Ss. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Moscow Patriarchate
Service Schedule
Week of 26 SEPTEMBER 2021



SUNDAY, 13/26 SEPTEMBER: FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; SUNDAY BEFORE THE ELEVATION OF THE CROSS; (Tone 5); Commemoration of the Founding (Consecration) of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ in Jerusalem (335); Forefeast of the Elevation of the Honourable and Life-giving Cross of the Lord;  Hieromartyr Cornelius the Centurion (+1st C); Martyrs Cronides, Leontius and Serapion(+c237); Martyrs Seleucius and Stratonicus(+3rd C); Martyrs Macrovius and Gordian(+320); Hieromartyr Julian, presbyter of Galatia(+4th C); Martyrs Elias, Zoticus, Lucian and Valerian(+320); Saint Peter of Atroe(+9th C); Great-martyr Ketevan, Queen of Georgia(+1624); Hieromartyrs Stephan, Alexander the presbyters, and Nicholas, deacon(+1937):


9:40AM-   Hours,  Divine Liturgy

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

                                2Cor.1,21;-2,4               (14th Sunday)                                    Mt.22,1-14


5:30PM-   Vespers with Solemn Bringing-out and Veneration of the Holy Cross



Monday, 14/27 SeptemberUniversal Elevation of the Honourable and Life-giving Cross of the Lord; Repose of Saint John Chrysostom (+407)-transferred to 13/26 November:


8:40AM-   Hours, Divine Liturgy

                  Epistle: 1Cor.1,18-24                                       Gospel: Jn.19,6-11,13-20,25-28,30-35


                   Veneration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross



SUNDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER/3 OCTOBER: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST; SUNDAY AFTER THE ELEVATION OF THE CROSS; (Tone 6); Great-martyr Eustathius Placidas, with his wife Theopistes and their children Agapius and Theopistus of Rome(+c118); Martyrs and Confessors Michael, Prince of Chernigov. and his Counselor Theodore, Wonderworkers(+1245); Right-believing Prince Oleg of Briansk(+c1285);  Sobor of the Saints of the Briansk Metropolia; Hieromartyrs Theoctist and Alexander, presbyters(+1937):


9:40AM-   Hours, Divine Liturgy

                  Epistle: Gal.2,16-10             (Sunday After Elevation)          Gospel: Mk.8,34;-9,1

                               2Cor.4,6-15                   (15th Sunday)                                    Mt.22,35-46