Friday, January 02, 2009

Happy Name Day to me!

I could never remember if my name day (St. Juliana of Lazarevo) is today or tomorrow, so yesterday I got on line and looked it up. It's today. I'm thrilled to find out that my patron saint shares the day with St. Seraphim of Sarov, so there was Divine Liturgy this morning. I was caught flat footed on that score, because the Church bulletin said Matins instead. Not that I'm complaining, but I wasn't prepared for Eucharist. Oh well. There's always a next time.

And since it's a new year, this is a good time to think about whether or not to go for a "Through the Bible in a Year" Scripture reading plan. I think I need to do this.

So I found a handy PDF form that Thomas Nelson (publisher of the Orthodox Study Bible) has put out. I got the link through this blog, and since I can't figure out how to put a PDF link on here, I'll refer you there.

2 comments:

Tabitha said...

Happy Name Day! I thought of you this morning as I dragged my not-so-little "Julianna" to liturgy this morning. I'm glad to hear that you, too, had prayers. We had a half-English half-Slavonic service for the benefit of our half-dozen faithful who actually understand it. Thanks to the familiar context/music, I generally knew what was going on and even picked up a few words. I sang along in English whenever a familiar hymn came up. My dd was not happy to be up so early and at liturgy to boot, but other than that it was quite peaceful. May your day be blessed.

Elenie said...

Happy belated name day~ wishing you many blessings