Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

January 08

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. St. George the Chozebite, abbot.
  2. St. Domnica of Constantinople.
  3. St. Emilian the Confessor, bishop of Cyzicus.
  4. St. Gregory of the Kiev Caves.
  5. St. Elias the hermit of Egypt.
  6. Martyrs Julian and his wife Basilissa, and with them Marcionilla and her son Celsus, Anthony, Anastasius, seven children and twenty soldiers, at Antinoe in Egypt.
  7. Hieromartyr Carterius of Caesarea in Cappadocia.
  8. Martyrs Theophilus the deacon and Helladius in Libya.
  9. Saints Cyrus and Atticus, patriarchs of Constantinople.
  10. St. Agatho of Egypt, monk.
  11. Hieromartyr Isidore and 72 companions at Yuriev (Dorpats in Estonia), slain by the Latins in 1472.
  12. St. Gregory, Bishop of Moesia (Bulgaria).
  13. Martyr Abo of Tiflis.
  14. St. Paisius of Uglich.
  15. St. Gregory (another), wonderworker of the Kiev Caves.
  16. Repose of Elder Isaiah of Valaam (1914).




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