May 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

May 17—Eastern Orthodox Church calendar—May 19

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on May 31 by Old Calendarists

Contents

Saints

  • Martyr Venantius of Camerino (250)[1][2][3]
  • Martyrs Peter of Lampsacus, Andrew, Paul, Dionysia, and Christina, under Decius (ca.249-251)[4][note 1]
  • Martyrs Heraclius, Paulinus, and Benedimus of Athens (ca.249-251)[4]
  • Martyr Euphrasia of Nicaea (ca.303)[6][7]
  • Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra,[2][8] and with him eight virgin-martyrs:
  • Alexandra, Tecusa, Claudia, Phaine, Euphrasia, Theodota, Matrona, and Julia (304)[2][9]
  • Hieromartyr Felix, Bishop of Spoleto, in Umbria (304)[2][3][10]
  • Martyr Dioscorus, in Cynopolis of Egypt (305)[2][11]
  • Martyr Galactia[12]
  • Martyr Julian[13]
  • Martyrs Symeon, Isaac, and Bachtisius of Persia (339)[6][note 2]
  • Hieromartyr Potamon, Bishop of Heraclea in Egypt, and Confessor (340)[2][14][15]
  • The Holy clergy and lay martyrs massacred under Emperor Valens (364-378)[16][note 3]
  • Hieromartyr Pope John I of Rome (526)[2][3][17]
  • Hieromartyr Pope Theodore I of Rome (649)[18]
  • Martyrs David and Tarechan of Georgia (693)[19]
  • Martyr Merililaun (Merolilaun), a pilgrim murdered near Rheims and venerated as a martyr (8th c.)[3]
  • Saint Feredarius (Feradach mac Cormaic), Abbot of Iona (ca.880)[3]
  • Patriarch Stephen the New of Constantinople (893)[20]
  • Saint Elgiva, Widow of King Edmund, Abbess of Shaftesbury (944)[3]
  • Saint Anastaso (Anastasia) of Leukadion (or Laucation), near the Bithinian sea-shore[21]
  • Saint Martinian of Areovinthus (Areobindus, Areovinchus), monk of the church of the Theotokos of the Areovinthus quarter, Constantinople[22]
  • Hosios Stephanos the Chorabyte[23]
  • Saint John Gashkevich, Archpriest of Korma (1917)[6]
  • New Hieromartyr Michael, priest (1932)[24]
  • New Hieromartyr Damian (Damjan) Strbac, Jr., priest of Grahovo, Serbia (1940s)[6]
  • New Hieromartyr Basil, priest (1942)[24]

Other commemorations

  • Repose of Archimandrite Macarius (Glukharev) of the Altai, missionary to the Altay region in Siberia (1847)[25][note 4]
  • Repose of Blessed Philip, founder of the Gethsemane Caves Skete of St. Sergius Lavra (1869)[6]

Notes

  1. ^ The Roman Martyrology lists "Saints Peter, Andrew, Paul, and Dionysia" for May 15.[5]
  2. ^ In the Greek Menaion these are commemorated on May 16.
  3. ^ When the pro-Arian Emperor Valens (364 to 378 AD) AD) lived in Nicomedia, a committee of eighty Orthodox clergy visited him to talk about the issue of Arius. These Holy Martyrs had a martyric end, after having been put on a ship which was burned near Dakyvizi (or Dakymizi).
  4. ^ Also commemorated on May 15.

References

  1. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Βενάντιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g May 18. The Roman Martyrology.
  3. ^ a b c d e f May 18. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  4. ^ a b Οἱ Ἅγιοι Πέτρος, Διονύσιος, Ἀνδρέας, Παῦλος, Χριστίνα, Ἡράκλειος, Παυλίνος καὶ Βενέδιμος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ May 15. The Roman Martyrology.
  6. ^ a b c d e May 18/31. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  7. ^ Ἡ Ἁγία Εὐφρασία ἡ Μάρτυς. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόδοτος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Οἱ Ἁγίες Ἀλεξανδρία, Εὐφρασία, Θεοδότη, Ἰουλία, Κλαυδία, Ματρώνα, Τεκοῦσα καὶ Φαεινὴ οἱ Παρθενομάρτυρες. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Φήλικας ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Διόσκορος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Ἡ Ἁγία Γαλακτία ἡ Μάρτυς. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰουλιανὸς ὁ Μάρτυρας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ποταμὼν ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Ἐπίσκοπος Ἡρακλείας. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Rev. Alban Butler (1711–73). May 18 - St. Potamon, Bishop and Martyr. The Lives of the Saints, Volume V: May. 1866.
  16. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι κληρικοὶ καὶ λαϊκοί Μάρτυρες οἱ ἀναιρεθέντες ὑπὸ τὸν αὐτοκράτορα Οὐάλη. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ John I May 18. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  18. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόδωρος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Ἐπίσκοπος Ρώμης. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Δαβὶδ καὶ Ταριχάνι οἱ Μάρτυρες. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Στέφανος Πατριάρχης Κωνσταντινουπόλεως. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Ἡ Ὁσία Ἀναστασὼ ἡ ἐν τοῖς Λευκαδίου. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Μαρτινιανὸς ὁ ἐν τοῖς Ἀρεοβίνθου. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Στέφανος ὁ Χωρηβίτης. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ a b May 31 / May 18. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  25. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Μακάριος ὁ Ἱεραπόστολος. 18 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.

Sources

  • May 18/31. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • May 31 / May 18. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • May 18. The Roman Martyrology.
  • May 18. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.

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