Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 19

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Martyr Boniface at Tarsus in Cilicia, and Righteous Aglae (Aglaida) of Rome.
  2. Martyrs Elias, Probus and Ares, in Cilicia.
  3. Martyrs Polyeuctus at Caesarea in Cappadocia, and Timothy the deacon in Mauretania.
  4. St. Boniface the Merciful, Bishop of Ferentino.
  5. St. Gregory, Archbishop of Omirits.
  6. St. Elias of Murom, Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves.
  7. Martyrs Hermylus and Phocas.
  8. Hieromartyr Capito, Bishop of Cherson.
  9. Greek Calendar
    • Martyrs Eutyches and Thessalonica and with them 200 men and 70 women.
    • Martyr Tryphon.
  10. Repose of Priest martyr Hermogenes, founder of Kirensk
  11. Repose of Albazin Monasteries in Siberia (1690).




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