Scripture Readings

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Today’s commemorated feasts and saints

Afterfeast of the Dormition. Martyr Andrew Stratelates and those with him (2,593 soldiers) in Cilicia (4th c.). St. Pitirim, Bishop of Perm (1456). Martyrs Timothy, Agapius, and Thekla, 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).