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April 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

April 28 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - April 30

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on May 12 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For April 29th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on April 16.

Contents

SaintsEdit

Pre-Schism Western SaintsEdit

Post-Schism Orthodox SaintsEdit

Icon GalleryEdit

NotesEdit

  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. ^ The "Great Synaxaristes" lists the following Saints and Martyrs for April 29th; however they are listed for April 28th in the Slavonic menaion:
    • Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and:
      • Virgin Martyr Cercyra
      • Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius - the holy seven former thieves;
      • Martyr Vitalius
      • Martyr Zenon
      • Martyr Neon
    Similarly, the "Great Synaxaristes" lists the following Saints and Martyrs for April 28th; however they are listed for April 29th in the Slavonic menaion:
    • Saint Memnon the Wonderworker of Corfu
    • Nine martyrs at Cyzicus:
      • Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Arcemas, Magnus, Theodorus, Thaumasius, and Philemon
  3. ^ "The same day, seven robbers, who, being converted to Christ by St. Jason, attained to eternal life by martyrdom."[3]
  4. ^ "At Cirtha, in Numidia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Agapius and Secundinus, bishops, who, after a long exile in that city, added to the glory of their priesthood the crown of martyrdom. They suffered in the persecution of Valerian, during which the enraged Gentiles made every effort to shake the faith of the just. In their company, suffered Aemilian, soldier, Tertulla and Antonia, consecrated virgin, and a woman with her twin children."[3]
  5. ^ The Roman Martyrology lists him on April 30th as follows:
    "At Naples, in Campania, St. Severus, bishop, who, among other prodigies, raised for a short time a dead man from the grave, in order to convict of falsehood the lying creditor of a widow and her children."[21]
  6. ^ A legend relates that Senan was a hermit in northern Wales, but there is so much confusion in the records among the various saints of this name that it is impossible to give any precise history (Benedictines).[23]
  7. ^ Born in Desies, Munster, Ireland. An Irish monk of Lismore whose sterling quality was obedience. He is titular saint of the parish of Kill-Fiachna, in the Diocese of Ardfert (Benedictines, Encyclopedia, Husenbeth).[23]
  8. ^ According to an unreliable legend, the hermit Daniel was a native of Asia Minor, who lived during the time of Charlemagne. The circumstances of his martyrdom are unknown, but he is the patron of the abbey-church of the Benedictine nuns of Gerona, Spain (Benedictines).[23]
  9. ^ Not only Orthodox, but many Roman Catholics and Muslims also resort to him upon the Day of Pentecost for the healing of their infirmities.[28]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἰάσονας καὶ Σωσίπατρος οἱ Ἀπόστολοι. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  2. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἰακισχόλος, Ἰανουάριος, Εὐφράσιος, Μάμμινος, Μαρσάλιος, Σατορνίνος καὶ Φαυστιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες πρώην ληστές. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c The Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. pp. 120-121.
  4. ^ Ἡ Ἁγία Κέρκυρα ἡ Μάρτυς. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ Virginmartyr Kerkyra and those with her. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  6. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ζήνων ὁ Μάρτυρας. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ Martyr Zeno who was converted by Apostles Jason and Sosipater. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  8. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Νέων ὁ Μάρτυρας. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyr Neon who was converted by Apostles Jason and Sosipater. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  10. ^ Martyr Vitalis who was converted by Apostles Jason and Sosipater. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  11. ^ May 11 / April 28. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  12. ^ April 28/May 11 Archived March 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  13. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Βιτάλιος καὶ Βαλερία οἱ Μάρτυρες. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m April 29/May 12 Archived March 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  15. ^ Martyr Rhodopianus the Deacon at Aphrodisia in Anatolia. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  16. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀττικὸς καὶ Κυντιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Rev. Oeconomos Christopher Klitou. FEASTS AND SAINTS 29th APRIL. The Orthodox Pages.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k April 29. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  19. ^ Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀγάπιος καὶ Σεκουνδίνος οἱ Ἱερομάρτυρες καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς μαρτυρήσαντες. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Severus Apr 29. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  21. ^ The Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. pp. 121-122.
  22. ^ May 12 / April 29 (Church Calendar). HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow)
  23. ^ a b c April 29. St. Patrick Catholic Church - Saint of the Day, April 29.
  24. ^ Rev. Richard Stanton. A Menology of England and Wales, or, Brief Memorials of the Ancient British and English Saints Arranged According to the Calendar, Together with the Martyrs of the 16th and 17th Centuries. London: Burns & Oates, 1892. pp. 185-186.
  25. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Καλοκτένης Μητροπολίτης Θηβῶν. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ Ὁ Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Θαυματουργός ἐκ Σερβίας. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  27. ^ St Basil the Bishop of Ostrog in Montenegro, Serbia. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  28. ^ The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of Western Europe and the Americas (ROCOR). St. Hilarion Calendar of Saints for the year of our Lord 2004. St. Hilarion Press (Austin, TX). p.32.
  29. ^ Martyrs of Lazeti. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  30. ^ Venerable Nectarius of Optina. OCA - Feasts and Saints.
  31. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. April. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).

SourcesEdit

Greek Sources

Russian Sources

  • (in Russian) 12 мая (29 апреля). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  • (in Russian) 29 апреля (ст.ст.) 12 мая 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).