March 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Mar. 13 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Mar. 15

All fixed commemorations below are observed on March 27 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For March 14th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on March 1.

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

  • Holy 47 Martyrs of Rome, baptised by the Apostle Peter, and suffered in Rome under Nero, all on the same day (c. 67)[6][9]
  • Hieromartyr Leo, Bishop and Martyr, perhaps under the Arians, in the Agro Verano in Italy.[6][9]
  • Martyrs Peter and Aphrodisius, who obtained the crown of martyrdom in the persecution of the Vandals (5th century)[6][9][10]
  • Monk-Martyrs of Valeria, in the province of Valeria, Italy, slain by the Lombards (5th century)[9][note 5]
  • Venerable Benedict of Nursia, Abbot (543)[4][9][11][12] (see also: July 11 in the West)
  • Saint Diaconus, a deacon in the Marsi in central Italy, martyred together with two monks by the Lombards (6th century)[9]
  • Saint Boniface Curetán, a Scoto-Pictish Bishop of Ross (c. 630 or 660)[9][13][note 6]
  • Saint Talmach, a disciple of St Barr at Lough Erc in Ireland, and founder of a monastery (7th century)[9]
  • Saint Matilda of Ringelheim (Mathildis, Maud), wife of German king Henry the Fowler, who founded, among others, the monasteries of Nordhausen, Pöhlde, Engern and Quedlinburg in Germany (968)[9]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

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. ^ Also Alexander of Pydnus (Pydnus, near Katerini); (Greek): Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀλέξανδρος Θεσσαλονίκης εἶναι ὁ αὐτὸς μὲ τὸν ὁμώνυμό του Ἅγιο Ἀλέξανδρο Πύδνης († 14 Μαρτίου).
  3. ^ "At Carrhae, in Mesopotamia, the Patrician St. Eutychius and his companions, who were killed by Evelid, king of Arabia, for the confession of the faith."[6]
  4. ^ He suffered for the holy icons under the iconoclast emperor Theophilus (829-842), and having been imprisoned, he was sent into exile and died.
  5. ^ "In the province of Valeria, two saintly monks, who were hanged on a tree by the Lombards, and though dead, were heard singing psalms even by their enemies."[6]
  6. ^ Bishop of Ross, very likely a Roman by birth, he enlightened the Picts and Scots. He is said to have founded a great many churches.
  7. ^ It was through his influence that the Grand Prince Simeon sent money to the Byzantine Emperor John Cantacuzene for repairs to the Great Church of Hagia Sophia.
  8. ^ The Venerable Saint Andrew was born in 1746 in Russia. He became an ascetic at the Holy Trinity Monastery of Rafailovo, Tyumen, near the Diocese of Tobolsk, where he also served as the Igumen (Abbot). Later he continued his life at the Monastery of St Symeon in Moscow. The Venerable Andrew reposed in peace in the year 1820.[19]
  9. ^ This was the cell icon of St Alexander Nevsky.[15] The year 2013 marks the 400th anniversary of the glorification of the Theodore Icon of the Mother of God, for the election to the throne of Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov (Michael I of Russia).[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Βασίλειος καὶ Εὐφράσιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Φλωρέντιος ὁ Μάρτυρας ἐν Θεσσαλονίκῃ. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μάρτυρας ἐν Θεσσαλονίκῃ. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g March 14/March 27. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐτύχιος ὁ Μάρτυρας καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ μαρτυρήσαντες. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ 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.75-76.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐσχήμων ὁ Ὁμολογητής Ἐπίσκοπος Λαμψάκου. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ St Euschemon the Confessor and Bishop of Lampsacus. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i March 14. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Πέτρος καὶ Ἀφροδίσιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Βενέδικτος ὁ ἐκ Νουρσίας. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Venerable Benedict of Nursia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βονιφάτιος Ἐπίσκοπος Ρὸς τῆς Σκωτίας. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ροστισλάβος ὁ Πρίγκιπας Κιέβου καὶ Σμολένκ. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ a b c Dr. Alexander Roman. March. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  16. ^ Right-believing Great Prince Rostislav-Michael the Prince of Kiev. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόγνωστος ὁ Ἕλληνας Μητροπολίτης Κιέβου καὶ πάσης Ρωσίας. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ St Theognostus the Metropolitan of Kiev and All Russia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  19. ^ a b Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀνδρέας ἐκ Ρωσίας. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ διὰ Χριστὸν Σαλός. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Icon of the Mother of God of St Theodore. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Σύναξις Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου τοῦ Θεοδώρου ἐν Ρωσίᾳ. 14 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ a b (Russian) Феодоровская икона Божией Матери. Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR). Retrieved: 2013-09-04.

Sources[edit]

  • March 14/March 27. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • March 27 / March 14. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • March 14. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • Dr. Alexander Roman. March. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  • 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.21.
  • March 14. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  • 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.75-76.

Greek Sources

Russian Sources