Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

September 17

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Martyr Sophia and her three daughters Faith (Vera), Hope (Nadezhda), and Love (Lyubov) at Rome.
  2. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross.
  3. Martyr Agathocleia.
  4. Martyr Theodota at Nicaea.
  5. 156 Martyrs of Palestine, including Bishops Peleus and Nilus, presbyter Zeno, and noblemen Patermuthius and Elias.
  6. Martyrs Lucy and her son Geminian of Rome.
  7. Hieromartyrs Heraclides and Myron, Bishops of Cyprus.
  8. Greek Calendar
    • 100 Martyrs of Egypt.
    • Martyrs Charalampus, Panteleon and others.
    • St. Anastasius of Cyprus, monk.
    • St. Eusipius of Cyprus, monk.
  9. Repose of Blessed Agapius, disciple of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk (1825),
  10. Repose of Blessed lay recluse Matthew of Petersburg (1904).




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