Indian Orthodox Church Lectionary



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01-Jan-2018 New Year, Circumcision of our Lord, Feast of St Basil and St Gregory & All the Holy Fathers
02-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Sylvester the Pope of Rome
02-Jan-2018 Feast of St. John The Apostle and Evangelist
03-Jan-2018 Commemoration of HH Mar Baselios Geevarghese II Catholicos (Devalokam Aramana)
03-Jan-2018 Oath of Koonan Cross
03-Jan-2018 Feast of Prophet Malachi
04-Jan-2018 Synaxis of the Seventy Disciples of the Lord
06-Jan-2018 Epiphany/Danaha, Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ
07-Jan-2018 Feast Commemorating the Beheading of St John the Baptist
07-Jan-2018 First Sunday after Epiphany
07-Jan-2018 Second Sunday after Christmas
08-Jan-2018 Feast Commemorating the Martyrdom of St. Stephen, the Head of the Deacons and the First Among Martyrs
10-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Gregory of Nyssa
11-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Theodosius of Antioch
14-Jan-2018 Second Sunday after Epiphany
15-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Mary for Seeds
15-Jan-2018 Commemoration of Paul the Monk
17-Jan-2018 Feast of St Anthony the Great
18-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Samuel, St. Simon, St. Antonios, Head of the Ascetics
18-Jan-2018 Commemoration of Michael Mar Dionysius Metropolitan (Panampady)
18-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Cyril of Alexandria
18-Jan-2018 Feast of St Athanasius the Great the Patriarch of Alexandria
19-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Shemoun (Simeon) of Qartmin
21-Jan-2018 Sunday before Three day Lent (Pethurtho of Nineveh Fast)
21-Jan-2018 Third Sunday after Epiphany
21-Jan-2018 Commemoration of HG Philipose Mar Eusebius (St. Basil Dayara, Pathanamthitta)
21-Jan-2018 Commemoration of St John Chrysostom (Golden-mouthed)
21-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Agnes of Rome
21-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Anastasia the Patrician of Alexandria
22-Jan-2018 Monday of Three day Lent
22-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Clement, Pope of Rome
22-Jan-2018 Feast of St. Timothy
23-Jan-2018 Tuesday of Three day Lent
23-Jan-2018 Commemoration of St Augen the monk
24-Jan-2018 Wednesday of Three day Lent (Commemoration of Prophet Jonah)
25-Jan-2018 Thursday / The end of Three day Lent
26-Jan-2018 Commemoration of HH Baselios Marthoma Mathews II Catholicos (Shastamkotta Mount Horeb)
26-Jan-2018 Commemoration of HG Paulose Mar Athanasios Metropolitan (Aluva Thrikunnathu Seminary)
28-Jan-2018 All Departed Priests
28-Jan-2018 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Sunday for Workers)
02-Feb-2018 Mayaltho (Entry of our Lord into the temple), Feast of St Simeon
02-Feb-2018 Commemoration of HG Pathrose Mar Osthathios Metropolitan (Kandanadu Carmel Dayara)
02-Feb-2018 Commemoration of St Simon And Hanna
03-Feb-2018 All Departed Holy Fathers, Feast of St. Bar Soumo - the Chief Among Mourners & Mar Qauma
04-Feb-2018 All the Departed Faithful
04-Feb-2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
08-Feb-2018 Feast of Saint Severios of Antioch
09-Feb-2018 Commemoration of HG Mathews Mar Epiphanios (St. Thomas Cathedral Kollam)
11-Feb-2018 First Sunday of Great Lent (Kothine Sunday) (Pethurtha of the Great Lent)
12-Feb-2018 First Monday of the Great Lent (Shubkono)
13-Feb-2018 Commemoration of Patriarch Ignatius Elias III (Manjinikkara Dayara)
13-Feb-2018 First Tuesday of the Great Lent
13-Feb-2018 Commemoration of Mar Ephrem Malpan the Syrian & Mar Theodorus of Amasea
14-Feb-2018 First Wednesday of the Great Lent
15-Feb-2018 First Thursday of the Great Lent
16-Feb-2018 First Friday of the Great Lent
16-Feb-2018 Commemoration of HG Geevarghese Mar Osthathios (St. Paul's Mission Chapel, Mavelikkara)
17-Feb-2018 First Saturday of the Great Lent
18-Feb-2018 Second Sunday of Great Lent (Leper's Sunday)
19-Feb-2018 Second Monday of the Great Lent
19-Feb-2018 Commemoration of Elias Mar Julius Metropolitan (Manjanikara Dayra)
20-Feb-2018 Second Tuesday of the Great Lent
21-Feb-2018 Feast of the Establishment of the Throne in Antioch by Saint Peter
21-Feb-2018 Second Wednesday of the Great Lent
22-Feb-2018 Second Thursday of the Great Lent
23-Feb-2018 Feast of St Policarpos & St. Geevarghese Mar Dionysius Metropolitan Vatasseril, Malankara Church Bhasuran (Orthodox Theological Old Seminary Chapel, Kottayam)
23-Feb-2018 Second Friday of the Great Lent
23-Feb-2018 Commemoration of HG Thomas Mar Makarios (Devalokam Aramana Chapel, Kottayam)
24-Feb-2018 Feast of St. Mathew the Evangelist
24-Feb-2018 Second Saturday of the Great Lent
25-Feb-2018 Third Sunday of Great Lent (Palsy Sunday)
26-Feb-2018 Third Monday of the Great Lent
27-Feb-2018 Third Tuesday of the Great Lent
28-Feb-2018 Commemoration of Mar Aprem Malpan
28-Feb-2018 Commemoration of Mar Theodoros the Martyr
28-Feb-2018 Third Wednesday of the Great Lent
01-Mar-2018 Third Thursday of the Great Lent
02-Mar-2018 Third Friday of the Great Lent
02-Mar-2018 Commemoration of King Abgar of Edessa
02-Mar-2018 Memorial of Konattu Abraham Malpan (Pampakuda)
03-Mar-2018 Third Saturday of the Great Lent
04-Mar-2018 Fourth Sunday of Great Lent (Canaanite woman)
04-Mar-2018 Feast of St Theodore of Amasea and St Ephrem the Syrian
05-Mar-2018 Fourth Monday of the Great Lent
06-Mar-2018 Fourth Tuesday of the Great Lent
07-Mar-2018 Fourth Wednesday of the Great Lent (Mid Lent)
08-Mar-2018 Fourth Thursday of the Great Lent
09-Mar-2018 Fourth Friday of the Great Lent
09-Mar-2018 Commemoration of Ambattu Geevarghese Mar Coorilose Metropolitan (Angamaly Cheria Palli)
10-Mar-2018 Fourth Saturday of the Great Lent
10-Mar-2018 Memory of Forty Martyrs of Sebastia
11-Mar-2018 Fifth Sunday of Great Lent (Kpiptho/Crippled woman)
12-Mar-2018 Fifth Monday of the Great Lent
13-Mar-2018 Fifth Tuesday of the Great Lent
14-Mar-2018 Fifth Wednesday of the Great Lent
15-Mar-2018 Fifth Thursday of the Great Lent
16-Mar-2018 Fifth Friday of the Great Lent
17-Mar-2018 Commemoration of HG Paulose Mar Severios Metropolitan (Kunnamkulam Arthat Puthur Church)
17-Mar-2018 Fifth Saturday of the Great Lent
18-Mar-2018 Sixth Sunday of Great Lent (Blind Man, Catholicate Day)
19-Mar-2018 Commemoration of HG Sleeba Mar Osthathios Metropolitan (Kunnamkulam Arthat Puthur Church)
19-Mar-2018 Monday before Hosanna
20-Mar-2018 Tuesday before Hosanna
21-Mar-2018 Wednesday before Hosanna
22-Mar-2018 Thursday before Hosanna
22-Mar-2018 Commemoration of Konattu Geevarghese Mar Julios Metropolitan (Pampukuda)
23-Mar-2018 Friday before Hosanna (40th Friday)
24-Mar-2018 Saturday before Hosanna (Lazarus' Saturday)
25-Mar-2018 Vachanippu (Suboro), Anunciation to St Mary
25-Mar-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma IV (Kandanadu Church)
25-Mar-2018 Hosanna/Palm Sunday (Boy's and Girl's Day)
26-Mar-2018 Monday of the Passion Week
27-Mar-2018 Tuesday of the Passion Week
28-Mar-2018 Wednesday of the Passion Week
29-Mar-2018 Passover (Maundy Thursday)
30-Mar-2018 Good Friday
31-Mar-2018 Gospel Saturday (Saturday of Good Tidings)
01-Apr-2018 Kymtho/Easter
01-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Mawdyone
02-Apr-2018 Hevorae Monday (Monday after Easter)
03-Apr-2018 Hevorae Tuesday
04-Apr-2018 Hevorae Wednesday
05-Apr-2018 Commemoration of HG Kuriakose Mar Gregorios Metropolitan (Pambady Dayara)
05-Apr-2018 Hevorae Thursday
06-Apr-2018 Hevorae Friday
07-Apr-2018 Commemoration of HG Marthoma VI, also known as Valiya Mar Divanasios Metropolitan (Puthencavu Church)
07-Apr-2018 Hevorae Saturday
08-Apr-2018 New Sunday (Sunday after Easter - The Sunday of the Youth)
12-Apr-2018 Commemoration of HG Geevarghese Mar Ivanios (Mar Baselios Dayara, Kottayam)
15-Apr-2018 First Sunday after New Sunday
16-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma II (Niranam Valiya Church)
16-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Mar Thoma VIII (Puthencavu)
17-Apr-2018 Commemoration of HG Geevarghese Mar Philoxenos Metropolitan (Puthencavu Church)
21-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Yuhanon Mar Ivanios Episcopa (Chengannur)
22-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma III (Kadambanadu Church)
22-Apr-2018 Second Sunday after New Sunday
23-Apr-2018 St George's Day
25-Apr-2018 Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist
25-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma I (Ankamali Cheriyapally)
27-Apr-2018 Commemoration of HG Mar Gregorios Abdel Jaleel Metropolitan (Vadakan Paravur Church)
29-Apr-2018 Third Sunday after New Sunday
29-Apr-2018 Commemoration of Mar Sabor & Mar Aproth
01-May-2018 Commemoration of St James the Apostle (Son of Zebedee)
03-May-2018 Baselios Paulose I Catholicos (Pampakuda Cheriyapally)
06-May-2018 Fourth Sunday after New Sunday
08-May-2018 Feast of Saint John the Evangelist
10-May-2018 Feast of Saint Simon the Zealot
10-May-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma V (Niranam Valiyapally)
10-May-2018 Ascension of our Lord / Suloqo (Thursday after the fourth Sunday following New Sunday)
13-May-2018 Sunday before Pentecost (Sunday of the Monks)
15-May-2018 Fest of Saint Mary for Good Crops & Harvest
15-May-2018 Commemoration of St Isaac
16-May-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuhanon Mar Severios (Zion Seminary Chapel, Koratty)
16-May-2018 Commemoration of St Aaron the Monk
19-May-2018 Commemoration of HG Mar Divanasios III (Punnathra) Metropolitan (Kottayam Cheriyapally)
20-May-2018 Pentecost - Fiftieth day after Easter (Sunday School Day)
20-May-2018 Commemoration of the 4 Evangelists, All fathers of the 3 Ecumenical Synods
21-May-2018 Commemoration of St Helen the Queen
25-May-2018 Golden Friday (Friday after Pentecost)
26-May-2018 Commemoration of HH Baselios Marthoma Didymus I Catholicos (Pathanapuram Mount Tabor)
27-May-2018 First Sunday after Pentecost
03-Jun-2018 Second Sunday after Pentecost
06-Jun-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuyakim Mar Ivanios Metropolitan (Parumala Church)
06-Jun-2018 Commemoration of HG Augen Mar Divanyasios (Vallikkattu Dayara, Vakathanam)
10-Jun-2018 Third Sunday after Pentecost
11-Jun-2018 Feast of Saint Bartholomew the Apostle & St Barnabas
11-Jun-2018 Commemoration of HG Simon Mar Athanasios Metropolitan (Kottayam Puthupally)
11-Jun-2018 Commemoration of Geevarghese Mar Severios Metropolitan (Kottayam Valiyapalli)
15-Jun-2018 Feast of St Mary, Commemoration of the Establishment of the First Church in Saint Mary's Name
16-Jun-2018 Apostles' Fast (13 day Sleeha Fast)
17-Jun-2018 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
19-Jun-2018 Feast of St. James, Brother of Jesus and the First Bishop of Jerusalem
24-Jun-2018 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
24-Jun-2018 Birth of St John the Baptist
29-Jun-2018 Feast of St Peter and St Paul
30-Jun-2018 Feast of the Twelve Apostles
01-Jul-2018 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
03-Jul-2018 Dukhrono of St Thomas
05-Jul-2018 Feast of the Seventy-Two Evangelists
05-Jul-2018 Commemoration of Marthoma VII (Kolencherry Church)
07-Jul-2018 Commemoration of HG Zechariah Mar Dionysius Metropolitan (Pathanapuram Tabor Dayara)
08-Jul-2018 Mission Sunday
08-Jul-2018 Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
10-Jul-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuhannon Mar Gregorios Metropolitan (Mulanthuruthy Church)
12-Jul-2018 Commemoration of HG Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Divanasios V Metropolitan, Founder of the Kottayam M.D. Seminary (Kottayam Pazhiya Seminary)
15-Jul-2018 Feast of the Kuriakose the Martyr and his Mother, St Yulithy, St. Abhai of Nicea
15-Jul-2018 Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
20-Jul-2018 Feast of Prophet Mar Elijah
22-Jul-2018 Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene
22-Jul-2018 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
23-Jul-2018 Commemoration of HG Geevarghese Mar Dioscoros Metropolitan (Ranny Holy Trinity Ashram)
27-Jul-2018 Feast of St. Simon the Stylite
29-Jul-2018 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
01-Aug-2018 Assumption Fast (15 day), Feast of Martyrs Marth Shmouny, her 7 children and Eliazar their teacher
01-Aug-2018 Commemoration of HG Paulose Mar Pachomios Metropolitan (Bethany Ashramam, Ranni Perunaad)
05-Aug-2018 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
06-Aug-2018 The festival of Transfiguration, Koodaara Perunnal
06-Aug-2018 Commemoration of HG Alexios Mar Theodosios Metropolitan (Perunadu Bethany Ashram)
09-Aug-2018 Commemoration of Arch Deacon Geevarghese the Great (Angamaly cheriapally)
12-Aug-2018 Feast of St. Azazayel the Martyr
12-Aug-2018 Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
12-Aug-2018 First Sunday after the festival of Transfiguration
14-Aug-2018 Commemoration of Prophet Micha
15-Aug-2018 Soonoyo, Festival of the Ascension of St Mary, Martha Mariam Samajam day
15-Aug-2018 Commemoration of Patriarch Mar Ignatios Abded Meshiha (Kurkuma Dayara at Devalokam)
16-Aug-2018 Commemoration of HG Mar Ivanios Hidayatulla Metropolitan (Mulunthuruthy Church)
19-Aug-2018 Feast of Saint Labbaeus (Thaddeus) the Apostle
19-Aug-2018 Commemoration of HG Joseph Mar Pachomios Metropolitan (Mulakulam Carmel Kunnupally)
19-Aug-2018 Second Sunday after the festival of Transfiguration
19-Aug-2018 First Sunday after the festival of the Ascension of St Mary
20-Aug-2018 Commemoration of Prophet Samuel
24-Aug-2018 Feast of Saint Mathew the Apostle
26-Aug-2018 Second Sunday after the festival of the Ascension of St Mary
29-Aug-2018 Feast Commemorating the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist
30-Aug-2018 Commemoration of Mar Gabriel Episcopa (Kottayam Cheriyapalli)
31-Aug-2018 Commemoration of HG Mathews Mar Ivanios Metropolitan (Pambady Mar Kuriakose Dayara)
02-Sep-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuyakim Mar Kurilos Metropolitan (Mulunthuruhy Church)
02-Sep-2018 Third Sunday after the festival of the Ascension of St Mary
08-Sep-2018 Feast of the Birth of Saint Mary, the Mother of God
09-Sep-2018 Feast of St. Mary's Parents, Youyakim and Hanna
09-Sep-2018 Fourth Sunday after the festival of the Ascension of St Mary
14-Sep-2018 Feast of the Holy Cross (Sleeba Perunnal)
15-Sep-2018 Anniversary of the Establishment of Catholicate in Malankara
16-Sep-2018 Fifth Sunday after the festival of the Ascension of St Mary
16-Sep-2018 First Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
23-Sep-2018 Commemoration of HG Alvarez Mar Julius Metropolitan (Panjim St. Mary?s Church Church, Goa)
23-Sep-2018 Second Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
24-Sep-2018 Feast of Saint Dimeth
28-Sep-2018 Commemoration of HG Philipose Mar Theophilos Metropolitan (Aluva Thrikunathu Seminary)
30-Sep-2018 Third Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
01-Oct-2018 Feast of evangelist St. Adai, Abhai the Martyr, Mar Malke
02-Oct-2018 Commemoration of Karottuveettil Shemavon Mar Dionysius (Kadungamangalam)
03-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HH Mar Baselios Yeldo Catholicos (Kothamangalam Cheriyapally)
07-Oct-2018 Feast of Martyrs St. Sargis and St. Bakos
07-Oct-2018 Fourth Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
12-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HG Philipos Mar Divanasios IV Metropolitan 152th (Cheppadu Church)
12-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuhannon Mar Athanasios (Perunadu Bethany Ashram)
14-Oct-2018 Fifth Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
14-Oct-2018 Commemoration of St Athanasios of Alexandria
15-Oct-2018 Feast of Saint Osyo the Ascetic
18-Oct-2018 Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
21-Oct-2018 Sixth Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
22-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HH Mar Baselios Shakralla Catholicos (Kandanadu Church)
23-Oct-2018 Feast of St. James the Apostle, Son of Alphaeus
24-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HG Zachariah Mar Theophilos (Thadagam Ashram, Near Coimbatore, Tamilnadu)
28-Oct-2018 Seventh Sunday after the Feast of Holy Cross
31-Oct-2018 Commemoration of HG Mathews Mar Evanios Parett (Pampady Dayara)
01-Nov-2018 Feast of All Saints
02-Nov-2018 Parumala Perunnal, Commemoration of Saint Geevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala (St Peter and St Paul's Church, Parumala)
02-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Kadavil Paulose Mar Athanasios Metropolitan Anniversary (Aluva Thrikunnathu)
04-Nov-2018 Koodosh Eetho (Santification)
05-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Stephanos Mar Theodosios (St. Thomas Ashram, Bhilai)
06-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Geevarghese Mar Gregorios Metropolitan (Aluva Thrikunnathu Seminary)
08-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HH Mar Baselios Marthoma Mathews I Catholicos (Devalokam Catholicate Aramana)
08-Nov-2018 Memorial of Konattu Mathan Malpan (Pampakuda)
10-Nov-2018 Memorial of Kayamkulam Philipose Ramban (Adoor, Kannamkode)
11-Nov-2018 Hoodosh Eetho (Dedication)
13-Nov-2018 Feast of Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople
14-Nov-2018 Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle
15-Nov-2018 Suboreh Dazkharyo Revelation to Zachariah (Father of John the Baptist)
18-Nov-2018 Anunciation to Zachariah (Parent's Day)
20-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Job Mar Philoxenos (Mount Tabor Dayara, Pathanapuram)
21-Nov-2018 Feast Commemorating the Entry of Saint Mary to the Temple of Jerusalem
24-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Pulikkottil Joseph Mar Divanasios II (Orthodox Theological Seminary Chapel, Kottayam)
24-Nov-2018 Commemoration of HG Paulose Mar Gregorios Metroplitan (Orthodox Theological Seminary Chapel, Kottayam)
25-Nov-2018 Anunciation to Mary
28-Nov-2018 Feast of Saint Jacob Baradaeus & St Dionysius Barsleebi
29-Nov-2018 Feast of Saint Jacob of Serugh, Bishop of Batnan and Universal Doctor
30-Nov-2018 Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle and First-Called
01-Dec-2018 Fast of the Nativity (25 days fast)
02-Dec-2018 Mary's Journey to Elizabeth
03-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HG Thoma Mar Divanyasios (Mount Tabor Dayara, Pathanapuram)
04-Dec-2018 Feast of the Martyrs St. Barbara and St. Juliana
06-Dec-2018 Feast of Saint Soke, Bishop of Myre (also known as Saint Nikolas, Christmas Father)
08-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HH Baselios Mar Augen I Catholicos (Devalokam Catholicate Aramana)
09-Dec-2018 Birth of John the Baptist (Children's Day)
09-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HG Mathews Mar Barnabas (St. Peter's and St. Paul's, Valayanchirangara)
10-Dec-2018 Feast of the Martyrs, Saint Behanam, his sister, Saint Sarah, and Others Martyrs
10-Dec-2018 Feast of St. Philoxenus of Mabbog
13-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HG Daniel Mar Philoxenos Metropolitan 17th (Pathanamthitta Basil Aramana)
14-Dec-2018 Commemoration of Paulose Mar Coorilos Metropolitan (Panampady)
16-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HG Yuhannon Mar Severios Metropolitan (Koratty Zion Seminary)
16-Dec-2018 Anunciation to St Joseph
17-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HH Baselios Mar Geevarghese I Catholicos 79th (Vakathanam Vallikattu Dayara)
18-Dec-2018 Feast of St Thomas the Apostle
20-Dec-2018 Feast of Saint Ignatius Nourono of Antioch (also known as Saint Ignatius the Fiery One)
21-Dec-2018 Dukhrono of St Thomas the Apostle
23-Dec-2018 Sunday before Christmas
23-Dec-2018 Memorial of N K Koruthu Malpanachan (Vadavukodu)
25-Dec-2018 Yeldho, Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas)
26-Dec-2018 Feast of the Glory of St. Mary, Mother of God
26-Dec-2018 Commemoration of HG Yakkob Mar Policarpos (Zion Seminary, Koratty)
27-Dec-2018 Feast Commemorating the Slaughter of the Infants by King Herod
30-Dec-2018 First Sunday after Christmas (The Holy Family flee to Egypt)
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