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Orthodox Calendar

Secular (Gregorian) calendar / Julian calendar

Sunday May 17, 2020 / May 4, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Pascha: The Samaritan Woman. 


Kontakion, Tone VIII

Having come to the well by faith, the Samaritan woman beheld Thee, the Water of Wisdom, of which she drank lavishly, and inherited the kingdom on high, where her praises are sung eternally.


Virgin-martyr Pelagia of Tarsus in Asia Minor (287).

New Hieromartyr John priest (1942).

New Hieromartyr Nicholas diacon (1943).

The Alfanov brothers: Venerables Nicetas, Cyril, Nicephorus, Clement, and Isaac of Novgorod, founders of the Sokolnitzki Monastery (1389).

Hieromartyr Erasmus, bishop of Formia in Campania (303).

Hieromartyr Albian (Olbian), bishop of Anaea in Asia Minor (304).

Hieromartyr Silvanus of Gaza and with him 40 martyrs (311).

Icon of the Mother of God "Staro Rus" Old Russian (1570).

Venerables Aphrodisius, Leontius, Anthony, Valerian, Macrobius, and others, monks of Palestine.

Translation of the relics of the Righteous Lazarus and Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles.

St. Nicephorus, abbot of Medikion.

St. Ethelred, king of Mercia and monk in England (716) (Celtic & British).

Venerable Nicephorus the Solitary of Mt. Athos, the spiritual father of St. Gregory Palamas (1340) (Greek).

St. Athanasius, bishop of Corinth (10th - 11th c.) (Greek).

Venerable Hilary the Wonderworker of the desert (Greek).

St. Monica of Tagaste (mother of Blessed Augustine) (387).

Martyr Florian and 40 companions, at Lorsch, Austria (304).


The Scripture Readings
Acts 11:19-26, 29-30
John 4:5-42


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