November 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

November 7 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - November 9

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on November 21 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.[note 1]

For November 8th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on October 26.


Pre-Schism Western saints

  • Secundus, Severian, Carpophorus and Victorinus;
  • Claudius, Nicostratus, Symphorian, Castorius and Simplicius.

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

  • Righteous Maria (Martha in monasticism), Princess of Pskov (1300)[1][9][12]

New martyrs and confessors

  • New Martyr Michael the Blessed, of Chernigov (1922)[1][9][12]
  • New Hieromartyr Paul Ansimov, Priest (1937)[9][note 17] (see also: November 9 )
  • New Hieromartyr Alexis (Zadvornov), Hieromonk of Yaroslavl-Rostov (1937)[12] (see also: November 9 )


* Synaxis of the Archangel Michael " Mantamados" ( "Taxiarches Michael"), on Lesbos. [13] [note 18]
* Synaxis of the Archangel Michael " Panormitis", on Symi. [14]

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