Calendar of Saints

The following official calendar of saints and commemorations for the Byzantine Ruthenian Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh is taken from The Divine Liturgy of our Holy Father John Chrysostom (2006). See the enhanced calendar for additional (unofficial) entries, and a short description of each saint and commemoration.

The following symbols show the liturgical rank of each commemoration; hold your cursor over any symbol for a brief description.

Great feast Great Feast of our Lord or of the Theotokos
Vigil Feast with an All-night Vigil
Polyeleos Feast with the Polyeleos at Matins
Great Doxology Feast with the Great Doxology at Matins
Six stichera Feast with six stichera at Vespers

FEASTS written in "all-caps" are designated as Major Holydays in the Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh.

September

September 1

PolyeleosThe Beginning of the Church Year.

Our Venerable Father Simeon the Stylite and his Mother (459).

The Synaxis of the Theotokos of Miasena.

The Holy Martyr Aeithalas (380).

The Forty Holy Women martyred with their Instructor Ammon the Deacon (313).

The Holy Martyr Callista and her two Brothers, Evodius and Hermogenes (309).

Joshua the Just, Son of Nun.

Vespers - Divine Liturgy

 

September 1

PolyeleosThe Beginning of the Church Year.

Our Venerable Father Simeon the Stylite and his Mother (459).

The Synaxis of the Theotokos of Miasena.

The Holy Martyr Aeithalas (380).

The Forty Holy Women martyred with their Instructor Ammon the Deacon (313).

The Holy Martyr Callista and her two Brothers, Evodius and Hermogenes (309).

Joshua the Just, Son of Nun.

September 2

The Holy Martyr Mammas (274).

Our  Venerable Father John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople (595).

September 3

The Holy Martyr Anthimus, Bishop of Nicomedia (303).

Our Venerable Father Theoctist, Companion of our Venerable Father Euthymius the Great (431).

September 4

The Holy Martyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch (283).

The Holy Prophet Moses, who saw God.

September 5

Six sticheraThe Holy Prophet Zachary and his Wife, the Holy and Venerable Elizabeth, Parents of the Forerunner.

September 6

Six sticheraThe Commemoration of the Miracle of the Holy Archangel Michael at Colossae in Chionia.

The Holy Martyr Eudoxius and his Companions (c. 311).

Our Venerable Father Archippus.

September 7

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

The Holy Martyr Sozon (304).

September 8

Great feastTHE NATIVITY OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

September 9

Post-festive Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

Six sticheraThe Synaxis of the Holy and Just Grandparents of God Joachim and Anna.

The Holy Martyr Severian (320).

September 10

Post-festive Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

The Holy Martyrs Menodora, Mitrodora and Nymphodora (306).

September 11

Post-festive Day of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

Our Venerable Mother Theodora of Alexandria (490).

September 12

Leave-taking of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Autonomus (c. 300).

September 13

Great DoxologyPre-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Commemoration of the Dedication of the Church of the Resurrection of our Lord in Jerusalem (335).

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Cornelius.

September 14

Great feastTHE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS.

September 15

Six sticheraPost-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Great Martyr Nicetas (372).

September 16

Six sticheraPost-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Great Martyr Euphemia (303).

September 17

Post-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Martyr Sophia (Wisdom) and her three Children, Faith, Hope, and Charity (c. 137).

September 18

Post-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Our Venerable Father Eumenius the Wonder-worker, Bishop of Gortyna (7th Century).

September 19

Post-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Martyrs Trophimus, Sabbatius, and Dorymedont (c. 227).

September 20

Six sticheraPost-festive Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Martyr Eustace and his Companions (118).

The Holy Martyrs and Confessors, the Great Prince Michael and his Counselor Theodore, Wonder-workers of Chernigov (1244).

September 21

Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

The Holy Apostle Quadratus of Magnesia (c. 130).

September 22

The Holy Martyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope (103).

The Holy Prophet Jonah.

Our Venerable Father Jonah the Priest, Father of Theophane the Hymnographer and Theodore the Artist (9th Century).

September 23

Great DoxologyThe Conception of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John.

September 24

Six sticheraThe Holy Martyr, First Among Women, and Equal to the Apostle, Thecla (51).

September 25

Our Venerable Mother Euphrosyna (479).

September 26

VigilThe Passing of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.

September 27

The Holy Martyr Callistratus and his Companions (304).

September 28

PolyeleosOur Venerable Father and Confessor Chariton (362).

Wenceslaus, Prince of the Czechs (929).

The Holy Prophet Baruch.

The Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of the Monastery of the Caves who repose near the Venerable  Anthony.

September 29

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Cyriacus the Anchorite (557).

September 30

Six sticheraThe Holy Martyr Gregory, Bishop of Armenia (332).

October

October 1

Great feastTHE PROTECTION OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

The Holy Apostle Ananias.

Our Venerable Father, Romanus  the Melodist (496).

Our Venerable Mother Thérèse of the Child Jesus (1897).

October 2

Six sticheraThe Holy Bishop-Martyr Cyprian (258).

The Holy Martyr Justina (258).

The Holy Andrew, Fool for Christ (911).

October 3

Six sticheraThe Holy Bishop and Martyr Denis the Areopagite.

October 4

The Holy Martyr Hierotheus, Bishop of Athens.

Our Venerable Father Francis of Assisi (1226).

October 5

The Holy Martyr Charitina (304).

October 6

PolyeleosThe Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas.

October 7

Six sticheraThe Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus (303).

October 8

Our Venerable Mother Pelagia (457).

October 9

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle James Alpheus.

Our Venerable Father Andronicus and his Wife Athanasia (4th Century).

October 10

The Holy Martyrs Eulampius and Eulampia (302).

October 11

The Holy Apostle Philip, one of the Seven Deacons.

Our Venerable Father Theophane, the Artist and Hymnographer, Bishop of Nicea (847).

October 12

The Holy Martyrs Probus, Tarachus, and Andronicus (292).

Our Venerable Father Cosmas, Bishop of Maiuma, the Hymnographer (8th Century).

October 13

The Holy Martyrs Carpus, Papylus and Agathonica (250).

October 1

The Holy Martyrs Nazarius, Gervase, Protase, and Celsus (60).

Our Venerable Mother Paraskeva of Trnovo (1201).

October 15

Our Venerable Father Euthymius the Younger (9th Century).

The Venerable Martyr Lucian, Priest of the Great Church of Antioch (312).

October 16

The Holy Martyr Longinus the Centurion.

October 17

The Holy Prophet Hosea.

The Holy Venerable Martyr Andrew of Crete (767).

October 18

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke.

October 19

The Holy Prophet Joel.

The Holy Martyr Varus (307).

Our Venerable Father John of Rila (946).

October 20

Six sticheraThe Holy Great Martyr Artemius (392).

October 21

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Hilary the Great (372).

October 22

The Holy Bishop Abercius of Hieropolis, Equal to the Apostles, Wonder-worker (2th Century).

The Holy Seven Children of Ephesus.

October 23

Great DoxologyThe Holy Apostle James, the Brother of God.

October 24

The Holy Martyr Arethas and his Companions (523).

October 25

The Holy Martyrs and Notaries Marcian and Martyrius (355).

October 26

VigilThe Holy and Glorius Great-Martyr Demetrius (305).

The Commemoration of the Great and Fearful Earthquake at Constantinople (740).

October 27

The Holy Martyr Nestor (306).

The Holy Martyr Capitolina and her Servant Erotheïdes (c. 304).

October 28

Great DoxologyThe Holy Martyrs Terence and Neonila.

Our Holy Father Stephen the Sabbaite, Hymnographer (807).

The Holy Martyr Paraskeva of Iconium (4th Century).

October 29

The Holy Venerable Martyr Anastasia (c. 250).

Our Venerable Father Abraham the Hermit (360).

The Passing of our Venerable Father Abraham of Rostov, Archimandrite and Wonder-worker (11th Century).

October 30

The Holy Martyr Zenobius and his Sister Zenobia (285).

October 31

PolyeleosThe Holy Priest-Martyr Theodore Romzha, Bishop of Mukačevo (1947).

The Holy Apostles Stachys, Amplius and their Companions.

The Holy Martyr Epimachus (250).

November

November 1

Six sticheraThe Holy Unmercenary Wonder-workers Cosmas and Damian.

November 2

The Holy Martyrs Akindynos, Pegasius, Aphthonius, Elpidiphor, and Anempodistus (335).

November 3

The Holy Martyrs Acepsimas, the Bishop; Joseph, the Priest; and Aeithalas, the Deacon (4th Century).

The Dedication of the Church of the Holy Great Martyr George in Lydia, where his precious body is entombed.

November 4

Our Venerable Father Joannicus the Great (846).

The Holy Martyr Nicander, Bishop of Myra.

The Priest Hermas.

November 5

The Holy Martyrs Galaction and Episteme (253).

November 6

Six sticheraOur Holy Father Paul the Confessor, Archbishop of Constantinople (351).

November 7

The Holy Thirty-three Martyrs at Melitene (298).

Our Venerable Father Lazarus, the Wonder-worker, who fasted in the hills of Galilee (11th Century).

November 8

VigilTHE SYNAXIS OF THE HOLY ARCHANGEL MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELIC POWERS.

November 9

Our Venerable Mother Matrona (492).

The Venerable Theoctista of Lesbos (881).

November 10

The Holy Apostles Erastus, Olympas, Rhodion, and their Companions.

November 11

The Holy Martyrs Menas, Victor, and Vincent (304).

The Holy Martyr Stephanis (304).

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theodore the Studite (826).

November 12

VigilThe Holy Martyr Josaphat, Archbishop of Polotsk (1623).

November 13

VigilOur Holy Father John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople (407).

November 14

PolyeleosThe Holy and Illustrious Apostle Philip.

November 15

The Holy Martyrs and Confessors Gurias, Samonas, and Habib (322).

November 16

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew.

November 17

Our Holy Father Gregory the Wonder-worker, Bishop of Neocaesarea (270).

November 18

The Holy Martyrs Plato and Romanus (303).

November 19

The Holy Prophet Obadiah.

The Holy Martyr Barlaam (304).

November 20

Pre-festive Day of the Entrance.

Our Venerable Father Gregory the Decapolite (9th Century).

Our Holy Father Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople (446).

November 21

Great feastTHE ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY INTO THE TEMPLE.

November 22

Post-festive Day of the Entrance.

The Holy Apostle Philemon and his Companions.

November 23

Post-festive Day of the Entrance.

Our Holy Fathers Amphilochius, Bishop of Iconium (395) and Gregory, Bishop of Agrigento (7th Century).

November 24

Six sticheraPost-festive Day of the Entrance.

The Holy Great Martyr Catherine (310).

The Holy Great Martyr Mercury (c. 255).

November 25

Leave-taking of the Entrance.

Our Holy Fathers and Martyrs Clement, Pope of Rome (101) and Peter, Bishop of Alexandria (311).

November 26

Our Venerable Father Alypius the Stylite (640).

The Commemoration of the Dedication of the Church of the Holy Great Martyr George in Kiev.

November 27

The Holy Martyr James the Persian (400).

Our Venerable Father Palladius (c. 600).

November 28

Six sticheraThe Holy Venerable Martyr Stephen the Younger (767).

The Holy Martyr Irenarchus (4th Century).

November 29

The Holy Martyr Paramon (250).

The Holy Martyr Philemon.

Our Venerable Father Acacius, mentioned in “The Ladder.”

November 30

PolyeleosThe Holy and Glorious Apostle Andrew the First-called.

December

December 1

The Holy Prophet Nahum.

December 2

The Holy Prophet Habakkuk.

December 3

The Holy Prophet Zephaniah.

December 4

Six sticheraThe Holy Great Martyr Barbara (306).

Our Venerable Father John of Damascus (749).

December 5

VigilOur Venerable and God-bearing Father Sabbas the Sanctifier (532).

December 6

VigilOUR HOLY FATHER NICHOLAS THE WONDER-WORKER, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRA IN LYCIA (343).

December 7

Pre-festive Day of the Maternity.

Our Holy Father Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (397).

December 8

VigilTHE MATERNITY OF THE HOLY ANNA.

December 9

Our Venerable Father Patapius (7th Century).

December 10

The Holy Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes, and Eugraphus (4th Century).

December 11

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Spiridon the Wonder-worker, Bishop of Tremithus (348).

Our Venerable Father Daniel the Stylite (489).

December 12

PolyeleosThe Mother of God of Guadalupe (1591).

December 13

PolyeleosThe Holy Martyrs Eustratius, Auxentius, Eugene, Mardarius, and Orestes.

December 14

The Holy Martyrs Thrysus, Leucas, Philemon, Appolonius, and Callinicus (2nd Century).

December 15

The Holy Martyr Eleutherius (120).

Our Venerable Father Paul of Latra (950).

Great DoxologyOur Holy Father Stephen, Archbishop of Surozh (c. 775).

December 16

The Holy Prophet Haggai.

December 17

Six sticheraThe Holy Prophet Daniel and the Three Holy Children, Hananiah, Azariah, and Mishael.

December 18

The Holy Martyr Sebastian and his Companions (287).

December 19

The Holy Martyr Boniface (290).

December 20

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Martyr Ignatius the God-bearer (107).

December 21

Pre-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Martyr Juliana of Nicomedia (304).

December 22

Pre-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Great Martyr Anastasia (304).

December 23

Pre-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete (250).

December 24

Vigil of the Nativity.

The Holy Great Martyr Eugenia (262).

December 25

Great feastTHE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST.

December 26

Great DoxologyTHE SYNAXIS OF THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

Sunday after the Nativity

PolyeleosTHE COMMEMORATION OF THE HOLY AND RIGHTEOUS JOSEPH THE BETROTHED, DAVID THE KING, AND JAMES THE BROTHER OF GOD.

December 27

Six sticheraTHE HOLY APOSTLE, FIRST MARTYR AND ARCHDEACON STEPHEN.

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theodore, Brother of Theophane the Hymnographer (845).

December 28

Post-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Twenty thousand Martyrs of Nicomedia (302).

December 29

Post-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Innocents killed by Herod in Bethlehem.

Our Venerable Father Marcellus, Hegumen of the Akimetes (486).

December 30

Post-festive Day of the Nativity.

The Holy Martyr Anysia, Bishop of Thessalonica (406).

The Venerable Zoticus, Priest and Protector of Orphans (4th Century).

December 31

Leave-taking of the Nativity.

Our Venerable Mother Melany of Rome (438).

January

January 1

Great feastTHE CIRCUMCISION OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST.

OUR HOLY FATHER BASIL THE GREAT, ARCHBISHOP OF CAESAREA IN CAPPADOCIA (379).

January 2

Pre-festive Day of the Theophany.

Our Holy Father Sylvester, Pope of Rome (335).

January 3

Pre-festive Day of the Theophany.

The Holy Prophet Malachi.

The Holy Martyr Gordius (304).

January 4

Pre-festive Day of the Theophany.

The Synaxis of the Holy Seventy Apostles.

Our Venerable Father Theoctist, Hegumen at Cuomo in Sicily (800).

January 5

Vigil of the Theophany.

The Holy Martyrs Theopempt and Theona (c. 350).

Our Venerable Mother Syncletica (4th Century).

The Holy Prophet Micah.

January 6

Great feastTHE THEOPHANY OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST.

January 7

Great DoxologyThe Synaxis of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John.

January 8

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

Our Venerable Father George the Chozebite (614).

Our Venerable Mother Dominica (474).

Our Holy Father and Confessor Emilian (767).

January 9

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

The Holy Martyr Polyeuct (230).

January 10

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

Our Holy Father Gregory of Nyssa (c. 395).

The Venerable Dometian, Bishop of Melitene (602).

Our Venerable Father Marcion, Priest and Econome of the Great Church (c. 471).

January 11

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

PolyeleosOur Venerable Father Theodosius, Founder of the common life (529).

January 12

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

The Holy Martyr Tatiana (c. 227).

January 13

Post-festive Day of the Theophany.

The Holy Martyrs Hermylaus and Stratonicus (c. 309).

January 14

Leave-taking of the Theophany.

Our Venerable Fathers martyred by the Arabs in Sinai and Raitho (312).

January 15

Six sticheraOur Venerable Fathers Paul of Thebes (c. 345) and John the Hut-dweller (5th Century).

January 16

Six sticheraThe Veneration of the Chains of the Holy Apostle Peter.

January 17

VigilOur Venerable Father Anthony the Great (356).

January 18

Six sticheraOur Holy Fathers Athanasius (373) and Cyril of Alexandria (444).

January 19

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Macarius of Egypt (390).

January 20

VigilOur Venerable and God-bearing Father Euthymius the Great (473).

January 21

Our Venerable Father Maximus the Confessor (c. 620).

The Holy Martyr Neophyte (4th Century).

The Holy Martyrs Eugene, Candidus, Valerian, and Aquila.

January 22

The Holy Apostle Timothy.

The Holy Venerable-Martyr Anastasius the Persian (628).

January 23

The Holy Martyr Clement, Bishop of Ancyra (c. 296).

The Holy Martyr Agathangel (c. 296).

January 24

Our Venerable Mother Xenia of Rome (450).

January 25

PolyeleosOur Holy Father Gregory the Theologian, Archbishop of Constantinople (389).

January 26

Our Venerable Father Xenophon and his Wife Mary (520).

January 27

PolyeleosThe Translation of the Relics of our Holy Father John Chrysostom (438).

January 28

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Ephrem the Syrian (378).

January 29

Six sticheraThe Translation of the Relics of the Holy Bishop and Martyr Ignatius of Antioch (6th Century).

January 30

VigilTHE THREE HOLY HIERARCHS: BASIL THE GREAT, GREGORY THE THEOLOGIAN AND JOHN CHRYSOSTOM.

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Hippolytus (235).

January 31

Six sticheraThe Holy Wonder-workers and Unmercenary Healers Cyrus and John (311).

February

February 1

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Meeting.

The Holy Martyr Tryphon (250).

February 2

Great feastTHE MEETING OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST WITH SIMEON AND ANNA

February 3

Six sticheraThe Synaxis of the Holy Prophet Simeon and the Prophetess Anna.

February 4

Post-festive Day of the Meeting.

Our Venerable Father Isidore of Pelusium (c. 450).

February 5

Post-festive Day of the Meeting.

The Holy Martyr Agatha (250).

February 6

Post-festive Day of the Meeting.

Our Venerable Father Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna (2nd Century).

The Holy Martyr Silvanus, Bishop of Emesa, and his Companions (313).

February 7

Post-festive Day of the Meeting.

Our Venerable Father Parthenius, Bishop of Lampsacus (318).

February 8

Six sticheraPost-festive Day of the Meeting.

The Holy Great Martyr Theodore (318).

The Holy Prophet Zechariah.

February 9

Leave-taking of the Meeting.

The Holy Martyr Nicephor (260).

February 10

The Holy Martyr Charalampas (203).

In Benedictine communities: Our Venerable Mother Scholastica (c. 547).

February 11

The Holy Martyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebaste (316).

February 12

Our Holy Father Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch (381).

February 13

Our Venerable Father Martinian (c. 398).                     

February 14

Our Venerable Father Auxentius (5th Century).

PolyeleosThe Passing of our Venerable Father Constantine, whose monastic name is Cyril, Apostle of the Slavs (869).

The Venerable Maron, Hermit and Wonder-worker (c. 423).

February 15

The Holy Apostle Onesimus.

February 16

The Holy Martyrs, the Presbyter Pamphilius, Porphyry, and their Companions (309).

February 17

Six sticheraThe Holy Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit (306).

February 18

Our Holy Father Leo, Pope of Rome (461).

February 19

The Holy Apostle Archippus.

February 20

Our Venerable Father Leo, Bishop of Catania (c. 787).

February 21

Our Venerable Father Timothy of Symbola (795).

Our Holy Father Eustathius, Archbishop of Great Antioch (c. 338).

February 22

The Finding of the Venerable Relics of the Martyrs at Eugenia.

February 23

The Holy Martyr Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna (c. 155).

February 24

PolyeleosThe First and Second Finding of the Head of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Bishop John.

February 25

Our Holy Father Tarasius, Archbishop of Constantinople (806).

February 26

Our Holy Father Porphyry, Bishop of Gaza (421).

The Holy Great Martyr Photina the Samaritan.

February 27

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Procopius the Decapolite (741).

February 28

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Fellow Ascetic of Procopius (741).

February 29

Our Venerable Father Cassian (c. 453).

March

March 1

The Venerable Martyr Eudoxia (2nd Century).

March 2

The Holy Martyr Theodotus, Bishop of Cyrene (302).

March 3

The Holy Martyr Eutropius and his Companions, Cleonicus and Basiliscus (308).

March 4

Our Venerable Father Gerasimus of the Jordan (475).

March 5

The Holy Martyr Conon (251).

March 6

The Holy Forty-two Martyrs of Ammorium (848).

March 7

The Holy Martyrs and Bishops of Cherson: Basil, Ephrem, Capiton, Eugene, Etherius and others (4th Century).

March 8

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theophylact (845).

March 9

PolyeleosThe Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebaste (320).

March 10

The Holy Martyr Codratus and his Companions (250).

March 11

Our Holy Father Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem (644).

March 12

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theophane of the Sygrian Mountain (817).

Our Holy Father Gregory, Pope of Rome (604).

March 13

The Translation of the Relics of our Holy Father Nicephor, Patriarch of Constantinople (846).

March 14

Our Venerable Father Benedict (550).

March 15

The Holy Martyr Agapius and his Companions (303).

March 16

The Holy Martyrs Sabinus and Papas (287).

March 17

Our Venerable Father Alexis, Man of God (411).

March 18

Our Holy Father Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem (386).

March 19

The Holy Martyrs Chrysanthus and Daria (c. 253).

March 20

Our Venerable Fathers of the Saint Sabbas Monastery, killed by Saracens (796).

March 21

Our Venerable Father and Confessor James, Bishop of Catania (8th Century).

March 22

The Holy Martyr Basilides, Priest of Ancyra (363).

March 23

The Holy Venerable-Martyr Nicon and his Students martyred with him (250).

March 24

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Annunciation.

Our Venerable Father Zachary.

Our Holy Father Artemon, Bishop of Seleucia of Pisidia.

March 25

Great feastTHE ANNUNCIATION OF THE  THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

March 26

Leave-taking of the Annunciation.

Great DoxologyThe Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel.

March 27

Our Venerable Mother Matrona of Thessalonica (c. 350).

March 28

Our Venerable Father Hilary the Younger (754).

The Holy Stephen the Wonder-worker.

March 29

Our Venerable Father Mark, Bishop of Arethusa, the Deacon Cyril, and Others who suffered martyrdom under Julian the Apostate (364).

March 30

Our Venerable Father John Climacus, Author of “The Ladder” (649).

March 31

Our Venerable Father Hypatius, Bishop of Gangra (326).

April

April 1

Our Holy Mother Mary of Egypt (c. 530).

April 2

Our Venerable Father Titus the Wonder-worker (9th Century).

April 3

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Nicetas, Hegumen of Medikion (824).

April 4

Our Venerable Fathers, Joseph the Hymnographer (883) amd George of Maleon (9th Century).

April 5

The Holy Martyrs Theodulus and Agathopodes and their Companions (303).

April 6

Our Holy Father Eutyches, Archbishop of Constantinople (582).

PolyeleosThe Passing of our Holy Father Methodius, Teacher of the Slavs (885).

April 7

Our Venerable Father George, Bishop of Mitylene (816).

April 8

The Holy Apostles Herodian, Agabus, Rufus, Asyncritus, Phlegon, and Hermes.

April 9

The Holy Martyr Eupsychius (c. 362).

April 10

The Holy Martyrs Terence, Pompey, and their Companions (250).

April 11

The Holy Martyr Antipas, Bishop of Pergamum in Asia (c. 92).

April 12

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Basil, Bishop of Parium (735).

April 13

The Holy Priest-Martyr Artemon and his Companions (303).

April 14

Our Holy Father and Confessor Martin, Pope of Rome (665).

The Holy New Martyrs Anthony, John and Eustathius (1342).

April 15

The Holy Apostles Aristarchus, Pudens, and Trophimus.

April 16

The Holy Virgins and Martyrs Agape, Irene, and Chiona (c. 304).

April 17

Our Venerable Father Simeon of Persia (c. 341).

The Venerable Acacius, Bishop of Melitene (435).

April 18

Our Venerable Father John, Disciple of the Holy Gregory the Decapolite (820).

April 19

Our Venerable Father John of the Ancient Cave (8th Century).

April 20

Our Venerable Father Theodore the Hair-shirt Wearer (c. 400).

April 21

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Januarius and his Companions (305).

The Holy Martyr Theodore of Perga.

April 22

Our Venerable Father Theodore the Sykiot (c. 613).

April 23

VigilTHE HOLY AND VICTORIOUS GREAT MARTYR GEORGE THE WONDER-WORKER (303).

April 24

The Holy Martyr Sabbas the General (272).

April 25

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark.

April 26

The Holy Martyr Basil, Bishop of Amasea (322).

April 27

Six sticheraThe Holy Bishop-Martyr Simeon, Relative of our Lord.

Our Venerable Father Stephen, Bishop of Vladimir in Volhynia (1094).

April 28

The Holy Apostles Jason and Sosipater.

The Holy Martyrs Dadas, Maximus, and Quintillian (c. 350).

Our Holy Father Cyril, Bishop of Turov (c. 1182).

April 29

The Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzice (3rd Century).

Our Venerable Father Memnon the Wonder-worker (c. 250).

April 30

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.

May

May 1

The Holy Prophet Jeremiah.

May 2

Six sticheraOur Holy Father Athanasius the Great (373).

May 3

The Holy Martyr Timothy and his Wife Maura (286).

PolyeleosThe Passing of our Venerable Father Theodosius of the Monastery of the Caves (1074).

May 4

The Holy Martyr Pelagia (287).

May 5

The Holy and Glorious Martyr Irene.

Our Venerable Father Nicephor, Hegumen of the Medikion Monastery (14th Century).

May 6

The Holy and Just Job the Long-suffering.

May 7

Six sticheraThe Appearance of the Sign of the Cross in the heavens at the third hour of the day in Jerusalem, before the Emperor Constantius (357).

The Holy Martyr Acacius (303).

May 8

VigilThe Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.

Our Venerable Father Arsenius the Great (448).

May 9

The Holy Prophet Isaiah.

The Holy Martyr Christopher (249).

PolyeleosThe Translation of the Relics of our Holy Father Nicholas to Bari (1087).

May 10

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot.

May 11

The Foundation of Constantinople (330).

The Holy Priest-Martyr Mocius (250).

VigilOur Holy Fathers Cyril and Methodius, Apostles of the Slavs (9th Century).

Our Holy Father and Confessor Basil Hopko (1976).

May 12

Our Holy Fathers Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403) and Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople (740).

May 13

The Holy Martyr Glyceria (141).

May 14

The Holy Martyr Isidore (251).

May 15

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Pachomius the Great (346).

Our Venerable Father Isaiah the Wonder-worker, Bishop of Rostov (1090).

May 16

Our Venerable Father Theodore the Consecrated, Disciple of our Venerable Father Pachomius (368).

May 17

The Holy Apostle Andronicus and his Companions.

May 18

The Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (303).

The Holy Martyrs Peter, Denis, and their Companions (250).

The Holy Seven Virgins.

May 19

The Holy Martyr Patrick, Bishop of Prussia and his Companions (c. 362).

May 20

The Holy Martyr Thaleleus (284).

May 21

PolyeleosThe Holy Emperor Constantine (337) and his Mother Helen (327), Equals to the Apostles.

May 22

The Holy Martyr Basiliscus (308).

The Holy and Righteous Melchizedek, King of Salem.

May 23

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Michael, Bishop of Synnada (818).

The Venerable Euphrosyne, Hegumena of the Monastery of our Holy Savior in Polotsk (1173).

May 24

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Simeon, of the Wondrous Mountain (596).

Great DoxologyOur Venerable Father Nicetas the Stylite, the Wonder-worker of Perejaslav.

May 25

PolyeleosThe Third Finding of the Head of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John.

May 26

The Holy Apostle Carpus, one of the Seventy.

May 27

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Therapont (259).

May 28

Our Venerable Father Nicetas, Bishop of Chalcedon (836).

May 29

The Holy Venerable Martyr and Virgin Theodosia (730).

May 30

Our Venerable Father Isaac, Hegumen of the Dalmatian Monastery (383).

May 31

The Holy Apostle Hermes.

The Holy Martyr Hermeas (c. 160).

June

June 1

The Holy Martyr Justin the Philosopher and his Companions (167).

June 2

Our Venerable Father Nicephor the Confessor (771).

June 3

The Holy Martyr Lucillian and his Companions (273).

June 4

Our Holy Father Metrophane, Patriarch of Constantinople (325).

The Holy Myrrh-bearers Martha and Mary.

June 5

The Holy Martyr Dorotheus, Bishop of Tyre (362).

The Holy Martyr Cosmas, an Armenian Priest.

June 6

Our Venerable Father Bessarion the Wonder-worker (446).

Our Venerable Father and Confessor Hilary the Younger, Hegumen of the Dalmatian Monastery (845).

June 7

The Holy Martyr Theodotus, Bishop of Ancyra (303).

June 8

Six sticheraThe Translation of the Relics of the Holy Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit (319).

June 9

Six sticheraOur Holy Father Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria (444).

June 10

The Holy Martyr Timothy, Bishop of Prussia (362).

June 11

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostles  Bartholomew and Barnabas.

June 12

Six sticheraOur Venerable Father Onuphry the Great (400).

Our Venerable Father Peter of Athos (734).

June 13

The Holy Martyr Aquilina (293).

Our Holy Father Triphyllus, Bishop of Leucosia (370).

June 14

The Holy Prophet Elisha.

Our Holy Father Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople (847).

June 15

The Holy Prophet Amos.

The Venerable Jerome, Priest of Stridon (420).

June 16

Our Holy Father and Wonder-worker Tychon, Bishop of Amathis (c. 425).

June 17

The Holy Martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ishmael (c. 633).

Our Venerable Father Hypatius, Hegumen of the Rufenianos Monastery.

June 18

The Holy Martyr Leontius (c. 73).

June 19

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle Jude, Brother of the Lord.

June 20

The Holy Martyr Methodius, Bishop of Patara (311).

June 21

The Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus (290).

June 22

The Holy Martyr Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata (379).

June 23

The Holy Martyr Agrippina (275).

June 24

Great feastTHE NATIVITY OF THE HOLY PROPHET, FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN.

June 25

Post-festive Day of the Nativity of the Holy Baptist John.

The Holy Venerable Martyr Febronia (310).

June 26

Our Venerable Father David of Thessalonica (540).

June 27

Our Venerable Father Sampson the Hospitaller (530).

The Holy Myrrh-bearer Joanna.

June 28

Six sticheraThe Translation of the Relics of the Holy Unmercenary Physicans Cyprus and John (412).

The Translation of the Relics of the Holy Priest-Martyr Theodore Romzha, Bishop of Mukačevo (2003).

June 29

Great feastThe HOLY PRE-EMINENT APOSTLES PETER AND PAUL.

June 30

PolyeleosThe Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles.

July

July 1

Six sticheraThe Holy Unmercenary Healers and Wonder-workers Cosmas and Damian (284).

July 2

PolyeleosThe Deposition of the Venerable Robes of the Theotokos at Blachernae (c. 465).

July 3

The Holy Martyr Hyacinth (108).

July 4

Our Holy Father Andrew of Jerusalem, Archbishop of Crete (740).

Our Venerable Mother Martha, Mother of our Venerabl Father Simeon (551).

July 5

PolyeleosOur Venerable Father Athanasius of Athos (1003).

July 6

Our Venerable Father Sisoes the Great (c. 429).

July 7

Our Venerable Fathers Thomas of Maleum and Acacius, mentioned in “The Ladder” (10th Century).

July 8

Six sticheraThe Holy Great Martyr Procopius (303).

July 9

The Holy Martyr Pancratius, Bishop of Taormina.

July 10

The Holy Forty-five Martyrs in Nicopolis in Armenia (319).

PolyeleosOur Venerable Father Anthony of the Monastery of the Caves (1073).

July 11

Six sticheraThe Holy Martyr, the Illustrious Euphemia (451).

The Passing of Olga, Princess of Kiev, baptized Helen (969).

In Benedictine communities:  The Translation of the Relics of our Holy Father Benedict.

July 12

The Holy Martyrs Proclus and Hilary.

Our Venerable Father Michael of Malein (3rd Century).

July 13

Six sticheraThe Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel.

Our Venerable Father Stephen of the Saint Sabbas Monastery (794).

Our Holy Father Julian, Bishop of Kenoman,

July 14

Six sticheraThe Holy Apostle Aquila.

July 15

The Holy Martyrs Cyricus and Julitta his mother (304).

VigilThe Holy Great Prince Vladimir, Equal to the Apostles, baptized Basil (1015).

July 16

The Holy Martyrs Athenogenes, Bishop of Sebaste, and his Ten Disciples (311).

July 17

Six sticheraThe Holy Great Martyr Marina.

PolyeleosOur Holy Father and Confessor Paul Gojdič, Bishop of Prešov (1960).

July 18

The Holy Martyr Hyacinth of Amastris (4th Century).

The Holy Martyr Emilian (362).

July 19

Our Venerable Mother Macrina, Sister of our Holy Father Basil the Great (379).

Our Venerable Father Dios (430).

July 20

VigilTHE HOLY AND GLORIOUS PROPHET ELIJAH.

July 21

Our Venerable Father Simeon, Fool for Christ, and his fellow Ascetic John (590).

The Holy Prophet Ezekiel.

July 22

Six sticheraThe Holy Myrrh-bearer Mary Magdelene, Equal to the Apostles.

The Translation of the Relics of the Holy Bishop-Martyr Phocas (13th Century).

July 23

The Holy Martyrs Trophimus and Theophilus, and their Companions (4th Century).

July 24

The Holy Great Martyr Christine (c. 300).

PolyeleosThe Holy Martyrs Boris and Gleb, baptized Roman and David (1015).

July 25

PolyeleosThe Dormition of the Holy Anna, Mother of the Theotokos.

July 26

The Holy Priest-Martyr Hermolaus and his Companions (304).

The Holy Venerable Martyr Paraskeva (2nd Century).

July 27

PolyeleosThe Holy Great-Martyr and Healer Pantaleimon (304).

Our Holy Father Clement, the Wonder-worker, Archbishop of Ohrid (916).

July 28

The Holy Apostles and Deacons Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, and Parmenas.

July 29

The Holy Martyr Callinicus (250).

July 30

The Holy Apostles Silas and Silvanus and their Companions.

July 31

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Procession of the Venerable and Life-creating Cross.

The Holy and Righteous Eudocimus (9th Century).

The Holy Joseph of Arimathea.

August

August 1

Great DoxologyThe Procession of the Wood of the Venerable and Life-creating Cross.

The Holy Seven Maccabees, their Mother Solome and the Elder Eleazar.

August 2

Six sticheraThe Translation of the Relics of the Holy First Martyr and Archdeacon Stephen (c. 415).

August 3

Our Venerable Fathers Isaac, Dalmatus, and Faustus (5th Century).

The Holy Myrrh-bearer Salome.

August 4

The Holy Seven Children of Ephesus.

The Holy Venerable Martyr Eudoxia (2nd Century).

August 5

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Martyr Eusignius (362).

August 6

Great feastTHE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST.

August 7

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Venerable Martyr Dometius (363).

August 8

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Confessor Emilian, Bishop of Cyzice (820).

August 9

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

PolyeleosThe Holy Apostle Matthias.

August 10

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Martyr and Archdeacon Laurence (258).

August 11

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Martyr Euplus (308).

August 12

Post-festive Day of the Transfiguration.

The Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetus (305).

In Franciscan and Poor Clare communities:  Our Venerable Mother Clare of Assisi (1253).

August 13

Leave-taking of the Transfiguration.

Our Venerable Father Maximus the Confessor (662).

August 14

Six sticheraPre-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Prophet Micah.

PolyeleosThe Translation of the Relics of our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves.

August 15

Great feastTHE DORMITION OF  THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY.

August 16

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

Great DoxologyThe Translation of the Icon of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ, the Icon not made by human hands, from Edessa to Constantinople (944).

The Holy Martyr Diomedes (298).

August 17

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Martyr Myron (250).

August 18

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus (2nd Century).

August 19

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Martyr Andrew the Tribune and his Companions.

August 20

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Prophet Samuel.

August 21

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Apostle Thaddeus.

The Holy Martyr Bassa (3rd Century).

August 22

Post-festive Day of the Dormition.

The Holy Martyr Agathonicus and his Companions.

August 23

Leave-taking of the Dormition.

The Holy Martyr Lupus (306).

The Holy Martyr Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons (202).

August 24

The Holy Bishop-Martyr Eutyches.

August 25

Six sticheraThe Return of the Relics of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew.

The Holy Apostle Titus.

August 26

The Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalie.

August 27

Our Venerable Father Pimen.

August 28

Our Venerable Father Moses the Ethiopian.

Our Holy Father Augustine, Bishop of Hippo (430).

The Holy Martyr Gebre Michael, Priest of Ethiopia (1855).

In monasteries:  The Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of the Monastery of the Caves.

August 29

Great feastTHE COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF THE HOLY PROPHET, FOREUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN.

August 30

Post-festive Day of the Beheading of the Holy Baptist John.

Our Holy Fathers Alexander (340), John (595), and Paul the Younger (784), Patriarchs of Constantinople.

August 31

PolyeleosThe Deposition of the Venerable Sash of the Theotokos in Calcoprateia (942).