Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

May 07

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Commemoration of the Apparition of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem in 351 A.D.
    LITURGY: I Cor 1:18-24; Jn 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30-35.
  2. Martyr Acacius the centurion at Byzantium.
  3. Repose of of St. Nilus, abbot of Sora.
  4. St. John of Zaden in Georgia, and 12 disciples: Saints Shio, David, Anthony, Thaddeus, Stephen, Isidore, Michael, Pyrrhus, Zeno, Jesse, Joseph, and Abibus.
  5. New-Martyr Pachomius of Patmos.
  6. Opening of the Relics of St. Nilus the Myrrh-gusher of Mt. Athos.
  7. "Zhirovits" Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos.
  8. Repose of Hieromonk Eulogius of Valaam (1969).




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