Thursday, August 16, 2018

Saints and Feasts of August 16

On the sixteenth the corpse of Diomedes was beheaded.

Holy Martyr Diomedes

Saint Diomedes the Physician and Martyr of Tarsus

Venerable Chaeremon

Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Chaeremon of Scetis

Commemoration of the Entrance of the 
Acheiropoieton Image of the Lord 
into the Queen City from Edessa

Synaxarion for the Holy Mandylion and Holy Keramion of Edessa

The Apostolic Tradition of the Holy Mandylion

A Canticle of Mar Jacob of Serugh on Edessa

A Tenth Century Icon of the Holy Mandylion from Sinai

A Weeping Icon of the Holy Mandylion in Patmos

Images of Christ Not Made With Hands Resource Page

Commemoration of the Earthquake

Commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople on August 16, 542

Saint Akakios, Bishop of Liti and Rendini

Saint Akakios, Bishop of Liti and Rendini (15th cent.)

Two New Saints of the Orthodox Church - Akakios and Damaskinos, Bishops of Liti and Rendini

Venerable Gerasimos the New Ascetic of Kefallonia

Saint Gerasimos of Kefallonia Resource Page

Saint Timothy, Bishop of Euripos 
and Founder of Penteli Monastery

Saint Timothy the Bishop of Euripos and Founder of Penteli Monastery (+ 1590)

The Cave of Saint Timothy in Kea

Holy New Martyr Stamatios of Volos

Life and Veneration of Saint Stamatios of Volos (+ 1680)

Holy New Martyr Apostolos the New

Holy New Martyr Apostolos the New (+ 1686)

Holy New Martyrs Constantine the Prince, 
with his sons Constantine, Stefan, Radu, Matei, 
and the counselor Ianache

Saint Constantine Brancoveanu, Prince of Wallachia (+ 1714)

Finding of the Honorable Relics of Saints Seraphim, 
Dorotheos, Iakovos, Demetrios, Basil 
and Saranti in Megara

The Newly-Revealed Six Martyrs of Megara

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