November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Nov. 6 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Nov. 8

The Eastern Orthodox cross

Fixed commemorations[edit]

All fixed commemorations below are observed on November 20 by Old Calendarists

Saints[edit]

  • St. Lazarus the Wonderworker of Mt. Galesius near Ephesus (1054)
  • Martyrs Melasippus, Carina, their son Antoninus, and forty children converted by their martyrdom, at Ancyra (363)
  • Metropolitan Joseph (Ivan Petrovykh) 1937
  • Willibrord, Bishop of Utrecht (739)

Other commemorations[edit]

The Russian Church Abroad[edit]

On November 7, 1920, Patriarch Tikhon issued an encyclical ordering that the millions of Russian diaspora that had fled the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution organize a church authority outside of Soviet control. The Russian Orthodox Church was in 1920 organized under the communist Soviets.

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