Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 13

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Apodosis of the Transfiguration.
  2. St. Maximus the Confessor (this service is sung on August 12).
  3. St. Tikhon (Tychon), Bishop of Voronezh, Wonderworker of Zadonsk and All Russia.
  4. Opening of the Relics of St. Maximus of Moscow, fool-for-Christ.
  5. Martyr Hippolytus of Rome and those with him: Martyrs Concordia, Irenaeus, and Abundius.
  6. Empress Irene, tonsured Xenia.
  7. St. Eudocia the Empress, wife of St. Theodosius the Younger.
  8. St. Serid (Seridus), abbot of Gaza.
  9. New-Martyrs Benjamin, Metropolitan of Petrograd; Archimandrite Sergius, and those with them (1921).
  10. Greek Calendar
    • St. Abba Dorotheus of Gaza.
    • Martyr Coronatus.
  11. Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Of the Passion".
  12. Repose of Valaam Schemamonk Timothy of Mt. Athos. (1848).

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