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Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-Glorious Apostle Peter
Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and All-Glorious Apostle Peter

The Veneration of the Honorable Chains of the Holy and All-Praised Apostle Peter: In about the year 42, on the orders of Herod Agrippa, the Apostle Peter was thrown into prison for preaching about Christ the Savior. In prison he was held secure by two iron chains. During the night before his trial,…

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Blessed Maximus the Fool-for-Christ of Totma, Vologda

Blessed Maximus, Priest of Totma, was for a certain time, a priest in the city of Totma in the Vologda diocese. For forty years he undertook the difficult exploit of foolishness for Christ, constantly in fasting and in prayer. Saint Maximus died in great old age on January 16, 1650 and was buried…

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Martyred brothers Speusippus, Eleusippus, Meleusippus, and those with them, in Gaul

The Holy Martyrs Speusippus, Eleusippus, Meleusippus, and their grandmother Leonilla together with Neon, Turbo and Jonilla suffered in Gaul (by another account, in Cappadocia) in the second century, during the persecution under Marcus Aurelius (161-180). Leonilla received Baptism in her old age…

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Martyr Danax the Reader, in Macedonia

The Holy Martyr Danax lived during the second century and served as reader at a church in Auleneia in Macedonia. During an invasion by pagans, the saint took the church vessels and intended to hide them, but he was seized by soldiers. Refusing to worship their loathsome idols, he was stabbed with a…

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Saint Honoratus, Archbishop of Arles, founder of Lerins Monastery

Saint Honoratus was born in Gaul (modern France) about 350, and came from a distinguished Roman family. After a pilgrimage to Greece and Rome, he became a hermit on the isle of Lerins, where he was joined by Saints Lupus of Troyes (July 29), Eucherius of Lyons (November 16), and Hilary of Arles…

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Hieromartyr Damascene the New

The Hieromartyr Damascene the New was born in the village of Gabrovo of the Trnovo diocese in Bulgaria. He left his home as a young man and went to the Hilandar monastery on Mount Athos. Over time, he was ordained deacon and priest, fulfilling various obediences in the monastery. Later he was…

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Venerable Romilus of Ravenica

Saint Romilus the Hesychast was the disciple of Saint Gregory of Sinai (August 8). He was born in Vidin, Bulgaria of a Greek father and a Bulgarian mother. As a child, he possessed a maturity beyond his years, and disdained childish games and pursuits. His friends, and even his teacher, admired him…

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Upcoming Calendar

16

Jan

Saturday

CHAINS OF ST. PETER
8:10 Hours
8:30 Liturgy
4:00 Zoom Recap
5:30 Vespers 

17

Jan

Sunday

32nd SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
9:10 Hours
9:30 Liturgy
12:30 Zoom

20

Jan

Wednesday

7:00 Zoom Study Class
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Announcement

Regular services are now being held at Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church.  All are welcome!  The monthly calendar gives the type and time of services. As present civil authority regulations permit only 30 persons at any given service. It  is necessary for you to register for Sunday Divine Liturgy and any Other service that is marked “registration.”  To  register go to signupgenuis or e-mail Maria Torrisi mdtorrisi@gmail.com or Father James frjames@ssppoc.org or leave message on the parish phone 908-685-1452.  Registration deadline is Fridays evenings at 9:00p.m.

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