March 2023
Feastday readings are in boldface. Readings: Lent (L)
Tones: Octoechos (T), Eothinon (E)
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 
 
1
Cassian the Roman
6th Hour: Isaiah 5:16-26
Vespers: Genesis 4:16-26, Proverbs 5:15-6:3
Strict fast
2L
2
Theodotos of Cyrene
6th Hour: Isaiah 6:1-12
Vespers: Genesis 5:1-24, Proverbs 6:3-20
Strict fast
2L
3
Martyrs Eutropios, Cleonicos & Basiliscos
6th Hour: Isaiah 7:1-14
Vespers: Genesis 5:32-6:8, Proverbs 6:20-7:1
Strict fast
2L
4
Gerasimos the Jordanite
Epistle: Hebrews 3:12-16
Gospel: Mark 1:35-44
Oil & Wine allowed
2L
5
Conon of Isauria
Sunday of Gregory Palamas
Epistle: Hebrews 1:10-2:3
Gospel: Mark 2:1-12
T.6 / E.6
Oil & Wine allowed
2L
6
42 Martyrs of Amorium
6th Hour: Isaiah 8:13-9:7
Vespers: Genesis 6:9-22, Proverbs 8:1-21
Strict fast
3L
7
7 Hieromartyrs of Cherson
6th Hour: Isaiah 9:9-10:4
Vespers: Genesis 7:1-5, Proverbs 8:32-9:11
Strict fast
3L
8
Theophilactos the Confessor
6th Hour: Isaiah 10:12-20
Vespers: Genesis 7:6-9, Proverbs 9:12-18
Strict fast
3L
9
40 Martyrs of Sebastea
Epistle: Hebrews 12:1-10
Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16 (We/9AP)
6th Hour: Isaiah 11:10-12:2
Vespers: Genesis 7:11-8:3, Proverbs 10:1-22
Oil & Wine allowed
3L
10
Martyr Codratos & his companions
6th Hour: Isaiah 13:2-13
Vespers: Genesis 8:4-21, Proverbs 10:31-11:12
Strict fast
3L
11
Sophronios of Jerusalem
Epistle: Hebrews 10:32-38a
Gospel: Mark 2:14-17
Oil & Wine allowed
3L
12
Theophanes the Confessor
Sunday of the Holy Cross
Daylight Savings Time begins
Epistle: Hebrews 4:14-5:6
Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1
T.7 / E.7
Oil & Wine allowed
3L
13
Relics of Nicephoros
6th Hour: Isaiah 14:24-32
Vespers: Genesis 8:21-9:7, Proverbs 11:19-12:6
Strict fast
4L
14
Benedict of Nursia
6th Hour: Isaiah 25:1-9
Vespers: Genesis 9:8-17, Proverbs 12:8-22
Strict fast
4L
15
Martyr Agapios & his companions
6th Hour: Isaiah 26:21-27:9
Vespers: Genesis 9:18-10:1, Proverbs 12:23-13:9
Strict fast
4L
16
Sabinos the Egyptian
6th Hour: Isaiah 28:14-22
Vespers: Genesis 10:32-11:9, Proverbs 13:20-14:6
Strict fast
4L
17
Venerable Alexis
6th Hour: Isaiah 29:13-23
Vespers: Genesis 12:1-7, Proverbs 14:15-26
Strict fast
4L
18
Cyril of Jerusalem
Epistle: Hebrews 6:9-12
Gospel: Mark 7:31-37
Oil & Wine allowed
4L
19
Martyrs Chrysanthos & Daria
Sunday of John Climacus
Epistle: Hebrews 6:13-20
Gospel: Mark 9:17-31
T.8 / E.8
Oil & Wine allowed
4L
20
Fathers of St. Sabbas
Spring begins
6th Hour: Isaiah 37:33-38:6
Vespers: Genesis 13:12-18, Proverbs 14:27-15:4
Strict fast
5L
21
James of Catania
6th Hour: Isaiah 40:18-31
Vespers: Genesis 15:1-15, Proverbs 15:7-19
Strict fast
5L
22
Basil of Ancyra
6th Hour: Isaiah 41:4-14
Vespers: Genesis 17:1-9, Proverbs 15:20-16:9
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
23
Martyr Nikon & his disciples
Canon of Andrew of Crete
6th Hour: Isaiah 42:5-16
Vespers: Genesis 18:20-33, Proverbs 16:17-17:17
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
24
Forefeast of the Annunciation
6th Hour: Isaiah 45:11-17
Vespers: Genesis 22:1-18, Proverbs 17:17-18:5
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
25
Annunciation of the Theotokos
Epistle: Hebrews 2:11-18
Gospel: Luke 1:24-38
Oil, Wine & Fish allowed
26
Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel
Sunday of Mary of Egypt
Epistle: Hebrews 2:2-10 (Sep 6)
Gospel: Luke 10:16-21 (Sep 6)
Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14
Gospel: Mark 10:32b-45
T.1 / E.9
Oil & Wine allowed
5L
27
Matrona of Thessalonica
6th Hour: Isaiah 48:17-49:4
Vespers: Genesis 27:1-41, Proverbs 19:16-25
Strict fast
6L
28
Stephen the Wonderworker & Hilarion
6th Hour: Isaiah 49:6-10
Vespers: Genesis 31:3-16, Proverbs 21:3-21
Strict fast
6L
29
Mark of Arethusa
6th Hour: Isaiah 58:1-11
Vespers: Genesis 43:26-31, 45:1-16, Proverbs 21:23-22:4
Strict fast
6L
30
John Climacos
6th Hour: Isaiah 65:8-16
Vespers: Genesis 46:1-7, Proverbs 23:15-24:5
Strict fast
6L
31
Hypatios of Gangra
6th Hour: Isaiah 66:10-24
Vespers: Genesis 49:33-50:26, Proverbs 31:8-31
Strict fast
6L