Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 18

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Dormition.
  2. Martyrs Florus and Laurus of Illyria
    LITURGY: Eph 6:10-17; Lk 12:2-12.
  3. Martyrs Hermes, Serapion and Polyaenus of Rome.
  4. Martyrs Hilarion, Dionysius and Hermippus; Hieromartyr Emilian, and others (about 1,000) of Italy.
  5. Saints John and George, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  6. St. Barnabas and his nephew St. Sophronius, monks of Mt. Mela near Trebizond.
  7. St. Christopher, abbot of Mt.
  8. Mela Monastery.
  9. Repose of St. John, abbot of Rila.
  10. St. Sophronius of St. Anne's Skete on Mt. Athos.
  11. St. Arsenius the New of Paros.
  12. Greek Calendar
    • Martyr Juliana near Strobilus.
    • Martyr Leo, drowned near Myra in Lycia.
    • Four Holy Ascetics.

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