Thursday, March 30, 2017
Strict Fast | Refrain from meat, fish, oil, wine, dairy, and eggs.
Today we commemorate
- 5th Thursday of Lent: The Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete
- John Climacus the Righteous, author of The Divine Ladder of Ascent
- Sosthenes, Apollos, Cephas, Caesar, & Epaphroditos, the Apostles of the 70
- Zacharias the New Martyr
Prayer of the Hour
First Hour Prayers
In every moment direct me according to Your word, lest all lawlessness overpowers me. Rescue me from slanderous men, and guard me with Your commandments. Shine Your face upon Your servant and teach me Your statutes. Let my mouth be filled with Your praise O Lord so that I may sing of Your glory the whole day long.