May 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

May 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

May 16 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - May 18

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on May 30 by Old Calendarists

Contents

Saints

  • Apostles Andronicus of Pannonia and his fellow labourer Junia, of the Seventy Apostles (1st c.)[1][note 1]
  • Saint Restituta the martyr, in Carthage (255 or 304)[3][4]
  • Martyrs Heradius, Paul, and Aquilinus, near Lake Geneva (284-305)[4][5][6]
  • Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamer, and Pamphalon, at Chalcedon (ca.286-305)[4][7]
  • Martyrs Adrion, Victor and Basilla, in Alexandria.[4][8]
  • Saint Theodoret of Antioch, Hieromartyr, (361–363)[9]
  • Saint Maden (Madern, Madron, Madrona) (ca.545)[6][10]
  • Saint Cathán (Catan, Chattan, Cadan), Bishop in the Isle of Bute in Scotland (6th c.)[6]
  • Venerable Dodo of the St David-Gareji Monastery, Georgia (6th c.)[11][note 2]
  • Saint Mailduf (Maidulph, Maelduib), founder of Malmesbury Abbey (673)[6][12]
  • Saint Gerebernus (Gerebern, Gerebrand), Hieromartyr, priest from Ireland who accompanied St Dymphna to Belgium and shared in her martyrdom (7th c.)[6]
  • Saint Stephen the New, Patriarch of Constantinople (893)[13][14]
  • Saint Rasso (Ratho), ascetic, founder of a Benedictine abbey at Wörth, later named Grafrath after him (953)[6]
  • Venerable Eudokia[15] (in monasticism Euphrosyne),[16] Grand-Duchess of Moscow (1407)[17][note 3]
  • Saints Nectarius (1550) and Theophanes (1544) of Meteora[18]
  • Great-martyr Nicholas of Sofia (1555)[19]
  • Saint Nicolas (Basdanis) the New Martyr (St Nicolas the Vlach) (1617)[20][21][note 4]
  • Saint Athanasius the New, Bishop and Wonderworker of Christianopolis (1707 or 1735)[13][22]
  • New Martyr Eleazar (Lazarus), of the town of Vasen in Russia, martyred for the faith near Olonets (18th c.)[23]
  • Saint Jonah Atamansky, Archpriest of Odessa (1924)[13][24]

Other commemorations

Notes

  1. ^ The Synaxis of the Seventy Apostles in celebrated on January 4.[2]
  2. ^ Two other sources list the feast day of Saint Dodo (disciple of Saint David of Georgia) as May 20:
  3. ^ She is also commemorated on July 7, the day of her repose.
  4. ^ The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate formally canonized Nicolas Basdanis as a saint of the Universal Church on November 28, 1988. He is commemorated on that date, and on that of his martyrdom - May 17.
  5. ^ Following the Sassanid King Khosrau II's early 7th century push into the Byzantine Empire, advancing through Syria, the Sassanid Generals Shahrbaraz and Shahin attacked the Byzantine-controlled city of Jerusalem. They were aided by the Jews of Palestine, who had risen up against the Byzantines.[26] According to the account by the 7th century monk Antiochus Strategos, Abbott of the Great Lavra of St. Sabbas the Sanctified, the total number of Christian martyrs "was 66,509 souls";[26] according to the account in the Great Synaxaristes of the Orthodox Church the total was "80,000" Christian martyrs.[25]

References

  1. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀνδρόνικος καὶ Ἰουνία οἱ Ἀπόστολοι. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Σύναξις τῶν Ἁγίων Ἑβδομήκοντα Ἀποστόλων. 4 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ Ἡ Ἁγία Ρεστιτούτα ἡ Μάρτυς. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  4. ^ a b c d May 17. The Roman Martyrology.
  5. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἐράδιος, Παῦλος καὶ Ἀκυλίνος οἱ Μάρτυρες καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς μαρτυρήσαντες. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ a b c d e f May 17. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  7. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Παμφαμήρ, Παμφυλῶν καὶ Σολόχων οἱ Μάρτυρες. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἄνδριος, Βίκτωρ καὶ Βασίλλα οἱ Μάρτυρες. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεοδώρητος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Ματρῶνος. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Venerable Dodo of the St David-Gareji Monastery, Georgia. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  12. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Μαϊδοῦλφος. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ a b c d May 17/30. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  14. ^ St Stephen the Archbishop of Constantinople. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  15. ^ Ἡ Ὁσία Εὐδοκία. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  16. ^ Ἡ Ὁσία Εὐφροσύνη ἡ ἐν Μόσχᾳ. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ The Nun Evphrosynia. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  18. ^ Οἱ Ὅσιοι Νεκτάριος καὶ Θεοφάνης οἱ Ἀψαράδες. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Νικόλαος ὁ Μεγαλομάρτυρας. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Νικόλαος ὁ Νεομάρτυρας ὁ Νέος. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ David Melling and Dimitri Brady. St. Nicolas Basdanis the New Martyr. The Society Farsarotul.
  22. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀθανάσιος Ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Χριστιανουπόλεως. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἐλεάζαρος. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰωνᾶς τῆς Ὀδησσοῦ. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ a b Μνήμη ἁλώσεως τῆς Ἱερουσαλὴμ. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ a b c Prof. F.C. Conybeare. Antiochus Strategos, The Capture of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614 AD. English Historical Review 25 (1910). pp. 502-517.
  27. ^ Μετακομιδὴ Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ὁσίου Ἀδριανοῦ. 17 Μαΐου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.

Sources

  • May 17/30. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • May 30 / May 17. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A a parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • May 17. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • May 17. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  • May 17. The Roman Martyrology.

Greek Sources


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