Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 21

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ.
  2. Virgin Martyr Juliana of Nicomedia, and with her 500 men and 130 women.
  3. Repose of St. Peter, Metropolitan of All Russia.
  4. Martyr Theomistocles of Myra in Lycia.
  5. St. Juliana, princess of Vyazma.
  6. Blessed Procopius of Vyatka, fool for Christ.
  7. St. Paisius Velichkovsky.
  8. Repose of Schemamonk Michael of Harbin (1939).
  9. Blessed Peter "the Nose" of Kama (1938?).




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