August 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Aug. 25 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Aug. 27

All fixed commemorations below are observed on September 8 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For August 26, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 13.


Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyr Peter Levlev, Priest (1918)[18]
  • George Kossov of Orlov (1928)[15][18]
  • New Hieromartyr Nectarius (Trezvinsky), Bishop of Yaransk (1937)[2][16]
  • New Hiero-confessor Roman Medved of Moscow, Archpriest (1937)[2][15][18]
  • New Hieromartyr Victor Ellansky, Priest (1937)[15][18]
  • New Martyrs Demetrius Morozov and Peter Bordan (1937)[15][18]

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. ^ (Greek) Τὰ ὀνόματα τοὺς εἶναι:
    • Ἀνατόλιος, Ἄνθιμος, Ἀντίοχος, Γεντήλιος, Ἐλευθέριος, Ἐρμογένης, Εὐήθιος, Εὐρετός, Εὐτύχιος, Θεαγώνης, Θεόδωρος, Θῦρσος, Ἰωάννης, Καρτερᾶς, Κλαύδιος, Κυριάκος, Μαρίνος, Μαρδώνιος, Μηνώδιος, Πλάτων, Συνετός, Τρωάδιος καὶ Φαρέτριος († 4ος αἰ.).
  3. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Adrian (Ἀδριανός);
    • Adrienne (Ἀδριανή);
    • Natalia (Ναταλία).
  4. ^ "At Nicomedia, the martyrdom of St. Adrian, son of the emperor Probus. For reproaching Licinius on account of the persecution raised against Christians, he was put to death by his order. His body was buried at Argyopolis by his uncle Domitius, bishop of Byzantium."[8]
  5. ^ He is mentioned in the Evergetinos.
  6. ^ "In the same city, during the persecution of Valerian, the holy martyrs Irenaeus and Abundius, who were thrown into a sewer from which they had taken the body of blessed Concordia. Their bodies were drawn out by the priest Justin, and buried in a crypt near St. Lawrence."[8]
  7. ^ "At Bergamo, in Lombardy, St. Alexander, martyr, who was one of the same legion, and endured martyrdom by being beheaded for the constant confession of the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."[8]
  8. ^ Patron of Bergamo in the north of Italy, where a church has been dedicated to him from the fourth century. A later manuscript suggests that he was a centurion of the Theban Legion who escaped from prison but was recaptured.
  9. ^ A Briton who was sent to enlighten his native country. He established his mission at Whithorn in Wigtownshire in Scotland, so called because the church was built of stone plastered white. There was a monastery attached to it and it was from this centre that Ninian and his monks enlightened the northern Britons and the Picts.
  10. ^ His relics are enshrined in the cathedral.
  11. ^ "ST. PANDWYNA, or PANDONIA, was the daughter of a petty prince of Ireland or North Britain, who fled to England to escape the tyranny of her father and the pursuit of those who would have compelled her to abandon her purpose of serving God in the state of holy virginity. She took refuge with a kinswoman of hers, who was prioress of a nunnery at Eltisley in Cambridgeshire. There she led a life of great perfection, and obtained the reputation of eminent sanctity. She was buried near a well, which bears her name, and at a later period her sacred relics were translated to the parish church, which still bears the title of 'St. Pandonia and St. John the Baptist.'"[14]
  12. ^ It is commemorated on May 21, June 23, August 26, October 7, and on the 7th Sunday of Pascha.


  1. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀδριανὸς καὶ Ναταλία οἱ Μάρτυρες. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o August 26 / September 8. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  3. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι 23 Μάρτυρες. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  4. ^ a b c d e f (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 26 Αυγούστου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  5. ^ Martyr Adrian of Nicomedia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀττικὸς καὶ Σισίνιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀδριανός ὁ Μάρτυρας. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ a b c 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. 258-259.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γελάσιος. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Τιθόης. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰωάσαφ γιὸς τοῦ βασιλιὰ τῆς Ἰνδίας Ἄβενιρ. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰβιστίων. 26 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i August 26. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  14. ^ 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. 413-414.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of Western Europe and the Americas (ROCOR). St. Hilarion Calendar of Saints for the year of our Lord 2004. St. Hilarion Press (Austin, TX). p. 63.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g September 8 / August 26. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  17. ^ St Adrian of Uglich. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i (Russian) 26 августа (ст.ст.) 8 сентября 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  19. ^ Venerable Adrian the Abbot of Ondrusov, Valaam. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ Commemoration of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God and the deliverance of Moscow from the Invasion of Tamerlane. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  21. ^ Icon of the Mother of God “Virgin of Tenderness” of the Pskov Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.


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Russian Sources