February 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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February 12 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - February 14

All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 26 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For February 13th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on January 31.


Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyrs Basil and Gabriel, Priests (1919)[6]
  • New Hieromartyr Sylvester (Olshevsky), Archbishop of Omsk and Pavlodar (1920)[1][4][6]
  • New Hieromartyrs (1938):[6]
  • Zosimas Trubachev,[4] Nicholas Dobrolyubov,[4] Basil, John, Leontius, Vladimir, Parthenius, John, John, Michael, Priests;
  • Eugene, Deacon;
  • Martyr Paul Sokolov;[4]
  • Virgin-martyrs Anna, Vera and Irina.

Other commemorations[edit]

Icon gallery[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. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Aquila (Ἀκύλας).
  3. ^ "At Ravenna, in the time of the emperor Decius, and the governor Quinctian, the Saints Fusca, virgin, and her nurse, Maura, who endured many afflictions, were transpierced with a sword, and thus ended their martyrdom."[13]
  4. ^ A disciple of St David in Wales and later a hermit in Tibraghny in Ireland.
  5. ^ "At Rieti, the abbot St. Stephen, a man of wonderful patience, at whose death, as is related by the blessed pope Gregory, the holy angels were present and visible to all."[13]
  6. ^ A monk-priest in Ely in England under St Audrey (Etheldred) whom he helped in her last moments. He ended his life as a hermit in the fens near Chatteris, at a place now called Honey Farm after him.
  7. ^ His relics were transferred to the Studenica monastery in 1208.
  8. ^ See: (in Russian) Серафим (Соболев). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k February 13 / 26. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀκύλας καὶ Πρίσκιλλα οἱ Ἀπόστολοι. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j 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). pp. 14-15.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Πατὴρ καὶ Υἱὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l February 26 / 13. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μαρτινιανός. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Venerable Martinian of Caesarea, in Palestine. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  9. ^ St Zoe. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Εὐλόγιος Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Ἀλεξάνδρειας. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ St Eulogius the Archbishop of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m February 13. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  13. ^ a b c d e f 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. 46–47.
  14. ^ a b c Rev. Richard Stanton. A Menology of England and Wales, or, Brief Memorials of the Ancient British and English Saints Arranged According to the Calendar, Together with the Martyrs of the 16th and 17th Centuries. London: Burns & Oates, 1892. pp. 66–68.
  15. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Συμεὼν ὁ Μυροβλήτης Κτήτορας τῆς Μονῆς Χιλανδαρίου Ἁγίου Ὄρους. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ Venerable Stephen (In Monasticism Simeon), the Myrrhgusher and Prince of Serbia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γεώργιος Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Λευκορωσίας. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. February. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  19. ^ The Thirteenth Day of the Month of February. Orthodoxy in China.
  21. ^ (in Russian) 13 февраля по старому стилю / 26 февраля по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2017 год.
  22. ^ Schemanun Seraphima (Transl.). Saint Seraphim of Sofia: His Life, Teachings, Miracles, and Glorification. Convent of the Protection of the Holy Theotokos (Comp.). Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies, 2008. ISBN 978-0-911165-67-8.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἐγκαίνια Ἱεροῦ Ναοῦ τῆς Θεοτόκου καὶ τῆς Ἁγίας Θέκλας ἐν τῷ ὄρει Ποσαλέως. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Σεραφείμα ἐκ Ρωσίας. 13 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.


Greek Sources

Russian Sources

  • (in Russian) 26 февраля (13 февраля). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).