Scripture Readings

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Today’s commemorated feasts and saints

Holy Apostle James (Jacob), the brother of St. John the Theologian (44 A.D.). Great and Holy Saturday . Uncovering of the Relics of St. Nikita, Bishop of Novgorod (1558). St. Donatus, Bishop of Euroea in Epirus (ca. 387). Uncovering of the Relics of St. Basil, Bishop of Amasea (4th c.). Martyr Maximus of Ephesus. St. Ignátii (Ignatius) Brianchaninov, Bishop of Stavropol’ (1867). The “PASSION” Icon of the Most-holy Theotokos. (Note: The service for St James is transferred to May 5.)