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 The Month of December































Table of Apostles

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1. The holy Prophet Nahum

2. The holy Prophet Habakkuk.

3. The holy Prophet Zephaniah.

4. The holy Greatmartyr Barbara; Our holy father John Damascene.

5. Our holy father Sabbas the Sanctified.

6. St. Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia.

7. St Ambrose, Bishop of Mediolanum (Milan).

8. Our holy father Patapius.

9. The Conception of the Progenitor of God Anna.

10. The Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes &Eugraphus. 

11. Daniel the Stylite.

Sunday of the Holy Forefathers

12. St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythounta in Cyprus.

13. The holy Martyrs Eustratius, Auxentius, Eugene,

         Mardarius and Orestes.

14. The holy Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius, Callinicus,

         Philemon, Apollonius and Arrian.

15. The holy Hieromartyr Eleutherius.

16. St. Modestus, Archbishop of Jerusalem.

17. The holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Holy Children Ananias, 

           Azarias and Misael;  St Dionysius Archbishop of Aegina.

For the Prophet Daniel and the Three Children.

For St. Dionysius

20. The holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the Godbearer.

22. The Greatmartyr Anastasia the Poison-curer.

Saturday before the Nativity of Christ

Sunday before the Nativity of Christ

24. The Eve of the Nativity of Christ.

           Apostles for the Royal Hours on the Eve of the Nativity of Christ

First Hour

Third Hour

Sixth Hour

Ninth Hour

At the Divine Liturgy of Vespers

25. The Nativity according to the flesh of our Lord and God

         and Saviour Jesus Christ.

26. The General Commemoration of the Most Holy Mother of God

27. The holy Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen.

29. The 14,000 holy Infants killed by Herod in Bethlehem.

Saturday after the Nativity of Christ

Sunday after the Nativity of Christ

Saturday before Theophany

Sunday before Theophany