Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 08

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. St. Patapius of Thebes.
  2. Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Sosthenes, Apollos, Cephas, Tychicus, Epaphroditus, Caesar and Onesiphorus.
  3. Holy 362 Martyrs of Africa, martyred by the Arians
  4. Martyr Anthusa, at Rome.
  5. St. Cyril, abot of Chelmogorsk.
  6. New Martyr Priest John (Kochurov) of Chicago.




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