Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

October 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Prophet Hosea (Osee).
  2. Monk martyr Andrew of Crete.
  3. Translation of the Relics of St. Lazarus "of the Four Days" (in the tomb), Bishop of Kition on Cyprus.
  4. Holy Martyrs and Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian in Cilicia, and their brothers Leontius, Anthimus, and Eutropius.
  5. St. Anthony, abbot of Leokhnov (Novgorod).
  6. St. Susanna of Georgia.
  7. Repose of Elder Athanasius (Zakharov), disciple of St. Paisius Velichkovsky (1825).




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