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April 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

April 4Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendarApril 6

All fixed commemorations below are observed on April 18 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For April 4th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on March 23.

Contents

SaintsEdit

Pre-Schism Western SaintsEdit

Post-Schism Orthodox SaintsEdit

New Martyrs and ConfessorsEdit

  • New Hieromartyr Alexis Krotenkov, Priest (1930)[4][16]
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas Simo, Priest (1931)[4][16]

Other CommemorationsEdit

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. ^ They are commemorated on January 31, their main feast day.
  3. ^ "The same day, St. Zeno, martyr, who was flayed alive, besmeared with pitch, and then cast into the fire."[7]
  4. ^ On Mount Livanon (Lebanon) on Lesbos, there existed a convent dedicated to the Holy Five Martyrs, which was referenced in a Synodic decision of the year 1331.
  5. ^ Her memory is recorded in the Vatopedi codex 1104 p.98b, and in the Synaxarion of Constantinople on April 9.
  6. ^ "In Africa, the holy martyrs, who, in the persecution of the Arian king Genseric, were murdered in the church on Easter day. The lector, whilst singing Alleluia at the stand, was pierced through the throat with an arrow."[7]
  7. ^ He was related to St Columba and founded a monastery in Kill-Beggan in Westmeath. He also gave his name to the church and parish of Imleach-Becain in Meath.
  8. ^ The translation of her relics took place on April 30, 1725, and is celebrated on April 30.[25]
  9. ^ St Panagiotis was born in Peloponnesus, in his ignorance of Islamic law he entered the Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem (the Dome of the Rock) and some fanatic Turks grabbed him and brought him before the Pasha of Damascus as a defiler of the Islamic temple. The Pasha offered him the chance of becoming a Muslim in order to avoid death. Panagiotis remained steadfast to his Christian faith, and for that reason he was beheaded on April 5, 1820, as he was chanting "Christ is Risen!" before several Muslims. He was 25 years old.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 5 Απριλίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Οὐϊκτωρίνος, Οὐΐκτωρ, Νικηφόρος, Κλαύδιος, Διόδωρος, Σαραπίων καὶ Παπίας οἱ Μάρτυρες. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m April 5 / April 18. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m April 18 / April 5. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  5. ^ Martyr Agathopodes the Deacon, and those with him, at Thessalonica. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ζήνων ὁ Μάρτυρας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ 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. 96-97.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θέρμος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἁγίες κυρία καὶ δούλη οἱ Μάρτυρες. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Μάξιμος καὶ Τερέντιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Πομπήιος ὁ Μάρτυρας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἁγίες Πέντε Μάρτυρες νεάνιδες ἀπὸ τὴν Λέσβο. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Δίδυμος καὶ Θεοδώρα οἱ Μάρτυρες. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ὑπομονὴ ἡ Μάρτυς. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Venerable Publius of Egypt. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  16. ^ a b c d (in Russian) 18 апреля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  17. ^ Venerable Mark the Anchorite of Athens. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ St Plato the Confessor of Studion. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Θεοδώρα ἡ ἐν Θεσσαλονίκῃ. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Venerable Theodora of Thessalonica. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  21. ^ a b c April 5. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μπέκαν ὁ ἐξ Ἰρλανδίας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ 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. 144-145.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ἀργυρὴ ἡ Νεομάρτυς. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ George Poulos. St. Argyre The Neomartyr. The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Retrieved on 01 February, 2014.
  26. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γεώργιος ὁ Νεομάρτυρας ἐκ χώρας Σάμου. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Παναγιώτης ὁ Νεομάρτυρας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Μετακομιδὴ Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ἁγίου Ἰὼβ Πατριάρχου Μόσχας καὶ πάσης Ρωσίας. 5 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  29. ^ Translation of the relics of St Job the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.

SourcesEdit

Greek Sources

Russian Sources

  • (in Russian) 18 апреля (5 апреля). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  • (in Russian) 18 апреля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).