November 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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November 5 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - November 7

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on November 19 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For November 6th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on October 24.


Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • New-Martyr Gregory the Cross-bearer (1936)[2][23]
  • New Hieromartyr Nicetas (Delektorsky), Bishop of Orekhovo-Zuevsk (1937)[1][2][3][18][note 15]
  • New Hieromartyr Barlaam (Nikolsky), Abbot, of Andreyevskoe, Moscow (1937)[1][2][3][18]
  • New Hieromartyr Gabriel (Vladimirov), Hieromonk of the St. Michael Skovorodsky Monastery, Novgorod (1937)[1][2][3][18]
  • New Hieromartyr Gabriel (Gur), Hieromonk, of Lytkarino, Moscow (1937)[1][2][3][18]
  • New Hieromartyrs Anatoly Berzhitsky, Arsenius Troitsky,[note 16] Nicholas Dvoretsky, Nicholas Protasov, Constantine Lyubomydrov, Priests (1937)[2][3][18]
  • Virgin-martyrs Nina (Shuvalova), and Seraphima (Gorshkova), nuns (1937)[2][3][18][23]
  • New Hieromartyr Basil Krylov, Priest (1938)[2][3][18]
  • Synaxis of the New Martyrs of Sarov:[1][2][23]
  • Anatole, Basil, Hierotheus, Isaac, and Rufinus (1938)

Other Commemorations[edit]

  • Abbot Pachomius (1794); Hieroschemamonk Joseph (1785); Hieromonks Pitirim (1789) and Matthew (1795); and Monk Joachim (1802).

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. ^ See: (in Greek) Επισκοπή Χύτρων. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia). - Diocese of Chytri.
  3. ^ We do not know how he died. We know only that he was from Corinth, and became a standard-bearer.
  4. ^ He was found dead in prison the day before he was to be executed.
  5. ^ "AT Tunis, in Africa, the birthday of St. Felix, martyr, who, having confessed Christ, was sent to prison, his execution being deferred. But the next day he was found dead, as is related by St. Augustine, in his exposition of a psalm to the people on the feast of the saint."[13]
  6. ^ One of the most famous saints in Wales. He became a monk with St Cadoc and later founded the monastery of Lian-IlItut or Llantwit, from where came most of the Welsh saints of that period. By tradition he reposed in Brittany.
  7. ^ A French courtier converted by St Remi of Rheims in France. On the advice of that saint, St Leonard went to live in the monastery of Micy near Orleans and later he became a hermit in a neighbouring forest, now called Noblac.
  8. ^ "At Limoges, in Aquitaine, St. Leonard, confessor, disciple of the blessed bishop Remigius, who was born of a noble family, and chose to lead a solitary life. He was celebrated for holiness and miracles, but his miraculous gift shone particularly in the deliverance of captives."[13]
  9. ^ Born in Pannonia, he was taken as a prisoner to France and on regaining his freedom lived as a hermit near Autun.
  10. ^ He was martyred under the Arian Visigoths who put him to death by driving nails into his temples.
  11. ^ "At Barcelona, St. Severus, bishop and martyr, who had his head pierced with a nail, and thus received the crown of martyrdom for the faith."[13]
  12. ^ Born in Wales, he became a monk at Sithin in France. He was sent to found a new monastery at Wormhoult in Belgium where he became abbot and he enlightened the surrounding area from that centre.
  13. ^ "At Berg, the departure from this life of St. Winoc, abbot, who wasrenowned for virtues and miracles, and for a long time served his brethren, even those who were subject to him."[13]
  14. ^ Born in Dimitsana in 1740 as Asimakis Leonardos, later known as Agapios the Presbyter. He was an eminent scholar and ecclesiastical writer. He died in Argos in 1812.
  15. ^ See: (in Russian) Никита (Делекторский). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  16. ^ See: (in Russian) Троицкий, Арсений Сергеевич. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s November 6/November 19. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v November 19 / November 6. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n (in Russian) 19 ноября (6 ноября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νίκανδρος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Παῦλος ὁ Ὁμολογητής καὶ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ St Paul the Confessor the Archbishop of Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Venerable Luke of Sicily. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δημητριανὸς Ἐπίσκοπος Κηθηρίας Κύπρου. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Παῦλος ὁ διὰ Χριστὸν Σαλός. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k November 6. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  13. ^ 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. p. 343.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Iltud (Οὐαλός). 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  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. 526-528.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Βαρλαὰμ ὁ ἐν Χουτινῇ (Ρῶσος). 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Venerable Barlaam the Abbot of Khutyn, Novgorod. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j (in Russian) 6 ноября по старому стилю / 19 ноября по новому стилю]. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2015 год.
  19. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. November. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς ὁ ἐν Σπηλαίῳ. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ St Herman the Archbishop of Kazan. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀγάπιος ὁ Πρεσβύτερος. 6 Νοεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ a b c d 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. 83.


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