Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

October 21

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. St. Hilarion the Great.
  2. Repose of St. Hilarion, Bishop of Meglin in Bulgaria.
  3. Martyrs Dasius, Gaius, and Zoticus at Nicomedia.
  4. Saints Theophilus and James, abbots of Omutch (Pskov).
  5. St. Hilarion, abbot of Pskov.
  6. St. Hilarion, Schemamonk of the Kiev Caves.
  7. St. Philotheus of Mt. Athos.
  8. New Martyr John of the Peloponnesus.
  9. Saints Vissarion (Bessarion) Sarai, Hieromonk, and Sophronie of Ciorara, monk, confessors, and St. Oprea of Salistie, martyred by the Latins in Romania.
  10. Greek Calendar
    • Newly revealed Martyrs Andrew, Stephen, Paul and Peter.
    • Martyrs Theodota and Socrates the priest in Ancyra.
    • Monk martyr Eucratus.
    • St. Baruch, monk.
    • Monk martyr Zachariah.
    • Martyr Azes.
    • Translation of the Relics of St. Christodulus the Wonderworker of Patmos.
  11. Namesday of Elder Hilarion of Optina.




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