Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 16

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Dormition.
  2. Translation of the Image Not-made-by-hands of our Lord Jesus Christ from Edessa to Constantinople
  3. Martyr Diomedes the Physician of Tarsus in Cilicia.
  4. St. Cherimon (Chaeremon) of Egypt.
  5. St. Joachim, monk of Osogov.
  6. St. Gerasimos the New Ascetic of Cephalonia (Mt. Athos. .
  7. New-Martyr Nicodemus of Meteora.
  8. New-Martyr Stamatios of Thessaly.
  9. New-Martyrs Priest Vladimir and his brother Boris (1931).
  10. St. Raphael of Banat (Serbia).
  11. Greek Calendar
    • 33 Martyrs of Palestine.
    • Martyr Alcibiades.
    • St. Nilus, brother of Emperor Theodore Laskaris, who rebuilt the Monastery of the Mother of God at Eiperus.
    • Seraphim, Dorotheus, James, Demetrius, Basil and Sarantis of Megaris.
  12. Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos of St. Theodore ("Feodorovskaya").
  13. Repose of Blessed Matrona Popova, disciple of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk (1851).

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