February 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Fore-feast of the Encounter; the Holy Martyr Tryphon (249-51); 1 John 4:20-5:21; Mark 15:1-15;
2
  • The Encounter of Our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ; Hebrews 7:7-17; Luke 2:22-40;
3
  • All Souls Saturday; Post-feast of the Encounter; the Holy and Just Simeon Who Received God and the Prophetess Anna; 1 Corinthians 10:23-28; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17; Luke 21:8-9, 25-27, 33-36; John 5:24-30;
4
  • Meatfare Sunday, Tone 2; Post-feast of the Encounter; Our Venerable Father Isidore of Pelusium (408-50); 1 Corinthians 8:8-9:2; Matthew 25:31-46;
5
  • Post-feast of the Encounter; The Holy Martyr Agatha (249-51); 3 John 1:1-15; Luke 19:29-40; 22:7-39;
6
  • Leave-taking of the Encounter; Our Venerable Father Boucolus, Bishop of Smyrna; the Holy Priest-Martyr Sylvanus, Bishop of Emessa and Those with Him; ; ;
7
  • Our Venerable Father Parthenius, Bishop of Lampsacus (312-37); Passing into Eternal Life (1957) of Blessed Petro Verhun, apostolic Visitator of Forced Labourers in Germany and Martyr of Siberia; Joel 2:12-26; Joel 3:12-21; ;According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
8
  • Holy Great-Martyr Theodore the General (286-305); the Holy Prophet Zechariah (c. 520 BC); Jude 11-25; Luke 23:1-34, 44-56;
9
  • Holy Martyr Nicephorus; Zechariah 8:7-14; Zechariah 8:19-23; ;According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
10
  • Saturday before Cheesefare; the Holy Martyr Charalampius (193-211); Romans 14:19-26; Galatians 5:22-6:2; Matthew 6:1-13; ÿMatthew 11:27-30;
11
  • Cheesefare Sunday, Tone 3; the Holy Priest-Martyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebastia (313-24); Romans 13:11-14:4; Matthew 6:14-21;
12
  • Our Holy Father Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch (379-95); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 1:1-20: Vespers - Genesis 1:1-13; Proverbs 1:1-20; ;First day of the Great Fast. Abstention from meat, dairy and eggs, and foods that contain these ingredients. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
13
  • Our Venerable Father Martinian; Sixth Hour - Isaiah 1:19-2:3; Vespers - Genesis 1:14-23; Proverbs 1:20-33; ;Great Fast Day 2. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
14
  • Holy and Great-Martyr Theodore the Recruit (286-305); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 2:3-11; Presanctified - Genesis 1:24-2:3; Proverbs 2:1-22; ;Great Fast Day 3. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
15
  • The Holy Apostle Onesimus; Sixth Hour - Isaiah 2:11-21; Vespers - Genesis 2:4-19; Proverbs 3:1-19; ;Great Fast Day 4. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
16
  • The Holy Martyrs Pamphilus the Priest (c. 309) and Porphyrius and Their Companions; Sixth Hour - Isaiah 3:1-14; Presanctified - Genesis 2:20-3:20; Proverbs 3:19-34; ;Great Fast Day 5. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
17
  • Repose of Our Venerable Father Constantine the Philosopher, in the Monastic Life, Cyril, Teacher of the Slavs (869); First Saturday of the Great Fast; Galatians 5:22-6:2; Hebrews 1:1-12; Matthew 11:27-29; Mark 2:23-3:5;Great Fast Day 6. Feast of St. Cyril transferred from February 14.
18
  • First Sunday of the Great Fast: The Sunday of Orthodoxy, Tone 4; Our Holy Father Leo, Pope of Rome (461); Hebrews 11:24-26,32-40; 12:1-2; John 1:43-51;Great Fast Day 7. The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great is celebrated today.
19
  • The Holy Apostle Archippus; Sixth Hour - Isaiah 4:2-5:6; Vespers - Genesis 3:21-4:7; Proverbs 3:34-4:22; ;Great Fast Day 8. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
20
  • Our Venerable Father Leo, Bishop of Catania; Sixth Hour - Isaiah 5:7-16; Vespers - Genesis 4:8-15; Proverbs 5:1-15; ;Great Fast Day 9. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
21
  • Our Venerable Father Timothy of Symbola (8th c.); Our Holy Father Eustathius, Archbishop of Great Antioch (338); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 5:16-26; Presanctified - Genesis 4:16-26; Proverbs 5:15-6:3; ;Great Fast Day 10. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
22
  • The Discovery of the Relics of the Holy Martyrs at Eugenius (345-408); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 6:1-12; Vespers - Genesis 5:1-24; Proverbs 6:3-20; ;Great Fast Day 11. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
23
  • The Holy Priest-Martyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (155-56); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 7:1-14; Presanctified - Genesis 5:32-6:8; Proverbs 6:20-7:1; ;Great Fast Day 12. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
24
  • The First and Second Finding of the Precious Head of the Holy, Glorious Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist; 2 Corinthians 4:6-15; Matthew 11:2-15;Great Fast Day 13.
25
  • Second Sunday of the Great Fast: St. Gregory of Palamas, Tone 5; Our Holy Father Tarasius, Archbishop of Constantinople (806); Hebrews 1:10-2:3; Mark 2:1-12;Great Fast Day 14. The Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great is celebrated today.
26
  • Our Holy Father Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza (420); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 8:13-9:7; Vespers - Genesis 6:9-22; Proverbs 8:1-21; ;Great Fast Day 15. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
27
  • Our Venerable Father and Confessor Procopius the Decapolitan (716-40); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 9:9-10:4; Vespers - Genesis 7:1-5; Proverbs 8:32-9:11; ;Great Fast Day 16. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.
28
  • Our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Ascetical Companion of Procopius (716-40); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 10:12-20; Presanctified - Genesis 7:6-9; Proverbs 9:12-18; ;Great Fast Day 17. Abstention from meat and foods that contain meat. According to liturgical prescriptions, the Divine Liturgy is not celebrated today.