October 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Oct. 2 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - Oct. 4

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

For October 3rd, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on September 20.

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martys and Confessors[edit]

Other commemorations[edit]

Icon gallery[edit]

Notes[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. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Dionysius, Dionysis, Denis, Dennis (Διονύσιος);
    • Dionysia, Denise (Διονυσία).
  3. ^ Acts 17:16-34; Mt 13:44-54.
  4. ^ "The same day the holy martyrs Denis, Faustus, Caius, Peter, Paul, and four others, who suffered much under Decius; and under Valerian, being a long time subjected to torments by the governor Æmilian, merited the palm of martyrdom."[13]
  5. ^ The eight martyrs included:
    • Faustus, Gaius, Peter, Paul, Eusebius, Chaeremon and two other martyrs.[10] (See also: October 4)
  6. ^ "AT Rome, near the spot called Ursus Pileatus, St. Candidus, martyr."[13]
  7. ^ Having deprived the Donatists of the basilica of Calvianum, he was grievously wounded and thrown off a tower by them.
  8. ^ "In Africa, St. Maximian, bishop of Bagay, who, after having frequently endured great cruelties from the Donatists, was finally cast headlong from a high tower, and left for dead. Illustrious by a glorious confession, he afterwards rested in the Lord."[13]
  9. ^ Two brothers born in Northumbria in England who became monks and priests and followed St Willibrord to Frisia in Holland. They were martyred together in Aplerbeck, now a suburb of Dortmund in Germany.
  10. ^ "Among the ancient Saxons (in Westphalia), two holy martyrs of the name of Ewaldus, who being priests and preaching Christ in that country, were seized by the Pagans and put to death. During the night a great light appeared for a long time over their bodies, showing where they were, and how distinguished were their merits."[13]
  11. ^ Born near Namur in Belgium, he went to France where he became a monk at St Denis. After some years he was ordained priest and left for Belgium in order to found a new monastery on his own estate at Brogne. He was Abbot here for twenty-two years and revived monastic life in Flanders, Lorraine and Champagne.
  12. ^ "In Belgium, in the diocese of Namur, St. Gerard, abbot."[13]
  13. ^ Born in Lugo in Spain, together with his companion Attilanus he helped restore monastic life at Moreruela Abbey in Castile. Later he became Bishop of Léon.
  14. ^ See: (in Spanish) Froilán (santo). Wikipedia. (Spanish Wikipedia).
  15. ^ See: (in Russian) Дионисий Печерский. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  16. ^ See: (in Russian) Агафангел (Преображенский). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  17. ^ Elder Ieronymos the Cappadocian of Aegina was one of the two great Elders of the Jesus Prayer in the twentieth century in the land of Greece, the other being the Elder Joseph the Hesychast of the Holy Mountain. Both were very strong in the interior prayer of the heart.[32]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Διονύσιος ὁ Ἀρεοπαγίτης. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Hieromartyr Dionysius the Areopagite the Bishop of Athens. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ρουστίκος καὶ Ἐλευθέριος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  4. ^ Martyr Eleutherius the Deacon. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i October 3/16. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  6. ^ a b c d e f (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 3 Οκτωβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  7. ^ a b c d e f (in Russian) 3 октября по старому стилю / 16 октября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  8. ^ (in Greek) Αγία Δάμαρις η Αθηναία. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  9. ^ St Damaris of Athens. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ a b Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Διονύσιος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῶ 8 Μάρτυρες. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ a b c d e f (in Greek) 03/10/2016. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  12. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "SS. DIONYSIUS, FAUSTUS, CAIUS AND OTHERS, MM. ((BEGINNING OF 4TH CENTURY?)". In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Eleventh: October – Part I. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 50-51.
  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. 305.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόκτιστος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεαγένης ἢ Θεογένης ὁ Μάρτυρας. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεότεκνος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀδαῦκτος. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Χοζεβίτης ἐπίσκοπος Καισαρείας. 3 ΟΚΤΩΒΡΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ St John the Chozebite the Bishop of Caesarea, in Palestine. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ a b c d e f October 16 / October 3. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  21. ^ Venerable Hesychius of Mt. Horeb. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  22. ^ a b c d e f g h i October 3. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  23. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. MENNA, V. (END OF 4TH CENT.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Eleventh: October – Part I. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 52-53.
  24. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. MAXIMIAN. B. OF BAGÆ (5TH CENT.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Eleventh: October – Part I. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. p. 54.
  25. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "THE TWO EWALDS, PP. MM. (ABOUT A.D. 695.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Eleventh: October – Part I. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 55-57.
  26. ^ 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. 473–474.
  27. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. GERARD, AB. (a d. 959.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Eleventh: October – Part I. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 57-60.
  28. ^ Venerable Dionysius the Recluse of the Kiev Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  29. ^ (in Russian) АГАФАНГЕЛ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  30. ^ (in Russian) 16 октября (3 октября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  31. ^ 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. 73.
  32. ^ Peter Botsis. Elder Ieronymos of Aegina. Transl. Holy Transfiguration Monastery. Boston, Massachusetts, 2007. p.9. ISBN 9780943405148
  33. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. October. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).

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