Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

December 23

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ
  2. Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete: Theodulus, Saturninus, Euporus, Gelasius,
  3. St. Paul, Bishop of Neo Caesarea.
  4. St. Niphon, Bishop of Cyprus.
  5. St. Nahum, Enlightener of the Bulgarians.
  6. St. Niphon, monk.
  7. St. Theoctistus, Archbishop of Novgorod.
  8. St. David of Echmiadzin in Armenia.
  9. New Martyr Priests John (1918).
  10. New Martyrs Priest Nicholas (1918).
  11. Greek Calendar
    • Martyr Schinon.




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