Orthodox Calendar 2022
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Преподобный Иоасаф Каменский Святые девицы Минодора, Митродора и Нимфодора Собор Липецких святых
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September 23
15th Week after Pentecost. Tone 5.
Fast Day.
Wine and oil allowed.

Cовершается служба, не отмеченная в Типиконе никаким знакомMartyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora, at Nicomedia (305-311).

Holy Apostles Apelles, Luke (not the Evangelist), and Clement, of the Seventy (1st c.). Martyr Barypsabas, in Dalmatia (2nd c.). St. Pulcheria the Empress (453). Sts. Peter and Paul, bishops of Nicaea (9th c.). St. Paul the Obedient, of the Kiev Caves (13th c.-14th c.). St. Ioasaph, monk, of Kubensk (Vologda) (1453). St. Theodoritus, archbishop of Ryazan and Murom (1617).

New Hieromartyrs Meletius (Fedyunev), hieromonk, of Kuzhba (Komi), and Gabriel (Yatsik), archimandrite, of Donskoy Monastery (Moscow) (1937), and Warus (Shmarin), bishop of Lipetsk (1938).

St. Finian, abbot, in Ulster (579). St. Salvius, bishop of Albi (Gaul) (584). St. Theodaard of Maastricht (668). St. Cassian, abbot, of Spaso-Kamenny and White Lake Monasteries (1469).

Repose of Elder Tikhon of Kapsala, Mt. Athos (1968).

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.