Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs

The Three Hierarchs

Icon of the Three Hierarchs: Basil the Great (left), John Chrysostom (center) and Gregory the Theologian (right). From Wikipedia.

ALMIGHTY God, we honour before thee the three great torch-bearers of the triune Godhead, thy saints Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom, who have enlightened the world with the rays . . . → Read More: Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs

King Charles I, Martyr

King Charles I after original by van Dyck

King Charles I, after Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641). Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Almighty Father, who by the Apostle of thy dear Son hast taught us to obey God rather than man: Mercifully grant that, as thy servant King Charles was faithful unto death in defence of thy Church, so . . . → Read More: King Charles I, Martyr