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St Athansios, bishop of Tarsus in Cilicia

St Bogolep of Uglich

Martyrs Agathonicus of Nicomedia and his companions: Zotikos, Theoprepios, Acyndinos, Severian, Zeno and others who suffered under Maximian (c305-311)

Venerable Eulalia the Virgin of Barcelona

Venerable Anthousa and Hieromartyr bishop Athanasius, who baptized her two servants: Charasim and Neophite

New Hieromartyr Ephraim, bishop of Selenginsk and Presbyter John Vostrogov (1918)

Venerable Isaac (the First) of Optina (1894)

Icon of the Mother of God “Georgian”

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9th Sunday after Pentecost

1 Cor 3.9-17 (Epistle)

Brethren, we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, you are God’s building. According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is. If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward. If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

Matt 14.22-34 (Gospel)

At that time, Jesus made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, while He sent the multitudes away. And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there. But the boat was now in the middle of the sea, tossed by the waves, for the wind was contrary. Now in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking on the sea. And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out for fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!” And immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and caught him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Then those who were in the boat came and worshiped Him, saying, “Truly You are the Son of God.” When they had crossed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret.

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Thursday, August 5
Forefeast of Transfiguration
6:00 pm Festal Vigil

Friday, August 6
Transfiguration of Our Lord, Jesus Christ
8:00 am Divine Liturgy

Saturday, August 7
5:30 pm Vigil Service

Sunday, August 8
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Monday, August 9
Glorification of St Herman of Alaska (1970)
8:00 am Divine Liturgy

Saturday, August 14
5:30 pm Vigil Service

Sunday, August 15
Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos
9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

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