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1st The Circumcision in the flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ
Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
New-martyr Peter of the Peloponnesos
2nd Sylvester, pope of Rome
Cosmas, archbishop of Constantinople
Hieromartyr Theogenes of Parium
Martyrs Sergios and Theopistos
New-martyr Zorzis
Venerable Theodote and Neilos
Repose of Venerable Seraphim of Sarov
Righteous Juliana the Merciful, of Lazarevsk
3rd Martyr Gordios of Cappadocia
Prophet Malachi
Venerable Thomaidos
Venerable Genevieve of Paris
4th The synaxis of the Seventy Holy Apostles
Venerable Theoktistos of Sicily
Venerable-martyrs Euthymios and his twelve companions of Vatopedi monastery on Athos
Venerable-martyr Onouphrios the deacon of Hilandar monastery on Athos
Eustathios, archbishop of Serbia
5th Martyrs Theopemptos the bishop of Nicomedia and Theonas
Venerable Syncletica of Alexandria
Venerable-martyr Romanos of Athos
6th The Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ
Venerable Makarios Makris of Vatopedi monastery on Athos and Pantocratoros monastery in Constantinople
7th The synaxis of the honorable, glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John
Julian the deacon
Hieromartyr Romanos
Newmartyr Athanasios of Attalia
Venerable Brannock of Braunton
8th Venerable George the Chozebite
Venerable Agathonos of Egypt
Venerable Domnica of Constantinople and Venerable Makarios
Emilianos the Confessor, bishop of Kyzikos
Martyr Theophilos the deacon of Libya
Cyros and Atticos, patriarchs of Constantinople
New-martyr Kyran; Venerable Gregory of the Kiev Caves
9th Martyr Polyeuktos of Armenia
Venerable Eustratios the wonderworker
New-martyr Parthenas
Philip, metropolitan of Moscow
10th Gregory, bishop of Nyssa
Marcian the priest of Constantinople
Dometian, bishop of Melitene
Venerable Paul of Obnora
Bishop Theophan the Recluse
11th Theodosios the Great, the head of monasteries in Palestine
Venerable Theodosios of Philotheou monastery on Athos
Venerable Agapios of Apamea in Syria
Venerable Michael of Klops, fool-for-Christ
12th Martyr Tatiana of Rome and those with her
Virgin-martyr Euthasia
Martyr Mertios of Mauretania
repose of Venerable Sabbas of Hilandar monastery on Athos, first archbishop of Serbia
13th Martyrs Hermylos and Stratonikos of Belgrade
Martyrs Pachomios and Papyrinos of Greece
Venerable Maximos Kafsokalyvitis of Athos
Venerable Eleazar of Anzersk Island
Hilary, bishop of Poitiers
14th The holy fathers slain at Sinai and Raithu
Virgin-martyr Agnes
Venerable Theodoulos and Neilos of Sinai
Nina, equal-to-the-Apostles and enlightener of Georgia
15th Venerable Paul of Thebes and John the hut-dweller
Venerablemartyr Pansophios of Alexandria
Venerable Gabriel of Lesnovo
16th The veneration of the precious chains of the Apostle Peter
Peusippos and Neonilla, and the martyrs of Cappadocia
Hieromartyr Damaskinos of Hilandar monastery on Athos
Honoratos, archbishop of Arles and founder of Lerins Monastery
Romil of Ravanica
17th Venerable Anthony the Great
Anthony the New, ascetic of Berrea in Macedonia
New-martyr George of Ioannina
18th Athanasius and Cyril, patriarchs of Alexandria
Martyr Theodoulis
Maximos, Serbian despot
19th Venerable Makarios the Great
Arsenios, bishop of Kerkyra
Venerable Mark Eugenikos, metropolitan of Ephesos, pillar of Orthodoxy
20th Venerable Eutymios the Great
New-martyr Zachariah of Morea
21st Venerable Maximos the Confessor, Zosimos and Neophytos
Virgin-martyr Agnes of Rome
Venerable Maxim the Greek
22nd Apostle Timothy
Venerable-martyr Anastasios the Persian
Venerable Joseph the Sanctified of Crete
23rd Hieromartyr Clement, bishop of Ancyra
Martyr Agathangelos
Paulinos, bishop of Nola
24th Hieromartyr Babylas of Sicily
Venerable Xenia the merciful of Rome
Venerable Philonos, bishop of Karpason
Venerable Neophytos the recluse of Cyprus
Venerable Dionysios of Olympos, abbot of Philotheou monastery on Athos
Venerable Philotheos, founder of Philotheou monastery on Athos
Hieromartyr Felician, bishop of Foligno in Umbria, Italy
Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, fool-for-Christ
25th Gregory the Theologian, archbishop of Constantinople
Venerable Demetrios
New-martyr Auxentios of Constantinople
26th Venerable Xenophon, his wife, Mary, and their two sons, Arkadios and John, of Constantinople
Translation of the relics of Venerable Theodore the Studite
27th The translation of the relics of John Chrysostom
Marciana the empress
New-martyr Demetrios of Constantinople
Venerable Clement
28th Venerable Ephraim the Syrian
Venerable Palladios of Antioch
Martyr Charita
Venerable Theodosios of Totma
Isaac the Syrian, bishop of Nineveh
29th The translation of the relics of Ignatios the God-bearer of Antioch; New-martyr Demetrios of Chios
30th The three great hierarchs and ecumenical teachers, Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom
Hieromartyr Hippolytos, pope of Rome
Virgin-martyr Chrissa of Rome
New-martyr Theodore of Mitylene
Julian, priest of Aegina
31st Unmercenaries Cyros and John
Martyrs Athanasia of Egypt and her daughters Theodota, Theoktiste and Eudoxia
Martyr Papias of Corinth
New-martyr Elias
Nikita of the Kiev Caves, bishop of Novgorod

Circumcision of Christ

St Basil the Great

Synaxis of the 70 apostles

Holy Theophany

St John The Baptist

St Gregory of Nyssa

St John the Calabyte

Chains of Peter

Anthony the Great

Athanasios & Cyril

Maximos the confessor

St John Chrysostom

St Ephraim the syrian

St Isaac the Syrian

The three hierarchs

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St Joseph The Damascene Antiochian Orthodox Church
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Archimandrit Fr. Michel Boghos
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