Sunday 10th March
Holy Orthodox Liturgy 230pm pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar, Novena to Saint Sharbel and anointing with holy oil from the saints tomb for all present all are most welcome.
The Expulsion of Adam and Eve From Paradise.
Forgiveness Sunday. Commemorations of Day.
St Mark The Ascetic (Egypt 5th)
Week of Great Lent Begins Please Observe The Fasting Rules Laid Down By Synods of The Holy Orthodox Churches. Strict Fast From All Dairy Products
Monday March Fast Day. Hieromartyrs of Cherson: Basil, Ephraim, Capito, Eugene, Aetherius,
Elpidius and Agathodorus (4th) St Paul The Simple, Disciple of St Anthony The Great (4th)
Tuesday March Fast Day. St Theophylact, Bishop of Nicomedia (842) Apostle Hermas, of The Seventy
(1st) Hieromartyr Theodoret of Antioch (4th)
Wednesday March Fast Day. Forty Martyrs of Sebaste (C320) St Caesarius, Brother of St Gregory The
Thursday March Fast Day. Martyr Quadratus of Cornith (267-268)
Friday March Fast Day. Commemoration of St Theodore The Recruit.
St Theophanes The Confessor, of Sigriane (818) Righteous Phineas, Gandson of Aaron. St Paul Aurelian (Pol)
Bishop of Leon (6th) St Gregory The Dialogist, Pope of Rome (604)
Saturday March Fast Day. First Saturday of Great Lent.
Sunday March Fast Day (Wine Oil) First Sunday of Great Lent. Sunday of Orthodoxy
Translation of Relics of St Nicephorus, Patriarch of Constantinople (846) St Gerald of Mayo, Abbot (732)
Week of Great Lent.
Monday March Fast Day. St Benedict of Nursia (543). St Theognostus, Metroploitan of Kiev and All Russia (1353)
Tuesday March Fast Day. Apostle Aristobulus, of The Seventy (1st)
Martyrs Agapius, Publius and Their Companions At Caesarea In Palestine (303)
Wednesday March Fast Day. Hieromartyr Alexander, Pope of Rome (119)
Martyr Sabinus of Egypt (287) St Christodoulos of Patmos (1093)
St Ambrose The Confessor, Catholicos of Georgia (1927)
Thursday March Fast Day. St Patrick, Bishop of Armagh, Apostle to The Irish (?461) St Alexius The Man of God (411) St Parthenius of Kiev (1855)
Friday March Fast Day. St Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem (386)
St Nicolas (Velimirovich), Bishop of Zhica (1956) St Edward The Martyr, King of England (C978)
Saturday March Fast Day. (Wine Oil) Second Saturday of Great Lent. Memorial Saturday. St Innocent of Komel, Disciple of St Nilus of Sora (Vologda 1521)
Sunday March Second Sunday of Great Lent. St Gregory of Palamas
Martyr Photini (Svetlana) The Samaratian Woman (1st) Fathers Who Were Slain At Monastery of St Sabas: Sergius, Patrick, and Others (796)
Monday March Fast Day. St James The Confessor, Bishop of Catania (8th-9th)
St Serapion The Sindonite (Egyptc 356) St Thomas, Patriarch of Constantinople (610)
St Seraphim of Byritsa, Monk (Russia 1949)
Tuesday March Fast Day. Hieromartyr Basil of Ancyra (362-3) St Paul, Bishop of
Narbonne (1st) St Isaac, Founder of Dalmatian Monastery At Constantinople (4th)
Wednesday March Martyr Nikon of Sicily (251) St Nikon, Abbott of Kiev Caves (1088)New Martyr Luke of Mytilene (1802)
Thursday March Fast Day. Forefeast of The Annunciation. Hieromartyr Artemius (Artemon), Bishop of Seleucia (1st-2nd) St Zachariah The Recluse (Egypt 4th)
Friday March Fast Day (Fish, Wine, Oil) The Annunciation to Our Most Holy Lady, The Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary.
Repose of St Tikon. Patriarch of Moscow (1925)
Saturday March Fast Day. (Wine Oil) Third Saturday of Great Lent.. Memorial Saturday. Synaxis of The Archangel Gabriel. Hieromartyr Irenaeus, Bishop of Sirmium In Hungary (304) St Basil The New, Anchorite, Near Constantinople (10th)
Sunday March Fast Day(Wine Oil) Third Sunday of Great Lent. Veneration of The Cross. Martyr Matrona of Thessalonica (3rd-4th) Martyrs Philetas The Senator and His Wife Lydia, In Illyria (117-138) St John The Anchorite, of Lycopolis(Egypt 394-5)
Week of Great Lent.
Monday March Fast Day St Hilarion The New, Abbot of Pelecete On Mt Olympus (Bithynia C754) St Stephen The Wonderworker, Abbot of Tryglia (Bithynia 9th)
Tuesday March Fast Day. Hieromartyr Mark, Bishop of Arethusa, and Martyr Cyril The Deacon, of Heliopolis, Who Suffered Under Julian The Apostate (C364)
St Diadochus, Bishop of Photice (5th)
Wednesday March Fast Day. St John Climacus of Sinai, Author of The Ladder (7th)
Apostles Sosthnes, Apollos, Cephas, and Epaphroditus, of The Seventy (1st)
St Sophronius, Bishop of Irkutsk (1771)
Thursday March Fast Day. St Hypatius The Wonderworker, Bishop of Gangra (C326) St Jonah, Meterpolitian of Moscow and All Russia (1461) St Innocent, Metroploitian of Moscow, Enlightener of The Aleuts and Apostle to The Americas(1879) New Martyr Nun Maria (Skobtsova) (France 1945) Appearance of The Iveron (Iberian) Icon of The Most Holy Theotokos.