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.
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.
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.
Calendar is $20
Buy 5 or more to receive free domestic shipping
Calendars make a wonderful gift for
...the church office...families...meal planning...your priest and deacon...godchildren...
people newly received into the Church...Sunday School teachers...youth directors...
altar servers...the fellowship hall...the vestry...camp counselors...
newcomers to your parish...catechumens...monasteries...everyone!
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.
Christmas Calendars for Seminarians
Over the past two years, supporters have enabled us to give calendars to almost 200 clergy wives. This year a supporter shared a vision to give the calendar to students at Orthodox Christian seminaries throughout the US. So far we have two seminaries ready to partner with Operation St Nicholas!
By Thanksgiving we were able to send 45 Old Calendars to each student, faculty, and staff member at St. Herman Theological Seminary in Kodiak, Alaska.
We have an opportunity to bless another seminary community with calendars before Christmas. With only $600 we can send the calendars (at cost) to the community of St. Vladimir Seminary in Yonkers, New York.
Success with the 50 States Challenge!
Thanks to an amazing community of calendar fans, we overthrew the tyranny of months across the nation! We were able to ship calendars to all 50 states by end of day, November 3rd. The final three states were 48. South Dakota, 49. Delaware, and 50. Vermont! Thank you for making The 50 States Challenge a success!
People are excited...
I received your calendar as a gift, and I was instantly and totally devoted to its Liturgical Seasons layout. I absolutely love love love it!
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.
I am thrilled with this calendar. The pictures are so interesting and the set up works so much better for our lives.
WOW. Gorgeous and meditative and efficient all at once! Thank you a thousand times over.
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
I've enjoyed having this year's calendar in my work office, and, as a new convert to the Orthodox Church, it's really helped me get into the rhythm of the liturgical year.
Langley, British Columbia, Canada