Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

May 16

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. St. Theodore the Sanctified, disciple of St. Pachomius the Great.
  2. St. Ephraim, abbot of Perekos (Novgorod).
  3. Blessed child Musa of Rome.
  4. St. George, Bishop of Mitylene.
  5. Martyr Abdiesus, Bishop, and companions, in Persia.
  6. Martyr Peter of Blachernae.
  7. St. Nicholas the Mystic, Patriarch of Constantinople.
  8. Martyrs Vitus, Modestus, and Crescentia at Lucania.
  9. New-Martyr Nicholas of Metsov, whose relics are at Meteora.
  10. Saints Cassian and Laurence, abbots of Komel (Vologda).
  11. Greek Calendar
    • St. Alexander, Archbishop of Jerusalem.
    • St. Euphemia near Neaorion.




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