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Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord
Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord

Today’s hymns speak of how Christ made those who ascended Mt Tabor with Him “partakers of (His) otherworldly glory.” The Apostles, “overcome with fear, fell headlong upon the earth.”

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Martyrs Anicletus and Photius of Nicomedia, and those with them
Martyrs Anicletus and Photius of Nicomedia, and those with them

The Martyrs Anicetus and Photius (his nephew) were natives of Nicomedia. Anicetus, a military official, denounced the emperor Diocletian (284-305) for setting up in the city square an implement of execution for frightening Christians. The enraged emperor ordered Saint Anicetus to be tortured, and…

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Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Comana
Hieromartyr Alexander, Bishop of Comana

Saint Alexander, Bishop of Comana, lived during the third century not far from Neocaesarea. He studied the Holy Scripture and knew many scientific disciplines. Taking upon himself the exploit of holy foolishness, the saint lived in poverty, selling coal in the city square. Many, seeing his face…

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Martyr Gerontius, and those with him, of Saint David Gareji Monastery, Georgia
Martyr Gerontius, and those with him, of Saint David Gareji Monastery, Georgia

Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries the Dagestanis were continually raiding and pillaging the Davit-Gareji Wilderness. They destroyed churches and monasteries, stole sacred objects, and tortured and killed many of the monks who labored there. A Dagestani army invaded the Davit-Gareji Wilderness…

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Martyrs Pamphilus and Capiton

The Martyrs Pamphilus and Capiton were beheaded by the sword in the area of Oliurea near Constantinople.

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Upcoming Calendar

12

Aug

Friday

3:00 Confessions
7:00 Compline; Confessions
Fast

13

Aug

Saturday

ST. TIKHON OF VORONEZH
9:30 Akathist; Confessions
3:00 Confessions
5:30 Vespers & Compline; Confessions
Fast: fish, wine, & oil

14

Aug

Sunday

9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
9:10 Hours
9:30 Liturgy
6:30 Matins & blsg of flowers
Fast: wine & oil

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Until further notice, there will be no public services at Ss. Peter & Paul due to the Coronavirus.

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Zoom Scripture Study - Gospel of St. John

 

On Wednesday, May 4th, we return to  our Bible Study on the Gospel of St. John  (chapter 10). The study class is held every Wednesday  on Zoom from 7 to 8:00p.m. It  is open to all parishioners and anyone desiring to know better the Holy Gospel.  Please consider inviting whoever you think may be interested!  You may connect to all of the Zoom Meetings using the link or meeting ID below:  https://zoom.us/j/3539391994 

Meeting ID: 353 939 1994 / Password: 181591

Hope to see you on Zoom!

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