Orthodox Saints Calendar

<=December 2016=>
Orthodox Calendar
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 WINE/OIL
Prophet NahumMartyr Ananias of PersiaSt. Philaret the Merciful
2 FAST
Prophet HabakkukVen. Jesse of GeorgiaMartyr Myrope
3 FISH
Prophet ZephaniahVen. Sabbas of StorozhevVen. John the Silent
4 FISH
Great Martyr BarbaraVen. John of DamascusHoly Martyr Seraphim
5 WINE/OIL
Ven. Sabbas the SanctifiedSt. Gurias of KazanVen. Nectarius of Bitola
6 WINE/OIL
Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra, Wonderworker
7 FAST
St. Ambrose of MilanVen. Nilus StolebenMartyr Philothea of Thrace
8 WINE/OIL
Ven. Patapius of ThebesApostles Sosthenes, Apollos & Cephas (of 70)
9 WINE/OIL
Conception of Holy Theotokos By Righteous Anna
10 FISH
Martyrs Menas, HermogeneBlessed John & AngelinaSt. Joasaph of Belgorod
11 FISH
Ven. Daniel the StyliteVen. Luke the StyliteVen. Nikon the Dry
12 WINE/OIL
St. Spiridon WonderworkerVenerable TherapontesSt. Alexander
13 WINE/OIL
Repose Ven. HermanSts. Eustratius & AuxentiusVen. Arcadius
14 FAST
Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucis, Callinicus, Philemon, Apollonius & Arianus
15 WINE/OIL
Holy Martyr Eleutherius & His Mother AnthiaSt. Stephen the Confessor
16 FAST
Prophet HaggaiEmpress TheophaniaMartyr Marinus
17 FISH
Prophet Daniel & 3 YouthsSt. Dionysius of AeginaMartyrs Paisius & Abbacum
18 FISH
Martyr SebastianMartyr ModestusVen. Florus of Amisus
19 FAST
Mertyr BonifaceMartyr AglaeVen. Elias of Murom
20 WINE/OIL
St. Ignatius of AntiochSt. Philogonius of AntiochRepose St. John Kronstadt
21 FAST
St. Juliana & 630 MartyrsRepose Metropolitan PeterMartyr Themistocles
22 FAST
Great Martyr AnastasiaMartyrs Chrysogonus, Theodota & Evodias
23 FAST
10 Martyrs of CreteSt. Niphon of CyprusVen. Nahum of Ohrid
24 WINE/OIL
Nativity VigilMartyr EugeniaVen. Monk Nicholas
25 FAST FREE Nativity of Our Lord, Jesus Christ
26 FAST FREE Synaxis Holy Theotokos
27 FAST FREE First Martyr Stephen
28 FAST FREE
20000 Martyrs In NicomediaApostle Nicanor, DeaconVen. Simeon, Myrrh Gusher
29 FAST FREE
14000 Slain By HerodVen. MarcellusSt. Mark of the Caves
30 FAST FREE
Virgin Martyr AnysiaMartyr ZoticusVen. Martyr Gideon
31 FAST FREE
Leave of NativityVen. MelaniaVen. Chiriacos
Legend:
  • FAST = NO meat, dairy products, wine, olive oil
  • FISH = fish, wine, olive oil permitted
  • CHEESE = dairy products, wine, olive oil, fish permitted
  • WINE/OIL = wine, olive oil permitted
Abbreviations:
  • Ven = Venerable
  • St = Saint
  • IsApostle = equal-to-the Apostles
  • XC = Jesus Christ
  • CP = Constantinople