Scripture Readings

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Today’s commemorated feasts and saints

9th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOSTTone 8. Afterfeast of the Dormition. Apostle Thaddæus of the Seventy (ca. 44). Martyr Bassa of Edessa and her sons Theogonius, Agapius, and Pistus (2nd c.). Ven. Abramius the Wonderworker, Archimandrite of Smolensk, and his disciple, Ven. Ephraim (13th c.). Ven. Abramius the Lover-of-Labor, of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—12th-13th c.). Holy Schema-nun Martha.