Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

April 08

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Herodion, Agabus, Asyncritus, Rufus, Phlegon, Hermes, and those with them.
  2. St. Celestine, pope of Rome.
  3. Martyr Pausilippus of Heraclea in Thrace.
  4. St. Niphont, Bishop of Novgorod.
  5. St. Rufus the Obedient of the Kiev Caves.
  6. New-Martyr John Naukliros ("the Skipper") in Thessaly.
  7. Iberian ("Spanish") Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos.
  8. Repose of Righteous Helen Voronova, disciple of Elder Barsanuphius of Optina (1916).




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