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April 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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April 28 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - April 30

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on May 12 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For April 29th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on April 16.


Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

New martyrs and confessors

Other commemorations

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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:
    • Jason (Ἰάσονας);
    • Sosipater (Σωσίπατρος).
  3. ^ "The same day, seven robbers, who, being converted to Christ by St. Jason, attained to eternal life by martyrdom."[5]
  4. ^ Name days celebrated today include:
    • Kerkyra, Cercyra (Κέρκυρα).
  5. ^ They are recorded in the Synaxarion of Delahaye.
  6. ^ "At Cirtha, in Numidia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Agapius and Secundinus, bishops, who, after a long exile in that city, added to the glory of their priesthood the crown of martyrdom. They suffered in the persecution of Valerian, during which the enraged Gentiles made every effort to shake the faith of the just. In their company, suffered Aemilian, soldier, Tertulla and Antonia, consecrated virgin, and a woman with her twin children."[5]
  7. ^ Bishop of Naples in Italy and a famous wonderworker. He raised a dead man to life so that he bear witness in favour of his persecuted widow.
  8. ^ Not only Orthodox, but many Roman Catholics and Muslims also resort to him upon the Day of Pentecost for the healing of their infirmities.[26]
  9. ^ "St. Vasilije of Peć (17th C.) worked as a baker in the city of Peć. When Albanians kidnapped his daughter, he resolved to intercede for her honor and besought them not to convert her to Islam. The Albanians thus severely beat him with a scimitar and left him to die. His place of burial was venerated by the Orthodox, who later built a church on the spot, although the Turks soon demolished it. His burial place was finally destroyed during the hostilities in Kosovo and Metohija in 1999. His memory will be celebrated on April 29/May 12."[29]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r April 28/May 11. Orthodox Calendar (
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i (in Greek) 29 Απριλίου. (H Εκκλησία της Ελλάδος).
  3. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἰάσονας καὶ Σωσίπατρος οἱ Ἀπόστολοι. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἰακισχόλος, Ἰανουάριος, Εὐφράσιος, Μάμμινος, Μαρσάλιος, Σατορνίνος καὶ Φαυστιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες πρώην ληστές. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  5. ^ a b c 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. 120-121.
  6. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Κέρκυρα ἡ Μάρτυς. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  7. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ζήνων ὁ Μάρτυρας. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Νέων ὁ Μάρτυρας. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  9. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Βιτάλιος καὶ Βαλερία οἱ Μάρτυρες. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  10. ^ Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  11. ^ Martyrs Diodorus and Rhodopianus—Deacons, at Aphrodisia in Anatolia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  12. ^ Nine Martyrs at Cyzicus: Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodotus, Thaumasius, and Philemon. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀττικὸς καὶ Κυντιανὸς οἱ Μάρτυρες. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  14. ^ Rev. Oeconomos Christopher Klitou. Feasts and Saints 29th April. The Orthodox Pages.
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k April 29. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Ἀγάπιος καὶ Σεκουνδίνος οἱ Ἱερομάρτυρες καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς μαρτυρήσαντες. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  17. ^ Very Rev. John O'Hanlon. "Article I.—St. Diochu, or Dichus, of Sabhall, or Saul, County of Down. [Fifth Century.]." In: Lives of the Irish Saints: With Special Festivals, and the Commemorations of Holy Persons. VOL. IV. Dublin, 1875. pp. 537-540.
  18. ^ May 12 / April 29 (Church Calendar). Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  19. ^ Saint Endellion, recluse of Cornwall. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ Very Rev. John O'Hanlon. "Article VIII.—St. Senan, Confessor, in North Wales. [Seventh Century.]." In: Lives of the Irish Saints: With Special Festivals, and the Commemorations of Holy Persons. VOL. IV. Dublin, 1875. pp. 546-547.
  21. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. Senan, C. (7th Cent.)" In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Fourth: April. London: John C. Nimmo, 1897. p. 364.
  22. ^ 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. 185-186.
  23. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Καλοκτένης Μητροπολίτης Θηβῶν. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  24. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Θαυματουργός ἐκ Σερβίας. Μέγας Συναξαριστής.
  25. ^ Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk in Montenegro, Serbia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  26. ^ 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.32.
  27. ^ Martyrs of Lazeti. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  28. ^ Venerable Nectarius of Optina. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  29. ^ a b SERBIAN CHURCH CANONIZES THREE MARTYRS. Orthodox Christianity. May 11, 2018.


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