Ss. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Moscow Patriarchate
Service Schedule
Week of 24 SEPTEMBER 2023


SUNDAY, 11/24 SEPTEMBER: SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; Sunday Before the Elevation of the Cross; (Tone 7); Saint Theodora of Alexandria (+474-491); Translation of the Relics of Saints Sergius and German, Wonderworkers of Valaam (1542); Saint Silouan of Mount Athos (+1938); Martyrs Demetrius, Evanthia his wife and their son Demetrian (+1st C); Martyrs Diodorus and Didymus of Syria (+4th C); Martyr Ia of Persia and nine thousand others with her(+362-364); Saint Euphrosynus the Cook (+9th C); Hieromartyrs Nicholas Podyakov and Victor Usov, presbyters (+1918); Hieromartyr Carp Elba, presbyter(+1937); Hieromartyr Nicholas Shirogorov, deacon (+1942):


9:40AM-   Hours,   Divine Liturgy

                  Epistle:   Gal.6,11-18          (Sunday Before Elevation)          Gospel: Jn.3,13-17

                                 2Cor.6,1-10                   (16th Sunday)                                    Mt.25,14-30




Wednesday, 14/27 September:   The Elevation of the Honourable and Life-giving Cross of the Lord:

[Fast day]

9:40AM-   Hours,   Divine Liturgy

                  Epistle: 1Cor.1,18-24                                   Gospel: Jn.19,6-11.13-20,25-28,30-35

                  Veneration of the Honourable and Life-giving Cross




SUNDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER/1 OCTOBER: SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; Sunday After the Elevation of the Cross; (Tone 8); Saint Eumenius, Bishop of Gortyna on Crete(+7th C); Saint Euphrosyne of Suzdal, in the world Theodula (glorification 1698); Saint Hilarion of Optina (+1873); Martyr Ariadne of Phrygia (+2nd C); Martyrs Sophia and Irene (+3rd C); Martyr Castor; Great-martyr  Bidzina, Martyrs Shalva and Elizbar of Georgia (+c 1660); Sobor of the New Martyrs and Confessors of the Land of Vladimir;  Hieromartyrs Alexis Kuznetsov and Peter Dyakonov, presbyters (+1918); Hieromartyrs Amphilochius, Bishop of Krasnoyarsk, John Vasiliev, Boris Bogolepov, Michael Skobelev, Vladimir Chekalov, Benjamin Blagonadezdin, Constantine Tverdyslov the presbyters and Martyr Sergius Vedernikov (+1937);  Staro Rus  icon of the Mother-of-God  (1888):


9:40AM-   Hours,   Divine Liturgy

                  Epistle:   Gal.2,16-20            (Sunday After Elevation)      Gospel: Mk.8,34;-9,1

                                 2Cor.6,16;-7,1               (17th Sunday )                               Mt.15,21-28