves

Blessed Prince Vladimir Yaroslavich of Novgorod, the Wonderworker (1052), and his mother Princess Anna

Finding of the relics of St Gurias, 1st archbishop of Kazan (1563), and St Barsanuphius, bishop of Tver (1576) in 1595

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Friday of the 16th week after Pentecost

Eph 1.7-17 (Epistle)

Brethren, in Christ we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth – in Him. In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory. In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory. Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation.

Luke 7.31-35 (Gospel)

The Lord said: “To what then shall I liken the men of this generation, and what are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to one another, saying: ‘We played the flute for you, And you did not dance; We mourned to you, And you did not weep.’ For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon.’ The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a winebibber, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ But wisdom is justified by all her children.”

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Thursday, November 21
Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple
8:00 am Divine Liturgy
6:00 pm 9th Hour/Vespers

Saturday, November 23

5:30 pm Great Vespers

Sunday, November 24
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Saturday, November 30
Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called
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Thursday, December 5
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