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Venerable Maximos the Confessor (662)

Virgin-martyr Agnes of Rome (c304)

Martyrs Eugene, Candidus, Valerian and Aquila (3rd)

Venerable Maximos the Greek (1556)

Martyr Anastasios, disciple of Venerable Maximos the Confessor (662)

Martyr Neophytos of Nicea (303-305)

Venerable Neophytos of Vatopedi

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Friday of the 31st week after Pentecost

James 2.1-13 (Epistle)

Brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in fine apparel, and there should also come in a poor man in filthy clothes, and you pay attention to the one wearing the fine clothes and say to him, “You sit here in a good place,” and say to the poor man, “You stand there,” or, “Sit here at my footstool,” have you not shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts? Listen, my beloved brethren: Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him? But you have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you and drag you into the courts? Do they not blaspheme that noble name by which you are called? If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well; but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors. For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. For He who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. So speak and so do as those who will be judged by the law of liberty. For judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

Mark 9.33-41 (Gospel)

At that time, Jesus and his disciples came to Capernaum. And when He was in the house He asked them, “What was it you disputed among yourselves on the road?” But they kept silent, for on the road they had disputed among themselves who would be the greatest. And He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, “If anyone desires to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.” Then He took a little child and set him in the midst of them. And when He had taken him in His arms, He said to them, Whoever receives one of these little children in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me, receives not Me but Him who sent Me. Now John answered Him, saying, “Teacher, we saw someone who does not follow us casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow us.” But Jesus said, “Do not forbid him, for no one who works a miracle in My name can soon afterward speak evil of Me. For he who is not against us is on our side. For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, assuredly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward.

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Saturday, August 20 Hieromartyr Alexander Hotovitsky, 1st Pastor of our Cathedral Community Ordination to Reader of Alexander Nelson 9:30 am Hierarchal Divine Liturgy 5:30 pm Great Vespers

Sunday, August 21 9:00 am Hours & Divine Liturgy

Saturday, August 27 5:30 pm Vigil Service

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