Thursday, April 2, 2015

Saints and Feasts of April


1 - Saint Mary of Egypt Resource Page

1 - Synaxarion of Saint Makarios the Confessor, Abbot of Pelekete

1 - Saint Eulogius the Prophet and Fool for Christ

1 - Saint Barsanuphius of Optina (+ 1913)

2 - Saints Amphianos & Aedesios the Martyrs of Lycia

2 - Saint Titus the Wonderworker

3 - Saint Niketas the Confessor, Abbot of Medikion (+ 824)

3 - Saint Niketas the Confessor as a Model for our Lives

3 - Synaxarion of Saint Joseph the Hymnographer

3 - Saint Joseph the Hymnographer (+ 886)

3 - Saint Joseph the Hymnographer as a Model for our Lives

3 - Holy New Martyr Paul the Russian and Freedman (+ 1683)

4 - Saint George of Mount Maleon in Peloponnesos

4 - Holy Martyrs Theodoulos and Agathopodas of Thessaloniki

4 - Holy Martyrs Pherbutha, her Widowed Sister and her Servant of Persia

4 - Saint Zosimas of Palestine, Who Encountered Saint Mary of Egypt in the Wilderness

4 - Saint Isidore, Bishop of Seville (+ 636)

4 - Saint Joseph the Much-Ailing of the Kiev Caves Lavra

4 - Saint Theonas, Archbishop of Thessaloniki (+ 1541)

5 - Holy Martyrs Victorinus, Victor, Nikephoros, Claudius, Diodoros, Sarapinos and Pappias of Corinth

5 - Holy Five Maidens of Lesvos

5 - Holy New Martyr Argyre of Proussa, Patron Saint of Marriage (+ 1725)

5 - Holy New Martyr George of Ephesus (+ 1801)

5 - The Paschal Martyrdom of Neomartyr Panagiotis (+ 1820)

6 - Saint Eutychios, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 582)

6 - St. Eutychios and the Condemnation of Heretics After Death

6 - Saint Gregory of Sinai Resource Page

6 - Holy Two Martyrs of Ascalon

6 - Holy 120 Martyrs of Persia

6 - Saint Platonida of Nisibis in Syria

7 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyr Kalliopios (who was crucified on Great Friday)

7 - Holy Martyrs Rufinus the Deacon, Aquilina and 200 Soldiers of Sinope

7 - Saint George, Bishop of Mytilene (+ 821)

7 - Saint Gerasimos of Byzantium (+ 1770)

7 - Saint Savvas of Kalymnos Resource Page

8 - Holy Apostles Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon and Hermes of the Seventy

8 - Saint Celestine I, Pope of Rome (+ 432)

8 - Holy New Martyr John the Naukleros (+ 1669)

9 - Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Resource Page

10 - Holy Hieromartyr Gregory V, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1821)

10 - Hieromartyr Gregory V, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 1821)

10 - What Did Patriarch Bartholomew Ask For at the Martyrdom Site of His Predecessor Patriarch Gregory V?

11 - Saint Antipas of Pergamum: A Martyr of the Apocalypse

11 - Saint Antipas as a Model for our Lives

11 - The Relics of Saint Antipas, the Martyr of Revelation 2:13

12 - Saint Neophytos the Recluse of Cyprus (+ 1219)

12 - Saint Neophytos the Recluse as a Model for our Lives

12 - Why St. Neophytos the Recluse Wrote His "Hexaemeron" ("Six-Days of Creation")

12 - Writings of Saint Neophytos Presented At Conference

12 - Saint Akakios the New of Kavsokalyva (+ 1730)

12 - Sayings of Saint Akakios the New of Kavsokalyva

12 - The Visitation of St. Maximos Kavsokalyvites to St. Akakios the New

12 - The Glorious Vision to Saint Akakios of the Holy New Martyr Romanos

12 - Saint Isaac the Syrian, Who Lived in Asceticism in Spoleto, Italy

13 - Saint Martin the Confessor, Pope of Rome (+ 655)

14 - Saint Thomais the Martyr of Alexandria

14 - Holy Martyr Thomais as a Model for our Lives

14 - Saint Ardalion the Mime as a Model for our Lives

14 - Saints Anthony, John, and Eustathius of Lithuania

14 - Holy New Martyr Demetrios of Peloponnesos (+ 1803)

15 - Holy Martyrs Anastasia and Vasilissa of Rome

15 - Saint Crescens Served God In Both Body and Soul

16 - Newly-Revealed Martyrs Leonidas and His Companions

16 - Holy New Martyr Christopher of Dionysiou (+ 1818)

16 - Weeping Icon of the Mother of God 'Ilyin Chernigov'

17 - St. Makarios of Corinth: Author of the Philokalic Revival

17 - Saint Makarios Notaras and Patmos

17 - Four Astonishing Miracles of Saint Makarios Notaras of Corinth

18 - Saint Athanasia of Aegina the Wonderworker

18 - New Martyr John the New of Ioannina (+ 1546)

18 - Saint John of Ioannina as a Model for our Lives

18 - Saint Tounom the Emir (+ 1579)

18 - Saint Cyril VI, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ April 18, 1821)

18 - Three Recent Miracles of Saint Cyril VI, Patriarch of Constantinople

19 - Saint Paphnutios of Jerusalem as a Model for our Lives

19 - Holy New Martyr Agathangelos of Esphigmenou (+ 1819)

19 - Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow (+ 1952)

19 - Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow

19 - Ecumenical Patriarch Venerates Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow

20 - Saint Zacchaeus the Apostle as a Model for our Lives

20 - Today Is Salvation Come to Thy House

20 - The Sycamore Tree of Zacchaeus in Jericho

20 - Russians Save Zacchaeus' Sycamore Tree

20 - Saint Theodore the Trichinas ("Hair-Shirt Wearer")

20 - Saint John of Old Lavra

20 - Child Martyr Gabriel of Zabludov, Poland (+ 1690)

21 - Saint Januarius as a Model for our Lives

21 - Saint Alexandra the Empress of Rome, Wife of Emperor Diocletian

21 - Saint Anastasios of Sinai

22 - Saint Theodore the Sykeote, Bishop of Anastasiopolis

22 - Saint Ananias of Malles, Crete (+ 1907)

22 - The Amazing Miracles of Saint Ananias of Malles, Crete

22 - New Hieromartyr Sabbas, Who Was Skinned Alive By the Ustashi (+ 1941)

22 - Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac Concentration Camp

23 - Saint George Resource Page

23 - Saints Gerontios and Polychronia, Parents of Saint George

23 - Saint Glykerios the Farmer of Nicomedia

23 - Holy New Martyr Lazarus the Shepherd of Bulgaria (+ 1802)

24 - Saint Elizabeth the Wonderworker of Constantinople

24 - Holy New Martyr Doukas the Tailor from Mytilene (+ 1564)

24 - Saint Sava Brancovici, Metropolitan of Transylvania (+ 1683)

25 - Saint Mark the Evangelist as a Model for our Lives

26 - Saint Joannicius of Devic

27 - Saint Symeon the Brother of God as a Model for our Lives

27 - Saint Symeon the Martyr, Bishop of Jerusalem

28 - Holy Nine Martyrs of Kyzikos

28 - Narration of the Miracle that Took Place in Carthage of Africa

29 - Saints Jason and Sosipater the Apostles

29 - Holy Apostles Jason and Sosipater as Models for our Lives

29 - Saint Kerkyra as a Model for our Lives

29 - Saint Basil of Ostrog

29 - St. Basil of Ostrog and U.S. Senator Bill Barr

29 - Saint Nektary of Optina and the Uncreated Light

29 - Saint Nektary of Optina and the Arts

30 - Holy Apostle James, the Son of Zebedee

30 - New Martyr Argyre of Proussa, Patron Saint of Marriage (+ 1725)

30 - April 30, 311: Emperor Galerius Issues Edict of Toleration

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