May 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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All fixed commemorations below celebrated on June 5 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar. [note 1]

Contents

For May 23rd, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on May 10 .

Saints

Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

  • Rostov Wonderworkers: Bishop Leontius (1073); Archimandrite Abraham the wonderworker (1073-1077); Bishop Isaiah, wonderworker (1090); Prince Basil (1238); Bishop Ignatius (1288); Peter, Tsarevich of Ordynsk (1290); Bishop James (1391); Archbishop Theodore (1394); Blessed Isidore, Fool-for-Christ (1474); Blessed John of the Hair-Shirt (the Merciful), Fool-for-Christ (1580); Monk Irenarchus the Hermit (1616); Metropolitan Demetrius (1709);
  • Yaroslav Wonderworkers: Princes Basil (1249); Constantine (1257); Theodore (1299) and his sons David (1321) and Constantine (XIV);
  • Pereslavl Wonderworkers: Monk Nikita the Stylite (1186); Prince Alexander Nevsky (1263); Prince Andrew of Smolensk (15th century); Monk Daniel the Archimandrite (1540);
  • Uglich Wonderworkers: Prince Roman (1285); Monk Paisius (1504); Monk Cassian (1504); Monk Ignatius of Lomsk (1591); Tsarevich Demetrius (1591);
  • Poshekhonsk Wonderworkers: Monk Sylvester of Obnora (1379); Monk Sebastian (1542); Hieromartyr Adrian (1550); [41] Monk Gennadius of Liubimograd and Kostroma (1565).

Other commemorations

Notes

  1. The notation Old Style or (OS) is sometimes used to indicate a date in the Julian Calendar (which is used by churches on the "Old Calendar").
    The notation New Style or (NS), indicates a date in the Revised Julian calendar (which is used by churches on the "New Calendar").
  2. A close friend of St Tarasios, Patriarch of Constantinople, venerated together with him and depicted on the miraculous icon of the Theotokos “Economissa” of Mt Athos which was popular among the Kozaks who became monastics there. [6]
  3. In the late 5th century AD the Christians built a church on the site of the burial ground of the martyrs; and in 1145 AD the holy relics of the martyrs were translated to the cathedral of Nantes ("Église Saint-Donatien et Saint-Rogatien"). See also: May 24. [14]
  4. The Great Synaxaristes records that St. Desiderius reposed in peace; however the Roman Martyrlogy notes that he was martyred after visiting the king to offer entreaties on behalf of his people who were mistreated by the Vandal army.
  5. Saint Gregory the Great praised their virtues and miracles.
  6. Crowned with martyrdom by being stoned at the order of King Theuderic II of Burgundy.
  7. Saint Syagrius was a relative of Charlemagne. When Charlemagne visited Cimiez, which had been devastated by the Lombards in 574, he caused St. Syagrius to build the monastery of St. Pontius on its ruins, the largest Alpine abbey of the Middle Ages. [22]
  8. A descendant of St Volodymyr the Great, St Euphrosynia led a very holy life, dying while in Jerusalem on pilgrimage. Her relics were enshrined in the Kyiv Caves where they were later taken to her native Belarus – a portion of her relics remained in the Kyiv Caves however. Her two-bar blessing Cross has become the national Cross of Belarus. [6]
  9. See also a listing for May 10 - "Saint Simon of Vladimir and Suzdal (Kiev Caves), bishop (1226)" [27] -- (same individual?)
  10. See also: Joannicius
  11. Two disciples of Paisius of Uglich who helped him to spread devotion to The Protection of the Mother of God, which devotion had come to Paisius and Adrian in a vision of the Theotokos around 1472 AD. Note, the Monk Bogolep is also commemorated on August 22. [33]
  12. Saint Dorotheus is commemorated on May 12 in the Slavonic Menaion. [35]
  13. Commemorated on January 18. [46] [47]
  14. Commemorated on May 14. [49] [50]
  15. Commemorated on March 2. [52]
  16. (in Russian) Обретение мощей мцц. Евдокии Шейковой, Дарии Тимагиной, Дарии Улыбиной и Марии Неизвестной (2001). Празднование внесено в месяцеслов по благословению Святейшего Патриарха Кирилла 28 ноября 2011 года. [53]

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