Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 16

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Prophet Haggai (Aggaeus).
  2. Martyr Marinus of Rome.
  3. Blessed Empress Theophania.
  4. St. Memnon, Archbishop Ephesus.
  5. St. Nicholas Chrysoberges, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  6. St. Sophia, nun (in the world Solomonia), wife of Grand duke Basil III.
  7. Greek Calendar
    • Martyrs Promus and Hilarion.
    • St. Modestus, Archbishop of Jerusalem.




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