September 25 / 12

Saints of the Day Hieromartyr Autonomus, Bishop of in Italy. St. Coronatus, Bishop of Iconium. Martyr Julian of Galatia and 40Martyrs with him. Hieromartyr Theodore of Alexandria. St. Athanasius, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh and abbot of theVysotsk Monastery in Serpukhov, and his disciple St. Athanasius. St. Bassian of Tikhsnen (Vologda). Translation of the Relics ofRighteous Simeon of Verkhoturye.…

September 24 / 11

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos. Translation of the Relics of Saints Sergius and Herman of ValaamSt. Euphrosynus the Cook of Alexandria. Martyr Ia of Persia and 9,000 Martyrs with her. Martyrs Diodorus, Didymus, andDiomedes of Laodicea. Martyrs Demetrius, his wife Euanthis, and their son Demetrian at Skepsis on the Hellespont. MartyrsSerapion, Cronides (Hieronides) and…

September 23 / 10

Saints of the Day: Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos. Martyrs Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora at Nicomedia.Martyr Barypsabas in Dalmatia. Saints Peter and Paul, Bishops of Nicaea. St. Pulcherius the Empress. Synaxis of the HolyApostles Apelles, Lucius and Clement of the Seventy. St. Ioasaph, monk of Kubensk (Vologda). St. Paul the Obedient of the KievCaves. St. Cassian, abbot of…

September 22 / 9 

Saints of the Day Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos. Holy and Righteous Ancestors of God Joachim and Anna. MartyrSeverian of Sebaste. St. Joseph, abbot of Volokolamsk (or Volotsk). Martyr Chariton. Martyr Straton. St. Theophanes the confessorand faster of Mt. Diabenos. Blessed Nicetas the Hidden of Constantinople. St. Joachim, abbot of Opochka Monastery (Pskov).Opening of the Relics of St.…

September 21 / 8

The Nativity of the Theotokos Saints of the Day THE NATIVITY OF OUR MOST HOLY LADY THE THEOTOKOS AND EVER-VIRGIN MARY. St. Serapion, monkof Spaso-Eleazar Monastery (Pskov). St. Lucian, abbot of Alexandrov. St. Arsenius, abbot of Konevits. New-Martyr Athanasius ofThessalonica. New-Martyr Alexander (Jacobson) (1930). (Greek Calendar: Martyrs Rufus and Rufianus. Martyrs Severus andArtemidorus. St. Sophronius of Iberia, Bishop) Icons of…

September 20 / 7

Saints of the Day Martyr Sozon of Cilicia St. John, Archbishop and Wonderworker of Novgorod. Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea inCappadocia. Apostles Evodus (Euodias) and Onesiphorus of the Seventy. St. Luke, abbot near Constantinople. Martyrdom of St.Macarius, archimandrite of Kanev. St. Cloud (Clodoald), abbot-founder of Nogent-sur-Seine near Paris. New-Martyr priest John Maslovsky. Repose of Elder Macarius of Optina (1860). Quote of…

September 19 / 6

Saints of the Day Commemoration of the Miracle of the Archangel Michael at Colossae (Chonae) Martyr Eudoxius and those withhim Martyrs Romulus, Zeno, Macarius and 11,000 others in Armenia. St. Archippus of Herapolis. Martyrs Cyriacus, Faustus,Abibus, and 11 others at Alexandria. Hieromartyr Cyril, Bishop of Gortyna. St. David of Hermpolis in Egypt. Martyrs Calodote,Macarius, Andrew, Cyriacus, Dionysius, Andrew the soldier,…

September 18 / 5

Saints Zachariah and Elizabeth Saints of the Day Holy Prophet Zacharias and Righteous Elizabeth, parents of St. John the Forerunner. Martyrs Urban, Theodore, Medimnus, and 77 Companions at Nicomedia. Martyr Abdias (Abidas) of Persia. MartyrSarbelus of Edessa. Martyrs Ththuil (Thithail) and his sister Bebaia. Virgin Martyr Rhais (Raisa) of Alexandria. Martyrs Juventiusand Maximus at Antioch. Appearance of the Holy Apostle…

September 17 / 4

Saints of the Day Hieromartyr Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, and with him Martyrs Urban, Prilidian, and Epolonius and their mother Christodula. Holy Prophet and God-seer Moses. Opening of the Relics of St. Ioasaph, Bishop ofBelgorod (also December 10). Martyr Babylas of Nicomedia, and with him 84 children. Martyrs Theodore, Mianus (Ammianus), Julian, Kion (Oceanus), and Centurionus of Nicomedia. Martyr Hermione,…

September 16

September 16 / 3 Holy Martyred King Edward of England Saints of the Day Hieromartyr Anthimus, Bishop of Nicomedia, and those with him: Martyrs Theophilus deacon, Dorotheus,Mardonius, Migdonius, Peter, Indes, Gorgonius, Zeno, Virgin Domna, and Euthymius St. Theoctistus, fellow-faster with St.Euthymius the Great. (services combined) Martyr Aristion, Bishop of Alexandria. Martyr Basilissa of Nicomedia. St. Pheobe,deaconess at Cenchreae near Corinth.…

September 15 / 2

Saints of the Day Martyr Mama of Caesarea in Cappadocia, and his parents, Martyrs Theodotus and Rufina [Rom 8:28-39; Jn15:1-7]. St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople. 3,618 Martyrs who suffered at Nicomedia. Righteous Eleazar, son ofAaron, and Righteous Phineas. (Greek Calendar: Martyrs Aeithalas and Ammon of Thrace.) Kaluga Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. Quote of the Day “…When…

September 14 / 1

Beginning of the Indiction (Orthodox New Year) Saints of the Day Church New Year. St. Symeon Stylites (the Elder) and his mother St. Martha. (The services to the Saint and forthe New Year are combined.) (Vespers only) Martyr Aeithalas of Persia. Holy 40 Women Martyrs and Martyr Ammon the deaconand their teacher, at Heraclea in Thrace. Martyrs Callista and her…