January 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

January 29 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - January 31

All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 12 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For January 30th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on January 17.



  • Martyrs Censorinus, Sabinus, Ares (Aares), the virgin Chryse (Chryse of Rome), Felix, Maximus, Herculianus, Venerius, Styracius, Mennas, Commodus, Hermes, Maurus, Eusebius, Rusticus, Monagrius, Amandinus, Olympius, Cyprus, Theodore the Tribune, the priest Maximus, the deacon Archelaus, and the bishop Cyriacus, at Ostia,[1][3] – under Roman Emperor Claudius Gothicus and a vicarius named Ulpius Romulus (269)[7][8][note 3] (see also August 13 - Hippolytus of Rome - who may or may not be the same individual)

Pre-Schism Western saintsEdit

Post-Schism Orthodox saintsEdit

New martyrs and confessorsEdit

  • New Hieromartyr Vladimir Kristenovich, Priest (1933)[3][23]
  • New Martyr Stephen Nalivayko (1945)[3][23]

Other commemorationsEdit

Icon galleryEdit


  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. ^ "At Antioch, the passion of the blessed priest Hippolytus, who, for a short time deceived by the Novatian schismatics, was converted by the grace of Christ and returned to the unity of the Church, for which and in which he afterwards underwent a glorious martyrdom. Being asked by the schismatics which was the better side, he repudiated the doctrine of Novatus, and affirming that the faith ought to be professed which the Chair of Peter taught, he presented his neck to the executioners."[6]
  3. ^ "HIPPOLYTUS (St.) M. (Jan. 30). A Syrian Christian, a priest, converted from the errors of Novatus and afterwards put to death for the Faith at Antioch, some time subsequent to a.d. 250."[9]
  4. ^ An old church is dedicated to him in Draguignan.
  5. ^ Sister of St Waldetrudis, Abbess of Mons in Belgium. She founded the convent of Maubeuge in the north of France.
  6. ^ Born in England, she was sold as a slave to the mayor of the palace of the Kingdom of Neustria. In 649 King Clovis II married her and she became the mother of three future kings. After her husband's death, she was regent of France (656-664). When Clotaire III came of age, she became a nun at the convent of Chelles which she had founded.
  7. ^ See: (in Russian): Зинон Постник. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  8. ^ See: (in Russian): Пелагия Дивеевская. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m January 30 / February 12. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Τρεῖς Ἱεράρχες. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h (in Russian) 30 января (ст.ст.) 12 февраля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
  4. ^ Synaxis of the Ecumenical Teachers and Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰππόλυτος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ a b c d e 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. 30–32.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἱππόλυτος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ Μάρτυρες. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Hieromartyr Hippolytus the Pope of Rome. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  9. ^ "HIPPOLYTUS (St.) M." In: The Benedictine Monks of St. Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate (Comp.). THE BOOK OF SAINTS: A Dictionary of Servants of God Canonised by the Catholic Church: Extracted from the Roman & Other Martyrologies. London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1921. p. 137.
  10. ^ Venerable Zeno the Hermit of Antioch the Disciple of St Basil the Great. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόφιλος ὁ Νέος. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Martyr Theophilus the New in Cyprus. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Κυριακὸς ὁ ἐν τῇ μονῇ Ἁγίου Σάββα Ἀσκήσαντας. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Πέτρος Βασιλέας τῶν Βουλγάρων. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  15. ^ Blessed Peter the King of Bulgaria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i January 30. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Φελισιανός, Φιλιππιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ 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. 40-41.
  19. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ζήνων ὁ Νηστευτὴς ἐκ Κιέβου. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  20. ^ Venerable Zeno the Faster, of the Kiev Caves. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Θεόδωρος ὁ Νεομάρτυρας ὁ Μυτιληναῖος. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ New Martyr Theodore. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  23. ^ a b c d February 12 / January 30. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  24. ^ St Demetrius, the New Martyr of Sliven. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Μνήμη εὑρέσεως τῆς ἐν Τήνῳ Ἱερᾶς εἰκόνος Εὐαγγελιστρίας. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  27. ^ Icon of the Mother of God “Tinos”. OCA - Lives of the 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. 11.
  29. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Μνήμη θαύματος Μεγαλομάρτυρος Γεωργίου στὴ Ζάκυνθο. 30 Ιανουαρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.


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