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Venerable Gregory Decapolites (816)

Martyr King Edmund of East Anglia

St Proclos, archbishop of Constantinople (446-447)

Martyrs Eustathius, Thespisius, and Anatolius

Martyr Dasius of Dorostorum (284-305)

Hieromartyr Nerses and Joseph his Disciple, with John, Saverios, Isaac and Hypatios, bishops of Persia

Holy Hierarch Isaac, bishop of Armenia

St Theoctistus the Confessor

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Wednesday of the 23rd week after Pentecost; Forefeast of Entry

1 Thess 2.1-8 (Epistle)

Brethren, you yourselves know that our coming to you was not in vain. But even after we had suffered before and were spitefully treated at Philippi, as you know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the gospel of God in much conflict. For our exhortation did not come from error or uncleanness, nor was it in deceit. But as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, even so we speak, not as pleasing men, but God who tests our hearts. For neither at any time did we use flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak for covetousness – God is witness. Nor did we seek glory from men, either from you or from others, when we might have made demands as apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, just as a nursing mother cherishes her own children. So, affectionately longing for you, we were well pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God, but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us.

Luke 18.15-17, 26-30 (Gospel)

At that time, they also brought infants to Jesus that He might touch them; but when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to Him and said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it. . . . And those who heard it said, “Who then can be saved?” But He said, “The things which are impossible with men are possible with God.” Then Peter said, “See, we have left all and followed You.” So He said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or parents or brothers or wife or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, who shall not receive many times more in this present time, and in the age to come eternal life.”

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Wednesday, November 20
6:00 pm Festal Vigil

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
5:30 pm Great Vespers

Sunday, December 1
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

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