2021 Calendar of Liturgical Seasons

dedicated to St Amphilochios of Patmos, with images from his island and monasteries

New Calendar starts Dec 25, 2020 and ends Dec 31, 2021

Old Calendar starts Jan 1, 2021 and ends Jan 7, 2022

Calendar is $20

Buy 5 or more to receive free domestic shipping

OVERTHROW THE TYRANNY OF MONTHS

The liturgical life of the Orthodox Church ebbs and flows right over the boundaries of 30-day months. Using a calendar governed by months limits your ability to see a whole Church season at once. This calendar’s spreads are governed by the feasts and fasts that structure the Orthodox year, which results in seven sections of varying length.

CALENDAR FEATURES

  • Designed to hang on the wall, open it measures 12" x 24" (30.5 x 61 cm)

  • Seven spreads ranging in length from six to ten weeks

  • Original images from the island and monasteries of Patmos

  • Spiritual wisdom from St Amphilochios

  • Spacious squares for personal planning 

  • Light shading on traditional fast days 

  • Ornamentation indicating major feast days

  • US holidays and observances

  • Commemoration of over 100 beloved saints, including newly canonized saints

  • Significant feast days from the alternate calendar (Old or New), indicated in italics

Scripture readings, rubrics, and fasting details are not included. 

Calendar is $20

Buy 5 or more to receive free domestic shipping

 

                    from our Etsy store!
 

A wonderful gift for...

 

...the church office...families...meal planning...planning parish events...your priest and deacon...
people newly received into the Church...godchildren...Sunday School teachers...youth directors...
altar servers...the fellowship hall...the vestry...camp counselors...
newcomers to your parish...catechumens...monasteries...everyone! 

 

Images

This calendar features images taken during Beauty First Films production for a short documentary about St Amphilochios Makris of Patmos. The film is expected in 2021. 

Vision 

Beauty First Films is a non-profit creative collaboration of Dr. Timothy Patitsas and Thomaida Hudanish. Our mission is to make films that take the viewer to a place of awe, beauty, and holiness.

 

We are excited for this distinctive calendar design to help and encourage Orthodox Christians, as well as to become a part of our strategy for funding Beauty First Films' work in other areas. 

 

We look forward to making this calendar available internationally, as well as working with parishes to print it for every parish family. Please reach out us if you are interested in helping us bring this calendar to people who would enjoy it and benefit from it. 

Praise for the 2020 Calendar

This is the most inspiring thing I have ever seen.

- Kim

 

BRILLIANT! What a beautiful pleasure to have seen the ultimate possibility of our life in Christ so beautifully before us!  I am sure I want one for myself and every Godchild I am blessed to have.
- Margo

I am thrilled with this calendar. The pictures are so interesting and the set up works so much better for our lives.

- Stacy

WOW. Gorgeous and meditative and efficient all at once! Thank you a thousand times over. 

- Emily

Beyond my wildest hopes I LOVE LOVE LOVE this calendar! I just got back from Israel and it is the perfect gift for the pilgrims who accompanied me. I am sure I haven't ordered enough! Nice balance of Saints. 

- Nikki, Old Calendar customer

 

This is the first time that a physical calendar has also become a devotional. It helps me understand the historical roots of my faith. - Anna, Roman Catholic

 

It is just the calendar I needed but didn't know I wanted! I just can't even heart it enough. - Kh. Nikki

By altering how I understand time, this calendar is going to change my life.

- Erin

AVAILABLE NOW

You can also find this calendar at the following parishes, monasteries, and small retailers,
and soon online at store.AncientFaith.com

Oblation Papers & Press

Portland, Oregon

St. Innocent Orthodox Church

Everson, Washington

CONTACT

We invite small retailers, such as parish and monastery bookstores, to inquire about wholesale ordering.

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