Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

April 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Hieromartyr Simeon, Bishop in Persia, and those with him: Martyrs Abdechalas and Ananias, presbyters, Usthazanes, Fusicus (Pusicius), Ascitrea, and Azat the eunuch.
  2. Martyr Adrian of Corinth.
  3. St. Acacius, Bishop of Melitene.
  4. St. Zosimas, abbot of Solovki.
  5. St. Agapitus, pope of Rome.
  6. Opening of the Relics of St. Alexander, abbot of Svir.
  7. St. Macarius of Corinth.
  8. Repose of Blessed Paisius, fool-for-Christ of the Kiev Caves (1893).




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