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Services at Holy Ascension are scheduled every Saturday evening and Sunday morning, and on major feasts and commemorations of the church. These services from the Menaion, translated into English by the late Monk Joseph (Isaac E. Lambertsen), are used throughout the year. Dates are according to the Church (Julian) calendar, which is currently 13 days behind the civil (Gregorian) calendar.

Month of April

icon of April saints

April 1: St. Mary of Egypt

April 2: St. Titus the Wonderworker

April 3: St. Nicetas the Confessor

April 4: Sts. Joseph the Hymnographer & George of Mount Maleon, in the Peloponnese

April 5: Holy Martyrs Theodulus & Agathopodes

April 6: Saint Eutychius, Archbishop of Constantinople

April 7: Venerable Father George, Bishop of Mitylene

April 8: Holy Apostles Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and Those with Them

April 9: Holy Martyr Eupsychius

April 10: Martyrs Terence, Pompey & Those with Them

April 10: Holy Hieromartyr Gregory V, Archbishop of Constantinople

April 11: Holy Hieromartyr Antypas, Bishop of Pergamum

April 12: St. Basil the Confessor, Bishop of Parium

April 13: Holy Hieromartyr Artemon

April 14: St. Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome

April 14: Holy Martyrs Anthony, John and Eustathius, Slain for the Faith in Vilnius of Lithuania

April 15: Holy Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens & Trophimus

April 16: Holy Martyrs Agape, Irene & Chionia

April 17: Holy Hieromartyr Symeon, Bishop of Persia

April 18: Venerable Father John, the Disciple of Saint Gregory the Decapolite

April 19: Venerable Father John of the Ancient Cave

April 20: St. Anastasius, Abbot of Sinai

April 20: Venerable Father Theodore Trichinas

April 21: Holy Hieromartyr Januarius & His Companions

April 22: St. Theodore of Sykeon, Bishop of Anastasiopolis

April 23: Holy & Glorious Great Martyr & Wonder-worker George the Victorious

April 24: Holy Martyr Sabbas the General

April 25: Holy Apostle & Evangelist Mark

April 26: Holy Hieromartyr Basil, Bishop of Amasea

April 26: St. Stephen, Bishop of Perm

April 27: Holy Hieromartyr Symeon, the Kinsman of Christ

April 28: Holy Apostles Jason & Sosipater

April 29: Commemoration of the 9 Holy Martyrs of Cyzicus

April 29: Holy Hierarch Basil of Ostrog

April 30: Holy Apostle James, the Brother of Saint John the Theologian