May 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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May 24 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 26

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 7 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For May 25th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on May 12.

Feasts[edit]

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

  • Hieromartyr Urban, Pope of Rome (230)[9][10]
  • Martyr Celestine, in Rome.[11]
  • Saint Dionysios (Dionysius Mariani, Denis), Bishop of Milan (359)[10][12]
  • Saint Zenobius, first Bishop of Florence (390)[10][13]
  • Saint Leo of Troyes, monk who succeeded St Romanus as Abbot of Mantenay near Troyes, France (c. 550)[10][14]
  • Saints Injuriosus and Scholastica, a married couple in the Auvergne in France who lived in virginity and holiness (c. 550)[14]
  • Saint Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborne (709)[10][15]
  • Saint Dúnchad mac Cinn Fáelad (Dunchadh), the eleventh abbot of Iona (707–717) in Scotland (717)[14]
  • Hieromartyrs Gerbald, Reginhard, Winebald and Worad, of the monastery of St Bertin in France, all martyred by the Danes (862)[14]
  • Saint Egilhard, eighth abbot of Cornelimünster near Aachen in Germany, martyred by Vikings at Bercheim (881)[14]
  • Saint Gennadius of Astorga, Bishop of Astorga, later a hermit (936)[14]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

  • Yaropolk, Stephen, Macarius, Igor and Juliana.[3][21]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • Virgin-Martyr Helen Korobkova (1938)[3][22]
  • Hieromartyr Tavrion Tolokontsevo (1939)[3][22]

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 "New Calendar").
    The notation New Style or (NS), indicates a date in the Gregorian Calendar (which is used by churches on the "Old Calendar").
  2. ^ See: (Russian): Дмитрий Андреевич.
  3. ^ (Greek) "Ἐπισκόπος Χερσῶνος καὶ πάσης Ταυρίδος."
  4. ^ See also April 23.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Μνήμη τρίτης εὑρέσεως τῆς τιμίας κεφαλῆς τοῦ προφήτου Προδρόμου καὶ Βαπτιστοῦ Ἰωάννου. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Third Finding of the Honorable Head of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  3. ^ a b c d e f June 7/May 25. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  4. ^ Hieromartyr Therapon the Bishop of Cyprus. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  5. ^ a b c d May 25/June 7. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  6. ^ A Manual of Eastern Orthodox Prayers. St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1997. p.105.
  7. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Μάξιμος καὶ Βικτωρίνος οἱ Ἱερομάρτυρες. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Ὀλβιανός. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Hieromartyr Urban the Pope of Rome. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  10. ^ a b c d e May 25. The Roman Martyrology.
  11. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Κελεστίνος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Διονύσιος Ἐπίσκοπος Μιλάνου. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ζηνόβιος Ἐπίσκοπος Φλωρεντίας. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ a b c d e f May 25. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  15. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀλδέλμος Ἐπίσκοπος Σέρμπορν. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Σκιότα. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ a b Complete List of Saints. Protection of the Mother of God Church (POMOG).
  18. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Δημήτριος ὁ πρίγκιπας. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Ἡ Ὁσία Θέκλα τοῦ Περεγιασλάβλ. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰννοκέντιος Ἐπίσκοπος Χερσῶνος. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Σύναξις τῶν Ἁγίων τῆς Βολυνίας. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ a b (Russian) 25 мая (ст.ст.) 7 июня 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  23. ^ Icon of the Mother of God "the Helper of the sinners" from Koretsk. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  24. ^ Μνήμη εὐρέσεως τῆς ἱερᾶς εἰκόνος τοῦ Ἁγίου Μεγαλομάρτυρος Δημητρίου τοῦ Μυροβλύτου. 25 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. May. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).

Sources[edit]

  • May 25/June 7. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • June 7/May 25. 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 25. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • Dr. Alexander Roman. May. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  • May 25. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  • May 25. The Roman Martyrology.

Greek Sources

  • Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) 25 ΜΑΪΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  • (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 25 Μαΐου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).

Russian Sources