Lives of all saints commemorated on February 15 – Orthodox Church in America

Apostle Onesimus of the Seventy In prison Saint Onesimus served the Apostle Paul like a son. Saint Paul was personally acquainted with Philemon, and wrote him a letter filled with love, asking him to forgive the runaway slave and to accept him like a brother. He sent Saint Onesimus with this letter to his master, [...]

Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017

Sts Peter and Paul 29 June 2017 On June 29 the Church celebrates the feast day of Sts. Peter & Paul. As early as the year 258, there is evidence of an already lengthy tradition of celebrating the solemnities of both Saint Peter and Saint Paul on the same day. Together, the two saints are [...]

Saint of the Day 11th June

St. Barnabas Lived: | Feast Day: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Barnabas, a Jew of Cyprus, comes as close as anyone outside the Twelve to being a full-fledged apostle. He was closely associated with St. Paul (he introduced Paul to Peter and the other apostles) and served as a kind of mediator between the former persecutor [...]