Orthodox Calendar
June 2024


  • Martyr Justin the Philosopher
  • Our Holy Father Agapitus of the Kiev Caves (1095)


  • 5th Sunday of Pascha
  • Samaritan Woman
  • St Nicephorus the Confessor
  • Holy New Martyr Constantine (1819)
  • Hieromartyr Erazmo of Ochrid (303)


  • Martyr Lucillian and His Companions
  • Hieromartyr Lucian (2nd c.)
  • Holy Martyr Dimitri, Tsarevich of Russia (1591)


  • St Metrophanes, First Patriarch of Constantinople
  • Holy Myrrh-bearers Mary and Martha, sisters of St Lazarus (1st c.)


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Leavetaking of Mid-Pentecost
  • Hieromartyr Dorotheus, Bishop of Tyre
  • Our Holy Father Theodore the Hermit and Wonderworker (583)
  • Blessed Igor-George, tonsured Gabriel, great prince of Chernigov and Kiev (1147)
  • Blessed Constantine, Metropolitan of Kiev (1159)


  • Ven. Bessarion the Wonderworker of Egypt
  • St Hilarion the New, abbot of the Dalmatian Monastery (845)
  • Our Holy Mothers the Martyrs Archelaïs, Thekla and Susanna (293)


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Hieromartyr Theodotus, Bishop of Ancyra
  • Hieromartyr Marcellinus, pope of Rome (304)
  • St Daniel of Skete in Egypt (5th c.)


  • Trans. Rel. Theodore Stratelates
  • St Ephraim, Patriarch of Antioch (545)
  • Our Holy Mother Melania the Elder (410)
  • St Zosimas, monk, of Phoenicia (Syria) (6th c.)


  • 6th Sunday of Pascha
  • Blind Man
  • St Cyril of Alexandria; Ven. Kirill of Belozersk
  • St Columba of Iona (597)


  • Hieromartyr Timothy, Bishop of Prussa
  • Holy Martyrs Alexander and Antonina (313)
  • Hieromartyr Metrophanes, first Chinese priest, and the Chinese New Martyrs of the Boxer Uprising (1900)


  • Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas
  • Commemoration of the appearance of the Archangel Gabriel to a monk on Mt Athos, and the revelation of the hymn "It is Truly Meet" (Axion Estin (980)


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Forefeast of Ascension
  • Ven. Onuphrius the Great


  • Ascension of the Lord
  • Martyr Aquilina of Byblos
  • Saint Triphyllius, bishop of Leucosia (Nicosia) in Cyprus (370)
  • St Anna and her son John (5h c.)


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Prophet Elisha
  • St Methodios, Patriarch of Constantinople (847)
  • St John Mavropos, Metropolitan of Euchaïta(1100)


  • Prophet Amos; St Jonah, Metr. of Moscow
  • Holy Prophet Amos (8th c. BC)
  • Holy Martyr Vitus, with Modestus and Crescentia (303)
  • Blessed Augustine, bishop of Hippo (430), and his mother Monica (387)
  • Holy Martyr Lazar, Prince of Serbia (1389)


  • 7th Sunday of Pascha
  • Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council
  • St Tycho, Bishop of Amathus
  • Holy Martyrs Tigrios and Eutropios (404)


  • Martyrs Manuel, Sabel, Ismael of Persia
  • Our Holy Father Botolph, Abbot of the Monastery of Ikanhoe (680)


  • Martyr Leontius and Companions


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Holy Apostle Jude, Brother of the Lord
  • Our Holy Father Païsius the Great of Egypt (400)


  • Hieromartyr Methodius, Bishop of Patar
  • St Kallistos I, Patriarch of Constantinople (1363)
  • Blessed Studios (5th c.)


Fast—Wine and Oil are Allowed

  • Leavetaking of Ascension
  • Martyr Julian of Tarsus
  • Our Holy Fathers Julius and Julian (5th c.)


  • Memorial Saturday
  • Hieromartyr Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata
  • St Alban, First Martyr of Great Britain (early 3rd c.)


  • 8th Sunday of Pascha: Feast of the Holy Trinity
  • Holy Pentecost
  • Martyr Agrippina of Rome
  • Martyr Agrippina of Rome (3rd c.)
  • Commemoration of the Vladimir Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God


  • Day of the Holy Spirit
  • Nativity of St John the Baptist
  • Synaxis of Sts Zacharias and Elisabeth
  • Holy Martyrs Orentius, Pharnacius, Eros, Firmus, Firminus, Cyriacus and Longinus (3rd c.)


  • Third Day of the Trinity
  • Virgin Martyr Febronia; Peter and Fevronia of Murom
  • Our Holy Father Dionysios, founder of the Monastery of St John the Forerunner on Mt Athos (1380)


  • Ven. David of Thessalonica; Tikhvin Icon


  • Ven. Sampson the Hospitable of Constantinople
  • St Severus the Priest (6th c.)
  • St Joanna the Myrrh-bearer (1st c.)


  • Trans. Rel. Ven. Cyrus and John
  • Sts Sergius and Herman (1353), abbots of Valaam
  • Synaxis of the Icon of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos "Of the Three Hands"
  • Our Holy Father Sennuphius the Standard-Bearer (4th c.)


  • Leavetaking of Pentecost
  • Holy Apostles Peter and Paul


  • 1st Sunday after Pentecost
  • All Saints
  • Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles