May 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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May 23 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 25

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 6 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

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

Saints[edit]

  • Martyrs Meletius Stratelates, Stephen, John, and 1218 soldiers with women and children, including:
  • Serapion the Egyptian, Callinicus the former Magician, Theodore, Faustus, the women Marciana, Susanna, and Palladia, two children Cyriacus and Christian; and
  • Twelve tribunes: Faustus, Festus, Marcellus, Theodore, Meletius, Sergius, Marcellinus, Felix, Photinus, Theodoriscus, Mercurius, and Didymus — all of whom suffered in Galatia (c.138-161)[1][2][3]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

Other commemorations[edit]

Icon Gallery[edit]

See also[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. ^ See also May 23.[9]
  3. ^ "ELPIDIUS (12), ST. The first of the four recorded bishops of Atella in Campania cir. A.D. 400. Great sanctity and many miracles were attributed to him and to his brother St. Cyo a presbyter and his nephew St. Elpicius a deacon, both of whom also lived at Atella. St. Elpidius was buried at Salerno, and his festival was on May 24. Some suppose that he is an African refugee in the Vandal persecution."[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Μελέτιος ὁ στρατηλάτης καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ Μάρτυρες. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Martyr Meletius Stratelates who suffered in Galatia. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g May 24. The Roman Martyrology.
  4. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Συμεὼν ὁ ἐν τῷ Θαυμαστῷ ὄρει. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ Venerable Simeon Stylites the Younger of Wonderful Mountain. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  6. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Κυριακὸς ἐξ Εὐρύχου Κύπρου. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ a b c d May 24/June 6. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  8. ^ a b c d e f May 24. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  9. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Δονατιανὸς καὶ Ρογατιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες οἱ αὐτάδελφοι. 23 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἐλπίδιος ὁ Ἐπίσκοπος Ἀμβέρσας. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ C.H. ELPIDIUS (12). In: William Smith and Henry Wace. A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines. Volume II: Eaba-Hermocrates. London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1880. p.101.
  12. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Βικέντιος τῶν Λερίνων. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Νικήτας ὁ Ὁσιομάρτυρας ὁ Στυλίτης. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Γρηγόριος Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Νόβγκοροντ. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ St. Xenia of Petersburg, fool-for-Christ (18th century). HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  16. ^ Ἐγκαίνια τοῦ ναοῦ τῆς Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου ἐν Κάρραις τῆς Συρίας. 24 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.

Sources[edit]

  • May 24/June 6. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • June 6 / May 24. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • Complete List of Saints. Protection of the Mother of God Church (POMOG).
  • May 24. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • May 24. The Roman Martyrology.
  • May 24. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.

Greek Sources

Russian Sources