Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

May 08

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.
  2. St. Arsenius the Great.
  3. (services combined) St. Arsenius of Novgorod, fool-for-Christ.
  4. St. Arsenius the Lover of labor, of the Kiev Caves.
  5. St. Hierax of Egypt.
  6. Greek Calendar
    • St. Milles the Melode, monk.
    • Commemoration of the miraculous healing of blinded Stephen by the Mother of God of Cassiopia.
  7. Repose of Schemahieromonk Michael of Valaam, confessor for the Orthodox Calendar (1934), and Blessed Basiliscus of Uglich (1863).

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