Sunday, August 31, 2014

Saints and Feasts of August


Martyrology of the Month of August (Fresco)

First Sunday of August - Synaxis of All Saints of the Island of Kefallonia

1 - Dormition of the Theotokos Resource Page - Beginning of the Dormition Fast

1 - Fasting Resource Page

1 - Feast of the Procession of the Venerable Wood of the Cross From August 1-14

1 - The Healing Properties of the True Cross in Constantinople

1 - Holy Cross Resource Page

1 - Synaxarion of the Holy Seven Maccabee Martyrs

1 - On Martyrdom and the Maccabees (St. Cyprian of Carthage)

1 - The Search for the Tomb of the Maccabees

1 - Saint Elesa of Kythera

1 - Saint Elesa of Kythera as a Model for our Lives

1 - Saint Anthony the New, Wonderworker of Beroia

1 - The Litany of Panagia of Tripolitsa in Tripoli

2 - Translation of the Relics of Stephen the Protomartyr

2 - St. Stephen the Protomartyr, "the Censer of Grace"

2 - St. Basil the Fool for Christ: A Russian Animation

2 - Saint Fotou the Cypriot

2 - Holy New Martyr Theodore of the Dardanelles (+ 1690)

3 - Saint Salome the Myrrhbearer

3 - Saint Salome the Myrrhbearer as a Model for our Lives

3 - Saint Olympios the Prefect and Martyr

3 - Synaxarion of Saint Theoklito the Wonderworker

3 - Saints Theodora the Wonderworker of Thessaloniki and Her Daughter Theopisti

3 - The Tomb of St. Theodora Discovered in Thessaloniki

3 - Saint Anthony the Roman of Novgorod

4 - Holy Seven Youths of Ephesus Resource Page

4 - Holy Martyr Ia of Persia

5 - Holy Martyr Eusignios the Soldier of Antioch

5 - Saint Nonna of Nazianzus, Mother of Gregory the Theologian

5 - Saint Nonna as a Model for our Lives

5 - Holy New Martyr Christos from Preveza (+ 1668)

5 - Saint Eugenios the Aitolos (+ 1682)

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

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

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

6 - Holy Transfiguration Resource Page

6 - Holy New Martyr Avvakum (+ 1628)

7 - Saint Dometios of Persia as a Model for our Lives

7 - Saint Or, the Hermit of Thebaid

7 - Saint Theodosios the New and the Healer of Argos

7 - Saint Nikanor the Wonderworker of Mount Kallistratos

7 - Zavorda Monastery in Grevena to be Rejuvenated

7 - Saint Nikanor the Wonderworker Celebrated in Grevena

7 - Saint Theodora of Sihla

7 - Saint Mikallos of Akanthou

7 - Saint Joseph the Gerontogiannis of Kapsa (+ 1874)

8 - Saint Aimilianos the Confessor, Bishop of Cyzicus

8 - Saint Aimilianos of Cyzicus as a Model for our Lives

8 - Saint Myron the Wonderworker of Crete

8 - After 16 Centuries the Relics of St. Myron are Wondrously Uncovered in Crete

8 - The Miraculous Holy Spring of Saint Myron and the Dragon

8 - Two Notable Miracles of Saint Myron the Wonderworker

8 - Holy New Martyr Triantaphyllos the Sailor of Zagora (+ 1680)

9 - Holy Apostle Matthias of the Twelve

9 - Holy Apostle Matthias as a Model for our Lives

9 - The Grave of the Apostle Matthias in Georgia

9 - How Are We To Understand the Casting of Lots in Scripture?

9 - The Finding of the Acheiropoieton Icon of Christ in Kamouliana

9 - Holy New Hieromartyr Euthymios, Metropolitan of Rhodes (+ 1529)

9 - Life of Saint Herman of Alaska (+ 1836)

9 - 40th Anniversary of Glorification of St. Herman of Alaska

9 - A Documentary on the Relics of Saint Herman of Alaska

9 - Pilgrims Celebrate St. Herman on Spruce Island

9 - St. Herman of Alaska on Love for God

9 - Derzhavin's "Ode to God" and St. Herman of Alaska

10 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyrs Lawrence, Pope Sixtus II and Hippolytus

10 - St. Lawrence the Martyr & Archdeacon of Rome (St. Leo the Great)

10 - Saint Lawrence of Rome as a Model for our Lives

10 - The Curious Sainthood of Heron the Philosopher

11 - Holy Great Martyr Euplos the Deacon of Catania

11 - Narration Concerning the Icon of Our Lord Made Without Hands and Maria the Patrician

11 - The Fourth Image of Christ Not Made By Hands (August 11)

11 - Synaxarion of Saint Nephon II, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1508)

11 - Saint Nephon II, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1508)

11 - The Great Miracle of St. Spyridon on August 11, 1716

11 - Holy New Martyrs Anastasios and Demetrios the Basketweavers (+ 1816)

12 - Saints Photios and Aniketos the Martyrs of Nicomedea

12 - The Holy Twelve Soldier Martyrs of Crete

13 - Holy Transfiguration Resource Page: Apodosis of the Transfiguration

13 - Saint Maximus the Confessor Resource Page

13 - Holy Abba Dorotheos of Gaza

13 - Abba Dorotheos of Gaza as a Model for our Lives

13 - Saint Eudocia the Empress, Wife of Emperor Theodosius the Younger

13 - Holy Empress Irene of Constantinople, Who Was Renamed Xene as a Monastic

13 - St. Maxim the Fool: "Yes, It Is Bitterly Cold, But Paradise Is Sweet!"

13 - Saint Nazarius of Valaam on the Poor and Needy

14 - Holy Prophet Micah the Morasthite

14 - Holy Prophet Micah as a Model for our Lives

14 - Saint Markellos, Bishop of Apamea

14 - Holy New Martyr Symeon the Goldsmith from Trebizond (+ 1653)

15 - Dormition of the Theotokos Resource Page

15 - Commemoration of the Miracle of the Theotokos Against the Saracens in 716 A.D.

15 - Saint Tarcisius the Acolyte

First Sunday After August 15th - Synaxis of All Saints of Lefkados

First Sunday After August 15th - The Church of Panagia Prekla in Skiathos

16 - Synaxarion for the Holy Mandylion and Holy Keramion of Edessa

16 - The Apostolic Tradition of the Holy Mandylion

16 - Saint Diomedes the Physician and Martyr of Tarsus

16 - Saint Gerasimos the New Ascetic of Kefallonia (+ 1579)

16 - 5 Miracles of Saint Gerasimos of Kefallonia

16 - St. Gerasimos of Kefallonia and the Demon Possessed

16 - The Well of Saint Gerasimos the New of Kefallonia

16 - The Cave of St. Gerasimos of Kefallonia on Mount Athos

16 - The Feast of St. Gerasimos in 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin'

16 - Saint Akakios, Bishop of Liti and Rendini (15th cent.)

16 - Two New Saints of the Orthodox Church - Akakios and Damaskinos, Bishops of Liti and Rendini

16 - Life and Veneration of Saint Stamatios of Volos (+ 1680)

16 - Holy New Martyr Apostolos the New (+ 1686)

16 - The Newly-Revealed Six Martyrs of Megara

17 - Holy Hieromartyr Myron of Cyzicus

17 - Saint Elias the New of Sicily

17 - Saint Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Near Caves

17 - Holy New Martyr Demetrios of Samarina (+ 1808)

17 - Righteous Matrona Naumovna: A Heart for the Poor

18 - Saints Floros and Lavros as Models for our Lives

18 - Saint Christodoulos the Philosopher and Islam

18 - Holy New Martyr Constantine of Kappua (+ 1610)

18 - Holy New Martyr Matthew (+ 1697)

18 - Saint Arsenios the New of Paros

18 - Saint George Appears to Saint Arsenios of Paros

18 - The Spiritual Counsels of Elder Daniel to Saint Arsenios of Paros

18 - Holy New Hieromartyr Agapios of Galatista (+ 1752)

18 - The Holy Kollyvades Agapios (+ 1844) and Porphyrios (+ 1852) the Ascetics of Santorini

18 - A Hymn to Panagia Pantanassa By Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi

19 - Saint Andrew the General and the 2,593 Soldiers Martyred With Him

19 - Saints Timothy, Thekla and Agapios of Gaza

19 - Saint Theophanes the New and Wonderworker

20 - Synaxarion for the Holy Prophet Samuel

20 - The Prophet Samuel, the Fruit of Noetic Prayer

20 - A Homily on the Blameless Prophet Samuel

20 - The Threefold Task of the Prophet Samuel

20 - The Church and Relics of the Prophet Samuel in Constantinople

20 - "The Seer: The Life of the Prophet Samuel and its Relevance Today" (New Book by Metr. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos)

20 - Saints Reginos and Orestes of Cyprus

20 - Saint Lucius the Councillor and Martyr

20 - Holy New Martyr Theocharis of Neapolis (+ 1740)

21 - Holy Martyrs Vassa and Her Three Sons Theognios, Agapios and Pistos

21 - Saint Athanasios of Lubensk and His Seated Relics

21 - Miracles of Saint Athanasios the Sitter, Patriarch of Constantinople

22 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyr Agathonikos of Nicomedia and his Companions

22 - The Finding of the Holy Skull of St. Symeon the Barefoot and Single-Tunicked

22 - Glorification of Saint Philaret of Chernigov

23 - Apodosis of the Feast of the Dormition

23 - Saint Kallinikos I, Patriarch of Constantinople (693-705)

23 - Saint Nicholas the Sicilian

23 - Saint Haralambos the Newly-Revealed of Crete (+ 1788)

23 - The Festival of Saint Agatha in Stamna of Aitolia

24 - Saint Kosmas the Aitolos Resource Page

24 - Translation of the Sacred Relic of Saint Dionysios of Zakynthos

24 - The Appearance of the Most Holy Theotokos to St. Sergius of Radonezh

24 - Saint Aristokles of Moscow (+ 1918) and His Prophecies

Last Sunday of August - Synaxis of All Evrytanian Saints

Last Sunday of August - Synaxis of the Three Saints of Ypati

25 - Synaxarion of the Return of the Relic of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew

25 - Holy Apostle Titus of the Seventy and Bishop of Crete

25 - The Church and Relics of the Apostle Titus in Heraklion, Crete

25 - Saint John of Karpathos

25 - Saint Constantia of Paphos

25 - Historical Comparisons and Fulfilled Prophecies According to Gennadios Scholarios

25 - Three Trends Before the Fall of Constantinople

25 - Papa-Foti's Vision of St. Luke the New Martyr

26 - Saints Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia and the 23 Martyrs With Them

26 - Saints Adrian and Natalia as a Model for our Lives

26 - The Mysterious Hole in the Chapel of Saint Adrian in Nafplion

26 - The Reliquary of Sts. Adrian and Natalia at the Art Institute of Chicago

26 - The Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Tithoes

26 - Saint Joasaph, King of the Indians

26 - A Note Concerning Saints Barlaam and Joasaph

26 - An 11th Cent. Georgian Hymn to Saint Joasaph

26 - The Deliverance of Moscow From the Tartars in 1395 AD

27 - The Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Poemen the Great

27 - The Venerable Abba Poemen: the Shepherd of Souls

27 - Saint Phanourios Resource Page

27 - Commemoration of the Baptism of the Ethiopian Eunuch by Saint Philip

28 - Saint Moses the Ethiopian Resource Page

28 - Righteous Hezekiah the King (+ 686 B.C.)

28 - Holy Prophetess Anna as a Model for our Lives

28 - Saint Susanna of Georgia as a Model for our Lives

28 - Saint Job of Pochaev (+ 1651)

29 - Saint John the Baptist Resource Page - Beheading of St. John the Forerunner

29 - Saints Theodora the Wonderworker of Thessaloniki and Her Daughter Theopisti

29 - Saint Arkadios, the Bishop of Arsinoe and Wonderworker

29 - The Tomb of St. Theodora Discovered in Thessaloniki

30 - Saint Phantinos the Younger of Calabria, Wonderworker of Thessaloniki

30 - The Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Sarmatas

30 - The Noble Suicide of Saint Philonides of Kourion

30 - Saint Alexander of Svir and His Monastery in Russia

30 - The Incorrupt Relics of St. Alexander of Svir (video)

30 - Saint Vryaini and Her Unique Chapel in Cyprus

31 - Holy Zoni (Girdle) of the Theotokos Resource Page

31 - Commemoration of the Restoration of the Church of the Theotokos in Neorion

31 - Synaxis of Panagia Lykourisiotissa in Skoutera of Agrinio

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