November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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November 29 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - December 1

All fixed commemorations below are observed on December 13 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For November 30, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on November 17.


Pre-Schism Western saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints[edit]

New martyrs and confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyr John Chestnov, Priest (1937)[5][11]

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. ^ His major shrine is The Cathedral of Agios Andreas in Patras, Achaea, Greece. Name days celebrated today include:
    • Andrew, Andreas (Ἀνδρέας);
    • Adriana (Ἀνδριανή).
  3. ^ "AT Patras, in Achaia, the birthday of the apostle St. Andrew, who preached the gospel of Christ in Thrace and Scythia. Being apprehended by the proconsul Aegaeas, he was shut up in prison, severely scourged, and finally, being suspended on a cross, he lived two days on it, teaching the people. Having besought our Lord not to permit that he should be taken down from the cross, he was surrounded with a great brightness from heaven, and when the light disappeared he breathed his last."[6]
  4. ^ St Andrew’s Cathedral in Kiev (Rastrelli) keeps the cross which he is said to have planted on the Kievan hills as he blessed them and foretold that the city would have many churches.[7]
  5. ^ The Holy Synod of the Georgian Apostolic Orthodox Church canonized the holy catholicos Peter and the holy catholicos Samuel on October 17, 2002.
  6. ^ "At Rome, St. Constantius, confessor, who strongly opposed the Pelagians, and by enduring many injuries from them, gained a place among holy confessors."[6]
  7. ^ "At Saintes, the holy bishop Trojanus, a man of great sanctity, who shows by many miracles that he lives in heaven, though buried on earth."[6]
  8. ^ A monk from Wales who went to Brittany and became Bishop of Tréguier. Three places in the Lleyn Peninsular in Gwynedd recall him and his relics are still honoured in Tréguier.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g November 30 / December 13. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀνδρέας ὁ Ἀπόστολος ὁ Πρωτόκλητος. 30 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 30 Νοεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ Apostle Andrew, the Holy and All-Praised First-Called. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ a b c (Russian) Суббота, 30 ноября (ст.ст.) 13 декабря 2014 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  6. ^ a b c d 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. p. 369.
  7. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. November. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Φρουμέντιος Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Ἀβησσυνίας (Αἰθιοπίας). 30 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ St Frumentius the Archbishop of Abyssinia, Ethiopia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀλέξανδρος Μηθύμνης. 30 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ a b c d e f December 13 / November 30. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  12. ^ Hierarch Peter, First Catholicos of Georgia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ St Vakhtang Gorgasali, King of Georgia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ a b c d November 30. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  15. ^ 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. 572-574.


Greek Sources

Russian Sources