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.

 

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Thomas Sunday
Thomas Sunday
May 1 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/01/2022 Saints and Feasts: Thomas Sunday; Martyrs Emmanuel, Theodore, George, Michael and the other George of Samothrace; Jeremias the Prophet;[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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[...]
2
Removal of the Relics of St. Athanasius the Great
Removal of the Relics of St. Athanasius the Great
May 2 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/02/2022 Saints and Feasts: Removal of the Relics of St. Athanasius the Great; Hesperos & Zoe the Righteous; Boris, King[...]
3
2nd Tuesday after Pascha
2nd Tuesday after Pascha
May 3 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/03/2022 Saints and Feasts: 2nd Tuesday after Pascha; The Holy Martyrs Timothy and Maura; Peter the Wonderworker; Theophan, Bishop of[...]
4
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 4 all-day
 
2nd Wednesday after Pascha
2nd Wednesday after Pascha
May 4 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/04/2022 Saints and Feasts: 2nd Wednesday after Pascha; Pelagia the Nun-martyr of Tarsus; Hilary the Wonderworker; Euthemios, Bishop of Madytos;[...]
5
2nd Thursday after Pascha
2nd Thursday after Pascha
May 5 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/05/2022 Saints and Feasts: 2nd Thursday after Pascha; Irene the Great Martyr; Neophytos, Gaius, & Caianus the Monk-martyrs; The Righteous[...]
6
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 6 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 6 all-day
 
2nd Friday after Pascha
2nd Friday after Pascha
May 6 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/06/2022 Saints and Feasts: 2nd Friday after Pascha; Job the Prophet; Our Holy Father Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu;[...]
7
2nd Saturday after Pascha
2nd Saturday after Pascha
May 7 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/07/2022 Saints and Feasts: 2nd Saturday after Pascha; Commemoration of the Precious Cross that appeared in the sky over Jerusalem[...]
8
Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women
Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women
May 8 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/08/2022 Saints and Feasts: Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women; Synaxis of the Holy Powder (or manna) which emitted from the[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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[...]
9
3rd Monday after Pascha
3rd Monday after Pascha
May 9 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/09/2022 Saints and Feasts: 3rd Monday after Pascha; The Holy Prophet Esaias (Isaiah); Christopher the Martyr of Lycea; Elder Hieronymos[...]
10
Simon the Zealot & Apostle
Simon the Zealot & Apostle
May 10 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/10/2022 Saints and Feasts: Simon the Zealot & Apostle; Laurence of Egypt; Isodora of Egypt Epistle Reading: I Corinthians 4:9-16[...]
11
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 11 all-day
 
3rd Wednesday after Pascha
3rd Wednesday after Pascha
May 11 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/11/2022 Saints and Feasts: 3rd Wednesday after Pascha; Renewal of Constantinople; Methodius & Cyril, Equal-to-the Apostles Illuminators of the Slavs;[...]
12
3rd Thursday after Pascha
3rd Thursday after Pascha
May 12 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/12/2022 Saints and Feasts: 3rd Thursday after Pascha; Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus; Germanos, Patriarch of Constantinople; Removal of the Sacred[...]
13
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 13 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 13 all-day
 
3rd Friday after Pascha
3rd Friday after Pascha
May 13 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/13/2022 Saints and Feasts: 3rd Friday after Pascha; The Holy Martyr Glyceria; Sergios the Confessor; Alexandros the Martyr; Pausikakos, Bishop[...]
14
3rd Saturday after Pascha
3rd Saturday after Pascha
May 14 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/14/2022 Saints and Feasts: 3rd Saturday after Pascha; Isidore the Martyr of Chios; Holy Hieromartyr Therapontus; Holy New Martyrs Mark[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
May 14 @ 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:[...]
15
Sunday of the Paralytic
Sunday of the Paralytic
May 15 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/15/2022 Saints and Feasts: Sunday of the Paralytic; Pachomius the Great; Achillius the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Larissa; Placing of the[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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[...]
16
4th Monday after Pascha
4th Monday after Pascha
May 16 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/16/2022 Saints and Feasts: 4th Monday after Pascha; Theodore the Sanctified; Holy Martyr Peter of Blachernae; Nicholas the Mystic, Patriarch[...]
17
4th Tuesday after Pascha
4th Tuesday after Pascha
May 17 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/17/2022 Saints and Feasts: 4th Tuesday after Pascha; The Holy Apostles Andronicus and Junia; Theophanes and Nectarios, Builders of the[...]
18
*Fish
*Fish
May 18 all-day
 
4th Wednesday after Pascha – Mid-Pentecost
4th Wednesday after Pascha – Mid-Pentecost
May 18 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/18/2022 Saints and Feasts: 4th Wednesday after Pascha – Mid-Pentecost; Holy Martyrs: Peter, Dionysius, Andrew, Paul, Christina, Heraclius, Paulinus and[...]
Matins Service 8:30 am
Matins Service
May 18 @ 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[...]
The Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
The Divine Liturgy
May 18 @ 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[...]
19
Patrick the Hieromartyr and Bishop of Prusa and His Fellow Martyrs Acacius, Menander, and Polyaenus
Patrick the Hieromartyr and Bishop of Prusa and His Fellow Martyrs Acacius, Menander, and Polyaenus
May 19 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/19/2022 Saints and Feasts: Patrick the Hieromartyr and Bishop of Prusa and His Fellow Martyrs Acacius, Menander, and Polyaenus; Our[...]
20
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 20 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 20 all-day
 
The Holy Martyr Thalleleus
The Holy Martyr Thalleleus
May 20 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/20/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Martyr Thalleleus; Lydia of Philippi, Equal to the Apostles; Mark the Hermit; Father Alexis,[...]
Vespers 6:00 pm
Vespers
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 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
Constantine and Helen, Equal-to-the Apostles
Constantine and Helen, Equal-to-the Apostles
May 21 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/21/2022 Saints and Feasts: Constantine and Helen, Equal-to-the Apostles; Pachomios the Righteous New Martyr Matins Gospel Reading: John 10:9-16 The[...]
Matins Service 8:30 am
Matins Service
May 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[...]
The Divine Liturgy 10:00 am
The Divine Liturgy
May 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[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
May 21 @ 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:[...]
22
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
Sunday of the Samaritan Woman
May 22 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/22/2022 Saints and Feasts: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman; Basiliscus the Martyr, Bishop of Comana; Holy New Martyrs Demetrius and[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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[...]
23
Michael the Confessor, Bishop of Synnada
Michael the Confessor, Bishop of Synnada
May 23 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/23/2022 Saints and Feasts: Michael the Confessor, Bishop of Synnada; Mary the Myrrhbearer & wife of Cleopas Epistle Reading: Acts[...]
24
Symeon the Stylite of the Mountain
Symeon the Stylite of the Mountain
May 24 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/24/2022 Saints and Feasts: Symeon the Stylite of the Mountain; Saint Vincent of Lerins; Meletios the Commander & his Companion[...]
25
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 25 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 25 all-day
 
Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist
Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist
May 25 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/25/2022 Saints and Feasts: Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist; Therapon the Hieromartyr, Bishop of[...]
26
5th Thursday after Pascha
5th Thursday after Pascha
May 26 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/26/2022 Saints and Feasts: 5th Thursday after Pascha; Carpos and Alphaeus, Apostles of the 70; Alexandros the New Martyr of[...]
27
*Strict Fast
*Strict Fast
May 27 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.[...]
*Wine and Oil
*Wine and Oil
May 27 all-day
 
The Holy Hieromartyr Helladius
The Holy Hieromartyr Helladius
May 27 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/27/2022 Saints and Feasts: The Holy Hieromartyr Helladius; John the Russian of Evia; Theodora the Virgin-martyr & Didymos the Martyr;[...]
28
Hieromartyr Eutychius, Bishop of Melitene
Hieromartyr Eutychius, Bishop of Melitene
May 28 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/28/2022 Saints and Feasts: Hieromartyr Eutychius, Bishop of Melitene; Nikitas, Bishop of Chalcedon; Helikonis the Martyr; Heladios the Hieromartyr of[...]
Byzantine Chant Practice 4:00 pm
Byzantine Chant Practice
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Great Vespers 5:00 pm
Great Vespers
May 28 @ 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:[...]
29
Sunday of the Blind Man
Sunday of the Blind Man
May 29 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/29/2022 Saints and Feasts: Sunday of the Blind Man; Theodosia the Virgin-Martyr of Tyre; Theodosia, Virgin-Martyr of Constantinople; Seven New[...]
Matins 8:30 am
Matins
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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[...]
30
6th Monday after Pascha
6th Monday after Pascha
May 30 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/30/2022 Saints and Feasts: 6th Monday after Pascha; Isaacius, Abbot of the Monastery of Dalmatus; Macrina, grandmother of St. Basil[...]
31
Hermias the Martyr at Comana
Hermias the Martyr at Comana
May 31 all-day
Saints, Feasts, and Readings for 05/31/2022 Saints and Feasts: Hermias the Martyr at Comana; Eustathios, Patriarch of Constantinople; Eusebius and Haralambos the Monk-martyrs Epistle Reading:[...]