May 12

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The days of month May: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31


The Holy Trinity

Saint Domitilla the martyr (ca.81-96); Saints Nereus and Achilleus the martyrs (100); Saint Dracontius, Bishop of Nicaea (ca.1st-3rd. c.); Saint Epiphanius, Bishop of Salamis and Metropolitan of Cyprus (403); Saint Calliope (Callitropos), nun, sister of St. Epiphanius of Cyprus; Saint Sabinus, Archbishop of Cyprus (successor of St. Epiphanius to the Cypriot cathedra) (5th c.); Saint Polybius, Bishop of Cyprus, Wonderworker (5th c.); Saint Theophanes, Archbishop of Cyprus (7th c.); Patriarch Germanus I of Constantinople (740); Venerable Theodore the Righteous of Kythera, ascetic (922); Saint Philip of Agira the Hieromartyr (103); Martyr Pancratius of Rome (304); Martyr Dionysius (Denis), uncle of St. Pancratius (304); Saint Díoma, teacher of St Declan of Ardmore, patron-saint of Kildimo in Co. Limerick, Ireland (5th c.); Saint Modoald, Archbishop of Trier (640); Saint Rictrudis, Abbess of Marchiennes Abbey in Flanders (688); Saint Æthelhard, Archbishop of Canterbury (805); Saint Euthemius (Euthymius), Patriarch of Jerusalem (ca.1084) (see also November 7); Saint Nikitas the Sinaite (see also May 6, Venerable Sinaites of Serbia (Ravenica)); New Martyr John of Serres (15th c.); Saint Theophanes, Bishop of Solea (Solia), Cyprus, later a hermit in the Troodos Mountains, the Outpourer of Myrrh (1550); Monk Dorotheus, disciple of St. Dionysius of Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra (1622); Venerable Dionysius of Radonezh, Archimandrite of the Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra (1633); New Martyr John of Wallachia, at Constantinople (1662); Saint Anthony (Medvedev) of Radonezh, Archimandrite of Troitse-Sergiyeva Lavra (1877); Saint Nectarius (Tikhonov) of Optina (1928) (see also April 29, and October 11); Holy Elders of the Sofronievo-Molchensk (Molchansk) Hermitage (glorified in 2009): Archimandrite Theodosy (Maslov), Hieromonk Serapion, Monk Sophronius (Batovrin), Novice Sergius (Tikhonov), fool-for-Christ; New Martyr Abbess Athanasia (Lepeshkin), of the Smolensk Hodigitria Convent near Moscow (1931); New Hieromartyr Peter (Popov), priest of Yaroslavl-Rostov (1937); Other Commemorations: Consecration of the Cathedral of the Theotokos at Kiev (in 996); Glorification (1913) of Hieromartyr Patriarch Hermogenes of Moscow (1612); Discovery of the holy relics (1961) of Saint Irene of Lesvos the Virgin-martyr (1463); Second Uncovering of the relics (1992) of Righteous Simeon of Verkhoturye (1642).