Thursday, May 17, 2018

Saints and Feasts of May 17


On the seventeenth Junia and Andronikos died.

Holy Apostles Andronikos and Junia

Holy Apostles Andronikos and Junia of the Seventy


Holy Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamir and Pamphylon

Synaxarion of the Holy Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamir and Pamphylon


Venerable Nektarios and Theophanes, 
Founders of Barlaam Monastery at Meteora

Saints Nektarios and Theophanes, Founders of Barlaam Monastery at Meteora


Holy New Martyr Nicholas Basdanis of Metsovo

Holy New Martyr Nicholas Basdanis of Metsovo (+ 1617)

Discovery of the Skull of Saint Nicholas of Metsovo


Saint Athanasios the New, 
the Wonderworking Archbishop of Christianopolis

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


Holy New Martyrs of Batak

The New Martyrs of Batak: Sparks Amidst the Gloom


Commemoration of the Fall and Burning 
of Jerusalem by the Persians

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


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