Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Dormition.
  2. Martyr Myron of Cyzicus Martyrs Straton, Philip, Eutychian and Cyprian of Nicomedia.
  3. Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius and Coronatus, with others at Caesarea in Bithynia.
  4. Martyrs Paul and his sister Juliana of Syria.
  5. Martyr Patroclus of Troyes.
  6. St. Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Caves.
  7. St. Philip, monk of Yankov (Vologda).
  8. New-Martyr Demetrius of Samarina in Epirus.
  9. Blessed Theodoretus, Enlightener of the Laps (Solovki).
  10. Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos of "Armatia".
  11. Repose of Schemamonk Onuphrius of Valaam (1912).




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