January 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Jan. 27 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Jan. 29

All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 10 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For January 28th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on January 15.


Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

  • Saint Flavian, a deputy-prefect of Rome, martyred in Civita Vecchia in Italy under Diocletian (ca. 304)[15]
  • Saint Valerius, Bishop of Saragossa in Spain, with whom St Vincent served as deacon (315)[15]
  • Cannera (Cainder, Kinnera), Virgin on the Isle of Inniscathy, Bantry Bay, Ireland (ca. 530)[15][note 2]
  • Saint John of Reomans (John of Reomay (Réomé)), in Gaul (544)[1][15][note 3]
  • Saints Brigid and Maura, daughters of a Scottish Chieftain, Martyrs in Picardy while on pilgrimage to Rome.[15]
  • Saint Antimus, one of the first Abbots of Brantôme in France (8th century)
  • Saint Glastian, patron saint of Kinglassie in Fife in Scotland (830)[15][note 4]
  • Saint Odo of Beauvais, Bishop of Beauvais (880)[15][note 5]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • Saint Theodore, presbyter, Confessor (1933)[20]
  • New Hiero-confessor Arsenius (Stadnitsky), Metropolitan of Tashkent and Turkestan (1936)[1]
  • New Hieromartyr Ignatius (Sadkovsky), Bishop of Skopin (1938)[1][20]
  • New Hieromartyr Vladimir Pishchulin, Priest, at Simferopol (1938)[1][20]
  • New Hieromartyr Bartholomew (Ratnykh), Hieromonk, at Feodosia (Crimea) (1938)[1][20]
  • Virgin-martyr Olga (1938)[20]
  • New Hiero-confessor Archimandrite Leontius (Stasevich) of Jablechna (Poland), who reposed at Mikhailovsk (Ivanovo) (Russia) (1972)[1][20]

Other Commemorations[edit]

  • "Sumorin Totma" Icon of the Mother of God (16th century)[21][22]

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. ^ A holy virgin who lived as an anchoress near Bantry in Ireland. She reposed after visiting St Senan and receiving communion. She was buried on St Senan's island off Enniscorthy.
  3. ^ Born in Dijon in France, he became a hermit in Reomay. When disciples gathered around him, he fled and became a monk at Lérins. Here he learnt the traditions of St Macarius and on his return to Reomay, he and the monastery he founded there lived according to them.
  4. ^ He made peace between the Picts and the Scots.
  5. ^ Born near Beauvais in France, he gave up a military career to become a monk at Corbie. In 861 he became a very influential Bishop of Beauvais.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m January 28 / February 10. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἐφραὶμ ὁ Σύρος. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ Venerable Ephraim the Syrian. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Παλλάδιος. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ Venerable Palladius the Hermit, of Antioch. OCA - Lives of the saints.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἁγίες Δύο Μάρτυρες Μητέρα καὶ Θυγατέρα. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Χάρις ἡ Μάρτυς. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰσαὰκ ὁ Σύρος Ἐπίσκοπος Νινευΐ. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ St Isaac the Syrian the Bishop of Nineveh. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰάκωβος ὁ Ἀσκητὴς. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γεώργιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἐφραὶμ ὁ ἐκ Ρωσίας. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. January. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  14. ^ Venerable Ephraim, Abbot and Wonderworker of Novy Torg. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g January 28. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἐφραὶμ ὁ ἐκ Κιέβου. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ St Ephraim the Bishop of Pereyaslavl, Kiev Caves, Far Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θεοδόσιος τῆς Τότμα. 28 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Venerable Theodosius the Abbot of Totma, Vologda. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ a b c d e f February 10 / January 28. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  21. ^ The Sumorin Totemsk Icon of the Mother of God. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  22. ^ Icon of the Mother of God of Sumorin-Totem. OCA - Lives of the Saints.


Greek Sources

Russian Sources