Kalender Liturgi Gereja Orthodox Indonesia (Russia)
Friday, December 14, 2012 / December 1, 2012 (Church Calendar)
28th Week after Pentecost. Tone two. Nativity (St. Philip's Fast). By Monastic Charter: Strict Fast (Bread, Vegetables, Fruits) Prophet Nahum (7th c. B.C.). Righteous Philaret the Merciful of Amnia in Asia Minor (792). Martyr Ananias of Persia. St. Eligius, bishop of Noyon (660) (Neth.). St. Onesimus, archbishop of Ephesus (Greek). Sts. Ananias and Solochonus, archbishops of Ephesus (Greek). Venerable Anthony the New, monk of Kios in Bithynia (865) (Greek). Venerable Ioannicus of Devich (Serbia). St. Austremoine, first bishop of Clermont and apostle of the Auvergne (3rd c.). St. Theoclites, bishop of Sparta (870). St. Botolph, of Boston (England), abbot and confessor (680) (Celtic & British). St. Tudwal, bishop of Lan Pabu. The Scripture Readings
Holy Prophet Nahum, Troparion,Tone II — Celebrating the memory/ of Thy prophet Nahum O Lord,// through him do we entreat Thee, save Thou our souls. Kontakion, Tone IV "Thou hast appeared today" — Thy pure heart, enlightened by the Spirit,/ became the dwelling-place of most splendid prophecy;/ for thou beholdest things afar off as though they were near./ Wherefore, we honor thee,// O most blessed and glorious Prophet Nahum.