Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

May 20

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Martyr Thalalaeus at Aegae in Cilicia, and his companions, Martyrs Alexander and Asterius.
  2. Opening of the Relics of St. Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow and wonderworker of All Russia.
  3. Martyr Asclas of Egypt.
  4. St. Thalassius the Myrrh-giver of Libya.
  5. Saints Nicetas, John, and Joseph, monks of Chios.
  6. St. Dovmont-Timothy, prince of Pskov.
  7. Greek Calendar
    • St. Mark the hermit.
    • St. Stephen, abbot of "Piper" in Serbia.
    • St. Dodo, disciple of St. David of Georgia.
  8. Repose of Schemamonk Cyriacus of Valaam, (1798).




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