September 2023
Feastday readings are in boldface. Readings: After Pentecost (AP) , After Holy Cross (AC)
Tones: Octoechos (T), Eothinon (E)
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 
 
 
 
1
Ecclesiastical New Year
Simeon the Stylite
Epistle: 1 Timothy 2:1-7
Gospel: Luke 4:16-22
Epistle: Galatians 2:6-10
Gospel: Mark 5:22-24, 35-6:1
Oil & Wine allowed
14AP
2
Martyr Mammas
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Gospel: Matthew 23:1-12
Fast free
14AP
3
Martyr Anthimos
Parable of the Wedding Feast
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 1:21-2:4
Gospel: Matthew 22:2-14
T.5 / E.3
Fast free
14AP
4
Babylas of Antioch
Labor Day
Epistle: Galatians 2:11-16
Gospel: Mark 5:24-34
Fast free
15AP
5
Prophet Zechariah
Epistle: Galatians 2:21-3:7
Gospel: Mark 6:1-7
Fast free
15AP
6
Miracle of Archangel Michael at Colossae
Epistle: Hebrews 2:2-10
Gospel: Luke 10:16-21
Epistle: Galatians 3:15-22
Gospel: Mark 6:7-13
Oil & Wine allowed
15AP
7
Martyr Sozon
Epistle: Galatians 3:23-4:5
Gospel: Mark 6:30-45
Fast free
15AP
8
Nativity of the Theotokos
Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11
Gospel: Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28
Oil, Wine & Fish allowed
9
Saturday before the Life-giving Cross
Synaxis of Joachim & Anne
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 2:6-9 (13AP)
Gospel: Matthew 10:37-11:1 (7AP)
Fast free
10
Sunday before the Life-giving Cross
Martyrs Menodora, Metradora & Nymphodora
Epistle: Galatians 6:11-18 (22AP)
Gospel: John 3:13-17
Fast free
T.6 / E.4
11
Euphrosynus the Cook
Epistle: Galatians 4:28-5:10
Gospel: Mark 6:54-7:8
Fast free
16AP
12
Hieromartyr Autonomos
Epistle: Galatians 5:11-21
Gospel: Mark 7:5-16
Fast free
16AP
13
Prefestival of the Life-giving Cross
Dedication of the Anastasis
Epistle: Hebrews 3:1-4
Gospel: John 12:25-36
Epistle: Galatians 6:2-10
Gospel: Mark 7:14-24
Oil & Wine allowed
16AP
14
Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1:18-24
Gospel: John 19:6-11a, 13-20, 25-28a, 30-35a
Strict fast
15
Martyr Nicetas
Epistle: Ephesians 1:7-17
Gospel: Mark 8:1-10
Strict fast
16AP
16
Saturday after the Life-giving Cross and Euphemia the Great-martyr
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 10:23-28
Gospel: Matthew 24:34-37, 42-44
Fast free
16AP
17
Sunday after the Life-giving Cross
Martyr Sophia & her daughters
Epistle: Galatians 2:16-21
Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 (3L)
Fast free
T.7 / E.5
18
Eumenios the Wonderworker
Epistle: Ephesians 1:22-2:3
Gospel: Luke 3:19-22
Fast free
17AP / 1AC
19
Martyrs Trophiumos, Sabbatios & Dorymedes
Epistle: Ephesians 2:19-3:7
Gospel: Luke 3:23-4:1
Fast free
17AP / 1AC
20
Great-martyr Eustathios & his family
Epistle: Ephesians 3:8-21
Gospel: Luke 4:1-15
Oil & Wine allowed
17AP / 1AC
21
Apostle Codratos
Epistle: Ephesians 4:14-17
Gospel: Luke 4:16-22a
Fast free
17AP / 1AC
22
Hieromartyr Phocas
Epistle: Ephesians 4:17-25a
Gospel: Luke 4:22-30
Strict fast
17AP / 1AC
23
Conception of the Forerunner
Autumn begins
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 14:20-25
Gospel: Luke 4:31-36
Fast free
17AP / 1AC
24
Equal to the Apostles Thecla
Calling the Four Fishermen
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 6:16b-7:1
Gospel: Luke 5:1-11
T.8 / E.6
Fast free
17AP / 1AC
25
Euphrosyne of Alexandria
Epistle: Ephesians 4:25-32
Gospel: Luke 4:38-44
Fast free
18AP / 2AC
26
Translation of Apostle, Evangelist and Theologian John
Epistle: 1 John 4:12-19
Gospel: John 19:25-27, 21:24-25
Epistle: Ephesians 5:20-26
Gospel: Luke 5:12-16
Fast free
18AP / 2AC
27
Martyr Callistratos & his companions
Epistle: Ephesians 5:25-33
Gospel: Luke 5:33-39
Strict fast
18AP / 2AC
28
Chariton the Confessor
Epistle: Ephesians 5:33-6:9
Gospel: Luke 6:12-19
Fast free
18AP / 2AC
29
Cyriacos the Anchorite
Epistle: Ephesians 6:18-24
Gospel: Luke 6:17-23
Strict fast
18AP / 2AC
30
Gregory of Armenia
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 15:39-45
Gospel: Luke 5:17-26
Fast free
18AP / 2AC