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April 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Apr. 5Eastern Orthodox Church calendarApr. 7

All fixed commemorations below are observed on April 19 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For April 6th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on March 24.

Contents

  • Saints 1
  • Pre-Schism Western saints 2
  • Post-Schism Orthodox saints 3
    • New Martyrs and Confessors 3.1
  • Other commemorations 4
  • Icon gallery 5
  • Notes 6
  • References 7
  • Sources 8

Saints

Pre-Schism Western saints

  • Saints Florentius, Geminianus and Saturus, martyrs in Sirmium in Pannonia (4th century)[15]
  • Saints Rufina, Moderata, Romana, Secundus and Seven Companions, martyred at Sirmium in Pannonia (4th century)[15]
  • Saint Marcellinus of Carthage, imperial representative in North Africa, martyred by the Donatists (413)[15]
  • Saint Celestine, Pope of Rome (432)[7][15][note 2]
  • Saint Brychan, a King in Wales with twenty-four saintly children (5th century)[15]
  • Saint Ulched (Ulchad, Ylched), a holy man who gave his name to Llechulched in Anglesey in Wales.[15]
  • Saint Winebald (Winewald, Vinebaud), a monk at Saint-Loup-de-Troyes in France where he became abbot (c. 650)[15]
  • Saint Derfel (Tervillius) the Prince, son of King Joel II, became a hermit in Llandderfel in Gwynedd in Wales (660)[16] (see also: April 5)
  • Saint Gennard, a monk at Fontenelle in France and eventually Abbot of Flay (Saint-Germer-de-Fly Abbey) (720)[15]
  • Saint Berthanc (Berchan), a monk at Iona in Scotland and later Bishop of Kirkwall in the Orkneys (c. 840)[15]
  • Saint Prudentius of Troyes (Prudentius Galindo) (861)[15][note 3]
  • Saint Notker the Stammerer, nicknamed Balbulus (the Stammerer), monk at St Gall Abbey where he spent his whole life, excelling as a musician (912)[15]
  • Saint Urban, Abbot of the [15]
  • Saint Ælfstan (Elstan), monk who became Bishop of Ramsbury and succeeded St Ethelwold as Abbot of Abingdon (981)[15][17]

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

  • Venerable Gregory (Drimys) of the Great Lavra on Mount Athos (Gregory the Byzantine) (1310), instructor of St. Gregory Palamas.[1][18][19]
  • Venerable Gregory of Sinai (Mt. Athos) (Gregory the Sinaite) (1347)[1][20]
  • Venerable Rufus the Obedient, of the Kiev Far Caves (14th century)[21] (see also: April 8)
  • New Martyr Nicholas the Deacon, of Mytilene (1463)[1][note 4]
  • Saint Aphonios, Bishop of Novgorod from 1635-1649 (1652)[22][note 5]
  • New Martyr Paul the Russian, at Constantinople (1683)[1][23] (see also: April 3)
  • New Hieromartyr Gennadius of Dionysiou, Mt. Athos, at Constantinople (1818)[1][24]
  • New Martyrs Manuel, Theodore, George, Michael, and another George, of Samothrace, at Makri in Thrace (1835)[1][25]
  • Saint Martyrius, monk of Glinsk Hermitage (1865)[1][23]

New Martyrs and Confessors

  • Martyrs Peter Zhukov and Prohor Mikhailov (1918)[26]
  • New Hieromartyr John Boikov, Priest (1934)[3][26]
  • New Hieromartyr Jacob Boikov, Priest (1943)[3][26]
  • New Hiero-confessor Sebastian (Fomin), Schema-Archimandrite of Optina Monastery and Karaganda (1966)[1][3][26][note 6] (see also: April 19)

Other commemorations

Icon gallery

Notes

  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. ^ Born in the Campagna in Italy, he succeeded Boniface I as Pope of Rome in 422. He supported St Germanus of Auxerre against Pelagianism and condemned Nestorianism.
  3. ^ Born in Spain, in his youth he fled from the Saracens to France, where he changed his baptismal name Galindo to Prudentius. He became Bishop of Troyes.
  4. ^ The finding of his relics is celebrated on May 31.
  5. ^ See: (Russian) Аффоний (митрополит Новгородский). Википедии. (Russian WorldHeritage).
  6. ^ See: (Russian) Севастиан (Фомин). Википедии. (Russian WorldHeritage).

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p April 6 / April 19. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Martyr Jeremiah. OCA - Lives of the Sainrs.
  3. ^ a b c d e April 19 / April 6. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Πλατωνὶς ἡ ἐν Νισίβει. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ St Platonida (Platonis) of Nisibis, Syria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Πλατωνὶς ἡ Μάρτυς καὶ οἱ δύο σὺν αὐτῇ Μάρτυρες. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  7. ^ a b c d 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. 97-98.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εἰρηναῖος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Ἐπίσκοπος Σιρμίου. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι ἑκατὸν εἴκοσι Μάρτυρες ἐν Περσίδι. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  10. ^ 120 Martyrs of Persia. OCA - Lives of the Sainrs.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Τιμόθεος καὶ Διογένης οἱ Μάρτυρες. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐτύχιος Πατριάρχης Κωνσταντινουπόλεως. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ St Eutychius the Patriarch of Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Sainrs.
  14. ^ St Methodius, Equal of the Apostles and Archbishop of Moravia, Enlightener of the Slavs. OCA - Lives of the Sainrs.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m April 6. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Τερβίλλιος ὁ πρίγκιπας. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ 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. 145-146.
  18. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Γρηγόριος ὁ Βυζάντιος. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  19. ^ Venerable Gregory the Byzantine. OCA - Lives of the Sainrs.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Γρηγόριος ὁ Σιναΐτης. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ροῦφος ὁ Ἀσκητὴς. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀφώνιος Ἐπίσκοπος Νόβγκοροντ. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. April. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Γεννάδιος ὁ Ὁσιομάρτυρας. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  25. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Μανουήλ, Θεόδωρος, Γεώργιος, Μιχαὴλ καὶ Γεώργιος οἱ Νεομάρτυρες ἐκ Σαμοθράκης. 6 Απριλίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  26. ^ a b c d (Russian) 6 апреля (ст.ст.) 19 апреля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).

Sources

  • April 6 / April 19. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • April 19 / April 6. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • April 6. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • Dr. Alexander Roman. April. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  • 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. 27.
  • April 6. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  • 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. 97-98.
  • 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. 145-146.

Greek Sources

  • Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) 6 ΑΠΡΙΛΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  • (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 6 Απριλίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).

Russian Sources

  • (Russian) 19 апреля (6 апреля). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  • (Russian) 6 апреля (ст.ст.) 19 апреля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
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