Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

July 20

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Holy Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah)
    Readings
    • VESPERS: (1) III Kgs 17:1-23; (2) III Kgs 18:1, 17-40, 44, 42, 45-46; 19:1-16; (3) III Kgs 19:19-21; IV Kgs 2:1, 6-14.
    • MATINS: Lk 4:22-30.
    • LITURGY: Jas 5:10-20; Lk 4:22-30.
  2. St. Abramius of Galich or Chukhloma Lake, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
  3. Opening of the Relics of St. Athanasius, abbot of Brest-Litovsk.
  4. New-Martyr Lydia, and with her the soldiers Alexei and Cyril (1928); Priest Philosoph Ornalsky and those with him (1918).
  5. Repose of Righteous Priest Valentine (Amphiteatrov) (1908).




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