Thursday, July 3, 2014

Saints and Feasts of July

All Saints of July

First Saturday of July - Saint Melo and her Church in Kos

First Sunday of July - The Monastery of Panagia Kounistria (Eikonistria) in Skiathos

First Sunday of July - Synaxis of All Saints of Crete

1 - Holy Unmercenaries Kosmas and Damian of Rome

1 - The Three Medicines of the Holy Unmercenaries

1 - Is the Miracle of the "Transplant of the Black Leg" by the Holy Unmercenaries a Miracle or Myth?

1 - The Relationship Between Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi and the Holy Unmercenary Saints

1 - Church of Agioi Anargyroi in Servia of Kozani (11th-12th cent.)

1 - Saint Peter the Patrician (+ 854)

1 - Holy Martyr Potitus of Sardinia

1 - Saint Basil, Founder of Vatheos Ryakos Monastery

1 - The Hand of Saint John of Rila

2 - Synaxarion of the Placement of the Honorable Robe of the Theotokos in Blachernae

2 - Deposition of the Honorable Robe of the Theotokos in Blachernae

2 - The Church of Panagia of Blachernae in Constantinople

2 - Saint Monegundis of Chartres (+ 570)

2 - Holy New Martyr Lampros of Samothrace (+ 1835)

2 - Saint John Maximovitch Resource Page

2 - Divine Liturgy At the Holy Mountain of Varasova

3 - Holy Martyr Hyacinth the Cubicularius of Caesarea

3 - Saint Hyacinth, the Saint Of Love In Crete

3 - Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Isaiah the Anchorite

3 - On Guarding the Intellect: Twenty-Seven Texts (St. Isaiah the Anchorite)

3 - Holy Hieromartyr Jacob of Hamatoura

3 - Saint Joachim the New God-bearer of Notenon Monastery

3 - Saint Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow (+ 1569)

3 - Saint John the Fool for Christ of Moscow (+ 1589)

3 - Holy New Martyr Gerasimos of Karpenisi (+ 1812)

3 - Panagia Galaktotrophousa (Milk-Feeder) of Hilandari Monastery

3 - The Recent Discovery of the Holy Spring of the Virgin Mary in Smyrna

4 - Saint Andrew of Crete Resource Page

4 - Holy Hieromartyr Theodore the Bishop of Cyrene with the Holy Martyrs Cyprilla, Aroa and Lucia

4 - Saint Martha, the Mother of Saint Symeon Stylites the Younger

4 - Saint Michael Chioniates, Metropolitan of Athens (+ 1222)

4 - Saint Andrei Rublev the Iconographer

4 - The Spirituality of Andrei Rublev's Icon of the Holy Trinity

4 - Andrei Tarkovsky's "Andrei Rublev" (1966)

5 - Saint Athanasios the Athonite Resource Page

5 - Synaxarion of Saint Lampados the Wonderworker of Irenopolis (+ 10th cent.)

5 - Holy New Hieormartyr Cyprian the New (+ 1679)

6 - Saint Sisoes the Great Resource Page

6 - Holy Virgin Martyr Lucia, Rexius the Vicarius and the 24 Martyrs with them from Campania

6 - Saint Asteios, Bishop of Dyrrachium and the Seven Holy Martyrs With Him

6 - Holy Abba Sisinnius of Cappadocia

6 - Holy New Martyr Cyril from Thessaloniki (+ 1566) and the Discovery of His Relics in 1972

6 - Synaxis of Panagia Lykourisiotissa in Skoutera of Agrinio

7 - Saint Kyriaki Resource Page

7 - Saint Thomas of Mount Maleon in Peloponnesos

7 - Saint Asteios, Bishop of Dyrrachium and the Seven Holy Martyrs With Him

7 - Saint Akakios of the "Ladder"

7 - Holy Newly-Revealed Hieromartyr Vlasios of Akarnania

7 - Saint Vlasios of Akarnania Has Been Canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate

7 - Thousands Attend the First Celebration of the Newly Canonized Saint Vlasios of Akarnania

7 - The Kalinovka Miracle of the Bloody Crucifix in 1923

8 - Saint Prokopios the Great Martyr Resource Page

8 - Saint Theophilos the Myrrhgusher (+ 1548)

8 - Holy New Martyr Anastasios the Gounaras of Agiou Vlasiou (+ 1743)

8 - The Sitka Icon of the Mother of God in Alaska

8 - The Miracle of the Bleeding Icon of the Mother of God in Torginskoye in 1922

9 - Hieromartyr Pankratios, Bishop of Taormina

9 - St. Photios the Thettalos: The Forgotten Life of a Great Saint

9 - The Holy Ascetics Patermuthius and Copres

9 - Saints Dionysios the Rhetor and Metrophanes the Spiritual Father (+ 1606)

9 - Saint Michael Paknanas Resource Page

9 - Icon of the Mother of God of Cyprus

9 - Archbishop Kyprianos and the 9th of July 1821

10 - 45 Holy Martyrs at Nicopolis in Armenia

10 - Holy Martyr Apollonios of Sardis

10 - The Holy Myriad Venerable Martyrs of Nitria

10 - Saints Parthenios and Evmenios, Founders of Koudoumas Monastery

10 - The Miraculous Intervention of Panagia Koudoumiani Towards St. Evmenios

10 - Miracles of Saints Parthenios and Evmenios of Koudoumas (1 of 3)

10 - The Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of the Relics of Saints Parthenios and Evmenios

10 - Synaxis of All Saints of Vatopaidi Monastery

10 - The Tomb and Church of St. Athanasios Pentaschoinitis Brought to Light in Cyprus

10 - Saint Gregory, Bishop of Assos, and the Discovery of His Relics in 1935

10 - Saint Anthony, Founder of the Kiev Caves Lavra

10 - Sts. Anthony and Theodosius, Founders of the Kiev Caves Lavra

10 - Saint Joseph of Damascus (+ 1860)

First Sunday After July 10th - The Five Ascetic Martyrs of Leipsoi

11 - Saint Euphemia Resource Page

11 - Saint Olga, Equal to the Apostles, as a Model for our Lives

11 - Holy New Martyr Nikodemos the Albanian of Elbasan (+ 1722)

11 - Holy New Martyr Nektarios of Vryoulla (+ 1820)

11 - Saint Cyril the New of Paros (+ 1833)

12 - Holy Martyrs Proclus and Hilarion of Ancyra

12 - Saint Veronica the Bleeder

12 - Saint Michael Maleinos (+ 962), Spiritual Father of Saint Athanasios the Athonite

12 - Saint Paisios the Athonite Resource Page

12 - St. John of Damascus and the Miracle of Panagia Tricherousa

12 - The Shrine of Panagia Tricherousa on Mount Athos

12 - Panagia Tricherousa (Three Hands) in Nea Kios

12 - The Wondrous Icon of Panagia Prodromitissa

13 - Archangels Michael and Gabriel Resource Page - Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel

13 - The First Recorded Miracle of St. Spyridon in Kerkyra

13 - Life and Sayings of Holy Amma Sarah of Scete

13 - Saint Golinduc the Persian Who Was Renamed Mary

13 - The Heliophotoi Saints, Who Lived as Hermits on Mount Kononi of Achera

13 - Saint Onesiphoros the Wonderworker, Ascetic of Anarita in Paphos, Cyprus

13 - New Martyr Alexander Schmorell (+ 1943)

Sunday Between July 13th and 19th - Sunday of the Commemoration of the Holy Six Ecumenical Synods

14 - Saint Nikodemos the Hagiorite Resource Page

14 - Synaxarion of the Holy Apostles and Martyrs Aquila and Priscilla of the Seventy

14 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyr Justus of Rome

14 - The Four Crypto-Christian Neomartyrs: Emmanuel, Anezina, George and Maria

15 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyrs Kyrikos and Julitta

15 - The Life and Martyrdom of Saint Kyrikos and his Mother Julitta

15 - Saints Julitta and Kyrikos as Models for our Lives

15 - Holy Martyr Abudimos of Tenedos

15 - Saint Vladimir, the Equal of the Apostles and Enlightener of Russia

15 - Saint Vladimir Cathedral in Chersonesos Taurica

15 - Skull Fragment of Vladimir the Great Stolen Then Recovered in Edmonton

15 - Relics of Saint Vladimir to be Venerated in 45 Cities in Russia

15 - Saint Donald of Ogilvy and His Nine Virgin Daughters

15 - The Miracle of St. Barbara in Polydendri, Attica on July 15, 1917

16 - Hieromartyr Athenogenes of Pedachthoe and His Ten Disciples

16 - Holy Martyr Antiochos the Physician of Sebastea

16 - Phos Ilaron (Gladsome Liht): the Hymn of Athenogenes the Martyr

16 - Holy Virgin Martyr Julia of Carthage

16 - The Holy 15,000 Martyrs of Pisidia with Many Women

17 - Saint Marina Resource Page

18 - Holy Martyr Aimilianos of Silistria in Bulgaria (+ 362)

18 - Holy Martyrs Paul, Thea and Valentina at Caesarea in Palestine (+ 308)

18 - Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Pambo of Nitria (+ 393)

18 - Abba Pambo on Monastic Solitude vs. Public Works

18 - Saint John IX the Hieromnemon, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1134)

18 - Saint John the Much-Suffering and Recluse of the Kiev Caves

18 - Grand Duchess Elizabeth in the 'New York Times'

19 - Saint Dios the Wonderworker of Antioch

19 - Saint Macrina the Younger Resource Page

19 - Saint Theodore the Sabbaite, Bishop of Edessa

19 - Life and Sayings of Abba Diocles

19 - Saint Seraphim of Sarov Resource Page

19 - Miracle of Saint Haralambos in Filiatra (1943)

20 - Prophet Elijah (Elias) Resource Page

20 - The Life of the Holy New Russian Martyr Lydia

20 - Synaxis of Saint Maria Skobtsova of Paris and Her Companions (+ 1945)

21 - Saint Symeon the Fool for Christ Resource Page

21 - Saint Manuel II Palaiologos, Emperor of the Romans (+ 1425)

21 - Saint Parthenios, Bishop of Radovisdiou (+ 1777)

21 - Saint Onouphrios the Silent of the Kiev Caves

22 - Saint Mary Magdalene Resource Page

22 - Saint Markella of Chios Resource Page

22 - Saint Menelaos the Wonderworker

23 - Prophet Ezekiel Resource Page

23 - Saint Phocas the Wonderworker, Bishop of Sinope

23 - Chrysostom's Homily On Saint Phocas of Sinope

23 - Saint Anna of Leukadia

23 - Saint Pelagia of Tinos (+ 1834)

23 - Panagia Evangelistria of Tinos Resource Page

23 - Icons of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow"

24 - Synaxarion of Saint Christina the Great Martyr

24 - The Incorrupt Relics of Saint Christina the Great Martyr in Venice

24 - 6 Greek Orthodox Shrines Dedicated to Saint Christina

24 - Saint Athenagoras the Athenian and Apologist

24 - Holy New Martyr Theophilos of Zakynthos (+ 1635)

24 - Holy New Martyr Athanasios of Kios (+ 1670)

24 - Holy Passion-Bearers Boris and Gleb

24 - Saint Polycarp of the Kiev Caves Lavra

25 - Saints Joachim and Anna Resource Page - Dormition of Saint Anna

25 - The 165 Holy Fathers of the Fifth Ecumenical Synod

25 - Synaxarion of Saint Olympia the Deaconess

25 - Saint Olympia the Deaconess in the 'Ecclesiastical History' of Sozomen

25 - Saint Olympia the Deaconess as a Model for our Lives

25 - Letters From A Lonely Exile: John Chrysostom to Olympias the Deaconess

25 - Synaxarion of Saint Eupraxia of Tabennisi (+ 410)

25 - Saint Gregory Kallides of Herakleia (+ 1925)

25 - The Saint Who Endured Slanders

26 - Saint Paraskevi Resource Page

26 - Holy Hieromartyrs Hermolaos, Hermippos and Hermokrates of Nicomedia

26 - Saint Hermolaos, the Protector of Children

26 - Holy Martyr Oraiozele of Reuma

26 - Saint Gerontios the Athonite, Founder of the Skete of Saint Anna

26 - Saint Ioannikios the New of Romania (+ 1638)

26 - Saint Jacob Netsvetov, the Enlightener of the Peoples of Alaska

27 - Saint Panteleimon Resource Page

27 - Saint Anthousa the Confessor of Mantineou Monastery

27 - The Extraordinary Obedience of St. Anthousa the Confessor

27 - Holy New Martyr Christodoulos of Kassandra (+ 1777)

27 - Holy New Martyr Christodoulos as a Model for our Lives

28 - Holy Apostles and Deacons Prochoros, Nikanor, Timon and Parmenas of the Seventy

28 - Saint Irene Chrysovalantou Resource Page

28 - Patriarchate of Jerusalem to Officially Canonize St. John Jacob the Chozebite

28 - Synodal Act of Canonization of Saint John the New Chozebite

28 - The Incorrupt Relics of St. John the Chozebite (+ 1960)

29 - Saint Kallinikos the Martyr

29 - Holy Martyr Theodoti and her Three Children

29 - Saint Seraphima the Virgin Martyr of Antioch

29 - Saint John the Soldier of Constantinople

29 - Holy Emperor Theodosius II the Younger

29 - Saint Constantine III Leichoudes, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1063)

29 - Saint Eustathius of Mtskheta in Georgia

29 - Saint Bogolep: Child Schema-Monk of Cherny Yar

29 - Holy New Hieromartyr Bessarion, Bishop of Smolyan

30 - Homily on the Holy Apostles of the Seventy Silas, Silouan, Epainetos, Crescens and Andronikos

30 - Holy Martyr Julitta of Caesarea

30 - Holy Hieromartyr Valentine, Bishop of Interamna

31 - Saint Joseph of Arimathea

31 - Life of Saint Joseph of Arimathea

31 - Saint Eudokimos the Righteous of Cappadocia

31 - Synaxarion for the Forefeast of the Procession of the Holy Cross

31 - An Anonymous New Martyr From Crete (+ July 1811)

31 - Holy New Martyr Dionysios of Vatopaidi (+ 1822)

31 - Translation of the Sacred Relics of the Apostle Philip to Cyprus


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