Scripture Readings

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Today’s commemorated feasts and saints

Repose of St. Alexis Toth, Confessor and Defender of Orthodoxy in America (1909). Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem in 351 AD. Martyr Acacius the Centurion at Byzantium (303). Repose of Ven. Nilus, Abbot of Sora (1508). St. John of Zaden in Georgia, and 12 disciples: Ss. Shio, David, Anthony, Thaddæus, Stephen, Isidore, Michael, Pyrrhus, Zeno, Jesse, Joseph, and Abibus (6th c.). Ven. Nilus the Myrrhgusher of Lavra (Mt. Athos—1651). Monastic Martyr Pachomius (Mt. Athos—1730). The “ZHIROVITSKAYA” Icon of the Mother of God (1470).