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September 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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The Eastern Orthodox cross
The Eastern Orthodox cross

September 4 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - September 6

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 18 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 5th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 23.


Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

New martyrs and confessors

  • New Hieromartyrs Vladimír Petřek (cs) and Václav Čikl (cs), priests;
  • New Martyrs Ján Sonnevend (cs), Václav Ornest (cs), and Karel Louda, and their families.

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:
    • Zacharias, Zachary (Ζαχαρίας);
    • Zacharoula (Ζαχαρούλα).
  3. ^ "At Constantinople, the holy martyrs Urbanus, Theodore, Menedemus, and their ecclesiastical companions, seventy-seven in number, who were put in a ship by the command of the emperor Valens, and burned on the sea for the Catholic faith.".[12]
  4. ^ He did seven years' penance for a sin he had committed.
  5. ^ "In the suburbs of Rome, blessed Victorinus, bishop and martyr, in the time of Nerva Trajan. Being renowned for sanctity and miracles, he was elected bishop of Amiterno by the whole people, but afterwards he was banished, with other servants of God, to Contigliano, where spring forth fetid sulphurous waters, and was suspended with his head downward by order of the judge Aurelian. Having for the name of Christ endured this torment for three days, he was gloriously crowned, and went victoriously to our Lord. His body was taken away by the Christians, and buried with due honors at Amiterno."[12]
  6. ^ Born near Constance, he became a monk at Luxeuil in France. He helped St Omer, Bishop of Thérouanne and became Abbot of Sithin (afterwards called St Bertin). The monastery prospered under him and he founded many new monasteries.
  7. ^ "In the neighborhood of Terouanne, in the monastery of Sithiu, St. Bertin, abbot."[12]
  8. ^ "[Russian, Polish, and Lithuanian Kalendars, on July 24. Their Translation on May 2. Romanus or Boris died July 24, David or Gleb on Sept. 5. On which day the Bollandists give their acts. Authorities: Nestor (A.D. 1115), Chronicon. The Acts in the Bollandists are not correct.]"
    "The body of Gleb was translated by order of Jaroslaff to Wissegorod, and laid beside that of his brother Boris. Both were uncorrupt."[18]
  9. ^ St Athanasius opposed the union of Brest and went to the Polish Sejm or parliament where he publicly warned it of God’s wrath for forcibly imposing such a union of the churches. After the defeat of the Polish forces by the armies of Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky in 1648, St Athanasius was taken into custody by the Poles, tortured for several days and then he was taken to a wooded area where he was obliged to dig his own grave before being shot twice in the head and buried alive.[22]
  10. ^ See: (in Russian) Алексий (Бельковский). Википедии. (Russian Wikipedia).
  11. ^ The group of New Martyrs will be celebrated annually on September 5, the date of the martyrdom of Ján Sonnevend.[26]
  12. ^ "Consecration of the Church of the Apostle Peter, at Athyra (Thrace)."[21]
  13. ^ Orthodox Christian tradition recounts that, at the time of the massacre of the Innocents, when King Herod ordered the slaughter of all males under the age of two in an attempt to prevent the prophesied Messiah from coming to Israel, Zechariah refused to divulge the whereabouts of his son (who was in hiding), and he was therefore murdered by Herod's soldiers.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k September 5/September 18. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Προφήτης Ζαχαρίας. 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ Holy Prophet Zachariah and Righteous Elizabeth, parents of Saint John the Baptist. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j September 18 / September 5. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  6. ^ Martyr Tathuil, and his sister, Bebaia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Martyr Sarbelus of Edessa. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Ραΐς(ἢ Ἠραίς). 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyrs Juventinus and Maximus the soldiers, at Antioch. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Μέδιμνος, Οὐρβανός, Θεόδωρος καὶ 80 Ἱερεῖς καὶ Διάκονοι. 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Martyrs Urban, Theodore, Medimnus, and 77 companions, at Nicomedia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  12. ^ 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. 272–273.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Ἀβδαῖος ὁ Ἐπίσκοπος. 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ Martyr Abdias (Abidas) of Persia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  15. ^ a b c d e f September 5. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  16. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "S. BERTIN, AB. (ABOUT A.D. 709.)". In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Tenth; September. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 71-74.
  17. ^ Passion-Bearer Gleb (in Baptism David). OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  18. ^ Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (M.A.). "SS. ROMANUS AND DAVID, MM. (A.D. 1015)". In: The Lives of the Saints. Volume the Tenth; September. London: John C. Nimmo, 1898. pp. 75-76.
  19. ^ Martyr Athanasius, Abbot of Bretsk. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  20. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ὅσιος Ἀθανάσιος Ἡγούμενος τῆς Μονῆς Μπρέστ, (Ρῶσος † 1648). 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  21. ^ a b (in Greek) 05/09/2022. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  22. ^ Dr. Alexander Roman. September. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  23. ^ a b c (in Russian) 5 сентября по старому стилю  /  18 сентября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2022 год.
  24. ^ (in Russian) ЕВФИМИЙ. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  25. ^ CZECH-SLOVAK CHURCH CANONIZES NEW MARTYRS, TO BE CELEBRATED FEBRUARY 8. Orthodox Christianity. Prague, Czech Republic, February 6, 2020.
  26. ^ a b CZECH-SLOVAK AND SERBIAN HIERARCHS CELEBRATE CANONIZATION OF SEVERAL NEW MARTYRS. Orthodox Christianity. Prague, Czech Republic, February 11, 2020.
  27. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἐγκαίνια Νοαῦ Ἁγίου Πέτρου ἐν τῷ Ἀθηρᾷ. 5 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  28. ^ (in Russian) 18 сентября (5 сентября). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  29. ^ (in Russian) ОРШАНСКАЯ ИКОНА БОЖИЕЙ МАТЕРИ. Открытая православная энциклопедия "Древо" (Open Orthodox Encyclopedia "The Tree").
  30. ^ (in Russian) АЛЕКСАНДР. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  31. ^ (in Russian) Житие прп. Александра Уродова исп. (1961). Retrieved: 15 February 2016.


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