Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 07

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Transfiguration.
  2. Martyr Dometius of Persia and two disciples
    LITURGY: Eph 6:10-17; Jn 15:17-16:2.
  3. Martyrs Marinus the soldier and Asterius the senator at Caesaria in Palestine.
  4. St. Poemen (Pimen) the Much-ailing of the Kiev Caves.
  5. St. Hor (Horus) of the Thebaid.
  6. St. Pimen, faster of the Kiev Caves.
  7. Translation of the Relics of St. Metrophanes, first Bishop of Voronezh.
  8. Virgin Potamia.
  9. St. Dometius of Philotheou Monastery on Mt. Athos.
  10. St. Mercurius, Bishop of Smolensk (Kiev Caves).
  11. Elder Anthony of Optina (1865).
  12. Greek Calendar
    • Holy Ten Thousand Ascetics of Thebes.
    • Hieromartyr Narcissus of Jerusalem.
    • St. Hyperechius of the Paradise.
    • St. Sozon of Nicomedia.
    • St. Theodosius the New, healer of Peloponnesus.
    • St. Nicanor, Wonderworker of Mt.
    • Calistratus.
  13. Repose of Elder Adrian of South Dorotheus Monastery (1853)
  14. Repose of Schemamonk John the Blind of Valaam (1894).
  15. Repose of Elder Callinicus the Hesychast of Mt. Athos. (1930).




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