Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

July 03

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Martyr Hyacinth of Caesarea in Cappadocia.
  2. Translation of the Relics of Hieromartyr Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow.
  3. Martyrs Mocius (Mucian) and Mark.
  4. Martyrs Diomedes, Eulampius, Asclepiodotus and Golinduch, who suffered with Hyacinth.
  5. St. Anatolius, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  6. St. Alexander, founder of the Unsleeping Ones.
  7. Holy Princes Basil and Constantine of Yaroslav.
  8. St. Anatolius, recluse of the Kiev Caves.
  9. St. Anatolius (another) of the Kiev Caves.
  10. Saints John and Longinus, Wonderworkers of Yarensk (Solovki).
  11. Blessed John of Moscow, fool-for-Christ.
  12. St. Nicodemus, abbot of Kazhe-ezersk.
  13. Blessed Michael and Thomas, fools-for-Christ of Solvychegodsk (Vologda).
  14. Greek Calendar
    • Martyrs Theodotus and Theodota, martyred with St. Hyacinth.
    • Monk-martyr Gerasimus the New of Carpenision.
  15. Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos the "Milk-Giver" of Chilandar Monastery on Mt. Athos.
  16. Repose of Righteous Nun Euphrosyne the "Unknown" (1855).
  17. St. Andrew, Archbishop of Crete
    LITURGY: Heb 8:3-6; Matt 7:12-21.
  18. St. Martha, mother of St. Symeon Stylites the Younger.
  19. Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia: Tsar Nicholas II, Tsaritsa Alexandra, Crown Prince Alexis, and Grand-duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia, and those martyred with them (1918)
    • LITURGY: (1) Wis 3:1-9; (2) III Kgs 8:22-23, 27-30; (3) Isa 61:10-62:51.
    • MATINS: Matt 10:16-22.
    • LITURGY: Rom 8:28-39; Jn 15:17-16:2.
  20. Hieromartyr Theodore, Bishop of Cyrene in Libya, and with him Martyrs Cyprilla, Aroa and Lucia.
  21. Martyrs Theodotus and Theodota at Caesarea in Cappadocia.
  22. Opening of the Relics of St. Euthymius, archimandrite of Suzdal.
  23. Burial of St. Andrew, prince of Bogoliubsk.
  24. Saints Tychon, Basil, and Nicon, monks of Solovki.
  25. St. Andrew the Russian of Cairo.
  26. St. Andrew Rublev, iconographer.
  27. New-Martyr Hieromonk Nilus of Poltava (1918).
  28. Greek Calendar
    • St. Asclepias the Wonderworker.
    • Hieromartyr Theophilus.
    • St. Menignus, monk.
    • Hieromartyr Theodotus.
    • St. Donatus of Libya, Bishop
  29. Repose of Schema-hieromonk John, founder of Sarov Monastery (1737).

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