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St Anthony the Roman – Pray and labor hard

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. Dear beloved, we remember a father among the saints, St Anthony the Roman. We also ask our Most Holy Theotokos, Mother of God, to pray and intercede for us before our Lord and Christ, during the Dormition Fast.

St Cosmas, Hymnwriter – Mirror of our deeds

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. Dear beloved, we celebrate the feast day of Saint Cosmas, Hymnographer, and Bishop of Maiuma in the 8th century. The saint was the foster-brother of Saint John of Damascus, the Holy Greek church father, Syrian hieromonk, who gave us important treatises and writings on the defence of icons, Orthodoxy, and Christology.

St Gregory the Illuminator – Labor and Charity

In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. Dear beloved, we celebrate the feast day of a great saint and father among the saints today, Saint Gregory the Illuminator, Catholicos of Great Armenia and its patron saint, or as our Armenian brethren would address as “Sourp Krikor Lusavorich”.

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