Mary Mother of God 1 Jan. 2019

  Feast of the Circumcision of Christ  Initially the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ was celebrated this day, being the Octave Day or eighth day of Christmas and  according to the Semitic and southern European calculation of intervals of days, was the day Jesus was named and circumcised. Circumcison took place not in the Temple, but [...]

Hieromartyr Sergius Mechev, Priest

Commemoration date January, 6 (December, 29 old calendar) Hieromartyr Sergius Hieromartyr Sergius, son of the holy righteous Alexis, Moscow Priest, a graduate of the Moscow University, the faculty of History and Philology.  During World War I, volunteered as an orderly at the front.  In 1919, at the height of persecutions, he was ordained a priest.  [...]

Clement of Alexandria 4 December

Clement of Alexandria Clement from Les vrais pourtraits et vies des hommes illustres grecz, latins et payens(1584) by André Thévet For the life of Clement please visit - https://orthodoxwiki.org/Clement_of_Alexandria#Life And: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/saint/st-clement-of-alexandria-688 Also: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04045a.htm Church Father, Theologian Born   c. 150   Athens Died  c. 215  Jerusalem Venerated in     Oriental Orthodox Church, Eastern Catholic Churches,Anglican Communion Canonized Pre-congregation Feast 4 December (Eastern Catholicism, Anglicanism) [...]

Who Came Up With Tikkun Olam? – Don’t surrender. Don’t escape. Fix the world. – Daily Dose of Wisdom

 See previous post The way we think of tikkun olam today is the end-product of a chain with three crucial links. Maybe you’ve heard of tikkun olam. It’s a phrase thrown around a lot in Jewish circles. Olam means “world,” and tikkun—well, it means all sorts of things. But in this sense, it means “repair.” So tikkun olam means “repairing [...]

Saint Tertius 30 October 2018

With Permission from Fr Stephen Janos frsj   Holy Disciple from the Seventy:   Also visit this site for hagiagraphies of the other 69  Tertius (Tercias) Saint Tertius was the second bishop in succession (after the holy Disciple Sosipater) in Iconium, where he converted many pagans to Christ, and here he ended his life as a [...]

Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem 29 October-7 August

  Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem   Bishop of Jerusalem and Confessor  Born c. AD 99 Died c. AD 216 (aged 117) Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem), Syria Palaestina Venerated inRoman Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church of Arodon Canonized (Pre-Congregation) Pre-Congregation Contents ( for pre-Congregation)    1History 2Current process 2.1Assessing miracles 3Pre-Congregation 3.1Martyrs 3.2Confessors 3.3Authority to canonize 4Partial list of pending cases 4.1Blesseds [...]