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Encyclopedia > May 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

May 27 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 29 May 26 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 28 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 9 by Old Calendarists Saints Hieromartyr Therapontes of Sardis, bishop (3rd century) Virgin-martyr Theodora of Alexandria (304) Martyr Didymus the Soldier of Alexandria (304) Saint Therapont of Byelozersk, abbot (1426) Saint Therapont of Monza... The Eastern Orthodox Church calendar describes or dictates the rhythm of the life of the Church. ...

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 10 by Old Calendarists In Britain and countries of the British Empire, Old Style or O.S. after a date means that the date is in the Julian calendar, in use in those countries until 1752; New Style or N.S. means that the date is in the Gregorian calendar, adopted on 14 September...


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Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (623 words)
The Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar describes and dictates the rhythm of the life of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Associated with each date are passages of Holy Scripture, Saints and events for commemoration, and many times special rules for fasting or feasting that correspond to the day of the week or time of year in relationship to the major feast days.
The Orthodox liturgical year begins on September 1.
Early Christian Liturgics (18704 words)
Liturgical music is the music developed and either chanted, sung and/or played during this time, while liturgical ritual describes the action that takes place.
For all these reasons, it may be assumed that by the fourth century the foundations had been laid of what ultimately became talmudic Judaism and that the liturgical customs in vogue by then may fairly be identified as the early form of what later evolved into the rabbinic prayer book.
This is one reason that in Eastern Orthodox Churches there are representations of two cherubim behind the altar on which the bread and wine are consecrated to become the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ who was sacrificed for mankind.
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