April 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Apr. 23 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Apr. 25

All fixed commemorations below are observed on May 7 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For April 24th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on April 11.

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • Martyr Sergius Archangelsk (1938)[11][36]
  • New Hieromartyr Branko, Priest, of Veljusa, Serbia (1941)[3][11]

Other Commemorations[edit]

Icon Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The notation Old Style or (OS) is sometimes used to indicate a date in the Julian Calendar (which is used by churches on the "Old Calendar").
    The notation New Style or (NS), indicates a date in the Revised Julian calendar (which is used by churches on the "New Calendar").
  2. ^ "At Rome, St. Sabas, a military officer, who bravely confessed Christ before the judge when he was accused of visiting the Christians in prison. For this he was burned with torches and thrown into a caldron of boiling pitch, out of which he came uninjured. Seventy men were converted to Christ at the sight of this miracle, and as they all remained unshaken in the confession of the faith, they were put to the sword. Sabas, however, terminated his martyrdom by being cast into the river."[5]
  3. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Valentine (Βαλεντίνος);
    • Valentina (Βαλεντίνη).
  4. ^ "The same day, during the persecution of Diocletian, the holy martyrs Eusebius, Neon, Leontius, Longinus, and four others, were slain with the sword after enduring great torments."[5]
  5. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Elizabeth (Ἐλισάβετ).
  6. ^ Not to be confused with Venerable Xenophon (celebrated on January 26), who lived in the 6th century.
  7. ^ A Greek by birth and the friend and companion of St Epipodius of Lyons in France. He was arrested and martyred with thirty-four others.
  8. ^ "At Lyons, in France, during the persecution of Verus, the birthday of St. Alexander, martyr. After being imprisoned, he was so lacerated by the cruelty of those who scourged him, that his ribs and the interior of his body were exposed to view. Then he was fastened to the gibbet of the cross, on which he yielded up his blessed soul. Thirty-four others who suffered with him are commemorated on other days."[5]
  9. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Achillies (Ἀχιλλέας).
  10. ^ He was one of the champions of Orthodoxy against Arianism and one of the few bishops who at Rimini in 359 consistently refused to compromise with them.
  11. ^ Abbot of St Andrew's on the Coelian Hill in Rome, he was sent by St Gregory the Great to England in 601. He spent three years in Kent, and then became Bishop of London. He was exiled to France for refusing to give communion to apostates. In 619 he was recalled to Kent to succeed St Laurence as third Archbishop of Canterbury.
  12. ^ A courtier at the palace of King Dagobert I of France and father of St Ouen of Rouen. He is the patron-saint of the village of La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre where he lived.
  13. ^ St Bova was a sister and St Doda a niece of St Balderic (Baudry), who founded Montfaucon and the convent of St Peter in Rheims in France. Bova was the first abbess and was succeeded by Doda.
  14. ^ A monk at Lindisfarne in England, he moved to Ireland and lived at Rathelmigisi in Connaught. Here he prepared several monks to preach the Gospel in Germany. He went to Iona in Scotland and persuaded the monks to adopt the Orthodox date for Easter.
  15. ^ The Church of St George, located in the Kyparission district of Constantinople, was likely associated with the Byzantine public servant and historian Michael Attaleiates, who had his family tomb there.
  16. ^ According to tradition he was a Persian bishop who became a hermit in Huntingdonshire in England. St Ives in Huntingdonshire is called after him.
  17. ^ The Molchensk Icon of the Mother of God appeared on 18 September 1405 in the Molcha swampland not far from Putivl'. At first it was situated in the Molchensk Sophroniev wilderness monastery, but in 1605, specifically on 24 April, it was transferred to the Putivl'sk monastery.[39]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Σάββας ὁ Στρατηλάτης. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Στρατιῶτες Μάρτυρες. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s April 24 / May 7. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  4. ^ Martyr Sava Stratelates “the General” of Rome. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h The Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. pp. 115-116.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Πασικράτης καὶ Βαλεντίων οἱ Μάρτυρες. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ Martyr Pasikrates in Moesia, Bulgaria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Δάναβος, Δημήτριος, Εὐσέβιος, Λεόντιος, Λογγίνος, Νεστάβος, Νέων καὶ Χριστόφορος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyr Eusebius and Others, at Nicomedia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐτέξιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ a b c d e May 7 / April 24. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Ἐλισάβετ ἡ Θαυματουργός. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ St Elizabeth the Wonderworker of Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θωμᾶς ὁ διὰ Χριστὸν Σαλός. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Venerable Thomas the Fool of Syria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θαυμαστός. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ξενοφῶν κτήτορας τῆς φερωνύμου μονῆς τοῦ Ἁγίου Ὄρους. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j April 24. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀχιλλέας, Φήλικας καὶ Φορτουνάτος οἱ Ἱερομάρτυρες. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ a b c (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 24 Απριλίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  21. ^ a b c Rev. Richard Stanton. A Menology of England and Wales, or, Brief Memorials of the Ancient British and English Saints Arranged According to the Calendar, Together with the Martyrs of the 16th and 17th Centuries. London: Burns & Oates, 1892. pp. 177-181.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μελίτων Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Καντουαρίας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Σάββας ὁ Θαυματουργός. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Venerable Sava the Recluse of the Kiev Far Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀλέξιος ὁ Ἔγκλειστος. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ Venerable Alexius the Recluse of the Kiev Far Caves. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δούκας ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἠλίας ὁ Ὁμολογητής ἐκ Ρουμανίας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  29. ^ St Iorest Metropolitan of Ardeal, and the Confessor of Romania. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  30. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Σάββας ὁ Ὁμολογητής ἐκ Ρουμανίας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  31. ^ St Sava Brancovici the Metropolitan of Ardeal, and the Confessor of Romania. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  32. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰωσὴφ ὁ Ὁμολογητής ἐκ Ρουμανίας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  33. ^ St Joseph the Confessor of Maramures. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  34. ^ a b c Dr. Alexander Roman. April. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  35. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νικόλαος ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  36. ^ a b (Russian) 24 апреля (ст.ст.) 7 мая 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  37. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Μνήμη ἐγκαινίων ἱεροῦ ναοῦ τοῦ Ἁγίου Γεωργίου ἐν Κυπαρισσίῳ. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  38. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Σύναξις Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου ἐν Μόλχᾳ τῆς Ρωσίας. 24 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  39. ^ The Molchensk Icon of the Mother of God. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).

Sources[edit]

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Russian Sources