Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 03

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Prophet Zephaniah (Sophonias).
  2. St. Sabbas, abbot of Zvenigorod, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
  3. St. Theodulus, eparch of Constantinople.
  4. St. John the Silent of St. Sabbas' Monastery.
  5. Hieromartyr Theodore, Archbishop of Alexandria.
  6. New Hieromartyr Gabriel, Bishop of Ganos.
  7. New Martyr Angelos of Chios.
  8. St. Nicetius, Bishop of Lyons (Gaul).
  9. Greek Calendar
    • Martyrs Agapius, Seleucus and Mamas.
  10. Repose of King Magnus II of Sweden (Gregory in schema) of Valaam (1371)
  11. Repose of Archimandrite Theophanes of Novoezersk Monastery (1832).




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