November 28/December 11
Monk-martyr Stephen the New, of Mt.
St. Auxentius (767) (II Tim. 1:8-18; Matt. 10:23-31). Martyr
Irenarchus and Seven Women-martyrs, at Sebaste (303).
Hieromartyrs Timothy and Theodore, bishops; Peter, John, Sergius,
Theodore, and Nicephorus, priests; Basil and Thomas, deacons;
Monk-martyrs Hierotheus, Daniel, Chariton, Socrates, Comasius,
and Eusebius; and Martyr Etymasius, at Tiberiopolis (361). St. Theodore,
bishop of Theodosiopolis in Armenia (end of 6th c.). St. Oda,
virgin of Brabant (Neth.) (726). Martyrs Basil, Stephen, Gregory,
Gregory (another), John, Andrew, Peter, Anna, and many others,
who suffered with St. Stephen the New (767). Blessed Theodore,
archbishop of Rostov (1394). New Martyr Chrestos the Gardener, of
Albania, at Constantinople (1748). New Hieromartyr Seraphim
(Chichagov), metropolitan of St. Petersburg (1937).
26th Sunday after Pentecost
Matins: (IV) Luke 24:1-12
Liturgy: Eph. 5:9-19
Fish, wine and oil allowed