Monday, December 20, 2010
Fast Day (Wine and Oil Allowed) | Wine and oil are allowed. Refrain from meat, fish, dairy, and eggs.
Today we commemorate
- Ignatius the God-Bearer, Bishop of Antioch
- Forefeast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ
- Our Righteous Father Philogonius, Bishop of Antioch
- John the New Martyr of Thassos
Prayer of the Hour
Third Hour Prayers
Lord, Who sent down Your Holy Spirit in the third hour to Your Apostles; take not Your Spirit from us, but rather restore Your Spirit in us who pray to You, O Good One. You are blessed, O Christ our God, Who made the fishermen wise by sending down Your Holy Spirit. Through them You have captured the world into their nets. Glory to You, O Lover of Mankind!