…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Category: Advent & Christmastide

The Circumcision of Our Lord and St Basil’s feast

Two feasts to note today: the Circumcision of Our Lord and St. Basil the Great, our father among the saints, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia. The Byzantine Church followed the civil reckoning of the new year which in Constantine’s day began on September 1st. We liturgically observe the beginning of the year today. Mosaic law […]