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Fasting Guidelines
*Strict Fast: Refrain from eating meat, seafood, dairy, eggs, wine and oil. (Vegan).
*Wine & Oil : Wine and oil are allowed. Refrain from meat, dairy and eggs.
*Fish: Fish, wine, oil are allowed. Refrain from meat, dairy and eggs.
*Cheesefare: Dairy products and eggs are allowed. Refrain from meat and fish.

 

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 1 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
The Holy Seven Maccabee Children, Solomone Their Mother, and Eleazar Their Teacher
The Holy Seven Maccabee Children, Solomone Their Mother, and Eleazar Their Teacher
Aug 1 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/01/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Seven Maccabee Children, Solomone Their Mother, and Eleazar Their Teacher; Procession of the Precious[...]
2
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 2 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Translation of the Relics of Stephen the Protomartyr
Translation of the Relics of Stephen the Protomartyr
Aug 2 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/02/2022 Saints and Feasts: Translation of the Relics of Stephen the Protomartyr; Holy Glorious New Martyr Theodore of Dardanelles; Phocas[...]
3
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 3 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Isaacius, Dalmatus, & Faustus, Ascetics of the Dalmation Monastery
Isaacius, Dalmatus, & Faustus, Ascetics of the Dalmation Monastery
Aug 3 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/03/2022 Saints and Feasts: Isaacius, Dalmatus, & Faustus, Ascetics of the Dalmation Monastery; Salome the Holy Myrrhbearer; Theoctistus the Wonderworker[...]
4
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 4 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Seven Holy Youths of Ephesus
Seven Holy Youths of Ephesus
Aug 4 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/04/2022 Saints and Feasts: Seven Holy Youths of Ephesus Strict Fast Epistle Reading: I Corinthians 10:28-33;11:1-8 Brethren, if someone says[...]
5
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 5 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Aug 5 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/05/2022 Saints and Feasts: Forefeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Eusignius the Martyr of Antioch;[...]
6
*Fish
*Fish
Aug 6 all-day
 
Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Aug 6 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/06/2022 Saints and Feasts: Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Fast Day (Fish Allowed) Matins Gospel Reading: Luke[...]
Daily Matins 8:00 am
Daily Matins
Aug 6 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening with the setting of the sun. This practice follows the Biblical account of creation:[...]
7
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
Aug 7 all-day
 
8th Sunday of Matthew
8th Sunday of Matthew
Aug 7 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/07/2022 Saints and Feasts: 8th Sunday of Matthew; Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; The[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
Aug 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Divine Liturgy
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
8
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 8 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Emilian the Confessor & Bishop of Cyzikos
Emilian the Confessor & Bishop of Cyzikos
Aug 8 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/08/2022 Saints and Feasts: Emilian the Confessor & Bishop of Cyzikos; Our Holy Father Myronus the Wonderworker, Bishop of Crete;[...]
9
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 9 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
The Holy Apostle Matthias
The Holy Apostle Matthias
Aug 9 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/09/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Apostle Matthias ; Constantine, Patriarch of Constantinople; Euthymios the Hieromartyr, Metropolitan of Rhodes; Afterfeast[...]
10
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 10 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Laurence the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Rome
Laurence the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Rome
Aug 10 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/10/2022 Saints and Feasts: Laurence the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Rome; Chitus of Athens, Bishop of Rome; Hippolytus the[...]
1st & 3rd Hour Prayers 8:30 am
1st & 3rd Hour Prayers
Aug 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
In addition to the liturgical services of Vespers and Matins, there are also the services of the Hours, Compline, and Nocturne. These services are chanted[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
11
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 11 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Euplus the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Cantania
Euplus the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Cantania
Aug 11 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/11/2022 Saints and Feasts: Euplus the Holy Martyr & Archdeacon of Cantania; Our Holy Father Niphonus, Patriarch of Constantinople; Commemoration[...]
12
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 12 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
The Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetus of Nicomedia
The Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetus of Nicomedia
Aug 12 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/12/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetus of Nicomedia; Sergios, Stephen and Kastor; Palamon, Elder of Saint[...]
13
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
Aug 13 all-day
 
Apodosis of the Transfiguration
Apodosis of the Transfiguration
Aug 13 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/13/2022 Saints and Feasts: Apodosis of the Transfiguration; Maximus the Confessor; Our Righteous Fathers Sergius, Stephanus, Castor and Palamonus; Dorotheus,[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening with the setting of the sun. This practice follows the Biblical account of creation:[...]
14
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
Aug 14 all-day
 
9th Sunday of Matthew
9th Sunday of Matthew
Aug 14 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/14/2022 Saints and Feasts: 9th Sunday of Matthew; Forefeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
Aug 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Divine Liturgy
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
15
The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary
The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary
Aug 15 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/15/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary Matins Gospel Reading:[...]
Daily Matins 8:00 am
Daily Matins
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
16
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ
Aug 16 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/16/2022 Saints and Feasts: Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ; Diomedes the Physician[...]
17
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 17 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Myron the Martyr of Cyzicus
Myron the Martyr of Cyzicus
Aug 17 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/17/2022 Saints and Feasts: Myron the Martyr of Cyzicus; Straton, Philip, Eutychian, & Cyprian the Martyrs of Nicomedea; Afterfeast of[...]
Teachings of the Church 5:00 pm
Teachings of the Church
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Paraklesis or Akathist 6:00 pm
Paraklesis or Akathist
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
18
Floros & Lauros the Monk-martyrs of Illyria
Floros & Lauros the Monk-martyrs of Illyria
Aug 18 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/18/2022 Saints and Feasts: Floros & Lauros the Monk-martyrs of Illyria; Leontus the martyr; Hermos the Martyr; John & George,[...]
19
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 19 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers
Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers
Aug 19 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/19/2022 Saints and Feasts: Andrew the General & Martyr & his 2,593 soldiers; Holy Martyrs Timothy, Agapius and Thecla; Theophanes[...]
20
Samuel the Prophet
Samuel the Prophet
Aug 20 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/20/2022 Saints and Feasts: Samuel the Prophet; Holy Martyr Luke of Bouleutos; Stephen, First King of Hungary; Hierotheos, Bishop of[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening with the setting of the sun. This practice follows the Biblical account of creation:[...]
21
10th Sunday of Matthew
10th Sunday of Matthew
Aug 21 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/21/2022 Saints and Feasts: 10th Sunday of Matthew; The Holy Apostle Thaddaeus; The Holy Martyr Bassa and Her Sons: Theognis,[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
Aug 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Divine Liturgy
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
22
The Holy Martyr Agathonicus
The Holy Martyr Agathonicus
Aug 22 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/22/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Martyr Agathonicus; Holy Martyr Anthuse; Athanasios the Hieromartyr & Bishop of Tarsus; New Martyrs[...]
23
Apodosis of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary
Apodosis of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary
Aug 23 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/23/2022 Saints and Feasts: Apodosis of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Our[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
24
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 24 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Eutyches the Hieromartyr & Disciple of St. John the Theologian
Eutyches the Hieromartyr & Disciple of St. John the Theologian
Aug 24 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/24/2022 Saints and Feasts: Eutyches the Hieromartyr & Disciple of St. John the Theologian; Cosmas of Aetolia, Equal to the[...]
Teachings of the Church 5:00 pm
Teachings of the Church
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Paraklesis or Akathist 6:00 pm
Paraklesis or Akathist
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
25
Return of the Body of Bartholomew the Glorious Apostle
Return of the Body of Bartholomew the Glorious Apostle
Aug 25 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/25/2022 Saints and Feasts: Return of the Body of Bartholomew the Glorious Apostle; Titus the Apostle of the 70; John[...]
26
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 26 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalie
The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalie
Aug 26 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/26/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalie; Our Righteous Father Joseph; Icon of the Mother of God[...]
27
Pimen the Great
Pimen the Great
Aug 27 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/27/2022 Saints and Feasts: Pimen the Great; Holy Martyr Phanurius; Anthousa the Martyr; Poimen of Palestine; Hosisos the Confessor; Liverios,[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
In the Orthodox Church the liturgical day begins in the evening with the setting of the sun. This practice follows the Biblical account of creation:[...]
28
11th Sunday of Matthew
11th Sunday of Matthew
Aug 28 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/28/2022 Saints and Feasts: 11th Sunday of Matthew; Moses the Black of Scete; Diomedes & Laurence the Martyrs; 33 Martyrs[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
Divine Liturgy
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
29
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
Aug 29 all-day
Jesus said, ‘and when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites,  for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men.[...]
Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
Aug 29 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/29/2022 Saints and Feasts: Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John; Theodora of Thessaloniki; Anastasios the[...]
Daily Matins 8:00 am
Daily Matins
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am
The morning service of the Church is called Matins or Orthros. It opens with the reading of six morning psalms and the intoning of the[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
30
Apodosis of the Feast of the Forerunner
Apodosis of the Feast of the Forerunner
Aug 30 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/30/2022 Saints and Feasts: Apodosis of the Feast of the Forerunner; Alexander, John, and Paul the New, Patriarchs of Constantinople;[...]
31
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
Aug 31 all-day
 
The Placing of the Honorable Sash of the Most Holy Theotokos
The Placing of the Honorable Sash of the Most Holy Theotokos
Aug 31 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 08/31/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Placing of the Honorable Sash of the Most Holy Theotokos; Cyprian the Hieromartyr & Bishop[...]
1st & 3rd Hour Prayers 8:30 am
1st & 3rd Hour Prayers
Aug 31 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am
In addition to the liturgical services of Vespers and Matins, there are also the services of the Hours, Compline, and Nocturne. These services are chanted[...]
Daily Divine Liturgy 9:00 am
Daily Divine Liturgy
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
“We knew not whether we were in heaven or on earth, for surely there is no such splendor or beauty anywhere on earth. We cannot[...]
Teachings of the Church 5:00 pm
Teachings of the Church
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Paraklesis or Akathist 6:00 pm
Paraklesis or Akathist
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm