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The Epistle and Gospel readings at the Divine Liturgy throughout the year are determined by the date of Pascha.

There are Twelve Great Feasts throughout the church year—not counting Pascha, which is above and beyond all other feast days.

Fixed feasts occur on the same calendar day every year, whereas movable feasts change each year.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Poroshenko announced on April 17 that the heads of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church had decided to officially appeal to Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I for autocephaly.

Autocephaly is the status of a hierarchical Christian Church whose head bishop does not report to any higher-ranking bishop (used especially in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Independent Catholic churches).

Simpler wall calendars will show the major commemoration of the day together with the appointed scripture readings.

) is traditionally said to have been founded by Andrew the Apostle, who is thought to have visited Scythia and Greek colonies along the northern coast of the Black Sea. Andrew reached the future location of Kiev and foretold the foundation of a great Christian city.

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