September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Sep. 24 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Sep. 26

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on October 8 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 25th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on September 12.


Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • Saint Nicholas Rozov the Confessor, Priest (1941)[12][18][23]

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 Damascus, the holy martyr Paul, Tata, his wife, and Sabinian, Maximus, Rufus, and Eugenius, their sons. Accused of professing the Christian religion, they were scourged, and tortured in other ways, until they gave up their souls to God."[7]
  3. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Euphrosyne, Efrosini, Froso (Εὐφροσύνη).
  4. ^ He is not recorded in the Synaxaria. His memory, along with a service dedicated to him, is recorded in Parisian Codex 1619, page 62. In addition his memory is recorded on this day in the Synaxarion of Delahaye.
  5. ^ See: (in Georgian) არსენ I (კათოლიკოსი). ვიკიპედიაში (Georgian Wikipedia).
  6. ^ Born in Asia, they visited Palestine and Rome. They were maltreated by pagans in Capua in Italy, but escaped under cover of a thunderstorm. They took shelter in Macerata near Anagni, where they reposed.
  7. ^ "At Rome, under the emperor Antoninus, St. Herculanus, soldier and martyr, who, being converted to Christ by the miracles wrought during the martyrdom of the, blessed bishop Alexander, was put to the sword, after enduring many torments."[7]
  8. ^ He was born in Pampeluna in Spain and was converted by St Saturninus, Bishop of Toulouse.
  9. ^ "At Amiens, in France, in the persecution of Diocletian, blessed Firmin, bishop. Under the governor Rictiovarus, after various torments, he suffered martyrdom by being beheaded."[7]
  10. ^ A church at Tregaian in Anglesey in Wales is dedicated to him.
  11. ^ "The same day, St. Principius, bishop of Soissons, brother of the blessed bishop Remigius."[7]
  12. ^ "At Blois, St. Solemnius, bishop of Chartres, renowned for miracles."[7]
  13. ^ A monk at a monastery near Lyons in France who became Archbishop there. He suffered much in the troubles which followed the death of St Sigismund, King of Burgundy.
  14. ^ "At Lyons, the decease of St. Lupus, at one time an anchoret, but later a bishop."[7]
  15. ^ Born near Orleans in France and educated at the court of King Guntram of Burgundy, he became Bishop of Auxerre in 561.
  16. ^ A Northumbrian who became a monk at Gilling in Yorkshire in England. From here he went to Ripon and later to Wearmouth. Eventually he became Abbot of Wearmouth-Jarrow for twenty-six years. He is remembered for inspiring St Bede and also producing the Codex Amiatinus, the oldest surviving copy of the Vulgate in one complete volume. He reposed at Langres in France on his way to Rome.
  17. ^ His name does not appear in the Synaxaria. He is recorded in the Jerusalemitic Canonarion, published by Archimandrite Kallistos, on page 112.
  18. ^ See: (in Russian) Евфросиния Суздальская. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  19. ^ See: (in Russian) Досифея Киевская. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  20. ^ A monastic woman who took up her struggle "in the guise of a man", and who blessed Saint Seraphim to go to Sarov.
  21. ^ St Herman is also commemorated on November 6 (his repose) and June 23 (second transfer of his relics in 1714).
  22. ^ The Slavophile movement drew on the works of Greek patristics and Russian poets and literary critics to reinforce Orthodox Christian values and Slavic cultural traditions, denouncing "westernizations" by Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, and stressing Russian mysticism over Western rationalism. See:
    • Joseph L. Wieczynski. Khomyakov's Critique of Western Christianity. Church History. Vol.38, No.3, September 1969. pp. 291-299.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m September 25/October 8. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Παφνούτιος ὁ Ὁσιομάρτυρας καὶ ἀναχωρητὴς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῶ 546 μαρτυρήσαντες. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d (in Greek) 25/09/2016. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  4. ^ Martyr Paphnutius in Egypt. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Παῦλος, Ταττὴ καὶ τὰ παιδιά τους. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ a b c d e (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h 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. 296-297.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Εὐφροσύνη. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Venerable Euphrosyne of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Παφνούτιος. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θεόφιλος ὁ Ὁμολογητής Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Ἐφέσου. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i October 8 / September 25. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  13. ^ St Arsenius the Great, Catholicos of Georgia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ Zakaria Machitadze (Archpriest). Lives of the Georgian Saints. First English Edition. St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 2006. pp. 339-341.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n September 25. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ 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. 457-459.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βυζατηνός. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ a b c d e f (in Russian) 25 сентября по старому стилю / 8 октября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  19. ^ Venerable Euphrosyne of Suzdal. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ Repose of the Venerable Sergius, Abbot and Wonderworker of Radonezh. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Σέργιος ὁ Θαυματουργός (Ρῶσος). 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ (in Russian) ДОСИФЕЙ КИТАЕВСКИЙ (КИЕВСКИЙ). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  23. ^ a b (in Russian) 8 октября (25 сентября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Μνήμη τοῦ μεγάλου σεισμοῦ. 25 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ First Translation of the relics of St Herman the Archbishop of Kazan. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  26. ^ (in Russian) ГЕРМАН. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -


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