Monday, February 2, 2015

Saints and Feasts of February


1 - Saint Tryphon the Wonderworker Resource Page

1 - Sts. Perpetua, Felicitas and Those With Them

1 - Saint Brigid (Bridget) of Ireland

1 - Skull of St. Bridget Probably Not Authentic

1 - The Newly-Revealed Four Martyrs of Megara

1 - Saint Peter the Galatian

1 - Saint Basil of Thessaloniki

1 - Holy New Martyr Anastasios of Nauplion (+ 1655)

2 and 3 - Reception of Christ Resource Page

2 - Synaxis of Panagia Koutsouriotissa in Erateini, Phocis

Sunday After February 2nd - Saints Emmelia, Nonna and Anthousa - Mothers of the Three Hierarchs

3 - Holy Prophet Azariah as a Model for our Lives

3 - Saint Savvas the Spiritual Father of Ioannina (+ 1505)

3 - The Missionary Example of Saint Nicholas of Japan

4 - Synaxarion of Saint Isidore of Pelusium

4 - Saint Isidore of Pelusium: Life and Writings

4 - Saint Isidore of Pelusium as a Model for our Lives

4 - St. Isidore of Pelusium On Passages From the Gospel of Matthew 24-26

4 - Saint Nicholas the Studite and Confessor (+ 868)

4 - St. Nicholas the Studite and the Uspensky Gospel Book

4 - Hieromartyr Abramios, Bishop of Arbel in Persia

4 - Saint Cyril of New Lake

4 - Saint Joseph the New Martyr of Aleppo

5 - Synaxarion of Saint Agatha the Martyr

5 - The Life and Veneration of the Holy Virgin Martyr Agatha

5 - Saint Agatha the Virgin Martyr

5 - The Festival of Saint Agatha in Stamna of Aitolia

5 - Saint Theodosius the Ascetic of Antioch

5 - Saint Savvas the Younger of Sicily (+ 995)

5 - The Divnogorsk-Sicilian Icon of the Mother of God

6 - Saint Boukolos, First Bishop of Smyrna

6 - The Story Behind the Restoration of the Church of Saint Boukolos in Smyrna

6 - Saint Boukolos Church In Izmir (Smyrna) To Become Museum

6 - First Divine Liturgy Since 1922 Takes Place in the Last Surviving Orthodox Church in Smyrna

6 - Holy Martyr Julian of Emesa

6 - Bones of St. Julian of Emesa Found in Ruins of Monastery Destroyed By ISIS

6 - Saint James the Ascetic of Cyrus

6 - Saints Barsanuphios the Great and John the Prophet

6 - Saints Barsanuphios and John as Models for our Lives

6 - Counsels of Sts. Barsanuphios the Great and John the Prophet

6 - Saint Photios the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople

6 - Saint Photios the Great as a Model for our Lives

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (1 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (2 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (3 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (4 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (5 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (6 of 7)

6 - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (7 of 7)

6 - Two Monasteries Associated With St. Photios Recently Discovered

6 - Critique of Francis Dvornik's "The Photian Schism"

Second Sunday of February - An Official Recognition of the 8th and 9th Ecumenical Synods

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (1 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (2 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (3 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (4 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (5 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (6 of 7)

Second Sunday of February - Photios the Great and the Eighth Ecumenical Synod (7 of 7)

7 - Saint Parthenios of Lampsakos: Life and Miracles

7 - Saint Parthenios of Lampsakos as a Model for our Lives

7 - Saint Luke of Mount Steirion as a Model for our Lives

7 - The Childhood Fasting of Hosios Loukas

7 - Saint George the New Martyr of Alikianos, Crete (+ 1867)

8 - Synaxarion of the Holy Prophet Zechariah the Sickle-Seer

8 - Prophet Zechariah the Sickle-Seer

8 - Discovery of the Relics of Zechariah the Prophet

8 - 1,500-year-old Church Found In Israel

8 - Holy Theodoroi Resource Page (Theodore the Stratelates and Theodore the Tiro)

9 - Holy Martyr Nikephoros of Antioch

9 - St. John Climacus on the Remembrance of Wrongs

9 - Holy Hieromartyrs Markellos of Sicily, Philagrios of Cyprus and Pankratios of Taormina

9 - Hieromartyr Pankratios, Bishop of Taormina

9 - Saint Romanos of Cilicia the Wonderworker

9 - Saint Peter of Damascus and His Feast On February 9

10 - Saint Haralambos Resource Page

10 - Saint Zeno the Letter Carrier of Ceasarea

10 - Saint Zeno the Letter Carrier as a Model for our Lives

10 - Anastasios "of Constantinople": An Iconoclast Saint?

10 - The Theotokos Areovindos (Fire-Appearing)

11 - Holy Hieromartyr Blaise, Bishop of Sebaste, and Those With Him

11 - The Holy Monastery of Saint Vlasios in Trikala, Corinth

11 - Saint Theodora the Empress of the Romans, Who Restored Orthodoxy (+ 867)

11 - Saint Theodora the Empress (+ 867)

11 - The "Beautiful Dolls" of St. Theodora the Empress

11 - The Banquet of Empress Theodora on the First Sunday of Orthodoxy

11 - The Sacred Relic and Shrine of Saint Theodora the Empress in Kerkyra

11 - Empress Theodora's Codex - Minuscule 565

11 - Holy Newly-Revealed Hieromartyr Vlasios of Akarnania

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

12 - Saint Meletius, Archbishop of Antioch

12 - Saint Meletios of Antioch as a Model for our Lives

12 - Saint Meletios of Lardos, Founder of Ypseni Monastery

12 - Saint Mary of Alexandria, Also Known As Marinos

12 - Holy New Martyr Christos the Gardener (+ 1748)

13 - Saints Priscilla and Aquila as Models for our Lives

13 - Saint Martinian With Zoe and Photini

13 - Saint Eulogios, Archbishop of Alexandria (+ 607)

13 - Saint Symeon the Myrrhgusher of Serbia

13 - Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) is Canonized

14 - Saint Maron of Cyrus

14 - Saint Abraham, Bishop of Carrhae

14 - Saint Philemon, Bishop of Gaza

14 - Holy New Martyr Damian the New (+ 1568)

14 - 12 Greeks Who Built the Dormition Cathedral in the Kiev Caves

14 - Holy Newly-Revealed New Martyr Nicholas of Ichthys, Corinth

14 - The Orthodox Saint Valentine

14 - The Dark Origins of Valentine's Day

14 - St. Valentine's Day In Russia and Bulgaria

14 - South Russian Region Seeks To End Valentine's Day and Halloween

15 - Holy Apostle Onesimus as a Model for our Lives

15 - Slavery and Saint Onesimus

15 - Saint Eusebius the Hermit of Asikha

15 - Holy New Martyr John the Koulakiotis (+ 1776)

15 - Saint Anthimos of Chios (+ 1960)

15 - Spiritual Counsels of Saint Anthimos of Chios

15 - An Eye-Witness Account of Miracles by St. Anthimos of Chios

15 - An Annual Miracle of Saint Anthimos of Chios on his Feast Day

16 - Saint Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople (Reflection and Hymn of Praise)

16 - Saint Flavian and the Triumph of Orthodoxy in the Fifth Century

16 - Saint Maruthas of Martyropolis and the Holy Martyrs of Persia Who Rest There

16 - Saint Romanos the New Martyr of Karpenesion (+ 1694)

17 - Holy Theodoroi Resource Page (Theodore the Stratelates and Theodore the Tiro)

17 - Saints Menas the Kallikelados, Hermogenes and Eugraphos

17 - Saint Pulcheria, Empress of the Romans

17 - Holy New Martyr Theodore of Byzantium (+ 1795)

17 - St. Theodore of Byzantium and the Miraculous Deliverance of Mytilene from the Plague in 1832

17 - Icon of the Mother of God "Tikhvin" on Mount Athos

17 - Russian Cartoon About the Tikhvin Mother of God Icon

18 - Synaxarion of our Holy Father Leo, Pope of Rome

18 - Saint Leo I, Pope of Rome

19 - Saints Eugenios and Makarios the Confessors

19 - Saint Conon the Baptizer

19 - Saint Philothei the Athenian as a Model for our Lives

19 - The Philanthropy of Saint Philothei the Athenian

19 - The House of Saint Philothei

20 - The Life and Sayings of Venerable Abba Bessarion of Egypt

20 - Saint Agathon, Pope of Rome (+ 681)

20 - 34 Holy Martyrs of Valaam Monastery

21 - Saint Timothy of the Monastery of Symboloi

22 - Finding of the Relics of Apostles and Martyrs at Evgenios in Constantinople

22 - Saints Thalassios and Limnaios of Syria

22 - Saint Varadatos of Antioch

22 - Nine Righteous Children Martyrs of Kola

23 - Saint Polycarp of Smyrna Resource Page

23 - Saint Gorgonia, Sister of Saint Gregory the Theologian

23 - Saint John the Theristis (Harvester) of Calabria

23 - Saint Damian the Myrrhgusher of Esphigmenou (+ 1280)

24 - The First and Second Finding of the Honorable Head of John the Forerunner

24 - 1st and 2nd Finding of the Head of John the Baptist

24 - Saint John the Baptist Resource Page

25 - Synaxarion of Saint Tarasios, Patriarch of Constantinople

25 - Saint Tarasios, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 806)

25 - Saint Tarasios and the Death of Emperor Leo V

25 - Saint Tarasios and the Asylum Seeker at Hagia Sophia

25 - Saint Tarasios and the Importance of Depicting the Martyrs in Churches

25 - Saint Tarasios and Women Who Suffered With Hemorrhaging

25 - Saint Alexander the Roman, Who Was Martyred in Drizipara of Thrace

25 - Saint Reginos the Hieromartyr and Wonderworking Patron of Skopelos

26 - Synaxarion of Saint Photini the Samaritan Woman and Those Martyred With Her

26 - Saint Photini, the Chosen Evangelist

26 - The Woman At the Well (video)

26 - The Strange Church of St. Photini in Mantinea

26 - Clean Water in Boston and the Samaritan Woman

26 - The Holy Water of Saint Photida and the Faith of the Turkish Aga

26 - Saint Porphyrios, Bishop of Gaza

26 - Saint Porphyrios of Gaza and the World of Late Antiquity

26 - The Miraculous Healing of St. Porphyrios of Gaza by the Thief on the Cross

26 - Holy New Martyr John Kalphes (+ 1575)

27 - The Baptism and Martyrdom of the Comedic Actor Saint Gelasios

27 - Saint Thalelaios the Cilician

27 - The Novel Ascetic Feat of Saint Thalelaios the Cilician

27 - Saints Asklepios and James, Hermits of Syria

27 - Holy New Martyr Elias of Trebizond (+ 1749)

28 - Saints Marana and Kyra, Two Female Ascetics of Syria

28 - Saint Kyranna the New Martyr (+ 1751)

28 - Holy New Martyr Kyranna as a Model for our Lives

28 - The Recent Discovery of the Relics of Saint Kyranna the New Martyr of Ossa

28 - Photos: The Church Where the Relics of St. Kyranna Were Discovered

28 - The Translation of the Relics of St. Kyranna

28 - St. Nicholas of Pskov: "You Feed on Men's Flesh and Blood"

29 - Synaxarion of Saint John Cassian the Roman

29 - Saint John Cassian the Roman as a Model for our Lives

29 - The Cave of Saint John Cassian in Romania

29 - The Relics of Saint John Cassian in Marseilles

29 - The Legacy of John Cassian in East and West

29 - John Cassian, Vincent of Lerins and Faustus of Riez Were Not Semi-Pelagians

29 - A Miracle of St. John Cassian in 1974 in Nicosia, Cyprus

29 - When St. John Cassian Visited Elder Gelasios

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