September 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Sep. 6 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Sep. 8

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 20 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 7th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 25.



Pre-Schism Western Saints[edit]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints[edit]

New Martyrs and Confessors[edit]

  • New Hieromartyrs Peter Sneznitsky and Michael Tikhonitsky, Priests (1918)[19][28]
  • New Hieromartyr Alexander, Deacon (1918)[19]
  • New Hieromartyr John Maslovsky, Priest, of Verkhne-Poltavka, Amur (1921)[1][19][27]
  • New Hieromartyr Eugene (Zernov), Metropolitan of Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky) (1937)[1][19][24][28][31][note 25]
  • New Hieromartyr Leo (Yegorov), Archimandrite, of the St. Alexander Nevsky Lavra (1937)[1][19][28][note 26]
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas (Ashchepev), Abbot, of the Holy Trinity Selinginsk Monastery (1937)[1][19][24][28]
  • New Hieromartyr Eugene (Vyzhva), Abbot, of Zhitomir, Ukraine (1937)[1][19][24][28]
  • New Hieromartyr Pachomius (Ionov), Hieromonk of the Holy Trinity Skanov Monastery, Penza (1937)[1][19][24][28]
  • New Hieromartyr Stephen (Kreidich), Priest, of Robchik, Bryansk (1937)[1][19][24][28]
  • New Hieromartyr Gregory Averin, Priest of Ivanovo (1937)[19][27][28][32][note 27]
  • New Hieromartyr Basil Sungurov, Priest (1937)[19][28][33]

Other Commemorations[edit]

  • Repose of Metropolitan Isidore (Nikolsky) of St. Petersburg (1892)[1][note 28]
  • Repose of Archbishop Anatole (Kamensky) of Irkutsk (1925)[1][note 29]

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  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 Caesarea, in Cappadocia, in the time of the emperor Adrian, St. Eupsychius, martyr, who, on being accused of professing Christianity, was cast into prison. His release following shortly after, he immediately sold his patrimony, and distributed the proceeds of it partly to the poor and partly to his accusers, whom he regarded as his benefactors. But being again arrested, under the judge Sapritius, he was lacerated, pierced through with a sword, and thus consummated his martyrdom."[11]
  3. ^ He is commemorated on September 7 ONLY in certain Synaxaria. See also: August 2, August 3.
  4. ^ "At Pompeiopolis, in Cilicia, St. Sozon, martyr, who, being thrown into the fire, yielded up his spirit, in the time of the emperor Maximian."[11]
  5. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Sozon (Σώζων).
  6. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Kassia, Kassiani, Cassiane, Cassiana (Κασσιανή);
    • Kassianos, Cassian (Κασσιανός).
  7. ^ Venerable Peter the Cappadocian was the disciple of Venerable Basil, the founder of the Monastery of the Deep Stream (see July 1), whom he succeeded as Abbot. He originated from the second eparchy of Cappadocia, and he was distinguished by his devotion to the ascetic life. He reposed peacefully.[15]
  8. ^ "In the diocese of Autun, St. Regina, virgin and martyr, under the proconsul Olybrius. After having suffered imprisonment, the rack, and burning with torches, she was condemned to capital punishment, and so went to her spouse."[11]
  9. ^ A fuller in Aquileia, not far from Venice in Italy. He went to Dalmatia and continued his trade in Salona where he openly confessed Orthodoxy, painting a conspicuous cross on his door. He was seized and drowned.
  10. ^ "At Orleans, in France, the departure from this life of the holy bishop Evortius, who was first a subdeacon of the Roman Church, and afterwards, through the divine favor, was designated bishop of that city by a dove."[11] The monastery of Saint-Euvert (Église Saint-Euverte d'Orléans) was founded to enshrine his relics.
  11. ^ See: (French) Euverte d'Orléans. Wikipedia. (French Wikipedia).
  12. ^ His relics were enshrined in Benevento.
  13. ^ A deacon in Troyes in France with St Lupus, who sent him to the camp of Attila with five companions to ask for mercy. Attila had them all beheaded.
  14. ^ "At Troyes, St. Nemorius, deacon, and his companions, martyrs, who were slain by Attila, king of the Huns."[11]
  15. ^ Grandson of King Clovis and St Clotilde, he became a priest and hermit. He founded the monastery of Nogent-sur-Seine, now called Saint-Cloud after him.
  16. ^ "In the territory of Paris, St. Cloud, priest and confessor."[11]
  17. ^ Brother of St Gerald and one of the four sons of a noble in England. After accompanying St Colmán of Lindisfarne to Iona in Scotland, he and his brothers went to Connaught in Ireland and settled at Tecksaxon, 'The House of the Saxons', near Tuam.
  18. ^ Daughter of Sts Vincent Madelgarius and Waldetrudis. She was educated by her aunt, St Aldegonde, the foundress of Maubeuge, where she became a nun. About the year 697 she succeeded her sister St Aldetrudis as abbess.
  19. ^ "ST. ALCHMUND succeeded Frithebert as Bishop of Hexham in 767, and governed the diocese with a high reputation for holiness of life and vigilance in his pastoral office. He reposed in the Lord in 781, and was buried by the side of St. Acca, one of his holy predecessors. Over 250 years after his death, St. Alchmund appeared to a pious priest of Hexham, and ordered that his body should be translated to a more honourable place in the same church, which was done with great pomp and devotion on the 4th August."[21]
  20. ^ See: (Russian) Александр Пересвет. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  21. ^ See: (Russian) Родион Ослябя. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  22. ^ His relics are kept at the Monastery of Machairas and the Monastery of Chrysorrogiatissa.
  23. ^ See: (Romanian) Mănăstirea Pângărați. Wikipedia. (Romanian Wikipedia).
  24. ^ See: (Russian) Макарий Оптинский. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  25. ^ See: (Russian) Евгений (Зёрнов). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  26. ^ See: (Russian) Лев (Егоров). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  27. ^ See: (Russian) Аверин, Григорий Иванович. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  28. ^ See: (Russian) Исидор (Никольский). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  29. ^ See: (Russian) Анатолий (Каменский). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v September 7/September 20. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Προεόρτια Γεννέσεως Ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b (Greek) 07/09/2016. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  4. ^ Forefeast of the Nativity of the Mother of God. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ Apostle Evodius (Euodias) of the Seventy. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  6. ^ Apostle Onesiphorus of the Seventy. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Εὔοδος καὶ Ὀνησιφόρος οἱ Ἀπόστολοι. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐψύχιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Martyr Eupsychius of Caesarea, in Cappadocia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ 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. 274–275.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Σώζων ὁ Μάρτυρας. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Martyr Sozon of Cilicia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Κασσιανή. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ a b Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Πέτρος τοῦ Βαθέος Ρύακος. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Λουκᾶς ἀπὸ τὴν ἐπαρχία Λυκαόνων. 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Venerable Luke the Abbot, Near Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p September 7. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  19. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q September 20 / September 7. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  20. ^ Venerable Cloud (Clodoald) the Abbot-Founder of Nogent-Sur-Seine Near Paris. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  21. ^ 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. 437–440.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Θαυματουργός Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Νοβογορδίας (Ρῶσος). 7 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ St John the Archbishop and Wonderworker of Novgorod. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  24. ^ a b c d e f g Dr. Alexander Roman. September. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  25. ^ (Russian) АЛЕКСАНДР ПЕРЕСВЕТ И АНДРЕЙ (ОСЛЯБЯ) РАДОНЕЖСКИЕ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  26. ^ Saint Sozon the Martyr of Cyprus. Mystagogy. September 7, 2010. Retrieved: 23 February, 2016.
  27. ^ a b c d e f 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. 67.
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  29. ^ Martyr Macarius the Archimandrite of Kanev and Pereyaslavl. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  30. ^ Venerable Macarius of Optina. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  31. ^ (Russian) ЕВГЕНИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  32. ^ (Russian) АВЕРИН. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  33. ^ (Russian) ВАСИЛИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -


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