Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

January 16

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Veneration of the Precious Chains of the Holy Glorious Apostle Peter Martyrs Speusippus, Eleusippus, and Meleusippus the brothers, their grandmother Leonilla, and with them Neon, Turbo, and the woman Jonilla (Jovilla), in Cappadocia.
  2. Martyr Danax in Macedonia.
  3. New Hieromartyr Damascene of Chilandar on Mt. Athos.
  4. Blessed Maximus of Totma (Vologda), fool-for-Christ.
  5. St. Honoratus, Archbishop of Arles and founder of Lerins Monastery.
  6. St. Romil, monk of Mt. Athos. disciple of St. Gregory of Sinai, and with him Saints Nestor, Martinius, Daniel, Sisoes, Zosimas, and Gregory.




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