Re: [orthodox-synod] Thoughts on the feast of St. Herman of Alaska
- George Skok wrote:
> For some unknown reason, I was particularly taken by the secondJRS: Almost the same phrase is in the Tropar for St. Spyridon, also today.
> troparion of the 8th ode of the canon to St. Herman (ROCOR version)
> which reads - I don't have the English service so this and other
> quotes are my crude English translation - "Your cell in the forest
> resounded with angelic singing."
St. Spyridon is a major Saint for the Greeks, and today is also the Sunday of the Holy
Forefathers. So I have 3 icons set out on the central lectern in our church: St. Spyridon
(largest icon) in the center, Holy Forefathers on the right, and St. Herman of Alaska on the
Fr. John R. Shaw