February 3, 2017

Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, January 21 (OS) / February 3 (NS)

From the Prologue of Ochrid: “Maximus was a Constantinopolian by birth and, at first, a high-ranking courtier at the court of Emperor Heraclius and, after that, […]
February 2, 2017

Feast of St. Fabianus, Bishop and Martyr of Old Rome (+250AD) January 20 (OS) / February 2 (NS)

St. Fabianus, or Fabian, Bishop and Martyr of Old Rome, commemorated traditionally in the Orthodox West along with the Holy Martyr Sebastian, on January 20th, has […]
February 2, 2017

Feast of St. Euthymius the Great [+473AD] January 20th (OS) / February 2 (NS)

Born in the Armenian town of Melitene near the River Euphrates in 377, of noble and eminent parents, he was their only son. His mother Dionysia […]
January 31, 2017

How the Emperors wrote to Antony, and of his answer.

“And the fame of Antony came even unto kings. For Constantine Augustus, and his sons Constantius and Constans the Augusti wrote letters to him, as to […]