Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 18

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Martyr Sebastian at Rome and his companions: Martyrs Nicostratus, Zoe, Castorius, Tranquillinus, Marcellinus, Mark, Claudius, Symphorian, Victorinus, Tiburtius, and Castulus.
  2. St. Modestus, Archbishop of Jerusalem.
  3. St. Florus, Bishop of Amisus.
  4. St. Micahel the Confessor at Constantinople.
  5. Martyr Eubotius at Cyzicus.
  6. St. Sebastian, abbot of Poshekhonye Monastery (Vologda).
  7. Righteous Simeon, Wonderworker of Verkhoturye.
  8. Greek Calendar
    • Hieromartyr Zacchaeus the Deacon and St. Alphaeus the Reader, of Caesarea.
    • St. Sophia the Wonderworker.




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