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Venerable Xenophon with his wife Maria and their sons Arkadius and John of Constantinople (5th-6th)

Blessed David III the Restorer, King of Georgia (1125)

St Simeon the Old of Mt Sinai (c390)

Martyrs Ananias the Presbyter, Peter the Prison Guard and 7 other guards (295)

Venerable Paula of Palestine

Venerable Gabriel, abbot of Jerusalem

St Joseph Naniescu of Romania

New Martyrs Cyril of Kazan, Arcadius, and Matushka Maria of Gatchina

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Saturday of the 35th week after Pentecost

Eph 5.1-8 (Epistle)

Brethren, be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints; neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks. For this you know, that no fornicator, unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. Therefore do not be partakers with them. For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.

Luke 14.1-11 (Gospel)

At that time, as Jesus went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath, that they watched Him closely. And behold, there was a certain man before Him who had dropsy. And Jesus, answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” But they kept silent. And He took him and healed him, and let him go. Then He answered them, saying, “Which of you, having a donkey or an ox that has fallen into a pit, will not immediately pull him out on the Sabbath day?” And they could not answer Him regarding these things. So He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noted how they chose the best places, saying to them: When you are invited by anyone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in the best place, lest one more honorable than you be invited by him; and he who invited you and him come and say to you, ‘Give place to this man,’ and then you begin with shame to take the lowest place. But when you are invited, go and sit down in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, go up higher.’ Then you will have glory in the presence of those who sit at the table with you. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.

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6:00 pm 9th Hour/Vespers

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5:30 pm Vigil Service

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Prodigal Son
1st & 2nd Uncovering of Head of John the Baptist
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