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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Saints and Feasts of October 1


On the first day of October Ananias was stoned.

Holy Apostle Ananias

Holy Apostle Ananias of Damascus


Holy Protection of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos 
and Ever Virgin Mary at Blachernae*


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)


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


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.



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