March 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Feb. 28 (Feb. 29) - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 2

All fixed commemorations below are observed on March 14 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For March 1st, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on February 16 (February 17 on leap years).


Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • Basil Nikitsky, John Streltsov, Benjamin Famintseva, and Michael Bukrinsky, priests;[30]
  • New Hieromartyr Anthony Korzh;[30]
  • Virgin-martyrs Anna, Daria Zaitseva, Eudokia Arkhipov, Alexandra Dyachkova;[30]
  • Martyr Basil Arkhipov;[30]
  • Virgin-martyr Hope (Nadezhda) Abakumova (1938)[28][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 Heliopolis, in the persecution of Trajan, St. Eudoxia, martyr, - who, being baptized by bishop Theodotus and fortified for the combat, was put to the sword by the command of the governor Vincent, and thus received the crown of martyrdom."[4]
  3. ^ "The same day, St. Antonina, martyr. For deriding the gods of the Gentiles, in the persecution of Diocletian, she was, after various torments, shut up in a cask and drowned in a marsh near the city of Cea."[4]
  4. ^ As indicated in the Jerusalem Canonarion, as follows: (Greek) «Ἐν τῇ Ἀναστάσει, τοῦ ἁγίου πατριάρχου Σιλβέστρου».
  5. ^ "At Rome, two hundred and sixty holy martyrs condemned for the name of Christ. Claudius ordered them to dig sand beyond the Salarian Gate, and then to be shot dead with arrows by soldiers in the amphitheatre."[4]
  6. ^ He was an ancestor of St Gregory the Great. He was Pope of Rome from 483 on. He fought against Monophysitism and Eutychianism and also remedied the evils caused in Africa by numerous apostasies during the Vandal persecution.
  7. ^ "At Perugia, the translation of St. Herculanus, bishop and martyr, who was beheaded by order of Totila, king of the Goths. Forty days after his decapitation his body, as pope St. Gregory relates, was found as sound and as firmly joined to the head as if it had never been touched by the sword."[4]
  8. ^ Born in Ireland, he was with St Columba at Iona and later became a bishop, who reposed in Annandale and was much venerated on the Scottish border. He gave his name to Kilmarnock in Scotland.
  9. ^ "At Kaiserswerth, the bishop St. Swidbert, who, in the time of pope Sergius, preached the Gospel to the inhabitants of Friesland, Holland [sic], and to other Germanic peoples."[4]
  10. ^ A monk from Northumbria in England who went to Friesland in the Netherlands with St Willibrord in 690. He preached the Gospel here with success. In 693 he was consecrated bishop at Ripon and returned to preach along the right bank of the Rhine in Germany. His work here was undone by Saxon invaders and he withdrew to the small island of Kaiserswerth on the Rhine near Düsseldorf. Here in 710 he founded a monastery, where he reposed and where his relics are still venerated.
  11. ^ A saint from St Andrew's and a missionary in the Firth of Forth area in Scotland. He was killed by the Danes together with many companions.
  12. ^ Abbot and Wonderworker of the Monastery of Mount Mula in Calabria, and one of the founders of Italo-Greek monasticism in southern Italy and Sicily. He was born in the Sicilian town of Corleone and died about a hundred years later in Monteleone Calabro, now Vibo Valentia, in Calabria. Today he is a patron saint of both towns. He died a centenarian after eighty years of monastic life.
  13. ^ St. Leo was born in Carentan in France, he became Bishop of Rouen but later preached the Gospel in Navarre in Spain and the Basque provinces, which had been devastated by the Saracens. He was beheaded near Bayonne, where he is the patron-saint.
  14. ^ Born of a noble family in Galicia in Spain, he became Bishop of Mondoñedo and then of Compostella. In this capacity he opposed with equal success both the Vikings and the Saracens. Exiled from Compostella through an intrigue, he founded the monastery of Celanova and other monasteries.
  15. ^ See also November 1.


  1. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Εὐδοκία ἡ Μάρτυς. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Martyr Eudokia of Heliopolis. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Complete List of Saints. Protection of the Mother of God Church (POMOG).
  4. ^ 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. 62-63.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νεστοριανὸς ὁ Μάρτυρας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ Martyr Nestor. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ἀντωνίνα ἡ Μάρτυς. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Martyr Antonina of Nicea, in Bithynia. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Δομνίνα ἡ Νέα. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Virginmartyr Domnina of Syria. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀντώνιος, Μάρκελλος, Σιλβέστρος καὶ Σωφρόνιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀγάπιος, Νικηφόρος καὶ Χαρίσιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Σιλβέστρος. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Συνέσιος ὁ ἐν Λύσῃ τῆς Κύπρου ἀθλήσας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o March 1. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δαβὶδ ὁ Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ a b 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. 92-95.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς ὁ ἐκ Σικελίας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Γερβάσιος καὶ Λέων οἱ Μάρτυρες. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀγάπιος. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Venerable Agapius of Vatopedi. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Μαρτύριος ἐκ Ρωσίας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Venerable Martyrius of Zelenets, Pskov. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Παρασκευᾶς ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μεθόδιος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας ἐκ Ρωσίας. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ἀντωνίνα ἡ Ὁσιομάρτυς. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ἀναστασία ἡ Νεομάρτυς. 1 Μαρτίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ a b c 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.
  29. ^ a b c d March 14 / March 1. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  30. ^ a b c d e f g h (Russian) 1 марта (ст.ст.) 14 марта 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  31. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. March. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).


Greek Sources

Russian Sources

  • (Russian) 14 марта (1 марта). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  • (Russian) 1 марта (ст.ст.) 14 марта 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).