Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

November 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics


Nativity Fast.
  1. St. Gregory the Wonderworker of Neo Caesarea St. Nicon, abbot of Radonezh, disciple of St. Sergius.
  2. St. Lazarus the Iconographer of Constantinople.
  3. St. Longinus of Egypt.
  4. St. Gennadius of Vatopedi (Mt. Athos. .
  5. Martyr Gobron (Michael) and 133 soldiers of Georgia.
  6. St. Maximus (Maximian), Patriarch of Constantinople
    Same as April 21.
  7. St. Gregory, Bishop of Tours, and with him Saints Patroclus of Bourges, Ursus and Leobatius, brother abbots, and Nicetius of Lyons (Gaul).
  8. Greek Calendar
    • St. Zachariah the Skete dweller and St. John, monk.
    • St. Justin, monk.




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