Some Saints and Feasts of the
Orthodox Christian Church

St. Basil the Great (1 January)
St. Gregory Nazianzen (1 and 25 January)
St. Seraphim of Sarov (2 January)
The Seventy (4 January)
The Theophany (Epiphany) of Christ (6 January)
Synaxis of St. John the Baptist and Forerunner of Christ (7 January)
St. Sava of Serbia (14 January)
St. Anthony the Great (17 January)
St. Athanasius the Great (18 January)
St Timothy the Apostle (22 January)
St Xeni (24 January)
St Gregory Theologian (25 January)
St Xenophon, Maria and sons (26 January)

St Tryphon (1 February)
Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple (2 February)
St. Photios the Great (Patriarch of Constantinople; 6 February)
Sts Barsanuphius and John (Holy Fathers; 6 February)
St. Charalambos the Wonder-worker (10 February)
St. Zacharias (Patriarch of Constantinople; 21 February)
St Eustathios of Antioch (21 February)
St. Polycarp (Bishop of Smyrna; 23 February)
St. Photini, The Samaritan Woman (Great Martyr and Equal to the Apostles; 26 February)
St Kyranna of Thessaloniki (28 February)

St. Eudokia, Holy Martyr (1 March)
St. Symeon the New Theologian (12 March)
St Alexios, Man of God (17 March)
The Annunciation of the Holy Theotokos (25 March)
St. Gregory Palamas (25 March)
St. John Climacus (30 March and 4th Sunday of the Great Lent)
St. Innocent (31 March and 23 September)

St. Lazarus Of Bethany (Lazarus Saturday, the Saturday before Palm Sunday)
St. Mary of Egypt (1 April and Fifth Sunday of Great Lent)
Sts Agape, Irene and Chione (Virgin-martyrs; 16 April)
St. Alexandra (23 April)
St. George the Great Martyr (23 April)
St. Mark the Apostle and Evangelist (25 April)

Coming of the Holy Spirit - the Feast of Pentecost
All Saints day (1st Sunday after Pentecost)
St. Xenia (3 May)
St. Theodore of Sykeon (5 May)
Holy Apostle St. John the Evangelist (8 May)
St. Glykeria (13 May)
St Pachomios the Great (15 May)
St. Nicholas (Bishop of Myra; Translation of Relics 20 May)
Sts Constantine and Helene (21 May)

St. Kalliope the Martyr (8 June)
The Day of the Souls (on Saturday)
Miraculous Icon of "Axion Esti" (11 June)
Nativity of St. John the Baptist and Forerunner of Christ (24 June)
Holy Apostles Sts Peter and Paul (29 June)

St. Andreas (4 July)
St. Prokopios (Great Martyr; 8 July )
St. Euphemia (Great Martyr; 11 July )
Archangel Gabriel (13 July)

St. Macrina the younger (19 July)
Prophet Elijah (Elias) (20 July)
St Mary Magdalene, Equal to the Apostles (22 July)
St. Anna (Dormition of the Mother of the Theotokos; 25 July)
St. Paraskevi (July 26)
St. Panteleimon (All-Merciful and Great Martyr; July 27)

Transfiguration (Metamorphoses) of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (6 August )
St Ioseph (6 August)
Dormition (Falling-asleep) of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary (15 August)
St. Kosmas of Aitolia (24 August)
St. Titus (25 August)
St. Haralambos of Crete (28 August )
Beheading of the Baptist and Forerunner St. John (29 August)
St. Alexander (Patriarch of Constantinople; 30 August)

Indiction - beginning of Church year (1 September )
St. Symeon the Stylite (1 September)
St. John the faster (2 September)
Nativity of the Theotokos (8 September)
Sts Joachim and Anna (parents of the Theotokos; 9 September)
Feast of the Elevation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross (14 September)
Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist St. John the Theologian (26 September)
Holy Apostle and Evangelist St. John the Theologian (26 September, 8 May)

Sts Cyprian and Justina, Holy Martyrs (2 October)
St. Dionysius the Areopagite (3 October)
Holy Apostle St. Thomas (6 October and Thomas Sunday)
St. Lazaros (17 October)
Holy Apostle and Evangelist St. Luke (18 October)
Holy Apostle St. James the Just (23 October)
St. John of Kronstadt (19 October)
St. Justin the Martyr (20 October)
St. Hilarion the Great (21 October)
St. Dimitrios the Great Martyr (26 October)
St. Timotheos the Esphigmenitis (29 October)

Archangels (including Michael & Gabriel) (8 November)
St. Nektarios the Wonderworker (Metropolitan of Pentapolis; 9 November)
St. John Chrysostom (Archbishop of Constantinople; 13 November, and January 1, 27 and 30)
Holy Apostle St. Matthew (16 November)
St. Gregory the Wonderworker (17 November)
Presentation of the Virgin Mary to the Temple (21 November)
Great Martyr St. Catherine (25 November)
St. Stylianos (26 November)
Holy Apostle St. Andrew (30 November)

St. John Damascene (4 December)
St. Barbara (4 December)
St. Sabbas the Sanctified (5 December)
St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (6 December)
St. Ambrose (Bishop of Milan; 7 December)
St. Spyridon (12 December)
St. Eleutherios (15 December)
Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (25 December)
St. Stephen, the First Martyr (27 December)
The Holy Infants (29 December)


Gospel and Epistle readings for 1999

Links to sites with other lives of Saints:


Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, Calendar of Saints 
Serbian Orthodox Church (Diocese of Western America) 


Last modified: April 11, 2000