Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

September 20

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross.
  2. Great Martyr Eustathius (Eustace) Placidas, his wife Mary Theopistes, and their children Martyrs Agapius and Theopistus, of Rome
    LITURGY: Eph 6:10-17; Luke 21:12-19
  3. Holy Martyr and Confessor Michael and his councilor Theodore, Wonderworkers of Chernigov.
  4. St. Oleg, prince of Briansk.
  5. Martyr John the Confessor of Egypt
    beheaded in Palestine, and with him 40 Martyrs.
  6. Saints Theodore and Euprepius and two named Anastasius, confessors and disciples of St. Maximus the Confessor.
  7. New Martyr Hilarion of Crete (Mt. Athos).
  8. Greek Calendar
    • Martyrs Artemidorus and Thallos.
    • St. Meletius of Cyprus
    • Kyr John of Crete, monk.




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