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Church Calendar


 

September
1 Beginning of the Indiction, that is, the New Year; Commemoration of Our Holy Father Symeon the Stylite (459) and His Mother Martha; and the Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God of Miasenes
2 The Holy Martyr Mamas (275); Our Venerable Father John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople (595)
3 The Holy Priest-Martyr Anthimus, Bishop of Nicomedia (303); Our Venerable Father Theoctistus, Fellow-Ascetic of the Great Euthymius (467)
4 The Holy Priest-Martyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch (250); the Holy Prophet Moses Who Saw God
5 The Holy Prophet Zachary and Elisabeth, Parents of John the Baptist
6 Commemoration of the Miracle Performed at Colossus in Chone by the Archangel Michael; and the Holy Martyr Eudoxius and His Companions (284- 305); and Our Venerable Father Archippus
7 The Forefeast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God; the Holy Martyr Sozon (304). Zhyrovytsi Icon of the Mother of God (On this day in 1719 Clement XI confirmed its miracles) This icon is presently found in the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Rome, at the metochion of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church. [Passing into Eternal Life of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, 1984]
8 The Nativity of Our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary
9 Post-feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God; the Holy and Righteous Forebears of God Joachim and Anna; the Holy Martyr Severian (321-23)
10 Post-feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God; the Holy Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, Nymphodora (303-11)
11 Post-feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God; Our Venerable Mother Theodora of Alexandria (474-91)
12 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God; the Holy Priest-Martyr Autonomus (284-305)
13 Commemoration of the Dedication of the Holy Church of the Resurrection of Christ Our God (335); the Forefeast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross; the Holy Priest-Martyr Cornelius the Centurion
14 The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross
15 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Great-Martyr Nicetas (374)
16 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Great-Martyr Euphemia, the All-Famed (303)
17 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Martyr Sophia, and Her Three Daughters Faith, Hope and Love
18 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; Our Venerable Father Eumenes, Bishop of Gortyna
19 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius and Dorymedontus (276-82)
20 Post-feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Great-Martyr Eustathius and Those with Him (276-82); the Holy Martyrs and Confessors for the Faith, the Grand Prince Michael, and His Nobleman Theodore, Wonderworkers of Chernihiv (1245)
21 The Leave-taking of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross; the Holy Apostle Codratus of Magnesia (249-52)
22 The Holy Priest-Martyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope (98-117); the Holy Prophet Jonah (786-46 BC); the Venerable Jonah the Presbyter, Father of Theophanes, Composer of Canons, and Theodore the Branded
23 The Conception of the Honorable and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
24 The Holy First-Martyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles Thekla
25 Our Venerable Mother Euphrosyne
26 The Passing of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian
27 The Holy Martyr Callistratus and His Wife; Our Venerable Father Nilus, Founder and Hegumen of the Grottaferrata Monastery
28 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Chariton (Pronounced �Káriton�) (350)
29 Our Venerable Father Cyriacus the Anchorite (c. 448-556)
30 The Priest-Martyr Gregory, Bishop of Great Armenia (284-305)

 

October
1 The Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God; Holy Apostle Ananias, One of the Seventy Disciples; Our Venerable Father Roman Who Sang Sweetly (560)
2 The Holy Priest-Martyr Cyprian; the Holy Martyr Justina; and the Holy Andrew, Fool for the Sake of Christ
3 The Holy Priest-Martyr Dionysius the Areopagite
4 The Holy Priest-Martyr Hierotheus, Bishop of Athens; Our Venerable Father Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)
5 The Holy Martyr Charitina
6 The Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas
7 The Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus (293-305)
8 Our Venerable Mother Pelagia
9 The Holy Apostle James, Son of Alpheus
10 The Holy Martyrs Eulampius and Eulampia (305-13)
11 The Holy Apostle Philip, One of the Seven Deacons; Our Venerable Father Theophanes the Branded, Composer of Canons (845)
12 The Holy Martyrs Probus, Tarachus and Andronicus (284-305); Our Venerable Father Cosmas of Jerusalem, Bishop of Maium and Composer of Canons (760); Our Holy Father Martin the Compassionate, Bishop of Tours (397)
13 The Holy Martyrs Carpus, Papylas and Agathonicus (249-51)
14 The Holy Martyrs Nazarius, Gervasius, Protasius and Celsus (64-68); Our Venerable Mother Parasceva of Ternovo (11th c.)
15 Our Venerable Father Euthymius the Younger, the Holy Venerable-Martyr Lucian, Priest of Great Antioch (312)
16 Our Venerable Father Euthymius the Younger, the Holy Venerable-Martyr Lucian, Priest of Great Antioch (312)
17 The Holy Prophet Hosea (8th c. BC); the Venerable-Martyr Andrew of Crete (767)
18 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke
19 The Holy Prophet Joel; the Holy Martyr Varus (307); Our Venerable Father John of Rila (946)
20 The Holy Great-Martyr Artemius (360-363)
21 Our Venerable Father Hilarion the Great (371)
22 The Holy Wonderworker and Equal-to-the-Apostles Abercius, Bishop of Hieropolis (c. 200)
23 The Holy Apostle and Brother of the Lord in the Flesh James
24 The Holy Martyr Aretas and Those with Him (523)
25 The Holy Martyrs and Notaries Marcian and Martyrius (351)
26 The Holy and Glorious Great-Martyr Demetrius, from Whose Tomb Myrrh Streams Forth (285-310); and the Commemoration of the Great and Terrible Earthquake at Constantinople of 741 AD
27 The Holy Martyr Nestor; the Holy Martyr Capitolina and Her Slave Erotheides
28 The Holy Martyrs Terentius and Neonila, Our Venerable Father Stephen the Sabaite, Composer of Canons (9th c.); the Holy Martyr Parasceve of Iconium
29 The Holy Venerable-Martyr Anastasia (249-51); the Passing of Our Venerable Father Abraham, Archimandrite and Wonderworker of Rostov (11th c.)
30 The Holy Martyrs Zenobius and Zenobia His Sister (284-305)
31 The Holy Apostles Stachys, Amplias and Others with Them; the Holy Martyr Epimachus (250)

 

November
1 The Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian; [Passing into Eternal Life of Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky, 1944]; Passing into Eternal Life (1947) of Blessed Theodore Romzha, Bishop of Mukachevo, and Martyr
2 The Holy Martyrs Acindynus, Pegasius, Aphtonius, Elpidephorus, and Anempodistus
3 The Holy Martyrs Acepsimas the Bishop (378), Joseph the Priest and Aithalis the Deacon (379); the Dedication of the Church of the Holy Great Martyr George in Lydda, Where His Precious Body is Entombed
4 Our Venerable Father Joannicius the Great (846); the Holy Martyrs Nicander, Bishop of Myra and the Priest Hermas
5 The Holy Martyrs Galaction and Epistemis
6 Our Holy Father Paul, Archbishop of Constantinople and Confessor (c. 353-61)
7 The Thirty-Three Holy Martyrs of Militene (284-305); Our Venerable Father and Wonderworker Lazarus, Hermit of Mount Galesius (1054)
8 Synaxis of the Archangel Michael and the Other Bodiless Powers of Heaven
9 Our Venerable Mother Matrona (456-74); the Venerable Theoctista of Lesbos
10 The Holy Apostles Erastus, Olympus, Rodion and Those with Them
11 The Holy Martyrs Menas, Victor and Vincent (138-61); Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theodore the Studite (826)
12 The Holy Priest-Martyr Josaphat, Archbishop of Polotsk (1623); Passing into Eternal Life (1950) of Blessed Hryhoriy (Gregory) Lakota, Auxiliary Bishop of Peremyshl and Confessor
13 Our Holy Father John Chrysostom (the Golden-Mouthed), Archbishop of Constantinople (407)
14 The Holy and All-Praiseworthy Apostle Philip
15 The Holy Martyrs and Confessors Gurias, Samonas (284-305) and Abibus (313-24); (The Fast of the Nativity of Christ (Advent) begins on this day.)
16 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew
17 Our Holy Father Gregory the Wonderworker, Bishop of Neocaesarea (270-75); Passing into Eternal Life (1947) of Blessed Josaphat Kotsylovsky, Bishop of Peremyshl and Martyr
18 The Holy Martyrs Plato (286-305) and Roman (305)
19 The Holy Prophet Obadiah (Abdias); the Holy Martyr Barlaam
20 Forefeast of the Entrance of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple; Our Venerable Father Gregory of Decapolis (842); Our Holy Father Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople (446); Commemoration of Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska, First Superior of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate (+1919)
21 The Entrance into the Temple of our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary
22 Post-feast of the Entrance of the Mother of God; The Holy Apostle Philemon and Those with Him
23 Post-feast of the Entrance of the Mother of God; Our Holy Fathers Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium (4th c.) and Gregory, Bishop of Agrigentum (7th c.)
24 Post-feast of the Entrance of the Mother of God; The Holy Great-Martyr Catherine (310-13); the Holy Great-Martyr Mercurius (249-51)
25 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Entrance of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple; Our Holy Father and Priest-martyr Clement, Pope of Rome (101); Peter, Bishop of Alexandria (312)
26 Our Venerable Father Alypius the Stylite (610-41); The Blessing of the Church of the Holy Great-Martyr George which is in Kiev, before the Gates of Holy Wisdom Cathedral (1019-54)
27 The Holy Martyr James of Persia (422); Our Venerable Father Palladius
28 The Venerable-Martyr Stephen the New (c. 764); The Holy Martyr Irenarchus (284-305)
29 The Holy Martyr Paramon (249-51), the Holy Martyr Philomenus (270-75); Our Father Acacius, of Whom Testimony is Found in the Ladder of Divine Ascent
30 The Holy and All-Praiseworthy Apostle Andrew the First-Called

 

December
1 The Holy Prophet Nahum (7th c. BC)
2 The Holy Prophet Habakkuk (Avvakum); Passing into Eternal Life (1973) of Blessed Ivan Sleziuk, Catacomb Bishop of Ivano-Frankivs�k and Confessor
3 The Holy Prophet Zephaniah (Sophonias) (7th c. BC)
4 The Great-Martyr Barbara (286-305); Our Venerable Father John of Damascus (749)
5 Our Venerable and God-bearing Father Sabbas the Sanctified (532)
6 Our Holy Father Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia (Traditionally ca. 337)
7 Our Holy Father Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (397)
8 Our Venerable Father Patapius
9 The Conception of Saint Anna, When She Conceived the Most Holy Mother of God
10 The Holy Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes and Eugraphus
11 Our Venerable Father Daniel the Stylite (493)
12 Our Venerable Father Spiridon the Wonderworker, Bishop of Tremithus (337-61)
13 The Holy Martyrs Eustratios, Auxentius, Eugenius, Mardarius and Orestes (284-305); the Holy Martyr Lucia, the Virgin (284-305)
14 The Holy Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius (249-51), Philemon, Apollonius and Callinicus (284-305)
15 The Holy Priest-Martyr Eleutherius; Our Venerable Father Paul of Latra (956); Our Holy Father Stephen the Confessor, Archbishop of Surozh (8th c.)
16 The Holy Prophet Haggai (Aggee) (6th c. BC)
17 The Holy Prophet Daniel, the Three Holy Youths Ananiah (Ananias), Azariah (Azarias) and Mishael (Misael) (6th c. BC)
18 The Holy Martyr Sebastian and His Companions
19 The Holy Martyr Boniface
20 Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ; the Holy Priest-Martyr Ignatius the Godbearer (110)
21 Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ; the Holy Martyr Juliana of Nicomedia (284-305)
22 Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ; The Holy Great-Martyr Anastasia (284-305)
23 Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ; The Ten Holy Martyrs of Crete (249-51)
24 The Holy Venerable-Martyr Eugenia
25 The Nativity in the Flesh of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ � Christmas
26 Post-feast of the Nativity of Christ; Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God; The Holy Priest-Martyr Euthymius, Bishop of Sardis (824)
27 Post-feast of the Nativity of Christ; the Holy Apostle, First Martyr and Archdeacon Stephen; Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theodore the �Branded One� (844)
28 Post-feast of the Nativity of Christ; the Two Thousand Martyrs Who Were Burned in Nicomedia (303); Passing into eternal life (1945) of Blessed Hryhoriy (Gregory) Khomyshyn, Bishop of Stanyslaviv (Ivano-Frankivs�k) and martyr
29 The Holy Children, Who Were Murdered by Herod in Bethlehem; Our Venerable Father Marcellus, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Sleepless Ones (c. 470)
30 Post-feast of the Nativity of Christ; the Holy Martyr Anysia (286-305); and the Holy Martyr and Presbyter, Zoticus, Protector of Orphans (4th c.)
31 The Leave-taking of the Feast of the Nativity of Christ, Christmas; Our Venerable Mother Melania the Roman (439)

 
January
1 The Circumcision of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ; Our Father Among the Saints Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia (379)
2 Fore-feast of Theophany; Our Holy Father Sylvester, Pope of Rome (335)
3 Fore-feast of Theophany; the Holy Prophet Malachi (5th c. BC); the Holy Martyr Gordius (313-24)
4 The Synaxis of the Seventy Holy Apostles; Our Venerable Father Theoctistus, Hegumen of the Cucomo Monastery in Sicily
5 Theophany Eve; The Holy Martyrs Theopemptus and Theonas (284-305); the Venerable Syncletica
6 The Holy Theophany of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ
7 Post-feast of Theophany; the Synaxis of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
8 Post-feast of Theophany; Our Venerable Father George the Chosebite (610-41); Our Venerable Mother Dominica (474-91); and Emilian the Confessor
9 Post-feast of Theophany; the Holy Martyr Polyeuctus (249-51)
10 Post-feast of Theophany; Our Holy Father Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa (after 394); the Venerable Dometian, Bishop of Miletene (582-602); Our Venerable Father Marcian, Presbyter and Econome of the Great Church (450-57)
11 Post-feast of Theophany; Our Venerable Father Theodosius, Founder of the Cenoebitic Monastic Life (529)
12 Post-feast of Theophany; the Holy Martyr Tatiana
13 Post-feast of Theophany; the Holy Martyrs Hermylus and Stratonicus (313-24)
14 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Holy Theophany; Our Venerable Fathers Massacred in Sinai and Rhaithu (c. 370); the Repose of the Holy Equal-to-the Apostles Nina, Enlightener of Georgia
15 Our Venerable Fathers Paul of Thebes (312-37) and John the Hut-Dweller (465-74)
16 The Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy and Illustrious Apostle Peter
17 Our Venerable and God-bearing Father Anthony the Great (356)
18 Our Holy Fathers and Archbishops of Alexandria Athanasius (373) and Cyril (444)
19 Our Venerable Father Macarius of Egypt (c. 390)
20 Our Venerable and God-bearing Father Euthemius the Great (473)
21 Our Venerable Father Maximus the Confessor (662); the Holy Martyr Neophytus (284-305); the Holy Martyrs Eugene, Candidus, Valerian, and Aquilas
22 The Holy Apostle Timothy; the Holy Venerable-Martyr Anastasius the Persian (628)
23 The Holy Priest-Martyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra; the Holy Martyr Agathangel (both 286-305); Blessed Vincent Levoniuk and His Twelve Companions: Nykyta Hrytsiuk, Ivan Andreychuk, Constantine Boyko, Michael Vavryshchuk, Onuphriy Vasyliuk, Philip Kyryliuk, Maxim Havryliuk, Daniel Karmashchuk, Constantine Lukashchuk, Bartholomew Osypiuk, Luke Boyko and Ignatius Franchuk; Martyred at Pratulin (1871); Passing into Eternal Life (1952) of Blessed Olimpia Bida, Superior of the Sisters of St. Joseph, and Martyr
24 Our Venerable Mother Xenia the Roman
25 Our Holy Father Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (390)
26 Our Venerable Father Xenophon and His Wife Maria
27 The Transfer of the Precious Relics (438) of Our Father among the Saints John Chrysostom
28 Our Venerable Father Ephrem the Syrian (373)
29 The Transfer of the Relics of the Great-Martyr Ignatius the God-bearer (of Antioch)
30 The Three Holy and Great Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom; and the Holy Priest-Martyr Hippolytus (235)
31 The Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cyrus and John (284-305)

 
February
1 Fore-feast of the Encounter; the Holy Martyr Tryphon (249-51)
2 The Encounter of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ
3 Post-feast of the Encounter; the Holy and Just Simeon, Who Received God, and the Prophetess Anna
4 Post-feast of the Encounter; Our Venerable Father Isidore of Pelusium (408-50)
5 Post-feast of the Encounter; The Holy Martyr Agatha (249-51)
6 Post-feast of the Encounter; Our Venerable Father Boucolus, Bishop of Smyrna; the Holy Priest-Martyr Sylvanus, Bishop of Emessa and Those with Him
7 Post-feast of the Encounter; Our Venerable Father Parthenius, Bishop of Lampsacus (312-37); Passing into Eternal Life (1957) of Blessed Petro Verhun, Apostolic Visitator of Forced Laborers in Germany and Martyr of Siberia
8 The Holy Great-Martyr Theodore the General (286-305); the Holy Prophet Zachary (c. 520 BC)
9 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Encounter of Our Lord; the Holy Martyr Nicephorus
10 The Holy Martyr Charalampius (193-211)
11 The Holy Priest-Martyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebastea (313-24)
12 Our Holy Father Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch (379-95)
13 Our Venerable Father Martinian
14 The Repose of Our Venerable Father Constantine the Philosopher, in the Monastic Life, Cyril, Teacher of the Slavs (869); and our Venerable Father Auxentius (457-74); and the Venerable Maron the Wonderworker and Hermit
15 The Holy Apostle Onesimus
16 The Holy Martyrs Pamphilus the Priest (c. 309), and Porphyrius and Their Companions
17 The Holy and Great-Martyr Theodore the Recruit (286-305)
18 Our Holy Father Leo, Pope of Rome (461)
19 The Holy Apostle Archippus
20 Our Venerable Father Leo, Bishop of Catania
21 Our Venerable Father Timothy of Symbola (8th c.); Our Holy Father Eustathius, Archbishop of Great Antioch (338)
22 The Discovery of the Relics of the Holy Martyrs at Eugenius (345-408)
23 The Holy Priest-Martyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (155-56)
24 The First and Second Finding of the Precious Head of the Holy, Glorious Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist
25 Our Holy Father Tarasius, Archbishop of Constantinople (806)
26 Our Holy Father Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza (420)
27 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Procopius the Decapolitan (716-40)
28 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Ascetical Companion of Procopius (716-40)
29 Our Venerable Father Cassian (Commemorated every fourth year) (430-35)

 
March
1 The Holy Venerable-Martyr Eudocia (98-117)
2 The Holy Priest-Martyr Theodotus, Bishop of Cyrenia (c. 321)
3 The Holy Martyrs Eutropius and His Companions Cleonicus and Basiliscus (286-305)
4 Our Venerable Father Gerasimus of the Jordan (475)
5 The Holy Martyr Conon (249-51)
6 The Holy Forty Martyrs of Ammorium (848)
7 The Holy Priest-Martyrs and Bishops of Cherson Basil, Ephrem, Capiton, Eugene, Etherius and Others (284-305); Passing into Eternal Life (1935) of Blessed Leonid Fedorov, Exarch of the Russian Catholic Church, and Martyr
8 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theophilactus, Bishop of Nicomedia (c. 845)
9 The Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste (321-23)
10 The Holy Martyr Codratus and Those with Him (249-51)
11 Our Holy Father Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem (638)
12 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theophanes of Sigriana (817); Our Holy Father Gregory the Dialogist, Pope of Rome (604)
13 The Transfer of the Relics of Our Holy Father Nicephorus, Patriarch of Constantinople (847)
14 Our Venerable Father Benedict of Nursia (547)
15 The Holy Martyr Agapius and the Six Martyrs with Him (284-305)
16 The Holy Martyrs Sabinus and Papas (284-305)
17 Our Venerable Father Alexius, Man of God
18 Our Holy Father Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem (386)
19 The Holy Martyrs Chrysanthus and Daria (253-60)
20 Our Venerable Fathers Martyred by the Saracens at the Monastery of St. Sabbas (580-97)
21 Our Venerable Father and Confessor James, Bishop of Catania (813-20)
22 The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Presbyter of Ancyra (363); Passing into eternal life (1924) of Fr. Isidore Dolnytsky, hymnographer, professor and spiritual father of L�viv and the Greek College in Rome
23 The Holy Venerable-Martyr Nicon and His Disciples, Martyred with Him (270-75)
24 Fore-feast of the Annunciation of the Mother of God; Our Venerable Father Zachary; Our Holy Father Artemon, Bishop of Seleucia in Pisidia
25 The Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary; Passing into Eternal Life (1944) of Blessed Omelian (Emil) Kovch, Priest of Peremyshliany and Martyr of Majdanek
26 Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel
27 Our Holy Mother Matrona of Thessalonica
28 Our Venerable Father Hilarion the New; the Holy Stephen the Wonderworker (464)
29 Our Venerable Father Mark, Bishop of Arethusa, the Deacon Cyril and Others Martyred During the Reign of Julian the Apostate (360-63)
30 Our Venerable Father John Climacus, Author of The Ladder of Divine Ascent (c. 649)
31 Our Venerable Father Hypatius, Bishop of Gangra (312-37)

 
April
1 Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt (527-65)
2 Our Venerable Father Titus the Wonderworker; Passing into Eternal Life (1959) of Blessed Mykola (Nicholas) Charnetsky, Exarch of Volhynia and Confessor
3 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Nicetas, Hegumen of the Monastery of Medicius (824)
4 Our Venerable Fathers Joseph the Hymnographer (886) and George of Maleum
5 The Holy Martyrs Theodulus and Agathopedes and Those with Them (c. 305)
6 The Repose of Our Holy Father Methodius, Teacher of the Slavs (885) and our Holy Father Eutychius, Archbishop of Constantinople (587)
7 Our Venerable Father George, Bishop of Mitylene (829-42); Passing into Eternal Life (1919) of Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska, First Superior of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate
8 The Holy Apostles Herodion, Agabus, Rufus, Asyncretus, Phlegontus and Hermes
9 The Holy Martyr Eupsichius (360-63)
10 The Holy Martyrs Terence, Pompeius and Others with Them (249-51)
11 The Holy Priest-Martyr Antipas, Bishop of Pergamos in Asia (81-96)
12 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Bishop of Parios (741-75)
13 The Holy Priest-Martyr Artemon and Those with Him (284-305)
14 Our Holy Father Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome (655); the Newly Revealed Martyrs Anthony, John and Eustathius (1342)
15 The Holy Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens and Trophimus (54-68)
16 The Holy Virgins and Martyrs Agapia, Irene and Chionia (284-305)
17 Our Venerable Father Simeon of Persia (341); the Venerable Acacius, Bishop of Melitene (431-50)
18 Our Venerable Father John, Disciple of Gregory the Decapolitan (c. 842)
19 Our Venerable Father John the Ancient Hermit (c. 800)
20 Our Venerable Father Theodore Trichinas (that is, �the one who wears a hair shirt�)
21 The Holy Priest-Martyr Januarius and Those with Him (305-11); the Holy Martyr Theodore of Pergia (138-61)
22 Our Venerable Father Theodore of Syceum (613)
23 The Holy and Glorious Great Martyr, Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George
24 The Holy Martyr Sabbas Stratelates (�the General�) (364-78)
25 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark (54-68)
26 The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Bishop of Amasia (c. 322)
27 The Holy Priest-Martyr Simeon, Relative of the Lord; Our Venerable Father Stephen, Bishop of Volodymyr in Volhynia (1094)
28 The Holy Apostles Jason and Sosipater; the Holy Martyrs Dadas, Maximus and Quintilianus (286-305); Our Father among the Saints Cyril of Turan (1183)
29 The Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzicus (313-24); the Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker
30 The Holy Apostle James, Brother of Saint John the Theologian (c. 44)

 
May
1 The Holy Prophet Jeremiah (625-585 BC); Coronation of Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God (1773); Passing into Eternal Life (1951) of Blessed Klymentii (Clement) Sheptytsky, Archimandrite of the Studites and Confessor
2 Our Father Among the Saints Athanasius the Great (373)
3 The Repose of our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves at Kiev and Organizer of the Cenoebitic (Common) Life in Rus� (1074) and the Holy Martyrs Timothy and Maura (286-305)
4 The Holy Martyr Pelagia
5 The Holy and Glorious Martyr Irene (321-23); Our Venerable Father Nicephoras, Hegumen of the Monastery at Medicius
6 The Holy, Just and Long-suffering Job
7 Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem at the Third Hour of the Day during the Reign of Constantine (351); the Holy Martyr Acacius (286-305)
8 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian and Our Venerable Father Arsenius the Great (408-50)
9 The Transfer of the Relics (1087) of Our Holy Father Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari and the Holy Prophet Isaiah (8th c. BC); the Holy Martyr Christopher (249-51)
10 The Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot
11 The Holy Cyril (869) and Methodius (885), Teachers of the Slavs and Equals to the Apostles and the Dedication of the City of Constantinople (330); the Holy Priest-Martyr Mocius (284-305); Passing into Eternal Life of Blessed Vasyl (Basil) Hopko, Auxiliary Bishop of Presvov (+1976)
12 Our Holy Father Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403), and Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople (733)
13 The Holy Martyr Glyceria (138-61)
14 The Holy Martyr Isidore (249-51)
15 Our Venerable Father Pachomius the Great (346)
16 Our Venerable Father Theodore the Sanctified, Disciple of Saint Pachomius (364)
17 The Holy Apostle Andronicus and Those with Him; Passing into Eternal Life (1952) of Blessed Ivan Ziatyk, Protohegumen of the Redemptorists and Martyr
18 The Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (284-305); the Holy Martyrs Peter, Dionysius and Those with Them; and the Seven Holy Virgins
19 The Holy Priest-Martyr Patrick, Bishop of Prussa, and Those with Him (361- 63)
20 The Holy Martyr Thaleleus (283-84)
21 The Holy Great Rulers Constantine (337) and Helen (330), Equals to the Apostles
22 The Holy Martyr Basiliscus (286-305)
23 Our Venerable Father and Confessor Michael, Bishop of Synada (826); the Venerable Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Hegumena of the Monastery of the Holy Saviour (1173)
24 Our Venerable Father Simeon of the �Mountain of Wonders� (596); The Venerable Nicetas the Stylite, Wonderworker of Pereiaslav (c. 1186)
25 The Third Finding of the Precious Head of the Holy, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John; Passing into Eternal Life (1951) of Blessed Mykola (Nicholas) Tsehelsky, Priest and Martyr
26 The Holy Apostle Carpus, One of the Seventy Disciples
27 The Holy Priest-Martyr Therapontus (254-59)
28 Our Venerable Father Nicetas, Bishop of Chalcedon (716-40)
29 The Venerable-Martyr Theodosia the Virgin (286-305)
30 Our Venerable Father Isaac, Hegumen of the Dalmatin Monastery (406-25)
31 The Holy Apostle Hermas; the Holy Martyr Hermes (138-61)

 
June
1 The Holy Martyr Justin the Philosopher and Those with Him
2 Our Holy Father Nicephorus the Confessor (829)
3 The Holy Martyr Lucillianus and Those with Him
4 Our Holy Father Metrophanes, Patriarch of Constantinople (312-37)
5 The Holy Priest-Martyr Dorotheus, Bishop of Tyre (361-63); the Holy Priest-Martyr Cosmas, Presbyter of Armenia (1707); Veneration of the Icon of the Mother of God, �Of Ihor,� so called because it belonged to Ihor Olhovych, Prince of Kiev (+1147)
6 Our Venerable Father Bessarion the Wonderworker (457-74); the Venerable Hilarion the New (845-46)
7 The Holy Priest-Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (284-305)
8 The Transfer of the Holy Relics of the Holy Great Martyr Theodore Tyro
9 Our Holy Father Cyril, Archbishop of Alexandria (444)
10 The Holy Priest-Martyr Timothy, Bishop of Prussa (361-63)
11 The Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas
12 Our Venerable Father Onuphrius the Great (c. 337); Our Venerable Father Peter of Athos (892); Krystynopil� Icon of the Mother of God
13 The Holy Martyr Aquilina (286-305); the Holy Triphillius, Bishop of Leucosia (Nicosia) on Cyprus (343)
14 The Holy Prophet Elisha (9th c. BC); Our Holy Father Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople (847)
15 The Holy Prophet Amos (8th c. BC); the Venerable Jerome, Presbyter of Stridonium (420)
16 Our Holy Father and Wonderworker Tychon of Amathus (408-50)
17 The Holy Martyrs Manuel, Sabel and Ismael; Our Venerable Father Hypatius, Hegumen of Ruphenia (446)
18 The Holy Martyr Leontius (69-79)
19 The Holy Apostle Jude, Brother of the Lord According to the Flesh
20 The Holy Priest-Martyr Methodius, Bishop of Patara (311)
21 The Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus (284-305)
22 The Holy Priest-Martyr Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata (379-80)
23 The Holy Martyr Agrippina
24 The Nativity of the Honorable and Glorious Prophet John, Forerunner and Baptist of Christ
25 The Holy Venerable-Martyr Febronia
26 Our Venerable Father David of Thessalonica (c. 530); Passing into Eternal Life (1941) of Blessed Mykola (Nicholas) Konrad, Pastor of Stradch, Founder of �Obnova,� Professor of the Lviv Theological Academy, and Martyr; Passing into Eternal Life (1941) of Blessed Volodymyr Pryjma, Cantor of Stradch and Martyr; Passing into Eternal Life (1941) of Blessed Andrii Ishchak, Pastor of Sykhiv, Professor of the Lviv Theological Academy, and Martyr
27 Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers (527-65); Common Commemoration of Bishop Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnetsky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus�-Ukraine Beatified in 2001 (Because the following two blesseds passed into eternal life at the end of June (1941) (the exact date is not recorded) we commemorate them by name on this day: the Basilian priest-monk Severian (Baranyk), martyr of Drohobych; and the Redemptorist priest-monk Zynoviy (Zenobius) (Kovalyk), martyr of L�viv (Zamarstyniv prison)
28 The Transfer of the Relics of the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus and John (5th c.)
29 The Holy, Glorious, All-Praiseworthy and Chief Apostles Peter and Paul; Passing into Eternal Life (1941) of Blessed Iakym (Joachim) (Senkivsky), Basilian Protohegoumen and Martyr of Drohobych, where his body was boiled
30 The Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles

 

July

1 The Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian
2 The Placing of the Precious Robe of Our Most Holy Lady and the Mother of God in the Church at Blachernae in Constantinople; Verkhrats�ka Weeping Icon of the Mother of God (1688)
3 The Holy Martyr Hyacinth
4 Our Holy Father Andrew the Jerusalemite, Archbishop of Crete (740); the Venerable Martha, Mother of the Holy Simeon of the �Mountain of Wonders�
5 Our Venerable Father Athanasius of Athos (c. 1003)
6 Our Venerable Father Sisoes the Great (c. 429)
7 Our Venerable Father Thomas of Maleum; and Acacius mentioned in The Ladder of Divine Ascent of Saint John Climacus
8 The Holy Great Martyr Procopius (303)
9 The Holy Priest-Martyr Pancratius, Bishop of Tauromenia (1st-2nd c.)
10 Our Venerable Father Anthony of the Monastery of the Caves in Kiev (1073); and the Forty-Five Martyrs of Nicopolis in Armenia (321-3); and the Holy Brothers Francis, Mutius and Raphael and Those with Them, Martyred in Damascus (1860)
11 Repose of Blessed Olga (Olha), Princess of Kiev, named Helen at Holy Baptism (c. 970); The Holy and Praise-worthy Martyr Euphemia (303); Hoshiv Icon of the Mother of God (Attestation of Miracles by Metropolitan Athanasius Sheptytsky, 1737)
12 The Holy Martyrs Proclus and Hilary (98-117); Our Venerable Father Michael of Maleon (961)
13 The Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel; Our Venerable Father Stephen the Sabbaite (9th c.); Our Holy Father Julian, Bishop of Kenomane
14 The Holy Apostle Aquila
15 The Holy Grand Prince Vladimir (Volodymyr), Equal to the Apostles, Named Basil at Holy Baptism (1015) and the Holy Martyrs Cyricus and Julitta, His Mother
16 The Holy Priest-Martyr Athenogenes and His Ten Disciples (284-305)
17 The Holy Great Martyr Marina; Passing into Eternal Life (1944) of Blessed Tarsykia (Matskiv) of the Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate, Martyr
18 The Holy Martyr Hyacinth of Amastris; the Holy Martyr Emilian (360-63)
19 Our Venerable Mother Macrina, Sister of Saint Basil the Great (379); Our Venerable Father Dios (c. 431)
20 The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah (Elias) (9th c. BC)
21 Our Venerable Father Simeon, the Fool for Christ (c. 580), and His Ascetical Companion John (527-65); the Prophet Ezekiel
22 The Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene; the Return of the Relics of the Priest-Martyr Phocas
23 The Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Theophilus and Those with Them (284-305; Miracle of the Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God against the Invaders (1675)
24 The Holy Martyrs Borys and Hlib, Named Roman and David at Holy Baptism (1015); and the Holy Great Martyr Christine
25 The Dormition of Saint Anna, Mother of the Most Holy God-bearer (Theotokos) and the Holy Women Olympiada and Eupraxia (5th c.)
26 The Holy Priest-Martyr Hermolaus and Those with Him (286-305); the Holy Venerable-Martyr Parasceve
27 The Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon (286-305); and Our Holy Father Clement the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Okhrid (910)
28 The Holy Apostles and Deacons Prochor, Nicanor, Timon and Parmenas (1st-2nd c.)
29 The Holy Martyr Callinicus
30 The Holy Apostles Silas and Silvanus and Those with Them
31 Fore-feast of the Procession of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of the Lord; the Holy and Just Eudocimus (840)

 

August
1 The Procession with the Holy Relics of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of the Lord; the Seven Holy Martyred Maccabees, Their Mother Solome and Their Teacher Eleazar
2 The Transfer of the Holy Relics of the First-martyr and Archdeacon Stephen (5th c.)
3 Our Venerable Fathers Isaac (406-25), Dalmatus and Faustus
4 The Seven Holy Youths of Ephesus; the Holy Venerable-Martyr Eudocia (98- 117)
5 The Fore-feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ; the Holy Martyr Eusignius (360-63)
6 The Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ
7 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Venerable-Martyr Dometius (360- 63)
8 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Confessor Emilian, Bishop of Cyzicus (815)
9 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Apostle Matthias
10 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Lawrence (249-51)
11 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Martyr Euplus (304)
12 Post-feast of the Transfiguration; the Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetas (284-305)
13 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Holy Transfiguration; Our Venerable Father Maximus the Confessor (662)
14 The Transfer of the Precious Relics of Our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves at Kiev (1091); Fore-feast of the Holy Dormition of the Mother of God; the Holy Prophet Micah (8th c. BC)
15 The Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary; Kievan-Caves Icon of the Mother of God (1073)
16 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Transfer from Edessa to Constantinople of the Holy Icon �Not Made with Hands� of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ, also Called the Holy Veil, and the Holy Martyr Diomedes (284-305)
17 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Martyr Myron (249-51)
18 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus (313-24)
19 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Martyr Andrew the General and Those with Him (286-305)
20 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Prophet Samuel (11th c. BC)
21 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Apostle Thaddeus; the Holy Martyr Bassa (c. 305)
22 Post-feast of the Dormition; the Holy Martyr Agathonicus and Those with Him (286-305); Passing into Eternal Life (1964) of Bishop Symeon (Lukach) Confessor of Krasnoyarsk and Pastor of the Stanyslaviv (Ivano-Frankivs�k) Region
23 Leave-taking of the Feast of the Holy Dormition; the Holy Martyr Luppus; the Holy Priest-Martyr Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons (193-211)
24 The Holy Priest-Martyr Eutyches; Pidhorets�k Icon of the Mother of God (1772)
25 The Return of the Relics of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew (829-42); the Holy Apostle Titus
26 The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia (286-305); Vyshhorod Icon of the Mother of God (�Our Lady of Vladimir�)
27 Our Venerable Father Pimen
28 Our Venerable Father Moses the Black (c. 400); Our Holy Father Augustine, Bishop of Hippo (430); the Holy Martyr Gebre Michael, Illuminator of Ethiopia (1855); The Synaxis of Our Venerable Fathers of the Monastery of the Caves at Kiev Who Repose in the Further Caves; Passing into Eternal Life (1952) of Sister Lavrentia (Harasymiv) of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Khyriv and Confessor of the Toms�k Region
29 The Beheading of the Honorable and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
30 Our Holy Fathers and Patriarchs of Constantinople Alexander (336), John (577), and Paul the Younger (784)
31 The Placing of the Precious Sash of Our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God in Calcoprateia (942)

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