Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 22

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
  2. St. Great Martyr Anastasia, deliverer from bonds, and her teacher Martyr Chrysogonus, and with them Martyrs Theodota, Evodias, Eutychianus, and others who suffered under Diocletian
    LITURGY: [Gal 3:23 29; Lk 7:36 50].
    LINKS:
  3. Greek Calendar
    • Martyr Zoilus.
  4. Repose of Dositheus, hermit of Roslavl forests and Optina (1828).




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