Russian Orthodox Christian Menaion Calendar

September 23

Saints commemorated, links to lives of Saints,

Feasts, Scripture Readings, rubrics

  1. The Conception of the Honorable, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
    LITURGY: Gal 4:22 31; Lk 1:5 25
  2. Martyrs Andrew, John, Peter and Antoninus of Syracuse, martyred in Africa.
  3. Virgin Martyr Irais (Rhais) of Alexandria.
  4. Saints Xanthippa and Polyxena, disciples of the Apostles, who died in Spain.
  5. New Martyr Nicholas Pantopolos at Constantinople.
  6. New Martyr John of Epirus.
  7. New Martyr Archimandrite Arsenius (1937).
  8. Repose of Abbess Eupraxia of Old Ladoga Convent (1823).




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