August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Aug. 10 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Aug. 12

All fixed commemorations below are observed on August 24 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For August 11, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on July 29.



  • Hieromartyrs Gaius, Pope of Rome;[note 3] the priest Gabinus; Martyrs Maximus, Claudius and his wife Praepedigna; and their sons Alexander and Cuthias.

Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

Other commemorations[edit]

Icon gallery[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. ^ The hymns of the fifth day of the Afterfeast of the Transfiguration invite us to acquire the virtues and become radiant so that we may stand upon the holy mountain and behold the Lord’s Transfiguration as He shines with glory, "filling the world with light." We are also assured that those who excel in virtue "shall be made worthy of divine glory."[2]
  3. ^ He is commemorated on April 22 in the West.
  4. ^ Note, there is some confusion in the Synaxaria between Eudokia of Anatolia (Eudok-ia) - August 4, and the martyr Ia.
  5. ^ Saint Passarion pursued asceticism in the first half of the fifth century. He founded a monastery in Jerusalem. He was “chorepiskopos” [vicar-bishop] of Palestine, and a converser with St Euthymius the Great (January 20).[10]
  6. ^ "The same day, the martyrdom of St. Rufinus, bishop of the Marsi, and his companions, under the emperor Maximinus."[12]
  7. ^ "AT Rome, between the two laurels situated about three miles from the city, the birthday of St. Tiburtius, martyr, under the judge Fabian, in the persecution of Diocletian. After he hard walked barefoot on burning coals and confessed Christ with increased constancy, he was put to the sword."[12]
  8. ^ "At Evreux, in France, St. Taurinus, bishop. Being made bishop of that city by the blessed pope Clement, he propagated the Christian faith by the preaching of the Gospel, and the many labors he sustained for it. Celebrated for glorious miracles, he slept in the Lord."[12]
  9. ^ See also: (Russian) Крестовоздвиженский монастырь (Полтава). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m August 11 / August 24. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Afterfeast of the Transfiguration of our Lord. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. ^ Virginmartyr Susanna. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὖπλος ὁ Μεγαλομάρτυρας ὁ Διάκονος. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 11 Αυγούστου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  6. ^ Martyr and Archdeacon Euplius of Catania. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Νεόφυτος, Ζήνων, Γάϊος, Μᾶρκος, Μακάριος καὶ Γαϊανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ἰᾶς ἡ Μάρτυς. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Πασσαρίων. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ St Passarion. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i August 11. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  12. ^ a b c d e 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. 239-240.
  13. ^ a b c d August 24 / August 11. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  14. ^ Martyr Basil of the Kiev Near Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  15. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Βασίλειος καὶ Θεόδωρος οἱ Ὁσιομάρτυρες ἐν τῷ Σπηλαίῳ. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ St Theodosius (Prince Theodore of Ostrog) of the Kiev Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νήφων Πατριάρχης Κωνσταντινουπόλεως. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ St Niphon the Patriarch of Constantinople of Mt Athos. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀναστάσιος Πανερὰς καὶ Δημήτριος ὁ Μπεγιάζης οἱ Μάρτυρες. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. August. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  21. ^ Session of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Held on July 9, 2009 -- JOURNAL NO.39. OCP. JULY 12, 2009.
  22. ^ Leonidas J. Papadopulos, Georgia Lizardos, et al (Transl.). "The Miracle of Saint Spyridon the Wonderworker Against the Turkish Invasion of Kerkira." In: New Martyrs of the Turkish Yoke. Seattle: St. Nectarios Press, 1985. pp. 258-260.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἀνάμνηση Θαύματος Ἁγίου Σπυρίδωνα. 11 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.


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