writings of the saints

February 3, 2017

Feast of the Holy Virgin-Martyr Agnes of Old Rome [+304], January 21 (OS) / February 3 (NS)

St. Agnes suffered martyrdom in the year of Our Lord 304. This was during the period of the last great Roman state persecutions of the Orthodox […]
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. 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 […]
February 1, 2017

Feast of St. Mark of Ephesus January 19th (OS) / February 1st (NS)

By thy profession of faith, O all-praised Mark The Church hath found thee to be a zealot for truth. Thou didst fight for the teaching of […]