Rufus the Obedient of the Kiev Caves
Celestine, Pope of Rome
The Holy New Martyr John the Ship-Builder who was martyred in Kos
O Christ God, Who at the ninth hour tasted death in the flesh for our sake, put to death the arrogance of our flesh and save us! When the Thief saw the Author of Life hanging on the cross he said: If God had not become flesh, He would not have been crucified with us, nor would the sun have hidden its rays.
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In 2017 Orthodox Pascha (Easter) falls on April 16
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