February 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Feb. 26 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - Feb. 28

All fixed commemorations below are observed on March 12 (March 11 on leap years) by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For February 27th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on February 14.


Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyr Sergei Uvitsky, Priest (1932)[30]
  • New Hieromartyr Peter Uspensky, Priest (1938)[9][30]
  • Martyr Michael Markov (1938)[9][30]

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. ^ "At Alexandria, the passion of St. Julian, martyr. Although he was so afflicted with the gout that he could neither walk, not stand, he was taken before the judge with two servants, who carried him in a chair. One of these denied his faith, but the other, named Eunus, persevered with Julian in confessing Christ. Both were set on camels, led through the whole city, scourged, and burned alive in the presence of the people."[3]
  3. ^ "AT Rome, the birthday of the holy martyrs Alexander, Abundius, Antigonus, and Fortunatus."[3]
  4. ^ "At Antioch, Saints Fortunatus, Felix and 27 Others, Martyrs."[5] They are recorded in ancient martyrologies.[4]
  5. ^ It is uncertain if he is the same individual as "Saint Timothy the Confessor" who is commemorated on February 1.
  6. ^ Her relics are still venerated in Conflans Ste Honorine near Paris.
  7. ^ "At Seville, in Spain, the birthday of St. Leander, bishop of that city, by whose preaching and labors, with the assistance of King Recared, the nation of the Visigoths was converted from the Arian impiety to the Catholic faith."[3]
  8. ^ The elder brother of Sts Fulgentius, Isidore and Florentina. He entered a monastery in his early youth and was later sent to Constantinople on a diplomatic mission. There he met St Gregory the Great, who became a close friend. On his return to Spain, Leander became Archbishop of Seville. He revised and unified the Spanish liturgy, converted St Hermenegild and helped convert the Visigoths from Arianism. He was responsible for holding two national Councils at Toledo in 589 and 590.
  9. ^ "At Lyons, St. Baldomer, a man of God, whose tomb is made illustrious by frequent miracles."[3]
  10. ^ The relics of this Bishop of Lindsey, probably martyred by the Danes, were venerated at Thorney in Cambridgeshire in England.
  11. ^ Born in Vandières near Metz in the east of France, after some years in the world, he made a pilgrimage to Rome. On his return he restored and entered the monastery of Gorze in Lorraine in 933. Emperor Otto I sent him as his ambassador to the Caliph Abd-er-Rahman of Cordoba, where he stayed for two years. In 960 he became Abbot of Gorze.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p February 27 / March 12. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Martyr Julian of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. ^ 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. 60-61.
  4. ^ a b Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀβουδάντιος, Ἀλέξανδρος, Ἀντίγονος, Καλανός, Ἰανουάριος, Μακάριος, Σεβηριανός, Τιτιανός, Φορτουνίων οἱ Μάρτυρες καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς Μαρτυρήσαντες. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ 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. 18.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γελάσιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νήσιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ a b c d e March 12 / February 27. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θαλλέλαιος. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Venerable Thalelaeus the Hermit of Syria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ὅσιοι Ἀσκληπιὸς καὶ Ἰάκωβος. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ St Asclepius of Syria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Στέφανος. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ St Stephen of Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Προκόπιος ὁ Ὁμολογητής ὁ Δεκαπολίτης. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Venerable Procopius the Confessor of Decapolis. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Τιμόθεος ὁ ἐν Καισαρείᾳ. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g February 27. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Λέανδρος Ἐπίσκοπος Σεβίλλης. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Τίτος ἐκ Ρωσίας. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ Venerable Titus the Presbyter of the Kiev Near Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  23. ^ a b c Dr. Alexander Roman. February. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  24. ^ Venerable Titus the Soldier, of the Kiev Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἠλίας ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Φώτιος ἐκ Ρωσίας. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ραφαὴλ Ἐπίσκοπος Μπρούκλυν. 27 Φεβρουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ Repose of St Raphael the Bishop of Brooklyn. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  29. ^ The Twenty-Seventh Day of the Month of February. Orthodoxy in China.
  30. ^ a b c (Russian) 27 февраля (ст.ст.) 12 марта 2014 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).


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