Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

August 20

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Dormition.
  2. Prophet Samuel.
  3. Hieromartyr Philip, Bishop of Heraclea, and with him Martyrs Severus, Memnon and 37 soldiers in Thrace.
  4. Martyr Lucius the senator of Cyprus.
  5. Martyrs Heliodorus and Dosa (Dausa) in Persia.
  6. Greek Calendar
    • Martyr Photina at the door of the Church in Blachernae.
  7. Repose of Righteous Hieromonk Seraphim of Platina.




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