St. Tikhon Orthodox Christian Mission
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Today's Scripture Readings, Feasts and Saints
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Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord
Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord

The hymns of Vespers remind us that the Transfiguration is not merely a historical event, but something which also has implications for us. Those who “desire to see and hear things past understanding” must ascend from earthly concerns to “the height of the contemplation of the…

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Martyr and Archdeacon Laurence, and those with him, of Rome
Martyr and Archdeacon Laurence, and those with him, of Rome

The Martyrs Archdeacon Laurence, Pope Sixtus, Deacons Felicissimus and Agapitus, the Soldier Romanus were citizens of Rome, and suffered in the year 258 under the emperor Valerian (253-259). Holy Pope Sixtus, born at Athens, received a fine education, preached in Spain and was made bishop in Rome…

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Blessed Laurence the Fool-For-Christ at Kaluga
Blessed Laurence the Fool-For-Christ at Kaluga

Blessed Laurence, Fool-for-Christ and Kaluga Wonderworker, lived at the beginning of the sixteenth century at the distance of half a verst from old Kaluga near a forest church in honor of the Nativity of Christ, set upon a high hill. There was a long underground entrance from his dwelling to the…

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