Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

February 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Great-Martyr Theodore the Tyro.
  2. Opening of the Relics of Martyr Menas of Alexandria
    Same as December 10.
  3. St. Mariamne, sister of Apostle Philip.
  4. St. Auxibius, Bishop of Soli in Cyprus.
  5. St. Theodosius the Bulgarian and his disciple St. Romanus, monks.
  6. St. Theodore the Silent of the Kiev Caves.
  7. St. Hermogenes, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
  8. New-Martyr Theodore of Byzantium, at Mitylene.
  9. Greek Calendar
    • Emperor Marcian and Pulcheria his wife
    • Commemoration of the dedication of the Great Church in Constantinople.
  10. Weeping "Tikhvin" Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos on Mt. Athos.
  11. Repose of Elder Agapitus of the Kiev Caves (1887), and Elder Barnabas of the Gethsemane Skete of St. Sergius' Lavra (1906).

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