Daily Readings
/ About Orthodoxy / Daily Readings
/ About Orthodoxy / Daily Readings
Daily Readings
All Scripture Readings
Saints We Remember Today
Postfeast of Pentecost — Day of the Holy Spirit
Postfeast of Pentecost — Day of the Holy Spirit

On the day after every Great Feast, the Orthodox Church honors the one through whom the Feast is made possible. On the day following the Nativity of the Lord, for example, we celebrate the Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos (December 26). On the day after Theophany, we commemorate Saint John the…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Martyr Julian of Tarsus, in Cilicia
Martyr Julian of Tarsus, in Cilicia

The Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus was born in the Asia Minor province of Cilicia. He was the son of a pagan senator, but his mother was a Christian. After the death of her husband the mother of Saint Julian moved to Tarsus, where her son was baptized and raised in Christian piety. When Julian…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Hieromartyr Terence, Bishop of Iconium
Hieromartyr Terence, Bishop of Iconium

Saint Terence was Bishop of Iconium in Lycaonia in the first century. He was tortured and beheaded for his faith in Christ.

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Saint Julius, Presbyter of Novara, and his brother, Saint Julian the Deacon
Saint Julius, Presbyter of Novara, and his brother, Saint Julian the Deacon

Saints Julius the presbyter and Julian the Deacon, brothers by birth, were natives of Myrmidonia. For his virtuous life Saint Julius was ordained to the priesthood, and his brother as a deacon. Inspired with zeal for the spreading of the Christian Faith, the holy brothers received permission for…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Martyr Archil II, King of Georgia
Martyr Archil II, King of Georgia

The Holy Martyr Archil II, King of Georgia belonged to the dynasty of the Chosroidoi, and he was a direct descendant of the holy emperor Saint Mirian (+ 342). During the reign of Archil II, Georgia was subjected to a devastating invasion by Murvana-Kru (“the Wild”), so called by the…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Martyr Luarsab II, King of Georgia
Martyr Luarsab II, King of Georgia

The Holy Martyr Luarsab II, Emperor of Georgia was born in 1587. He was the son of George X (1600-1603), poisoned by the Persian shah Abbas I (1584-1628). After the death of his father Luarsab remained with his two sisters, Choreshan and Helen. He was still a child, but distinguished himself by his…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Venerable Anastasia of Serbia
Venerable Anastasia of Serbia

Saint Anastasia was the mother of Saint Savva of Serbia (January 12). She was the daughter of the Byzantine Emperor Romanus, and received the name Anna when she was baptized. Later, she married the Serbian king Stephen Nemanya (September 24). She finished her life as a nun, receiving the name…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
New Martyr Nikḗtas of Nisyros near Rhodes
New Martyr Nikḗtas of Nisyros near Rhodes

The Holy New Martyr Nikḗtas was born in the town of Mandraki on the Aegean island of Nisyros (Νίσυρος), and his father was one of the town's leaders. The father had committed some crime for which he was arrested, and was put on trial by the Moslems. Afraid that he would be executed, he…

Read the Life
Troparion & Kontakion
Also Find Us On

Online Tithes & Donations Can Be Made Using the Give Button

Monthly Service Schedule
Printing Instructions iCalendar Google Calendar

What is Orthodoxy?

"Sometimes called the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Church is the first Christian Church, the Church founded by the Lord Jesus Christ and described in the pages of the New Testament.  Her history can be traced in unbroken continuity all the way back to Christ and His Twelve Apostles.  For twenty centuries, she has continued in her undiminished and unaltered faith and practice.  Today her apostolic doctrine, worship, and structure remain intact.  The Orthodox Church maintains that the Church is the living Body of Jesus Christ."      

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. 


Ancient Faith Radio Podcasts
Saint of the Day
Saint of the Day


What is the Orthodox Church?

Introduction to Orthodoxy
Welcome to the Orthodox Church