September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Sep. 14 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Sep. 16

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 28 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 15th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on September 2.

Feasts[edit]

  • Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross.[1][2][3]

Saints[edit]

Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyr John Ilinsky, Priest (1918)[3][14][31]
  • Virgin-martyr Eudokia Tkachenko (1918)[3][14][32]
  • New Hieromartyrs Andrew Kovalev,[33] Gregory Konokotin,[34] Gregory Troitsky,[35] and John Yakovlev,[36] Priests (1921)[3][14]
  • Venerable New Hiero-confessor Ignatius (Biryukov), Archimandrite, of the Aleksievo-Akatov Monastery in Voronezh (1932)[1][3][14][37]
  • New Hieromartyr Demetrius Ignatenko, Priest (1935)[3][14][38]
  • New Hieromartyrs John Borozdin,[39] Jacob Leonovich,[40] Peter Petrikov, and Nicholas Skvortsov, Priests (1937)[3][14]
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas Tsvetkov, Deacon (1937)[3][14]
  • Martyrs Mary Rykov and Ludmila Petrov (1937)[3][14]

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. ^ "Also, St. Porphyrius, a comedian, who, in the presence of Julian the Apostate, being baptized in jest, and suddenly converted by the power of God, declared himself a Christian. Forthwith, by order of the emperor, he was struck with an axe, and thus crowned with martyrdom."[10]
  3. ^ "The same day, St. Nicetas, a Goth, who was burned alive for the Catholic faith, by order of king Athanaric."[10]
  4. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Nicetas, Nikita (Νικήτας).
  5. ^ "At Rome, on the Nomentan road, the birthday of blessed Nicomedes, priest and martyr. As he said to those who would compel him to sacrifice: "I sacrifice only to the Omnipotent God who reigns in heaven," he was for a long time scourged with leaded whips, and thus went to our Lord."[10]
  6. ^ He succeeded in escaping from prison and reappeared at Tournus near Autun, where he again preached to the people. He was captured a second time and beheaded.
  7. ^ "In the diocese of Chalons, St. Valerian, martyr, who was suspended on high by the governor Priscus, and tortured with iron hooks. Remaining immovable in the confession of Christ, and continuing joyfully to praise Him, he was struck with the sword by order of the same magistrate."[10]
  8. ^ The successor of St Justus in Lyons in France between 381 and 390. He is said to have built the church of St Stephen and chosen it for his Cathedral.
  9. ^ He was exiled to Tuscany by the Arian King Genseric. His relics were eventually returned to Palermo.
  10. ^ Born near Trier in Germany, he became a very able and just lawyer. He gave up this profession to become a priest and in time became Bishop of Toul in France.
  11. ^ Born near Poitiers in France, he was the son of a peasant. Early in life he became a hermit, then a priest, Abbot of Brou and finally Bishop of Chartres.
  12. ^ "ST. HERNIN was one of the many Christians of Great Britain who took refuge in Brittany during the sixth century. He led a life of solitude entirely hidden from the world, but the miracles wrought at his tomb revealed his sanctity, and gained the veneration of the neighbouring population. A church was built over his sepulchre which still remains, and is known as Loc-Harn. Many relics of the Saint are preserved there and held in due reverence."[20]
  13. ^ A disciple of St Comgall at Bangor Abbey in Ireland.
  14. ^ Born in Poitiers in France, the son of an officer at the court of Clotaire II, early in life he became a monk at Ansion in Poitou. Here he spent thirty-nine years, later becoming Abbot of St Benedict's at Quinçay near Poitiers. Finally he succeeded St Philibert as Abbot of Jumièges, where there were nearly one thousand monks.
  15. ^ He may also have been a bishop in Normandy and Picardy. He is the patron of several churches near Rouen.
  16. ^ "At Cordova, the holy martyrs Emilas, deacon, and Jeremias, who ended their martyrdom in the persecution of the Arabs by being beheaded, after a long detention in prison."[10]
  17. ^ His memory is preserved in the Siniaitic Typikon (No. 1094, p. 35) as follows:
    • «Μηνὶ Σεπτεμβρίω ιε’, ἐκοιμήθη ὁ Ὅσιος πατὴρ ἡμῶν Μελέτιος καὶ κτήτωρ τῆς Μονῆς τοῦ Σεργίου».
    See Dimitrievski, Typikon II, p. 30.
  18. ^ His memory is referenced in John Hackett's "A History of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus" (1901).
  19. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Bessarion (Βησσαρίων).
  20. ^ See: (Greek) Βησσαρίων Λαρίσης. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia).
  21. ^ His feast day is on March 31.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o September 15/September 28. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p (Russian) 15 сентября по старому стилю / 28 сентября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μάξιμος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  6. ^ Martyr Theodotus of Adrianopolis. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἁγίες Δύο Κόρες. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Πορφύριος ὁ μίμος. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyr Porphyrius the Actor. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ 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. 283–285.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νικήτας ὁ Γότθος. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Greatmartyr Nicetas the Goth. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ Venerable Joseph, Abbot of Alaverdi, Georgia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p September 28 / September 15. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  15. ^ Zakaria Machitadze (Archpriest). Lives of the Georgian Saints. First English Edition. St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 2006. pp. 331-332.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Φιλόθεος ὁ Πρεσβύτερος καὶ θαυματουργὸς. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ St Philotheus the Presbyter in Asia Minor. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Σαβίνος. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l September 15. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  20. ^ 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. p. 448.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Μελέτιος. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Νικήτας Ἐπίσκοπος Χυτρῶν Κύπρου. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Συμεὼν Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Θεσσαλονίκης. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βησσαρίων Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Λαρίσης. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ St Bessarion, Archbishop of Larissa. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  26. ^ St Joseph the New of Partos the Metropolitan of Timishoara (Romania). OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Γεράσιμος κτήτορας τῆς Ἱερᾶς Μονῆς Ἁγίας Τριάδος Σουρβίας. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ St Gerasimus. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  29. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  30. ^ New Martyr John of Crete. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  31. ^ (Russian) ИОАНН. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  32. ^ (Russian) ЕВДОКИЯ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  33. ^ (Russian) АНДРЕЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  34. ^ (Russian) ГРИГОРИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  35. ^ (Russian) ГРИГОРИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  36. ^ (Russian) ИОАНН. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  37. ^ (Russian) ИГНАТИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  38. ^ (Russian) ДИМИТРИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  39. ^ (Russian) ИОАНН. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  40. ^ (Russian) ИАКОВ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  41. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Εὕρεσις Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ἁγίου Ἀκακίου ἐπισκόπου Μελιτινῆς. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  42. ^ Uncovering of the relics St Acacius the Bishop of Melitene. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  43. ^ Icon of the Mother of God of Novonikita. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  44. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. September. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  45. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Εὕρεσις Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ἁγίου Πρωτομάρτυρα Στεφάνου. 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.

Sources[edit]

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