Wednesday, February 8/21, 2018. 1st Week of Great Lent. Great Lent.
Monastic rule: xerophagy (bread, uncooked fruits and vegetables).

Совершается служба на шестьGreat-martyr Theodore Stratelates (“the General”) of Heraclea (319). Совершается служба на шестьProphet Zachariah (ca. 520 b.c.).

St. Sava II, archbishop of Serbia (1269). St. Lyubov of Ryazan, fool-for-Christ (1921).

New Hieromartyrs Andrew Dobrynin, archpriest, of Prechistoye-Naumovo (Yaroslavl) and Peter Markov, archpriest, of Korenevo (Moscow) (1938).

Martyr Conitus of Alexandria (249). St. Agathangelus, bishop of Damascus (ca. 325). St. Macarius, bishop of Paphos on Cyprus. Virginmartyrs Martha and Mary, at Tanis [Hermopolis] in Egypt.

Repose of Schema-abbot Theodore of Valaam (1937).

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