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October 1, 2017

Saints and Feasts of October 1


On the first day of October Ananias was stoned.

Holy Protection of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos 
and Ever Virgin Mary at Blachernae*
 
 
Holy Apostle Ananias
 
 
Venerable Romanos the Melodist

Saint Romanos the Melodist Resource Page


Holy Venerable Martyr Michael, 
Abbot of Zobe Monastery, 
and the Thirty-Six Monks With Him

Holy Venerable Martyr Michael, Abbot of Zobe Monastery, and the Thirty-Six Monks With Him (+ c. 790)


Holy Martyr Domninos of Thessaloniki

Holy Martyr Domninos of Thessaloniki


Venerable John the Chanter, known as the Koukouzelis

Saint John Koukouzelis (+ 1360)

Saint John Koukouzelis as a Model for our Lives

Three Chanters Gifted By the Theotokos: Sts. John Koukouzelis, Gregory Domestikos and Romanos the Melodist


Venerable Gregory the Domestikos

Saint Gregory the Domestikos of Great Lavra (+ 1405)

Three Chanters Gifted By the Theotokos: Sts. John Koukouzelis, Gregory Domestikos and Romanos the Melodist


Saint Remigius, Bishop of Rheims 
and Apostle of the Franks

Saint Remigius, Bishop of Rheims and Apostle of the Franks (+ 533)


 Venerable Sava of Vishera
 
 
 
Venerable Kyriakos of Bisericani

Saint Kyriakos of Bisericani (+ 1660)


Synaxis of the Panagia Gorgoepikoos

Panagia Gorgoepikoos Resource Page


Synaxis of the Pskov-Pechersk Icon 
of the Most Holy Theotokos


Synaxis of the Pskov-Pechersk Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos

How the Prolific Serial Killer Countess Elizabeth Bathory Fits Into a Feast of the Orthodox Church

Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God of Gerbovets 

Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God of Gerbovets

 
Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God of Barsky


Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God of Kasperov
 


Transfer of the Terebovlya Icon of the 
Most Holy Mother of God from Terebovlya to Lvov
 
Commemoration of the Apparition of the Pillar with 
the Robe of the Lord Under it at Mtskheta in Georgia

Commemoration of the Apparition of the Pillar With the Robe of the Lord Under it at Mtskheta in Georgia


* On this day is also celebrated the Holy Protection of the Theotokos at Blachernae, which the Church of Greece has transferred to October 28th to coincide with the saving protection of the Mother of God celebrated by the Greeks on OHI Day. Information on this commemoration can be found under October 28th.