Scripture Readings

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Today’s commemorated feasts and saints

12th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOSTTone 3. Afterfeast of the Dormition. Martyr Andrew Stratelates and those with him (2593 soldiers) in Cilicia (4th c.). St. Pitirim, Bishop of Perm (1456). Martyrs Timothy, Agapius, and Thecla, of Palestine (304-306). Ven. Theophanes of Docheiariou (Mt. Athos—16th c.). The “DONSKAYA” Icon of the Most-holy Theotokos (in commemoration of the deliverance of Moscow from the Tatars in 1591).