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March 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

 

March 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

March 21 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - March 23

All fixed commemorations below are observed on April 4 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For March 22nd, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on March 9.

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

  • Virgin-confessor Drosida (Drosis) of Antioch, daughter of Emperor Trajan, and with her five Virgin-martyrs (104-117)[1][2][3]
  • Martyrs Kalliniki and Vasilissa of Rome (252)[1][4]
  • Hieromartyr Basil of Ancyra, Priest of Ancyra (362)[1][5][6]
  • Saint Isaac the Confessor, founder of the Dalmatian Monastery at Constantinople (383)[1][7] (see also: May 30)

Pre-Schism Western Saints

  • Saint Epaphroditus, by tradition the first Bishop of Terracina in Italy (1st century)[8][note 2]
  • Saint Paul, Bishop of Narbonne, Brittany (3rd century)[1][8][note 3]
  • Saint Lea of Rome, an aristocrat in Rome who on the death of her husband entered the convent of St Marcella (384)[8]
  • Saint Deogratius, Bishop of Carthage in North Africa (457)[8]
  • Saint Octavian and Companions, Archdeacon of the Church in Carthage in North Africa, martyred with several thousand companions under the Arian Vandal King Hunneric (484)[8]
  • Saint Saturninus and Companions, a group of ten martyrs in North Africa.[8]
  • Saint Trien (Trienan), a disciple of St Patrick and Abbot of Killelga in Ireland (5th century)[8]
  • Saint Darerca of Ireland, sister of St Patrick of Ireland (5th century)[8][note 4]
  • Saint Fáilbe mac Pípáin, the eighth Abbot of Iona in Scotland (680)[8][note 5]

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints

  • Martyr Basil of Mangazea in Siberia, Wonderworker (1602)[1][10][11][note 6] (see also: June 6 and May 10, Translation of Relics)
  • New Monk-martyr Euthymius of Dimitsana and Mt. Athos, at Constantinople (1814)[1][12][13]

New Martyrs and Confessors

  • Hieromartyr Basil (Zelentsov), Bishop of Prilutsk, Vicar of Poltava (1930)[14][15][note 7]
  • New Confessor Schema-abbess Sophia (Grineva) of Kiev (1941),[1][16] and her priest Demetrius Ivanov (1934)[15][17]

Other commemorations

  • "The Izborsk" Icon of the Mother of God (1657)[15]
  • Commemoration of Maria Berushko of Brazil and eight students who died trying to save people during a fire in their school (1986)[14][18]

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. ^ He may have been one of the Seventy Apostles and mentioned by the Apostle Paul in Philippians 2:25).
  3. ^ "AT Narbonne, in France, the birthday of the bishop St. Paul, a disciple of the Apostles. He is said to have been the proconsul Sergius Paulus, who was baptized by the blessed Apostle Paul, and left at Narbonne, where he was raised to the episcopal dignity when the apostle went to Spain. Having zealously discharged the office of preaching and performed miracles, he departed for heaven."[9]
  4. ^ She is reputed to have had fifteen sons, some ten of whom became bishops.
  5. ^ He came from Ireland and was the brother of St Finan of Rath.
  6. ^ See: (Russian) Василий Мангазейский. Википедии. Russian WorldHeritage.
  7. ^ See: (Russian) Василий (Зеленцов). Википедии. Russian WorldHeritage.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h March 22/April 4. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Δροσὶς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῇ πέντε Κανονικὲς. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ Martyr Drosis the Daughter of the Emperor Trajan. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  4. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Οἱ Ἁγίες Βασίλισσα καὶ Καλλινίκη οἱ Μάρτυρες. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  5. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας Πρεσβύτερος Ἀγκύρας. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  6. ^ Hieromartyr Basil of Ancyra. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Venerable Isaac the Founder of the Dalmatian Monastery at Constantinople. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i March 22. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  9. ^ 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. 83-84.
  10. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας καὶ Θαυματουργὸς Ἐπίσκοπος Μανγκαζίας Σιβηρίας. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  11. ^ Righteous Basil of Mangazeia. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  12. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐθύμιος ὁ Ὁσιομάρτυρας ὁ ἐκ Δημητσάνης. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  13. ^ Monkmartyr Euthymius of Prodromou of Mt Athos. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  14. ^ a b Dr. Alexander Roman. March. Calendar of Ukrainian Orthodox Saints (Ukrainian Orthodoxy - Українське Православ'я).
  15. ^ a b c April 4 / March 22. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Σοφία ἡ Ὁσιομάρτυς. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Δημήτριος ὁ Ἱερομάρτυρας. 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  18. ^ Ukrainian May Become First Orthodox Saint in Latin America. RISU. 24.10.2007, [16:34].

Sources

  • March 22/April 4. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  • April 4 / March 22. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  • March 22. OCA - The Lives of the Saints.
  • Dr. Alexander Roman. March. 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. 23.
  • March 22. 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. 83-84.

Greek Sources

  • Great Synaxaristes: (Greek) 22 ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  • (Greek) Συναξαριστής. 22 Μαρτίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).

Russian Sources

  • (Russian) 4 апреля (22 марта). Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia - Pravenc.ru).
  • (Russian) 22 марта (ст.ст.) 4 апреля 2013 (нов. ст.). Русская Православная Церковь Отдел внешних церковных связей. (DECR).
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