Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 09

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos
    LITURGY: Gal 4:22 31; Lk 8:16 21.
  2. Prophetess Anna (Hannah), mother of Prophet Samuel.
  3. St. Stephen the "New Light" of Constantinople.
  4. St. Sophronius, Archbishop of Cyprus.
  5. Greek Calendar
    • Martyr Sositheus.
    • Martyr Narses of Persia.
    • Martyr Isaac.
  6. Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Unexpected Joy".




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