June 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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June 2 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - June 4

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 16 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For June 3rd, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on May 21.


  • Four youths — Claudius, Hypatius, Paul, and Dionysius — and the virgin Paula.[note 4]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

Other commemorations[edit]

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  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 Constantinople, the holy martyrs Lucillian and four boys, Claudius, Hypatius, Paul, and Denis. Lucillian, formerly a pagan priest, but now a Christian, was cast into a furnace with them, after undergoing many torments; but the flames being extinguished by the rain, all escaped uninjured. Finally, under the governor Silvanus, they terminated their career; Lucillian, by crucifixion, the children, by decapitation."[8]
  3. ^ In 1979, Saint Lucillian appeared to St. Paisios of Mount Athos, together with Saint Panteleimon.[9]
  4. ^ "In the same city, St. Paula, virgin and martyr, who was arrested whilst gathering the blood of the martyrs just mentioned, beaten with rods, and thrown into the fire, from which she was delivered. Finally, when St. Lucillian had been crucified, she was decapitated."[8]
  5. ^ See: (in Greek) Επισκοπή Χύτρων. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia). - Diocese of Chytri.
  6. ^ Born in Cordoba in Spain, he became proficient in Arabic and a notary under the Moorish government. He resigned in order to become a monk at Tabanos, a few miles from Cordoba. During a public debate in Cordoba he denounced Mohammed and was martyred.
  7. ^ "AT Arezzo, in Tuscany, during the persecution of Decius, under the governor Tiburtius, the holy martyrs Pergentinus and Laurentinus, brothers, who, while yet children, were put to the sword, after they had endured cruel torments and performed many miracles."[8]
  8. ^ St Cyprian never ceased to revere his name, adding it to his own, and on Caecilius's repose, he looked after his wife and children.
  9. ^ See: (in Italian) Oliva di Anagni. Wikipedia. (Italian Wikipedia).
  10. ^ Born in Lyons in France and daughter of the King of Burgundy, she married Clovis, King of the Franks, and led her husband to Orthodox Christianity. She suffered much because of the quarrels of her three sons.
  11. ^ "At Paris, St. Clotilde, queen, by whose prayers her husband, king Clovis, was converted to the faith of Christ."[8]
  12. ^ Born in Leinster, he was a disciple of St Petroc who then lived in Ireland. He is remembered as the founder of Glendalough, one of the most famous names in Irish history. St Kevin is one of the patron saints of Dublin.
  13. ^ He is described as learned, benevolent, surpassingly good, loved by old and young, rich and poor.
  14. ^ Born in Annenia, he went on a pilgrimage to Rome and Compostella. On his way he stopped in Lucca, where he reposed and was venerated as a saint.
  15. ^ See: (in Greek) Ιωσήφ Αντωνόπουλος. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia).
  16. ^ See: (in Greek) Γρηγόριος ο Δέρκων. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia).
  17. ^ See: (in Russian) Марков, Михаил Михайлович. Википе́дия. (Russian Wikipedia).
  18. ^ See: (in Romanian) Iustin Pârvu. Wikipedia. (Romanian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m June 3/16. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m June 16 / June 3. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  3. ^ Hieromartyr Lucian the Bishop at Beauvais in France. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  4. ^ a b c d (in Russian) 16 июня (3 июня). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Λουκιλλιανὸς ὁ Μάρτυρας καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ a b c d (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 3 Ιουνίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  7. ^ Martyr Lucillian and those who suffered with him at Byzantium. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i 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. 162–163.
  9. ^ Saint Loukilianos and His Appearance to Elder Paisios in 1979. Mystagogy Resource Center, June 3, 2010.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀχιλλᾶς. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Ἱερία ἡ χήρα. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Πάππος. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ (in Greek) Μνήμη του οσίου Πάππου επισκόπου Χύτρων, του Ομολογητού (3 Ιουνίου). ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΥΠΡΟΥ (Church of Cyprus). Retrieved: 30 June, 2017.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰσαὰκ ὁ Ὁσιομάρτυρας ἐξ Ἰσπανίας. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀθανάσιος ὁ Θαυματουργός. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m June 3. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  17. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k (in Greek) 03/06/2017. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  18. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "SS. PEREGRINUS AND LAURENCE, MM. (ABOUT A.D. 250.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Sixth: June. London: John C. Nimmo, 1897. p. 22.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Καικίλιος διδάσκαλος τοῦ Ἁγίου Κυπριανοῦ. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἱλάριος. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Γλοτίλδη ἐκ Γαλλίας. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. CLOTHILDA, Q. (ABOUT A.D. 540.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Sixth: June. London: John C. Nimmo, 1897. pp. 23-27.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Λιφάρδος ὁ ἐν Ὀρλεάνῃ. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Οὐρβίκιος. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Κρονανός. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Κέβιν ὁ ἐξ Ἰρλανδίας. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  27. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. KEVIN, AB. (A.D. 618.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Sixth: June. London: John C. Nimmo, 1897. pp. 27-29.
  28. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γενέσιος. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  29. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωσὴφ ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Μητροπολίτης Θεσσαλονίκης. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  30. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γρηγόριος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Μητροπολίτης Δέρκων. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  31. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δωρόθεος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Μητροπολίτης Ἀδριανουπόλεως. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  32. ^ a b c (in Russian) 3 июня по старому стилю / 16 июня по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  33. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἀνακομιδὴ Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ἁγίου Δημητρίου τοῦ Θαυματουργοῦ τοῦ πρίγκιπος. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  34. ^ Translation of the relics of slain Crown Prince Demetrius of Moscow. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  35. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Σύναξις Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου τῆς Γλυκοφιλούσης ἐν Γιαροσλάβλ. 3 ΙΟΥΝΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.


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