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September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Sep. 12 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - Sep. 14

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 26 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 13th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 31.




Pre-Schism Western SaintsEdit

Post-Schism Orthodox SaintsEdit

New Martyrs and ConfessorsEdit

  • New Hieromartyrs Stephan Kostogryz and Alexander Aksenov,[25] Priests (1937)[16][20][26]
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas Vasyukovich, Deacon (1937)[16][20]

Other CommemorationsEdit

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  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. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Cornelius (Κορνήλιος);
    • Cornelia (Κορνηλία).
  3. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Aristides (Ἀριστείδης).
  4. ^ Certain Synaxaria show his feast day on September 9 as well.
  5. ^ "At Alexandria, St. Eulogius, a bishop, celebrated for learning and sanctity."[12]
  6. ^ "AT Alexandria, the birthday of blessed Philip, father of the virgin St. Eugenia. Resigning the dignity of prefect of Egypt, he obtained the grace of baptism. His successor, the prefect Terentius, caused him to be pierced through the throat with a sword, whilst he was praying."[12]
  7. ^ Born in Milan in Italy, he moved to France where he became a disciple of St Martin of Tours. About the year 407 he was consecrated Bishop of Angers.
  8. ^ "At Angers, in France, St. Mauritius, a bishop, renowned for numberless miracles."[12]
  9. ^ See: (in French) Nectaire d'Autun. Wikipédia. (French Wikipedia).
  10. ^ Born in Grenoble in France, he became a monk at the monastery of St Maurice of Agaunum in Switzerland, where he lived as a hermit for over thirty years. St Eustace encouraged him to move to Luxeuil and here he converted St Romaricus. When this noble founded the monastery of Remiremont in 620, Amatus became the first abbot.
  11. ^ "In the monastery of Remiremont in France, St. Amatus, priest and abbot, illustrious for the virtue of abstinence and the gift of miracles."[12]
  12. ^ "The same day, St. Venerius, confessor, a man of admirable sanctity, who led an eremitical life in the island of Palmaria."[12]
  13. ^ As a result of a false accusation, he was exiled to the monastery of Péronne and then to Breuil near Arras in the north of France, where he lived as one of the monks.
  14. ^ "At Sens, St. Amatus, bishop and confessor."[12]
  15. ^ His relics are in Fécamp.
  16. ^ Mother of St Edith of Wilton in England. After Edith's birth, Wilfrida went to Wilton where she became a nun. As a nun, and later as abbess, she led a repentant and edifying life.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n September 13/September 26. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Προεόρτια Ὑψώσεως τοῦ Τιμίου καὶ Ζωοποιοῦ Σταυροῦ. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Κορνήλιος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ Hieromartyr Cornelius the Centurion. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀριστείδης ὁ Μάρτυρας. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Κρονίδης, Λεόντιος, Σεραπίων, Γορδιανός, Σέλευκος, Μακρόβιος, Οὐαλέριος (ἢ Οὐαλεριανός), Λουκιανός, Ζωτικὸς καὶ Ἡλεῖ οἱ Μάρτυρες. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  8. ^ Martyr Serapion of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  9. ^ a b c Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Στράτων ὁ Μάρτυρας. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ Martyr Stratonicus in Scythia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ Martyr Elias. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  12. ^ a b c d e f 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. 281–282.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Πέτρος ὁ ἐν τῷ Ἀτρώᾳ (κατ’ ἄλλους "ὁ ἐν τῇ Ἀγρέᾳ"). 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ St Peter of Atroe. OCA -Lives of the Saints.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j September 13. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g September 26 / September 13. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  17. ^ St John of Prislop. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Μέλετος Πηγᾶς. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ (in Greek) Άγιος Μελέτιος Πηγάς. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  20. ^ a b c d (in Russian) 13 сентября по старому стилю / 26 сентября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  21. ^ Greatmartyr Ketevan the Queen of Georgia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  22. ^ Zakaria Machitadze (Archpriest). Lives of the Georgian Saints. First English Edition. St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 2006. pp. 325-329.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἰερόθεος ὁ Νέος. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  24. ^ Venerable Hierotheus the Younger of Iveron of Mt Athos. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  25. ^ (in Russian) АЛЕКСАНДР. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  26. ^ a b 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. 68.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἐγκαίνια Ἱεροῦ Ναοῦ Ἁγίας Ἀναστάσεως. 13 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ Commemoration of the Founding of the Church of the Resurrection (Holy Sepulchre) at Jerusalem. OCA - Lives of the Saints.


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