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Orthodox Calendar for October 2011
1, Oct 2011 - 11:11

Please Note: There will be no Orthodox Liturgy on Sunday 2nd October! Clergy at Convocation and Retreat. Next Orthodox Liturgy Will Be on Sunday 6th November at 3:30 pm Church of Holy Rosary Castlebar.  At that liturgy please bring on paper the names of those deceased of your family and friends who will be placed on altar and prayed for. After the liturgy their names will be placed on altar and prayed for each evening at office of vespers at 5pm during month of November. and Prayed For. After Liturgy There Names Will Be Placed on Altar and Prayed For Each Evening at Office of Vespers at 5pm During Month of November.

1st October The Protection of Our Most Holy Lady The Theotokos and Ever- Vigin Mary.
Apostle Ananias, of The Seventy (1st) St Romanus The Melodist (Syria 6th) St John ( Koulouzelis) The Hymnographer (Athos14th) Commemoration of The Appariation of The Pillar with The Robe of Our Lord Under It at Mtskheta In Georgia

2nd October Sunday 16th Sunday After Pentecost.
Hieromartyr Cyprian Virgin Martyr Justina, and Martyr Theoctistus, of Nicomedia (249-51) St Andrew, Fool-For-Christ, at Constantinople (?936) St Anna Princess of Kashin (1368) St Theodore Ushakov, Admiral (1817) New Martyr Hatzi-George at Karacasu ( 1794)

3rd October Hieromartyr Dionysius The Arepagagite, Bishop of Athens. and with Him Martyrs Rusticus The Presbyter and Eleutherius The Deacon (96) Patron Saints of Church of Korea

4th October Hieromartyr Hierotheus, Bishop of Athens (1st). Sts Ammon (C350) and Paul The Simple (4th) of Egypt.
Uncovering of Relics of St Gurias, First Archbishop of Kazan, and St Barsanuphius, Bishop of Tver (1596)
Synaxis of Hierarchs of Kazan (1976)

5th October Martyr Charitina of Amisus (304) Hieromartyr Dionysius, Bishop of Alexandria ( 264-5)
St Gregory of Khandzta In Georgia (861) St Sabas, Hesychast of Vatopedi ( Mt Athos 1350)
St Methodia of Kimolos (1908) Sts Peter, Alexis, Jonah, Philip, and Hermogen, Metroploitians of Moscow and All Russia

6th October Holy Apostle Thomas (1st)
Glorification of St Innocent, Metropolitian of Moscow, Enlightener of The Aleuts and Apostle to The Americas (1977)

7th October Fast Day Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus In Syria (290-303)
Virgin Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus (290) Martyr Princess Osyth of Chich (C700)

8th October Virgin Martyr Pelagia of Anticoh (303). St Pelagia The Penitent (457)
St Thais of Egypt (4th)

9th October. 17th Sunday After Pentecost. Holy Apostle James, The Son of Alphaeus (1st) Righteous Abraham, and His Nephew, Lot
Hieromartyr Dionysius (Denis, Denys) of Paris, Bishop. St Publia The Confessor, Deaconess of Antioch (4th)
Glorification of St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (1989)

10th October. Martyrs Eulampius and Eulampia, at Nicomedia (303-11) St Ambrose, Starets of Optina (1891)

11th October Apostle Philip of The Seventy, One of Seven Deacons (1st)
St Theophanes Graptus "The Branded" Confessor and Hymnograher, Bishop of Nicaea (C850)
St Philotheus Kokkinos, Patriarch of Constantinople (1379) Synaxis of Elders of Optina

12th October Martyrs Probus, Tarachus, and Andronicus, at Tarus In Cilica (304)
St Symeonthe New Theologian (1022) St John (Pommers) of Riga (Lativa 1934)

13th October Martyrs Carpus, Papylus, Agathadorus, and Agathonica, at Pergamum (251)
St Theophilus of Antichoc, Apologist (181)
St Nicetas The Confessor of Paphlagonia (838)

14th October Martyrs Nazarius, Gervase, Protasius, and Celsius, of Milan (1st)
St Kosmas The Hymnographer, Bishop of Maiuma (C787)
St Euthymius The New, of Thessalonica, Monk of Mt Athos (898)
St Paraskeva The Younger, Whose Relics Are at Iasi (Romania 11th)

15th October Martyr Lucian, Presbyter of Antioch (312)
St John of Suzdal (1373) St Athanasius The Confessor, Bishop of Kovrov (1962)

16th October 18th Sunday After Pentecost. Commemoration of Fathers of Seventh Ecumenical Council (787)
Martyr Longinus The Centurion Who Stood By Cross of The Lord (787)
Appearance of Archangel Michael at Mont St Michael.

17th October Prophet Hosea (820bc) Martyrs and Unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian In Cilica, and Their Brothers, Leontius, Anthimus, and Eutropius (303) Martyrs Ethelred Andethlebert, Princes (C640) Monk Marytr Andrew of Crete (767) Translation of Relics of St Lazarus "of The Four Days" (In The Tomb), Bishop of Kition on Cyprus (898)

18th October Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke (1st) St Julian Sabas (Syria 4th) St Peter of Cetinje, Metropolitian of Montenergo (1830)

19th October Fast Day ( Wine Oil) St John of Kronstadt (1908) Prophet Joel (?4thbc)
Martyr Varus (C307) Translation of Relics of St John, Abbot of Rila In Bulgaria (1238)

20th October Great Martyr Artemius at Antioch (362) St Matrona of Chios (14th-15th)
St Artemius The Child ( Verholsk 1545) St Gerasimus The New Ascetic, of Cephalonia (1579)

21st October St Hilarion The Great (371-2) St Hilarion, Schema-Monk, of Kiev Caves (11th)
St Christodoulos of Patmos (1093) Confessors of Orthodoxy, Priests John and Moses, Monks Visarion and Sophronius, and Shepherd Oprea of Transylvania ( Romania 18th)

22nd October Holy Equal to The Apostles Abercius, Bishop and Wonderworker of Hierapolis (C167)

23rd October Sunday 19th Sunday After Pentecost Holy Apostle James, The Brother of The Lord.
(C63) St Ignatius, Patriarch of Constantinople (877-8)

24th October Martyr Arethas (523) St Elesbaan, King of Ethiopia (C553-5)
St Athanasius, Patriarch of Constantinople (1311) Icon of The Most Holy Theotokos, Joy of All Who Sorrow ( 1688)

25th October Martyr Marcian and Martyrius The Notaries, of Constantinople (C355)
St Tabitha, The Widow Raised From The Dead By The Apostle Peter (1st)
St Front, Bishop of Perigueux (2nd)

26th October Glorious Great Martyr Demetrius The Myrr -Flowing-of Thessalonica (C306)
Commeration of Great Earthquake at Constantinople (740)
St Theophilus of The Kiev Caves, Bishop of Novgorod (1482)

27th October St Procla, Wife of Pontius Pilate (1st) Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica (C306)
St Nestor The Cronicler of Kiev Caves (C1114)

28th October Fast Day ( Wine Oil Greek Use) The Protection of Our Most Holy Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary ( Greek Use) Martyrs Terence and Neonila and Their Children ( 3rd)
St Stephen of St Sabas Monastery, Hymnographer (794) St Arsenius, Archbishop of Serbia (1266)

29th October The Saint Demetrius Commeration of The Dead.

30th October 20th Sunday After Pentecost Apostles Tertius, Mark, Justas, and Artemas, of The Seventy ( 1st)
Holy Apostle Cleopas (1st) St Barnabas The Confessor, Bishop of Hvosno ( Serbia 1964)

31st October Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles, and Aristobulus, of The Seventy (1st)
Martyr Epimachus of Alexandria (250) Sts Spyridon and Nicodemus The Prosphora-Bakers, of Kiev Caves (12th)


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