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Ecclesiastical New Year + September 1

"O Word of the Father from before the ages, Who, being in the form of God, broughtest creation into being out of nothing; Thou Who hast put the times and seasons in Thine own power: Bless the crown of the year with Thy goodness; give peace unto Thy churches, victory unto Thy faithful hierarchs, fruitfulness unto the earth, and Great Mercy unto us."

--Orthros of the Feast, Tone 3

Read Fr. Michael Harper's reflection, "The Orthodox New Year."

Listen to Fr. Thomas Hopko speak about the New Year on Ancient Faith Radio.