Lectionary for December 2021

The Lectionary for the month of December is available for download as a PDF from the Lectionary page. Rev. Fr. Shamon has also made the Lectionary available on the Church’s Spanish site. The theme for December is Psalm 37:31. “The Law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.”

Readings for 24 November 2021

Readings: 1 Chronicles 19-20; 1 Peter 1; Jonah 3; Luke 8 Commemoration: Holy Memorial Day. On this evening we light a single candle for the departed and recite the following prayer: O loving Creator, we ask that Thou keepest our dearly departed in the shelter of Thy hands. Please bring them closer to Thy Light … [Read more…]

Readings for 23 November 2021

Readings: 1 Chronicles 18; James 5; Jonah 2; Luke 7 Psalter: Psalms 110-113 (Morning); Psalms 114-115 (Evening) Commemoration: Martyr Sisinias About Martyr Sisinias St. Sisinias lived under the terrible reign of Diocletian (284-305). After he refused to renounce Christ, he was tortured and eventually beheaded.

Announcement: Brothers of the Divine Name

On November 22, 2021, H.H. Seraphim Michael authorised the brethren at the monastic grounds in Arkansas (USA) to officially rename their order to “Order of the Brothers of the Divine Name”.