Allilous Daily Prayer 43 by protopresbyter av aleksandr (Patriarchate of Jerusalem) on the synaxis of the Mother and Theotokos; also prayers for the refugees and the Middle-East. In Hebrew, Greek, Slavonic, English, Ukrainian, Arabic.
Gregorian calendar: Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Sunrise: 09:03; Sunset: 21:10 as observed at Jerusalem
Wednesday of the 29th Week after Pentecost; Tone III
Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord. Synaxis of the Most-Holy Theotokos
Hieromartyr Euthymius, Bishop of Sardis († c. 840)
Venerable Evaristus of the Studion Monastery (9th C)
Venerable Constantine of Synada (8th C)
Holy Hierarch Archelaus, Bishop of Kaskhara
New Hieromartyr Constantine the Russian, of the Lavra on Mt Athos († 1743)
Venerable Martyr Isaaki II of Optina († 1938)
Icons of the Mother of God “Kikkskaya” and “Helper in labor”
Liturgy: Heb 5:11-6:8 (§ 312) (Wednesday of the 29th Week after Pentecost); Mk 11:23-26 (§ 51) (Wednesday of the 32th Week after Pentecost); ; Heb 2:11-18 (§ 306); Mt 2:13-23 (§ 4); (Second Day).