Thursday, May 14, 2015

Saints and Feasts of May


First Saturday of May - Saint Gervasios of Gomati, the Athonite and Fool for Christ

First Saturday of May - Saint George of Gomati (+ 1845)

First Sunday of May - The Holy Six Virgin Martyrs of Geroplatonos of Halkidiki in 1854

First Sunday of May - Synaxis of All Saints of Gortyna and Arkadia in Crete

1 - Holy Prophet Jeremiah as a Model for our Lives

1 - The Love of the Prophet Jeremiah After Death

1 - Holy Martyr Philosophos of Alexandria

1 - Saint Bata the Persian as a Model for our Lives

1 - Saint Panaretos of Paphos as a Model for our Lives

1 - Saint Clement the Stylite of Mount Sagmata (+ 1111)

1 - Saint Symeon of Trier, known as the Five-Tongued (+ 1035)

1 - Venerable New Martyrs Akakios of Neochorion, Euthymios of Peloponnesos and Ignatios the New

1 - Saint Nikephoros of Chios (+ 1821)

1 - Holy New Martyr Maria Methymopoula (+ 1826)

1 - Commemoration of the Dreadful Earthquake at the Sinai Monastery on May 1, 1212

2 - Saint Athanasius the Great Resource Page

2 - Saints Hesperus, Zoe, Kyriakos and Theodoulos as Models for our Lives

2 - Holy Prince Boris-Michael, Enlightener of Bulgaria (+ 907)

2 - Saint Athanasios of Lubensk and His Seated Relics

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

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

2 - Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow

2 - Ecumenical Patriarch Venerates Saint Matrona the Blind of Moscow

3 - Saints Timothy and Mavra Resource Page

3 - Saint Xenia of Kalamata, the Newly Revealed Martyr

3 - Miracles of Saint Xenia of Kalamata

3 - A Suffering Woman Who Visited A Psychic: An Astonishing Correspondence

3 - Synaxarion of Saint Peter the Wonderworker of Argos

3 - Saint Peter the Wonderworker of Argos

3 - The Glorification of Saint Irodion of Lainici (+ 1900)

4 - Holy Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus

4 - Saint Monica, Mother of Blessed Augustine

4 - Saint Nikephoros, Abbot and Founder of Medikion Monastery (+ 813)

4 - Saint Nikephoros the Monk, also known as the Hesychast

4 - Saint Mary Magdalene Resource Page

4 - Holy New Martyr Archpriest Vasily Martysz (+ 1945)

5 - Synaxarion of the Holy Great Martyr Irene

5 - Saint Irene the Great Martyr as a Model for our Lives

5 - The Skull of St. Irene the Great Martyr in Patras

5 - The Holy Monastery of Saint Irene in Apoikia on the Island of Andros

5 - Saint Ephraim of Nea Makri Resource Page

5 - The Consecration of the Church of the Most Holy Theotokos in Kyrou

6 - Prophet Job Resource Page

6 - Saint Seraphim the Struggler of Mount Domvu (+ 1602)

6 - Saint Seraphim of Livadeia as a Model for our Lives

6 - Saint Sophia of Kleisoura Resource Page

7 - The Cross That Appeared in the Sky Over Jerusalem in 351 A.D.

7 - What Will Be the Sign of the Son of Man in the Heavens Before His Coming?

7 - Saint Nilus the Myrrhgusher Resource Page

7 - Holy New Martyr Pachomios (+ 1730)

7 - Saint Alexis Toth of Wilkes-Barre

7 - Saint Alexis Feast Day In Wilkes-Barre

7 - The Zhirovits Icon of the Mother of God

8 - Saint John the Theologian Resource Page

8 - Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Arsenios the Great (+ 449)

8 - Saint Arsenios the Great as a Model for our Lives

8 - Saint Arsenios Varnakovites, Founder of Varnakova Monastery (+ 1111)

8 - The Great Miracle of Panagia of Kassopitra in Kerkyra in 1530

9 - Synaxarion of the Holy Prophet Isaiah

9 - The Prophet Isaiah as an Evangelist of the Gospel (St. Isidore of Seville)

9 - The Authorship of the Book of Isaiah

9 - Saint Christopher the Great Martyr Resource Page

9 - Saint Nicholas of Vounenis Resource Page

9 - Holy Martyrs Gordianus and Epimachus

9 - The Healing of St. Stefan of Decani by St. Nicholas

9 - The New Martyrs of Novo Selo Holy Trinity Monastery in Apriltsi (+ 1876)

10 - Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot

10 - Synaxarion of the Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot

10 - Saint Simon the Zealot and Apostle of Georgia

10 - Saint Lawrence of Great Lavra, Founder of Saint Lawrence Monastery in Pelion

10 - Saint Isidora the Fool For Christ

11 - Synaxarion of the Holy Hieromartyr Mokios

11 - Saints Cyril and Methodios, Enlighteners of the Slavs

11 - Who Sent Cyril And Methodius Into Central Europe?

11 - The Veneration of Saints Cyril and Methodios in Greece

11 - Unveiling of the Monument to Sts. Cyril and Methodios in Thessaloniki

11 - Synaxarion for the Dedication of Constantinople

11 - The Founding of Constantinople (May 11, 330)

11 - Constantine and the Founding of Constantinople

11 - The Different Names of Constantinople (Istanbul)

11 - Holy New Martyr Argyrios of Epanomi (+ 1806)

12 - Saint Epiphanios of Salamis Resource Page

12 - Synaxarion of Saint Germanos the Patriarch of Constantinople

12 - Saint Germanos, Patriarch of Constantinople, and the Wonderworking Icon of Lydda

12 - Saint Theodore Who Lived in Asceticism in Kythera (+ 922)

12 - Holy New Martyr John of Serres (+ c. 1480)

12 - Holy New Martyr John the Wallachian (+ 1662)

12 - Saint Leo of Methoni

13 - Saint Glykeria the Great Martyr from Trajanopolis

13 - Saint Glykeria as a Model for our Lives

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

13 - Synaxarion of Saint Pausikakos the Bishop of Synnada

13 - Saint Euthymios the New, Founder of Iveron Monastery (+ 1028)

13 - Holy Martyrs of Iveron Monastery Massacred by the Latins

13 - Saint Glykeria of Novgorod (+ 1522)

14 - Saint Isidore the Martyr of Chios

14 - Saint Isidore of Chios as a Model for our Lives

14 - The Beautiful Chapel of Saint Isidore in Leros

14 - Hieromartyr Therapon the Bishop of Cyprus

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

14 - When St. Leontios of Jerusalem Gained the Respect of Pirates

14 - Saint Isidore of Rostov the Fool For Christ

15 - Saint Pachomios the Great Resource Page

15 - Life and Miracles of Saint Barbaros the Myrrhgusher

15 - Saint Barbaros the Myrrhgusher and Wonderworker

15 - Saint Achillios of Larissa, the Ecumenical Father

15 - Saint Achillios Church in Arilje, Serbia

15 - Saint Andrew the Hermit and Wonderworker

15 - Saint Kali the Philanthropist

15 - Saint Panegyrios the Wonderworker

15 - Holy Tsarevich Demetrius of Moscow (+ 1591)

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

16 - Saint Theodore the Sanctified

16 - Saint Nicholas I Mystikos, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 925)

16 - Saint Musa of Rome

16 - Saint Brendan the Anchorite, also known as the Navigator or Voyager (+ c. 577)

16 - Holy Fathers Slain at the Monastery of Saint Savvas in 614 A.D.

16 - Holy New Martyr Vukasin of Klepci (+ 1943)

16 - Saint Makarios Notaras, the Wonderworker of Myloi in Samos

17 - Holy Apostles Andronikos and Junia of the Seventy

17 - Synaxarion of the Holy Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamir and Pamphylon

17 - Saints Nektarios and Theophanes, Founders of Barlaam Monastery at Meteora

17 - Holy New Martyr Nicholas Basdanis of Metsovo (+ 1617)

17 - Discovery of the Skull of Saint Nicholas of Metsovo

17 - Saint Athanasios the New, Archbishop of Christianopolis (+ c. 1707)

17 - The New Martyrs of Batak: Sparks Amidst the Gloom

17 - Commemoration of the Capture of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614 A.D.

18 - Holy Martyrs Peter, Dionysios, Andrew, Paul, Christina, Herakleios, Paulinos and Venedimos

18 - Holy Martyr Theodotos and the Holy Seven Virgin Martyrs of Ancyra With Him

18 - Saint Stephen I, Patriarch of Constantinople

18 - Commemoration of All Orthodox Martyrs Under the Arian Emperor Valens

19 - Saints Julian and Julias the Missionaries from Aegina

19 - Synaxarion of Saint Memnon the Wonderworker

19 - Holy Martyr Theotimi

19 - Saint Nina of Georgia Resource Page

19 - The 13 Holy Martyrs of Kantara in Cyprus: Defenders of Leavened Bread in the Eucharist

19 - Holy New Martyr John the Dragatis, nicknamed "Arnaoutoyiannis" (+ 1845)

19 - New Hieromartyr John Karastamatis of Santa Cruz

19 - Miracles of Father John Karastamatis of Santa Cruz

19 - Parole Hearing of Fr. John Karastamatis

19 - Fr. John Karastamatis' Murderer Denied Parole

19 - Pontian Genocide Resource Page

20 - Saint Thalelaeos and his Veneration on the Island of Naxos

20 - Saint Lydia of Philippi, the Equal to the Apostles

20 - Saint Lydia of Philippi as a Model for our Lives

20 - The Baptistery of Saint Lydia Near Philippi (video)

20 - Ten Albanians Baptized Where Saint Lydia Was Baptized

20 - Saint Nicholas of Myra Resource Page - Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas from Myra to Bari

20 - Saints Zabulon and Susanna, Parents of Saint Nina of Georgia

20 - Saint David of Gareji and His Monastery

21 - Saint Constantine the Great Resource Page

21 - Saint Hospitius the Recluse (+ 581)

22 - Commemoration of the Second Ecumenical Synod in 381

22 - Holy Martyrs Castus and Aimilius of Carthage

22 - Saint Sophia the Martyr and Physician

22 - Saint Kali the Philanthropist

22 - Holy New Martyr Paul of Peloponnesos (+ 1818)

23 - Holy Myrrhbearer Mary, Wife of Cleopas

23 - Holy Prophet Manaen

23 - Holy Martyrs Donatian and Rogatian of Nantes

23 - Saint Joachim the Papoulakis Resource Page

23 - The Translation of the Holy Relics of Saint Joachim of Ithaca

23 - Synaxis of All Saints of Rostov and Yaroslav

24 - Synaxarion of Saint Symeon of the Wondrous Mountain

24 - Saint Symeon of the Wondrous Mountain (+ 596)

24 - Monastery of St. Symeon the Stylite the Younger

24 - Five Prayers Against Shameless Thoughts By St. Symeon of the Wondrous Mountain

24 - Saint Nikita the Stylite and Wonderworker (+ 1186)

24 - Saint Kyriakos of Evrychou the Wonderworker

24 - Saint Vincent of Lerins (+ 445)

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

Last Sunday of May - The Finding of the Holy Icon of St. Demetrios In Syros

25 - Saint John the Baptist Resource Page - Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner

25 - Saint Zenobius, First Bishop of Florence

26 - Holy Apostle Carpos of the Seventy

26 - The Vision of the Apostle Carpos of the Seventy

26 - Holy Apostle Alphaeus of the Seventy with his son Abercius and daughter Helen

26 - Saint Synesios of Karpasia in Cyprus

26 - Saint Augustine, Archbishop of Canterbury (+ 604)

26 - Holy New Martyr Alexander the Dervish from Thessaloniki (+ 1794)

27 - Saint John the Russian Resource Page

28 - Saint Andrew the Fool for Christ as a Model for our Lives

28 - St. Nikodemos on the Prophecies of St. Andrew the Fool for Christ

28 - Holy New Martyr Mitros of Peloponnesos (+ 1794)

29 - Saint Theodosia the Virgin Martyr of Tyre

29 - Saint Theodosia the Venerable Martyr of Constantinople

29 - The Monastery of Saint Theodosia In Constantinople

29 - The Icon of Christ At the Chalke Gate

29 - The Holy Ajarian Martyrs of Georgia

29 - Saint Ypomoni - Empress of the Romans (+ 1450)

29 - Saint Ypomoni as a Model for our Lives

29 - The Fall of Constantinople in 1453

29 - Three Trends Before the Fall of Constantinople

29 - The Eve of the Fall of Constantinople

29 - The Funeral Oration of the Roman Empire Delivered on May 28, 1453

29 - A Hymn For the Fall of Constantinople

29 - Steven Runciman and the Fall of Constantinople

29 - Why Constantinople Fell

29 - "The City Has Fallen", But It Also Lives (1 of 3)

29 - "The City Has Fallen", But It Also Lives (2 of 3)

29 - "The City Has Fallen", But It Also Lives (3 of 3)

29 - Europe and the Fall of Constantinople

29 - The Roman Chain of the Golden Horn

29 - Documentary: The Siege of Constantinople

29 - Documentary: 1453 - The Fall of Constantinople

29 - The 700 Club Features the Fall of Constantinople

29 - Documentary: The Fall of an Empire - The Lesson of Byzantium

29 - The Walls of Constantinople Still Stand

29 - The Iconography of the Fall of Constantinople (video)

29 - Turks Celebrate the Conquest of Constantinople

29 - Irene Pappas Sings Inside Hagia Sophia to the Theotokos

29 - When Turks and Greeks Sing Together

30 - Saint Emmelia as a Model for our Lives

31 - Holy Five Martyrs of Ascalon

31 - Holy New Hieromartyr Philosophus and His Sons Boris and Nicholas (+ 1918)

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