Orthodox Calendar 2018
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Варфоломей апостол от 70-ти Апостол от 70-ти Тит, епископ Критский Владимир Мощанский
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September 7
15th Week after Pentecost. Tone 5.
Fast Day.
Wine and oil allowed.

Совершается служба на шестьTranslation of the relics of Apostle Bartholomew from Anastasiopolis to Lipari (580). Совершается служба на шестьHoly Apostle Titus of the Seventy (1st c.).

St. Menas, patriarch of Constantinople (552). Sts. Barses (378) and Eulogius (ca. 386), bishops of Edessa, and St. Protogenes, bishop of Carrhae (ca. 387), confessors.

New Hieromartyr Moses (Kozhin), hieromonk of Solovki Monastery (1931).

Martyr Genesius of Arles (3rd c.). Sts. John the Cappadocian (520), and Epiphanius (535), patriarchs of Constantinople. St. Aredius of Limousin (Gaul) (591). St. Ebba the Elder, abbess, of Coldingham, Northumbria (683). St. John, bishop of Carpathos (7th c.). St. Gregory, abbot, of St. Martin Monastery in Utrecht (775). Translation of the relics of St. Hilda of Whitby (ca. 860). Synaxis of Hierarchs of Crete: Andrew, archbishop (740); Cyril (ca. 303) and Eumenius (7th c.), bishops of Gortyna.

Repose of Abbess Magdalene of Sevsk Convent (1848), Monk Benjamin of Valaam (1848), and Abbot Nikon (Vorobiev) of Gzhatsk (1963).

Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
According to the Daily Church Readings from the Word of God
By St. Theophan the Recluse

St. Theophan the Recluse

Friday. [Gal. 4:8-21; Mark 6:45-53]

   Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid. Here is the pillar of our hope! Whatever misfortune or sorrow might there be, remember that the Lord is near, and be inspired through courageous patience. As at that time He suddenly appeared before the apostles who were in calamity on the sea, so will He show His help and intercession suddenly to you when you are in calamity. He is everywhere and is always ready with His protection. Stand only with Him or before Him in faith, prayer, hope, and devotion to His holy will. There will occur a union of the spirit with the Lord, and from this comes every good thing. However, this does not mean that there immediately will be dignity, and glory and honor, and other such things. The external things might remain as they are, but there will arise a courageous and good-humoured abiding in the order of events which it pleases the Lord to arrange for a person. And this is the main thing that everyone in calamity should seek—happiness on the inside, and not on the outside. Inner blessedness always exists among those who are in living union with the Lord.