Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

April 21

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Hieromartyr Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Festus, Proculus, and Sosius deacons; Desiderius, reader; and Eutychius and Acutius, laymen; at Pozzuoli.
  2. Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius.
  3. Martyr Alexandra the Empress (same as April 23).
  4. Martyrs Isaacius, Apollo, and Codratus of Nicomedia.
  5. St. Maximian, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  6. St. Niphont, Bishop of Novgorod (Kiev Caves).
  7. Repose of Schemamonk Nicetas of Valaam (1907).




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