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Holy Hierarch Basil, bishop of Ryazan

Venerable Basil the Confessor, bishop of Parium (after 754)

Venerable Isaac the Syrian, abbot of Spoleto (550)

Venerable Anthusa the Virgin-martyr of Constantinople (801)

Venerable Martyrs Menas, David and John of Palestine (after 636)

Hieromartyr Xeno, bishop of Verona (c260)

Venerable Akakios the Younger of Mt Athos (1730)

Translation of the Precious Belt of the Mother of God to Constantinople

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Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Gen 13.12-18 (Vespers)

Abram dwelt in the land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt in the cities of the plain and pitched his tent even as far as Sodom. But the men of Sodom were exceedingly wicked and sinful against the Lord. And the Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him: “Lift your eyes now and look from the place where you are northward, southward, eastward, and westward; “for all the land which you see I give to you and your descendants forever. “And I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth; so that if a man could number the dust of the earth, then your descendants also could be numbered. “Arise, walk in the land through its length and its width, for I give it to you.” Then Abram moved his tent, and went and dwelt by the terebinth trees of Mamre, which are in Hebron, and built an altar there to the Lord.

Prov 14.27-15.4 (Vespers)

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, To turn one away from the snares of death. In a multitude of people is a king’s honor, But in the lack of people is the downfall of a prince. He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, But he who is impulsive exalts folly. A sound heart is life to the body, But envy is rottenness to the bones. He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, But he who honors Him has mercy on the needy. The wicked is banished in his wickedness, But the righteous has a refuge in his death. Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding, But what is in the heart of fools is made known. Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a reproach to any people. The king’s favor is toward a wise servant, But his wrath is against him who causes shame. A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Keeping watch on the evil and the good. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

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Sunday, April 18
5th of Lent: St Mary of Egypt
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, April 21
6:00 pm Presanctfied Liturgy

Saturday, April 24
Lazarus Saturday
9:30 am Hours & Divine Liturgy
5:30 pm Vigil Service

Sunday, April 25
Palm Sunday
Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy
3:00 pm Bridegroom Matins

Monday, April 26
Holy Monday
8:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins

Tuesday, April 27
Holy Tuesday
8:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins

Wednesday, April 28
Holy Wednesday
8:00 am Presanctified Liturgy
6:00 pm Bridegroom Matins

Thursday, April 29
Holy Thursday
10:00 am Vesperal Divine Liturgy
6:00 pm 12 Passion Gospels

Friday, April 30
Holy Friday
Apostle James
9:00 am Royal Hours
2:00 pm Vespers/Entombing
6:00 pm Matins/Procession

Saturday, May 1
Holy Saturday
10:00 am Vesperal Liturgy of Pascha

Sunday, May 2
Feast of Feasts
The Resurrection of our Lord
Holy Pascha

10:00 am Paschal Matins & Divine Liturgy

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