Fri 18 August, 2017
Afterfeast of The Dormition of the Theotokos
Today we commemorate:
Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus of Illyria (2nd C). SS John (674) and George (683), patriarchs of Constantinople. Venerable Barnabus and his nephew St. Sophronius, monks of Mt Mela nr. Trebizond (412). Venerable Sophronius of St. Anne's Skete on Mt Athos. St. Arsenios the New of Paros (1877). Repose of St. John, abbot of Rila (946).
British Isles & Ireland: St. Daig Maccairill, bishop of Iniskin (6th C). St. Evan, hermit in Ayrshire (9th C).
2 Corinthians 4:13-18; Matthew 24:27-33,42-51