May 2023
Feastday readings are in boldface. Readings: After Pascha (AE) , After Pentecost (AP)
Tones: Octoechos (T), Eothinon (E)
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
1
Prophet Jeremiah
Epistle: Acts 10:1-16
Gospel: John 6:56-69
Fast free
4AE
2
Relics of Athanasios
Epistle: Hebrews 13:7-16 (Sep 3)
Gospel: Matthew 5:14-19 (Nov 12)
Epistle: Acts 10:21-33
Gospel: John 7:1-13
Fast free
4AE
3
Martyrs Timothy & Maura
Mid-pentecost
Epistle: Acts 14:6-18
Gospel: John 7:14-30
Oil & Wine allowed
4AE
4
Pelagia of Tarsus
Epistle: Acts 10:34-43
Gospel: John 8:12-20
Fast free
4AE
5
Great-martyr Irene
Epistle: Acts 10:44-11:10
Gospel: John 8:21-30
Oil & Wine allowed
4AE
6
Job the Just
Epistle: Acts 12:1-11
Gospel: John 8:31-42a
Fast free
4AE
7
Precious Cross over Jerusalem
Samaritan Woman
Epistle: Acts 11:19-30
Gospel: John 4:5-42
T.4 / E.7
Fast free
4AE
8
Apostle, Evangelist and Theologian John
Epistle: 1 John 1:1-7
Gospel: John 19:25-27, 21:24-25 (Sep 26)
Epistle: Acts 12:12-17
Gospel: John 8:42-51
Fast free
5AE
9
Prophet Isaiah
Epistle: Acts 12:25-13:12
Gospel: John 8:51-59
Fast free
5AE
10
Apostle Simon the Zealot
Epistle: Acts 13:13-24
Gospel: John 6:5-14
Oil & Wine allowed
5AE
11
Equals to the Apostles Cyril & Methodios
Epistle: Acts 14:20-15:4
Gospel: John 9:39-10:9
Fast free
5AE
12
Epiphanios of Cyprus
Epistle: Acts 15:5-12
Gospel: John 10:17-28a
Oil & Wine allowed
5AE
13
Martyr Glyceria
Epistle: Acts 15:35-41
Gospel: John 10:27-38
Fast free
5AE
14
Isidore of Chios
Healing the Man born blind
Mother's Day
Epistle: Acts 16:16-34
Gospel: John 9:1-38
T.5 / E.8
Fast free
5AE
15
Pachomios the Great
Epistle: Acts 17:1-9
Gospel: John 11:47-54
Fast free
6AE
16
Theodore the Sanctified
Epistle: Acts 17:19-28a
Gospel: John 12:19-36a
Fast free
6AE
17
Apostles Andronicos & Junias
Apodosis of Pascha
Epistle: Acts 18:22-28
Gospel: John 12:36-47
Fast free
6AE
18
Ascension of the Lord
Martyr Peter & his companions
Epistle: Acts 1:1-12
Gospel: Luke 24:36-53
Fast free
19
Hieromartyr Patrick & his companions
Epistle: Acts 19:1-8
Gospel: John 14:1-11a
Oil & Wine allowed
6AE
20
Martyr Thallelius
Armed Forces Day
Epistle: Acts 20:7-12
Gospel: John 14:10b-21
Fast free
6AE
21
Equals to the Apostles Constantine & Helen
Fathers of the 1st Council
Epistle: Acts 20:16-18a, 27-36
Gospel: John 17:1-13
T.6 / E.10
Fast free
6AE
22
Martyr Basiliscus
Epistle: Acts 21:8-14
Gospel: John 14:27-15:7
Fast free
7AE
23
Michael the Confessor
Epistle: Acts 21:26-32
Gospel: John 16:2b-13a
Fast free
7AE
24
Simeon of the Wondrous Mountain
Epistle: Acts 23:1-11
Gospel: John 16:15-23
Oil & Wine allowed
7AE
25
3rd Finding of the Head of the Forerunner
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 4:6-15 (Su/15AP)
Gospel: Matthew 11:2-15 (Mo/4AP)
Epistle: Acts 25:13-19
Gospel: John 16:23b-33a
Fast free
7AE
26
Carpos of the 70
Epistle: Acts 27:1-28:1
Gospel: John 17:1a, 18-26
Oil & Wine allowed
7AE
27
Hieromartyr Alladius
Saturday of the Dead
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17
Gospel: John 5:24-30 (Th/2AE)
Epistle: Acts 28:1-31
Gospel: John 21:14-25
Fast free
7AE
28
Pentecost
Eutiches of Melitine
Trinity Sunday
Epistle: Acts 2:1-11
Gospel: John 7:37-52, 8:12
Fast free
29
Martyr Theodosia
Holy Spirit Monday
Memorial Day
Epistle: Ephesians 5:8b-19
Gospel: Matthew 18:10-20
Fast free
1AP
30
Isaac of Dalmatia
Epistle: Romans 1:1-7, 13-17
Gospel: Matthew 4:23-5:13
Fast free
1AP
31
Martyr Hermias
Epistle: Romans 1:18-27
Gospel: Matthew 5:20-26
Fast free
1AP