|Orthodox Calendar 2022|
Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils. Martyr Emilian of Silistra in Bulgaria (363). Martyr Hyacinth of Amastris (4th c.).
St. Pambo, hermit, of Egypt (4th c.). St. John the Much-suffering, of the Kiev Caves (1160). St. Pambo, recluse, of the Kiev Caves (13th c.). St. Leontius, founder of Karikhov Monastery (Novgorod) (1492).
New Hieromartyr Apollinarius (Mosalitinov), hieromonk of the St. Nicholas Monastery (Verkhoturye) (1918).
“Tolga” (1314) and “Kaluga” (1748) Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos.
Great-martyr Athanasius of Klysma, Egypt (4th c.). St. Barlaam, ascetic, of Bald Mountain, near Antioch in Syria (6th c.). St. Arnulf (Arnold) bishop of Metz (640). St. Frederich, bishop of Utrecht (Neth.) (9th c.). Sts. Stephen, patriarch of Constantinople (928), and John the Confessor, metropolitan of Chalcedon (9th c.). Hieromartyr Cosmas, hieromonk, of Gareji, Georgia (1630).
Repose of Abbess Mavrikia (1867) and Abbess Zosima (1933), both of Goritsy Convent.
Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
|The saint prostrated himself and said: “Lord! Why did You leave me for so long in torment?” “I tried you according to the power of your endurance,” was the answer. “I brought upon you temptation, so that you might be purified like gold."|
Archpriest Zakaria MachitadzeOver the centuries the monastic complex founded by St. Davit of Gareji became a spiritual and cultural center for all of Georgia.Many of the faithful flocked there with a desire to serve Christ. Among them was the hieromonk Kozman, who would end his earthly life as a martyr.