May 2

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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


Saint Boris-Michael, Baptizer of Bulgaria
St. Matrona of Moscow

Martyrs Hesperus, Zoe, and their sons Cyriacus and Theodulus, at Attalia (ca. 124); Venerable Jordan the Wonder-worker; Saint Sabbas, Bishop of Dafnousia; Saint Boris-Michael, Equal-to-the-Apostles, prince and baptizer of Bulgaria (907); Saint Valentine, Bishop of Genoa in Italy ca.295-307, (ca.307); Saint Germanus of Normandy, converted by St Germanus of Auxerre, martyred in France (ca.460); Hieromartyrs Vindemialis, Eugene and Longinus, Bishops in North Africa martyred by the Arian Vandal King Hunneric (ca.485); Saint Neachtain, a relative of St Patrick of Ireland at whose repose he was present (5th c.); Saint Ultan, Irish monk, brother of Saints Fursey and Foillan (657); Saint Waldebert (Walbert, Gaubert), abbot of Luxeuil in France (ca.668); Saint Bertinus the Younger, Benedictine monk at Sithin, in France (699); Saint Felix of Seville, deacon and martyr in Seville, Spain, under the Muslims; Martyr Wiborada, anchoress of St. Gallen Abbey in Germany (926) (see also May 11); St. Athanasius of Syandem and Valaam (ca. 1550); Patriarch Athanasius III Patelaros, of Constantinople, from Lubensk (Lubny), Wonderworker (1654); Blessed Basil of Kadom, fool-for-Christ (1848); Saint Matrona the Blind, the Righteous Wonderworker of Moscow (1952) Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics of Patriarch Athanasius of Alexandria (373); Translation of the relics (1072 and 1115) of the holy passion-bearers Boris and Gleb (in holy baptism Romanus and David) (1015); Icon of the Theotokos of Putivilsk (1238, 1635);