Orthodox & Catholic Liturgical Calendar

Sunday
16
May 2021
Sunday
3
May 2021
Sunday
16
May 2021


Orthodox (New) Revised Julian Calendar


Orthodox (Old) Julian Calendar


Catholic (Gregorian) Calendar

Feasts

Feasts

Time of the Liturgical Year

  • Sunday of the Myrrhbearers
  • Sunday of the Myrrhbearers
  • Eastertide

Saints

Saints

Solemnity

  • Hieromartyr Alexander of Jerusalem, Archbishop (251)
  • Saint Papylinus the Martyr
  • Martyrs Bachtisius, Isaac and Symeon of Persia (339)
  • Saint Theodore the Sanctified of Tabennisi, disciple of Saint Pachomios the Great (367)
  • Martyrs Abda (Audas) and Abdjesus (Audiesus) the Bishops, Benjamin, and 38 other martyrs at Beth-Kashkar in the Persian Empire, under Ardashir II (375), including:
  • Saint Neadius (Neadios), Bishop and Wonderworker.
  • Saint Bardas, founder of the monastery of the Forerunner in Petra, Constantinople (5th-6th century)
  • Martyrdom of the 44 Holy Sabaite fathers, monk-martyrs of the Great Lavra of St. Sabbas the Sanctified, massacred by the Saracens (610 or 614)
  • Martyr Peter of Blachernae (761)
  • Saint Thomas, Patriarch of Jerusalem (820)
  • Saint George of Mitylene, Bishop (821 or 842)
  • Saint Nicholas Mystikos, Patriarch of Constantinople (925)
  • Martyrs Timothy the Reader and his wife Moura of Antinoöpolis in Egypt (304)
  • Martyrs Diodoros and Rodopianos, at Aphrodisia in Anatolia, by stoning (285-305)
  • Holy 27 Martyrs who died by fire.
  • Great martyr Xenia of Peloponnesus, Wonderworker (318)
  • Saint Mamai the Katholikos of Georgia (744)
  • Saint Michael of Ulompo, Georgia (9th century)
  • Saint Arsenius of Georgia (9th century)
  • Saint Peter the Wonderworker, Bishop of Argolis (925)
  • Saint Ecumenius of Trikala, the Wonderworker (10th century)
  • None

Pre-Schism Western Saints

Pre-Schism Western Saints

Feast

  • Saint Fort (Fort de Bordeaux), first Bishop of Bordeaux in France, venerated as a martyr (c. 1st century?)
  • Saint Peregrinus, Bishop of Terni (138)
  • Saint Peregrine of Auxerre, martyr, the first bishop of Auxerre and the builder of its first cathedral (261 or 304)
  • Martyrs Felix and Gennadius, at Uzalis in Africa
  • Martyrs Vitus (Guy), Modestus, and Crescentia at Lucania (c. 303)
  • Saint Hilary, Bishop of Pavia, one of the bishops in the north of Italy who fought against Arianism (376)
  • Saint Possidius, Bishop of Calama in Numidia in North Africa, a friend of Saint Augustine of Hippo (c. 370 - c. 440)
  • Saint Primael, ascetic, from Britain, he went to Brittany and became a hermit near Quimper (c. 450)
  • Blessed child-saint Musa of Rome (5th century)
  • Saint Carantac (Carantog, Caimach, Carnath), Welsh prince who aided St Patrick in the enlightenment of Ireland (5th century)
  • Saint Fidolus (Phal), Abbot at Isle-Aumont, south of Troyes (c. 540 - 549)
  • Saint Germerius, Bishop of Toulouse in France for fifty years (560)
  • Saint Brendan the Navigator, abbot of Clonfert (c. 577)
  • Saint Domnolus, Bishop of Le Mans (581)
  • Saint Carantoc, an abbot who founded the church of Llangrannog in Wales (6th century)
  • Saint Honoratus of Amiens, the seventh bishop of Amiens (c. 600)
  • Saint Annobert (Alnobert), a monk at Almenêches, consecrated Bishop of Séez in France (c. 689)
  • Saint Franchy (Francovæcus), a monk at St Martin de la Bretonnière in France, later a hermit in the Nivernais (Diocese of Nevers) (7th century)
  • Saint Alexander I, the fifth Pope of Rome (c. 106-115)
  • Martyrs Alexander, Eventius and Theodulus (c. 113-119)
  • Saint Juvenal of Narni (c. 369/377)
  • Saint Glywys (Gluvias) of Cornwall (5th century)
  • Saint Scannal of Cell-Coleraine in Ireland, a disciple of St Columba (563)
  • Saint Adalsindis, sister of St Waldalenus, founder of the Monastery of Bèze in France, Abbess of a convent near Bèze (c. 680)
  • Saint Æthelwine (Elwin, Ethelwin), Bishop of Lindsey (c. 700)
  • Saint Philip of Worms (770) (Philip of Zell)
  • Saint Ansfried, Bishop of Utrecht (1010)
  • Poland: Saint Andrew Bobola, priest and martyr
  • Czech Republic: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Exaudi/Feast of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostle's/Sunday of the Roses

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints

Memorial

  • Saints Cassian (1537) and Laurence (1548), disciples of Venerable Cornelius of Komel, Abbots of Komel ("Korneliev" Monastery), Vologda.
  • New Hieromartyr Teodor (Nestorović) of Vršac, Bishop of Vršac in Banat, Serbia (1595)
  • New Martyr Nicholas of Metsovo, at Trikala, whose relics are at Meteora (1617)
  • Venerable Hieromonk Matthew of Yaransk the Wonderworker ( 'Mitrophan Kuzmich Zvetsov' ) (1927)
  • New Martyr Vukasin of Serbia, under the Ustashi terrorists (1941)
  • Saint Theodosius, abbot of the Kiev Caves Monastery and founder of cenobitic monasticism in Russia (1074)
  • St. Theophanes of Vatopedi, Metropolitan of Peritheorion (near Xanthi) (14th century)
  • Schema-abbess Juliana (1393) and Schema-nun Eupraxia (1394), of the Monastery of the Conception in Moscow
  • Saint Gregory Archbishop of Rostov, Yiaroslavl and White Lake (Abbott of Kamennoi Monastery (Monastery of the Transfiguration) at Kubenski Lake, in Vologda province) (1416)
  • Martyr Saint Ahmet the Calligrapher of Constantinople (1682)
  • Martyr Paul of Vilnius, Lithuania (17th century)
  • New Martyrs Anastasia and Christodoulos, at Achaea (1821)
  • Saint Irodion of Lainici, Abbot of Lainici Monastery in Romania (1900)
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas Benevolsky, priest of Alma-Ata (1941)
  • Society of St. Francis de Sales (Salesian Priests and Sisters): Saint Louis Orione, priest
  • Passionists: Saint Gemma Galgani, virgin
  • Carmelites: Saint Simon Stock, religious
  • Slovakia: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Russia: Saint Theodosius of the Caves, abbot

Other Commemorations

Other Commemorations

Optional Memorial

  • Foundation of the church of Saint Euphemia, near the Neorion (port facilities), by the Dolmabahçe Palace of Constantinople.
  • Translation of the relics (1545) of Saint Ephraim, Abbot of Perekop, Wonderworker of Novgorod (1492)
  • Commemoration of Saint Macarius (Notaras) of Corinth (1805) in the village of Myloi, Samos island.
  • Translation of the relics of Saint Luke of Mt. Stirion (953)
  • Translation of the Dormition Icon of the Mother of God from Constantinople, to the Kiev-Pechersk Far Caves (1073)
  • "Svenskaya" (Kiev Caves) Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (1288)
  • Jesuits: Saint Andrew Bobola, priest and martyr
  • Discalced Carmelites: Saint Simon Stock, religious
  • Ukraine: Saint Andrew Bobola, priest and martyr
  • Slovenia: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Romania: Blessed Vladimir Ghika, priest and martyr
  • Mexico: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Lithuania: Saint Andrew Bobola, priest and martyr
  • Ireland: Saint Brendan, abbot
  • Hungary: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Austria, Germany, Switzerland: Saint John Nepomucene, priest and martyr
  • Argentina: Saint Luigi Orione, priest

Unknown Status

  • Augustinians: St. Alypius and St. Possidius