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September 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Sep. 10 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - Sep. 12

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on September 24 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For September 11th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on August 29.


Pre-Schism Western Saints

Post-Schism Orthodox Saints

New Martyrs and Confessors

  • Hieromartyrs Nicholas Podyakov and Victor Usov,[21] Priests (1918)[5][20]
  • Hieromartyr Carp Elba, Priest (1937)[5][20]
  • Hieromartyr Nicholas Shirogorov, Deacon (1942)[5][20]

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:
    • Evanthia (Εὐανθία).
  3. ^ "In Egypt, the holy bishop Paphpnutius, one of those confessors, who, under the emperor Galerius Maximinus, having their right eye plucked out and the joint of the left knee cut, were condemned to work in the metal mines. Afterwards, under Constantine the Great, he courageously combated for the Catholic faith against the Arians, and at length, being adorned with many crowns, rested in peace."[10]
  4. ^ "At Alexandria, St. Theodora, who having committed a fault through imprudence and repenting of it, remained unknown in a religious habit, and persevered until her death in practices of extraordinary abstinence and patience."[10]
  5. ^ See: (in Greek) Άγιος Ευφρόσυνος ο μάγειρας. Βικιπαίδεια. (Greek Wikipedia).
  6. ^ Not to be confused with St. Elias of Calabria (903), August 17.
  7. ^ See: (in Italian) Elia Speleota. Wikipedia. (Italian Wikipedia).
  8. ^ Currently the church of Saint Theodora of Vasta has 17 enormous holly and maple trees growing on its roof. Most of them are taller than 30 meters. Saint Theodora has become an important saint of the Greek Orthodox Church and the site has become important for religious pilgrims and sightseers alike.
  9. ^ The relics of St Hyacinth were uncovered in 1845.
  10. ^ "AT Rome, in the Cemetery of Basilla, on the old Salarian road, the birthday of the holy martyrs Protus and Hyacinth, brothers and eunuchs in the service of blessed Eugenia, who were arrested, in the time of the emperor Gallienus, on the charge of being Christians, and urged to offer sacrifice to the gods. But as they refused, both were most severely scourged, and finally beheaded."[10]
  11. ^ He was highly praised by his contemporary St Sidonius Apollinaris. He devoted all his income to the poor.
  12. ^ See: (in Spanish) Vicente de León. Wikipedia. (Spanish Wikipedia).
  13. ^ "ST. DANIEL was the first Bishop of Bangor, and is said to have been consecrated to that See by St. Dubritius in the year 516. He was so renowned for the sanctity of his life that the Cathedral of Bangor and other churches were dedicated in his honour. The day assigned to his commemoration in the Welsh Calendars is the 11th September. He passed to a better life in the year 545."[19]
  14. ^ Born in Toul in France, he was the brother of St Salaberga. He married but, by mutual consent, he and his wife entered monasteries. He became a monk in Laon but was forced to leave to become Bishop of Toul. He founded monasteries at Etival, Bon-Moutier and Affonville.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q September 11/September 24. Orthodox Calendar (PRAVOSLAVIE.RU).
  2. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Δημήτριος, Εὐανθία ἡ σύζυγός του καὶ Δημητριανὸς ὁ γιός τους. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  3. ^ a b c d e (in Greek) Συναξαριστής. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ECCLESIA.GR. (H ΕΚΚΛΗΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ).
  4. ^ Martyr Demetrius with his wife and son, at Skepsis on the Hellespont. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n September 24 / September 11. HOLY TRINITY RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (A parish of the Patriarchate of Moscow).
  6. ^ Martyr Ia of Persia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  7. ^ Martyred 9,000 with St Ia of Persia. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  8. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Οἱ Ἅγιοι Διόδωρος, Διομήδης καὶ Δίδυμος. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  9. ^ Martyr Diodorus of Laodicea. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  10. ^ 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. 279–280.
  11. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ὁσία Θεοδώρα ἡ ἐν Ἀλεξανδρείᾳ. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  12. ^ Venerable Theodora of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  13. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ὁ Ἅγιος Εὐφρόσυνος ὁ μάγειρας. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  14. ^ St Euphrosynus the Cook, of Alexandria. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  15. ^ (in Greek) Όσιοι Ηλίας ο Σπηλαιώτης και Αρσένιος. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  16. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἡ Ἁγία Θεοδώρα ἡ Ὁσιομάρτυς ἡ ἐν Βάστᾳ. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  17. ^ (in Greek) Αγία Θεοδώρα της Βάστα Πελοποννήσου. Ορθόδοξος Συναξαριστής.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i September 11. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
  19. ^ 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. 445–446.
  20. ^ a b c d e f (in Russian) 11 сентября по старому стилю / 24 сентября по новому стилю. Русская Православная Церковь - Православный церковный календарь на 2016 год.
  21. ^ (in Russian) ВИКТОР. Православная Энциклопедия под редакцией Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла (электронная версия). (Orthodox Encyclopedia -
  22. ^ Great Synaxaristes: (in Greek) Ἀνακομιδὴ Τιμίων Λειψάνων Ὁσίων Πατέρων Σεργίου καὶ Γερμανοῦ. 11 Σεπτεμβρίου. ΜΕΓΑΣ ΣΥΝΑΞΑΡΙΣΤΗΣ.
  23. ^ Translation of the relics of the Venerable Sergius the Wonderworker of Valaam. OCA - Lives of the Saints.
  24. ^ Icon of the Mother of God Weeping “Kaplunovka” in Kazan. OCA - Lives of the Saints.


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Russian Sources