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.”

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”.

Readings for 19 November 2021

Readings: 1 Chronicles 13-14; James 1; Amos 8; Luke 3 Prophet Obadiah This Old Testament prophet’s name means “servant of Yahweh”. The Book of Obadiah is attributed to this holy prophet. Martyr Varlaam of Caesarea in Cappadocia (304) Martyr Varlaam lived in Antioch. Under the reign of the emperor Diocletian, he was arrested. After being … [Read more…]

Readings for 18 November 2021

Readings for 18 November 1 Chronicles 11-12; Hebrews 13; Amos 7; Luke 2 We commemorate the memory of the following Saints today: Martyr Platon of Ancyra (266 AD) He was born in Ancyra in Galatia. He refused to renounce Christ, for which he was beaten and tortured mercilessly. He was cast into prison more than … [Read more…]

Lectionary for January 2021

The lectionary includes Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays, special commemorations and high holy days. For daily Bible reading, one can find a variety of schedules online that can be customized to your needs. Saturday, January 2: Genesis 47:28-50:26; 1 Kings 2:1-12 Sunday, January 3: Didache 1; Matthew 1-7 Tuesday, January 5: St. James the Righteous – … [Read more…]

Lectionary for December 2020

Theme for December: “The Law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.” (Psalm 37:31) December 1: {St. James the Righteous, St. Simon} 1 Chronicles 29; Micah 6; Luke 15 December 2: {Holy Memorial Day} 2 Chronicles 1; 1 John 1; Micah 7; Luke 16 December 3: {St. James the … [Read more…]

Lectionary for November 2020

Theme for November: “As newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby.” (1 Peter 2:2) November 1 (All Saints*) : 2 Kings 14; 2 Timothy 4; Hosea 7; Psalm 120-122 November 2: 2 Kings 15; Titus 1; Hosea 8; Psalm 123-125 November 3 (Ss. James the Righteous** and … [Read more…]

Lectionary for October 2020

(with weekly Torah, Haftarah and yom tovim readings; Haftarah readings follow that of the Sephardic tradition; commemoration of Apostles included) Theme for October: “How I love your Torah! It is my meditation all day.” (Psalm 119:97) October 1: 1 Kings 3; Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 34; Psalm 83-84 October 2 (Erev Sukkot) : 1 Kings 4-5; … [Read more…]

Daily Readings for July 2020

July 1: Joshua 3 ; Psalm 126-128; Isaiah 63 ; Matthew 11; Didache 14 July 2: Joshua 4 ; Psalm 129-131; Isaiah 64 ; Matthew 12 July 3: Joshua 5 ; Psalm 132-134; Isaiah 65 ; Matthew 13 July 4: Joshua 6 ; Psalm 135-136; Isaiah 66 ; Matthew 14