His Eminence Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland

“…And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch” 

Acts 11:26

Today’s Saints

Commemorations: Holy Martyr Cyricus and his mother Julitta of Tarsus (c.305). Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir of Kiev (in Holy Baptism, Basil), Enlightener of the Rus (1015). Holy Martyr Abudimus of the Isle of Tenedos (4th C). Finding of the head of St. Matrona of Chios (1462).


British Isles and Ireland: Saint Swithun, bishop of Winchester (862). St. Edith, abbess of Polesworth (c.925). St. Donald, hermit in Ogilvy, and his nine daughters (8th C). St. Plechelm of Guelderland (730).

Today’s Reading

Romans 12:4-5, 15-21Matthew 12:9-13