Calendar of Saints (Armenian Apostolic Church)

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Days of observance - 2007[edit]

January[edit]

  • 1 Third Day of the Fast of the Nativity
  • 2 Fourth Day of the Fast of the Nativity
  • 3 Fifth Day of the Fast of the Nativity
  • 4 Sixth Day of the Fast of the Nativity
  • 5 Eve of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 6 Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 7 Second Day of Nativity, Day of the Remembrance of the Dead
  • 8 Third Day of Nativity
  • 9 Fourth Day of Nativity
  • 10 Fifth Day of Nativity
  • 11 Sixth Day of Nativity
  • 12 Seventh Day of Nativity
  • 13 Eighth Day of Nativity, Feast of the Naming of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 14 First Sunday after Nativity
  • 15 Birth of Saint John the Forerunner
  • 16 Saints Peter the Patriarch, Blaise the Bishop and Absolom the Deacon
  • 17 Fast Day
  • 18 The Hermits Saints Anton, Triphon, Barsauma and Onouphrius
  • 19 Fast Day
  • 20 Saints Theodosius and the Children of Ephesus
  • 21 Second Sunday after Nativity
  • 22 Saints Kryiakos, Julita, Gordius, Polyeuctus and Saint Grigoris
  • 23 Saints Vahan of Goghtn, Eugenia the Virgin, Phillip, Cladia, Sergius and Apito, and the Two Eunuchs
  • 24 Fast Day
  • 25 Saints Eugenius, Marcarius, Alerius, Canditus and Aquila
  • 26 Fast Day
  • 27 Holy Fathers Saints Athanasius and Cyril of Alexandria and Gregory of Theologian
  • 28 Third Sunday after Nativity
  • 29 First Day of the Fast of the Catechumens
  • 30 Second Day of the Fast of the Catechumens
  • 31 Third Day of the Fast of the Catechumens

February[edit]

  • 1 Fourth Day of the Fast of the Catechumens, Remembrance of the Prophet Jonah
  • 2 Fifth Day of the Fast of the Catechumens. Remembrance of the Prophet Jonah
  • 3 St. Sarkis the Warrior and his son Martiros and his Fourteen Soldiers
  • 4 Fourth Sunday after Nativity
  • 5 Saints Adom and his soldiers
  • 6 The Holy Soukiasian Martyrs
  • 7 Fast Day
  • 8 The Holy Voskian Priests
  • 9 Fast Day
  • 10 Catholicos St. Sahak Parthev
  • 11 Fifth Sunday after Nativity
  • 12 Saints Mark the Bishop, Plonius the Priest, Cyril and Benjamin the Deacons, and Martyrs Abdelmseh, Ormistan and Sayen
  • 13 St. Leontius the Priest and his Companions
  • 14 Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Temple
  • 15 St. Vartan the Warrior and his Companions
  • 16 Fast Day
  • 17 150 Fathers of the Holy Council of Constantinople (AD 381)
  • 18 Great Barekendan
  • 19 First Day of Great Lent
  • 20 Second Day of Great Lent
  • 21 Third Day of Great Lent
  • 22 Fourth Day of Great Lent
  • 23 Fifth Day of Great Lent
  • 24 Sixth Day of Great Lent,St. Theodore the Warrior
  • 25 Second Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Expulsion
  • 26 Eighth Day of Great Lent
  • 27 Ninth Day of Great Lent
  • 28 Tenth Day of Great Lent

March[edit]

  • 1 Eleventh Day of Great Lent
  • 2 Twelfth Day of Great Lent
  • 3 Thirteenth Day of Great Lent, Saints Cyril of Jerusalem, Cyril the Bishop and Anna
  • 4 Third Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Prodigal Son
  • 5 Fifteenth Day of Great Lent
  • 6 Sixteenth Day of Great Lent
  • 7 Seventeenth Day of Great Lent
  • 8 Eighteenth Day of Great Lent
  • 9 Nineteenth Day of Great Lent
  • 10 Twentieth Day of Great Lent, Sts. John of Jerusalem, John of Otzoon, John of Oritri and Gregory of Datev
  • 11 Fourth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Steward
  • 12 Twenty Second Day of Great Lent
  • 13 Twenty Third Day of Great Lent
  • 14 Twenty Fourth Day of Great Lent, Median day of Lent
  • 15 Twenty Fifth Day of Great Lent
  • 16 Twenty Sixth Day of Great Lent
  • 17 Twenty Seventh Day of Great Lent, Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebastia
  • 18 Fifth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Judge
  • 19 Twenty Ninth Day of Great Lent
  • 20 Thirtieth Day of Great Lent
  • 21 Thirty First Day of Great Lent
  • 22 Thirty Second Day of Great Lent
  • 23 Thirty Third Day of Great Lent
  • 24 Thirty Fourth Day of Great Lent, St. Gregory the Illuminator - Commitment to the Pit
  • 25 Sixth Sunday of Great Lent, Sunday of the Advent
  • 26 Thirty Sixth Day of Great Lent
  • 27 Thirty Seventh Day of Great Lent
  • 28 Thirty Eighth Day of Great Lent
  • 29 Thirty Ninth Day of Great Lent
  • 30 Fortieth Day of Great Lent: Feast of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary
  • 31 Forty First Day of Great Lent: Remembrance of the Raising of Lazarus, Fast

April[edit]

  • 1 Holy Week, Palm Sunday
  • 2 Great Monday
  • 3 Great Tuesday, Remembrance of the Ten Virgins
  • 4 Great Wednesday
  • 5 Holy Thursday, Remembrance of the Last Supper
  • 6 Holy Friday, Commemoration of the Passion, Crucifixion, and Burial of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 7 Holy Saturday: Eve of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 8 Easter Sunday, Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 9 Second Day of Easter, Remembrance of the Dead (Easter)
  • 10 Third Day of Easter
  • 11 Fourth Day of Easter
  • 12 Fifth Day of Easter
  • 13 Sixth Day of Easter
  • 14 Seventh Day of Easter
  • 15 Octave of Easter (New Sunday)
  • 16 Ninth Day of Easter Tide
  • 17 Tenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 18 Eleventh Day of Easter Tide
  • 19 Twelfth Day of Easter Tide
  • 20 Thirteenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 21 Fourteenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 22 Third Sunday, Sunday of the World Church (Green Sunday)
  • 23 Sixteenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 24 Seventeenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 25 Eighteenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 26 Nineteenth Day of Easter Tide
  • 27 Twentieth Day of Easter Tide
  • 28 Twenty First Day of Easter Tide
  • 29 Fourth Sunday, Red Sunday
  • 30 Twenty Third Day of Easter Tide

May[edit]

  • 1 Twenty Fourth Day of Easter Tide
  • 2 Twenty Fifth Day of Easter Tide
  • 3 Twenty Sixth Day of Easter Tide
  • 4 Twenty Seventh Day of Easter Tide
  • 5 Twenty Eighth Day of Easter Tide
  • 6 Fifth Sunday
  • 7 Thirtieth Day of Easter Tide
  • 8 Thirty First Day of Easter Tide
  • 9 Thirty Second Day of Easter Tide
  • 10 Thirty Third Day of Easter Tide
  • 11 Thirty Fourth Day of Easter Tide
  • 12 Thirty Fifth Day of Easter Tide
  • 13 Sixth Sunday of Eastertide
  • 14 Thirty Seventh Day of Eastertide
  • 15 Thirty Eighth Day of Eastertide
  • 16 Thirty Ninth Day of Eastertide
  • 17 Fortieth Day of Eastertide, Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • 18 Forty First Day of Eastertide
  • 19 Forty Second Day of Eastertide
  • 20 Second Palm Sunday
  • 21 St. Helen and St. Constantine the Great - Equal to the Apostles
  • 22 Forty Fifth Day of Eastertide
  • 23 Forty Sixth Day of Eastertide
  • 24 Forty Seventh Day of Eastertide
  • 25 Forty Eighth Day of Eastertide
  • 26 Forty Ninth Day of Eastertide
  • 27 Pentecost
  • 28 Second Day of Pentecost: Fast
  • 29 Third Day of Pentecost: Fast
  • 30 Fourth Day of Pentecost: Fast
  • 31 Fifth Day of Pentecost: Fast

June[edit]

  • 1 Sixth Day of Pentecost: Fast
  • 2 Seventh Day of Pentecost: Fast
  • 3 Remembrance of the Prophet Elijah
  • 4 St. Hripsime and her companions
  • 5 St. Gayane and her companions
  • 6 Fast Day
  • 7 Commemoration Day of St. John the Forerunner (the Baptist) and Bishop Atanagine
  • 8 Fast Day
  • 9 Feast of St. Gregory the Enlightener (Deliverance from the Pit)
  • 10 Second Sunday after Pentecost: Feast of the Consecration "Shoghakat" of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 11 Commemoration Day of the Children of Bethlehem, Acacius the Witness, Movkima the Priest and Kotriatos the Soldier
  • 12 Holy Virgins Nuneh and Maneh
  • 13 Fast Day
  • 14 The Holy Princes, Isaac and Joseph and Martyrs Sarkis and Bacchus
  • 15 Fast Day
  • 16 Commemoration Day of St. Nersess the Great and Bishop Khad
  • 17 Third Sunday after Pentecost: Barekendan of the Feast of St. Gregory the Enlightener
  • 18 Fast: Saints Epiphanius Bishop of Cyprus, Babylas the Patriarch, and his three disciples
  • 19 Fast: Sts. Constantine the Emperor and his mother Helen
  • 20 Fast Day
  • 21 Fast: Saints Theodotus of Galatia, and Thalelaus the Physician, and the Seven Martyred Virgins of Ancyra
  • 22 Fast Day
  • 23 Feast of St. Gregory the Enlightener (Discovery of His Relics)
  • 24 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
  • 25 Commemoration Day of martyrs St. Antoninus, St. Theophilus, St. Anicetus and St. Potinus
  • 26 Feast Day of the Saints Prophet Daniel, and Companions Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego
  • 27 Fast Day
  • 28 Holy Translators Saints Sahak and Mesrop
  • 29 Fast Day
  • 30 Saints King Tiridates, Queen Ashkhen and Princess Khosrovidukht

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • 1 Fast Day
  • 2 Saints Sophis, Pistis, Elpis and Agape
  • 3 Fast Day
  • 4 200 Fathers of the Holy Council of Ephesus (AD 431)
  • 5 4th Sunday after Transfiguration
  • 6 First Day of the Fast of the Holy Mother of God
  • 7 Second Day of the Fast of the Holy Mother of God
  • 8 Third Day of the Fast of the Holy Mother of God
  • 9 Fourth Day of the Fast of the Holy Mother of God
  • 10 Fifth Day of the Fast of the Holy Mother of God
  • 11 Feast Day of the Apparition of Holy Etchmiadzin
  • 12 Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God
  • 13 Second Day of the Assumption, Remembrance of the Dead (Assumption)
  • 14 Third Day of the Assumption
  • 15 Fourth Day of the Assumption
  • 16 Fifth Day of the Assumption
  • 17 Sixth Day of the Assumption
  • 18 Seventh Day of the Assumption
  • 19 Second Sunday after the Assumption
  • 20 Ninth Day of Assumption
  • 21 Feast Day of Saints Joachim and Anna, parents of the Holy Mother of God and the Oil-bearing women
  • 22 Fast Day
  • 23 Saint Jeremiah the Prophet
  • 24 Fast Day
  • 25 Saints Thomas, James and Simon
  • 26 Third Sunday after Assumption, Feast Day of the Discovery of the Belt of the Holy Mother of God
  • 27 Saints Stephen of Oulnia and the Martyrs Goharinus, Zamidus, Techuicus and Ratigus
  • 28 The Holy Prophets Ezekial, Ezra and Zachariah
  • 29 Fast Day
  • 30 Saints John the Forerunner and Job the Righteous

September[edit]

  • 1 318 Fathers of the Holy Council of Nicaea (AD 325)
  • 2 Fourth Sunday after Assumption
  • 3 Saints Andrew the Soldier and his army; Saints Callinicus and Diometes
  • 4 Saints Adrian and Natalia, and the martyrs Saints Theordorus and Eleutheriu
  • 5 Fast
  • 6 Saints Abraham and Khoren, Cosmo and Damian and Theodoron the Martyr
  • 7 Fast Day
  • 8 Feast of the Nativity of the Holy Mother of God
  • 9 Fifth Sunday after the Assumption
  • 10 First day of the Fast of the Holy Cross
  • 11 Second day of the Fast of the Holy Cross
  • 12 Third day of the Fast of the Holy Cross
  • 13 Fourth day of the Fast of the Holy Cross
  • 14 Fifth day of the Fast of the Holy Cross
  • 15 Feast of the Holy Church in view of the Holy Cross
  • 16 Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
  • 17 Feast of the Holy Cross, Day of the Remembrance of the dead
  • 18 Feast of the Holy Church
  • 19 Fast: Feast of the Holy Church
  • 20 Feast of the Holy Church
  • 21 Feast of the Holy Cross
  • 22 Feast of the Holy Cross
  • 23 Second Sunday after the Holy Cross:Paregentan of the Holy Cross of Varak
  • 24 Fast: Saints Mamas, Philomenos and Simeon the Stylite
  • 25 Fast: Holy Virgins Febronia, Marina and Shooshan
  • 26 Fast
  • 27 Fast: Day of the Holy Father Barlaam, Anthimus and Irenaeus
  • 28 Fast
  • 29 Saints George the Warrior, Adauctus and Romanos the Melodist
  • 30 Third Sunday after the Holy Cross: Feast of the Holy Cross of Varak

October[edit]

November[edit]

  • 1 St. John Chrysostom
  • 2 Fast
  • 3 Feast of All Saints
  • 4 Eighth Sunday after the Holy Cross
  • 5 Saints Stephen, Patriarch of Rome and the priests deacons and faithful
  • 6 Saints Aquiphsimeus the Bishop, Joseph the Priest, Ayethalus the Deacon, and Plato the Martyr
  • 7 Fast
  • 8 Saints Metrophanes and Alexander, Patriarchs of Constantinople, and Paul the Confessor, and the Scribes Marcian and Martyrius
  • 9 Fast
  • 10 Holy Archangels Gabriel and Michael and all the heavenly hosts
  • 11 Ninth Sunday after the Holy Cross
  • 12 Saints Meletius Bishop of Antioch, Menas the Egyptian, and the other Meletius, Bishop of Persia, Buras the Priest and Sennen the Deacon
  • 13 Saints Demetrius the Martyr and Basil the Priest
  • 14 Fast
  • 15 Saints Gurias, Samonas, Abibas the Deacon, Romanus the Monk, Barula the Confessing Youth and Hesychius the Soldier
  • 16 Fast
  • 17 The Holy Apostles Andrew and Phillip
  • 18 Tenth Sunday after the Holy Cross
  • 19 First Day of the Fast of Advent
  • 20 Second Day of the Fast of Advent: Presentation of the Holy Mother of God to the Temple
  • 21 Third Day of the Fast of Advent
  • 22 Fourth Day of the Fast of Advent
  • 23 Fifth Day of the Fast of Advent
  • 24 Saints Gregory the Wonderworker, Nicholas the Bishop and Myron the Bishop
  • 25 First Sunday of Advent
  • 26 The Holy Virgins Juliana and Basilla
  • 27 Saints Lucian the Priest, Tarachus, robus, Andronicus, Onesimus, and other Disciples of Saint Paul
  • 28 Fast
  • 29 Saints Clement the Bishop and Bagarat the Bishop of Taormina
  • 30 Fast

December[edit]

  • 1 Holy Apostles Thaddeus and Bartholomew, First Illuminators of Armenia
  • 2 Second Sunday of Advent
  • 3 Saints Gennaro the Bishop and Mercurius the Warrios, Jacoc and Themistocles
  • 4 Saint Abgar the Witness
  • 5 Fast
  • 6 The Holy Fathers of Egypt Paul, Paul the Simple, Marcarius of Alexandria, Evagrius, John, John the little, Nilus, Arsenius, Siseos, Daniel, Serapion, Marcarius the Elder, Poeman, and other Holy Fathers
  • 7 Fast
  • 8 Patriarch Saint Nicholas of Smyrna the Wonderworker
  • 9 Third Sunday of Advent: Feast of the Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary
  • 10 Fast: Saints Mennas, Hermongenes, Eugraphius and John and Alexis
  • 11 Fast: Saints Cornelius the Centurion, Simeon the Relative of Christ, Polycarp the Bishop of Smyrna and the Martyrs that perished in the East
  • 12 Fast
  • 13 Fast: Saints Eustratius, Auxentius, Eugenius, Orestes and Martyrius
  • 14 Fast
  • 15 Saints James of Nisibis, Marouke the Mermit and Melitus the Bishop
  • 16 Fourth Sunday of Advent
  • 17 The Holy Fathers Ignatius Bishop of Antioch, and Addais, Maruthas the Bishop
  • 18 Saints Theopompas the Bishop, Theonas the Martyr and the Four Soldiers, Basus, Eusebe, Eutyche and Basilides
  • 19 Fast Day
  • 20 The Holy Virgins Indus and Domna, Clericus the Elder and the 20,000 Martyrs of the church of Nicomedia
  • 21 Fast
  • 22 Saints Basil the Patriarch, Gregory of Nyssa, Silvester the Patriarch of Rome, and Ephraim of Syria
  • 23 Fifth Sunday of Advent
  • 24 Saints David the Prophet-King and the Holy Apostle James
  • 25 St. Stephen the Protodeacon and First Martyr
  • 26 Fast
  • 27 Holy Apostles Peter and Paul
  • 28 Fast
  • 29 Holy Apostles, James and John, "Sons of Thunder": Paregentan of the Fast of Nativity
  • 30 Sixth Sunday of Advent
  • 31 First Day of the Fast of Nativity

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