Thursday, August 9, 2018
Strict Fast | Refrain from meat, fish, oil, wine, dairy, and eggs.
Today we commemorate
- The Holy Apostle Matthias
- Anthony the Martyr of Alexandria
- Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
- Constantine, Patriarch of Constantinople
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!