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7, May 2016 - 09:17

8th May Sunday Holy Orthodox Liturgy 230pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar. after Gospel the novena to Saint Sharbel and anointing with holy oil from his tomb for all present All Are Most Welcome. more details clergy 0876564738

Monday Commemoration of The Apparition of The Sign of The Precious Cross Over Jerusalem In 351.

Martyr Acacius The Centurion At Byzantium (303) St John of Zedazneni and The Twelve Syrian Fathers, Founders of Monasticism In Georgia (6th) St Nilus, Abbot of Sora (1508) St Nilus The Myrr Flowing of Lavra (Mt Athos 1651)

Monk-Martyr Pachomius (Mt Athos 1730) St Alexis (Toth) of Wilkes-Barre Monk Martyr Pachomius (Mt Athos 1730)

Tuesday May. Holy Apostle and Evangelist John The Theologian (1st-2nd)
St Arsenius The Great (449-450) Sts Arsenius The Lover of Labour (14th) and Poemen The Ascetic (12th)
of The Kiev Caves. Appearance of Archangel Michael At Monte Garano (492). All Saints of Thessalonica

Wednesday Mid-Feast of Pentecost. Fast Day (Fish, Wine Oil) Translation of Relics of St Nicolas The Wonderworker From Myra To Bari (1087) Prophet Isaiah (8thbc) Martyr Christopher of Lycia, and Her Martyrs Callinica and Aquilina (C250)
St Shio of Georgia (6th)

Thursday Apostle Simon Zelotes (1st) St Isidora The Fool, of Tabennesi In Egypt (4th)
St Thais of Egypt (5th)

Friday Fast-Day (Wine Oil) Holy Equal-To-The-Apostles Cyril (869) and Methodius (885) First Teachers of The Slavs.
Commemoration of Founding of Constantinople. Hieromartyr Mocius (303) Holy-Equal-To-The-Apostles Rostislav, Prince
of Great Moravia (870) St Nicodemus, Archbishop of Serbia (1325)

Saturday St Epiphanius, Bishop of Constantia In Cyprus (403) St Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople (740)
St Dionysius, Archimandrite of St Sergius Monastery (1633) Glorification of Hieromartyr Hermogen, Patriarch of
Moscow and All Russia (1913)

Sunday 5th Sunday of Pascha The Samaritian Woman (Martyr Photini) The Holy Patriarchs of
Constantinople. Virgin Martyr Glyceria At Heraclea, and Her Martyr Laodicius, Keeper of The Prison (C177)
Sts John, Euthymius and George, Founders of Iveron Monastery (Mt Athos 10th)

Monday Martyr Isidore of Chios (251) St Leontius, Patriarch of Jerusalem (1184-5)
St Isdore, Fool-For-Christ, Wonderworker of Rostov (1474)

Tuesday St Pachomius The Great (346) St Isaiah, Bishop and Wonderworker of Rostov (1090)
St Dimitry, Crown Prince of Uglich and Moscow (1591)

Wednesday Leavetaking of Mid-Feast of Pentecost. (Wine Oil)
St Theodore The Santctified, Disciple of St Pachomius The Great (368)
St Musa The Child (Rome 5th) St George, Bishop of Mitylene (9th)

Thursday Apostle andronicus, of The Seventy, and His Fellow Labourer Junia (1st)
St Euphrosyne (Princess Eudoxia) of Moscow (1407)

Friday Fast Day (Wine Oil) Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (303) St Macarius (Glukharev) Missionary Russia (1847)

Saturday Hieromartyr Patrick, Bishop of Prussia (2nd-3rd) St Dimitry Donskoy, Prince of Moscow (1387)
St Cornelius of Komel (1537)

Sunday 6th Sunday of Pascha. The Blind Man
Martyr Thallelaeus At Aegae In Cilica, and His Companions, Martyrs Alexander and Asterius (C284)
St Thalassius The Libyan (7th) Uncovering of Relics of St Alexis, Metroploitian of Moscow and Wonderwork of All
Russia (1431)

Monday Holy Equal-To-The-Apostles Emperor Constantine (337) and His Mother Hntus Elena (C330)

Tuesday Martyr Basiliscus of Comana (Pontus C308)
St John-Vladimir, Ruler of Serbia (1015) New Martyr Paul of The Peloponnese (1818)

Wednesday Fast Day (Fish Wine Oil) Forefeast of The Ascension).
St Michael The Confessor, Bishop of Synada (826) Mary The Wife of Cleopas, Myrrh-Bearer (1st)
Synaxis of Saints of Rostov-Yaroslavl St Euphrosyne, Abbess of Polotsk (1173)

Thursday The Ascension of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
St Symeon Stylites (The Younger) of The Wonderful Mountain (592)
St Vincent of Lerins (C450) St Nikita Stylites, Wonderworker of Pereyaslavl-Zalesski (1186)

Friday Afterfeast of The Ascension.
Third Finding of Honourable Head of Holy, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Batist John (850)
Hieromartyr Urban, Pope of Rome (230) Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Cyprus (4th)

Saturday Afterfeast of Ascension.
Apostles Carpus and Alphaeus, of The Seventy (1st)
Martyrs Abercius and Helen, Children of Apostle Alphaeus (1st)
Great Martyr George The New At Sofia (Bulgaria 1515)

Sunday 7th Sunday After Pascha. Fathers of First Ecumenical Council (325)
After-Feast of Ascension. St John The Russian (Confessor), Whose Relics Are On Island of Euboea (1730)
Hieromartyr Therapon, Bishop of Sardis (3rd) St Melangel (Monacella), Hermit At Pennant Melangell(C590)
St Therapont, Abbot of Byelozersk (1426)

Monday Afterfeast of Ascension. St Eutychius, Bishop of Melitene (1st)
St Germanus (Germain), Bishop of Paris (576) St Ignatius, Bishop and Wonder-Worker of Rostov (1288)
St Helena (Manturova), Nun of Diveyevo (1832)

Tuesday Afterfeast of Ascension Virgin-Martyr Theodosia of Tyre (307-308)
St Alexander, Archbishop of Alexandria (328) St John of Ustiug, Fool-For-Christ (1494)
St Luke, Archbishop of Simferopol (1961)

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