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August 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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August 18 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - August 20

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

For August 19, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 6.



Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

New martyrs and confessors

  • Saint Nicholas Lebedev, Priest of Tver, New-Martyr (1933)[13][18]

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. ^ On the fourth day of the Afterfeast of the Dormition, the Church continues to honor the passage of the Most Holy Theotokos from death to life. Just as Christ once dwelt in the virginal womb of His Mother, now He takes Her "to dwell in His courts."[2]
  3. ^ "In Cilicia, the birthday of St. Andrew, tribune, and his military companions, who were converted to Christianity through a miraculous victory they had gained over the Persians. Being accused on this account, they were massacred in the defiles of Mount Taurus by the army of the governor Seleueus, under the emperor Maximian."[7]
  4. ^ "In Palestine, St. Timothy, a martyr, in the persecution of Diocletian, under the governor Urbanus. After overcoming many torments, he was consumed with a slow fire. In the same country suffered also Thecla and Agapius. The former being exposed to the beasts, was torn to pieces by their teeth, and went to her spouse; but Agapius, after enduring many torments, was reserved for greater combats."[7]
  5. ^ "AT Rome, St. Julius, senator and martyr, who was delivered up to the judge Vitellius, and by him thrown into prison. By order of the emperor Commodus, he was beaten with rods until he expired. His body was buried in the cemetery of Calepodius on the Aurelian road."[7]
  6. ^ His life was written by St Gregory of Tours.
  7. ^ "In the neighborhood of Sisteron, in France, blessed Donatus, priest and confessor. Being from his very infancy endowed with the grace of God in an extraordinary manner, he lived the life of an anchoret for many years, and after having been renowned for glorious miracles, went to Christ."[7]
  8. ^ He was sent as an envoy to Spain and wished to venerate the relics of St Eulalia at Merida but reposed before he reached his destination.
  9. ^ Born in Avignon in France, he was appointed governor of the town. After his wife's death he joined the monks of Lérins, where his son St Agricola had preceded him and where he became bishop.
  10. ^ His relics are enshrined in the Cathedral there.
  11. ^ "ST. CREDAN was the eighth Abbot of Evesham in succession to St. Egwin. He governed this great monastery in the time of Offa of Mercia, and his name appears in several charters of that powerful King. There is little record of his Acts during his life, but after death he was venerated as a Saint, and an endowment was made to burn a candle before his sepulchre day and night on his annual festival. About the year 1055, the Abbot Manny erected a shrine in his honour; and when, in consequence of some doubt which had arisen, the authenticity of his relics was tested by fire in the year 1077, the flame refused to touch them. This miracle led to their solemn translation, and during the ceremony, they appeared to the beholders to shine like gold. It was also noticed as a prodigy, that when the tower of the church fell A.D. 1207, and ruined almost everything contained within its walls, the shrine of St. Credan, as well as those of St. Egwin and St. Odulph, remained uninjured."[14]
  12. ^ Leovigild was a monk and pastor in Cordoba in Spain and Christopher a monk of the monastery of St Martin de La Rojana near Cordoba. They were martyred in Cordoba under Abderrahman II. Note, the Roman Martyrology lists them under August 20.
  13. ^ The Translation of his relics took place in 1923. His major shrine is in Naousa, Imathia, Macedonia, Greece.[16]
  14. ^ See: (in Russian) Донская икона Божией Матери. Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i August 19 / September 1. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Afterfeast of the Dormition of the Mother of God. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  3. ^ Ivanits, Linda (1992). Russian folk belief. M.E. Sharpe. p. 24. ISBN 0873328892.
  4. ^ The Passion of Saint Andrew the Commander. pp. 1-16. Retrieved: 1 November 2014.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀνδρέας ὁ Στρατηλάτης καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ 2.593 Μάρτυρες. 19 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ Martyr Andrew Stratelates in Cilicia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ 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. 248-250.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Τιμόθεος, Ἀγάπιος καὶ Θέκλα οἱ Μάρτυρες. 19 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyr Timothy of Palestine. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Εὐτυχιανὸς καὶ Στρατήγιος οἱ Μάρτυρες. 19 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 19 Αυγούστου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p August 19. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  13. ^ a b c d e f September 1 / August 19. Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  14. ^ 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. 399-401.
  15. ^ St Pitirim the Bishop of Perm. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  16. ^ a b Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Θεοφάνης ὁ Θαυματουργός ὁ Νέος. 19 Αυγούστου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Venerable Theophanes of Dochiariou of Mt Athos. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ 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. 61.
  19. ^ Intercession of the “Don” Icon of the Mother of God against the Tatars Attack. OCA - Lives of the Saints.


Greek Sources
Russian Sources
  • (in Russian) 1 сентября (19 августа). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
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