Post-1054 Common Saints

Originally posted 9/25/2009.

These are some post-1054 saints that are found on both Orthodox and Catholic calendars of saints. Happy feast day of the great St. Sergius of Radonezh! Update 2/9/2010: there are some that I deleted, but I will restore them if I can confirm that they are actually on calendars of saints of any of the sui iuris Churches.


These are some post-1054 saints that are found on both Orthodox and Catholic calendars of saints. Happy feast day of the great St. Sergius of Radonezh! Update 2/9/2010: there are some that I deleted, but I will restore them if I can confirm that they are actually on calendars of saints of any of the sui iuris Churches.

*St. Abraham of Rostov (Abercius: archimandrite) [†10/29/1073]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for October 29, Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for October 29, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for October 29.
*St. Abraham of Smolensk (archimandrite) [1150-8/21/1224]
Note: St. Abraham of Smolensk is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Thurston & Attwater Edition, Vol. III (July-Sept) 639-640.
*St. Alexander Nevsky (Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir & monk) [6/5/1221-11/14/1263]
Note: St. Alexander Nevsky is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Thurston & Attwater Edition, Vol. III (July-Sept) 639-640. The myth that he was anti-Catholic is falsified by the letters of Pope Innocent IV (more on this in a later post).
*St. Anthony of the Kiev Far Caves (Antipas: monk founder of Russian monasticism) [983-5/7/1073]
Source: Roman Martyrology for May 7, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for July 10, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for July 10.
*St. Anthony of Vilnius (martyr) [†4/14/1347]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for April 14, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for April 14.
*St. Barlaam of Khutyn, Novgorod (abbot) [†11/6/1193]
Note: St. Barlaam of Khutyn, whom the Russian Catholics invoke in the prothesis of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Fr. Yves Congar of pious memory, “A propos des saints canonisés dans les Eglises orthodoxes,” Revue des sciences religieuses, 22 (1948), 254.
*St. Cyril of Turov (bishop) [†4/28/1183]
Source: Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for April 28, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for April 28, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for April 28.
*St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk (princess & virgin nun) [†5/23/1173]
Sources: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for May 23, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for May 23.
*St. Eustace of Vilnius (martyr) [†4/14/1347]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for April 14, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for April 14.
*St. Gregory Palamas the Wonderworker of Thessalonica (Hesychast archbishop & abbot) [1296-11/14/1359]

Note: St. Gregory Palamas was a formal heretic and schismatic, but the Church acknowledges that he repented before he died, or else she would not sanction his veneration.

Sources: Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for Second Sunday of Great Lent, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for Second Sunday of Great Lent.

*St. Isaiah the Wonderworker of Rostov (bishop) [†5/15/1090]
Source: Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for May 15, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for May 15.
*St. John of Vilnius (martyr) [†4/14/1347]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for April 14, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for April 14.
*St. Leontius the Wonderworker of Murom (Bishop of Rostov) [†5/23/1073]
Note: St. Leontius of Rostov, whom the Russian Catholics invoke in the prothesis of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Thurston & Attwater Edition, Vol. III (July-Sept) 639-640.
*St. Michael the Wonderworker of Chernigov (Grand Prince of Kiev & martyr) [†1246]
Source: Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for September 20.
*Nicephorus of Mt. Athos, Albania (Hesychastic monk & instructor of St. Gregory Palamas) [†5/5/1340]
Source: Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for May 5, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for May 5.
*St. Nicetas of the Kiev Far Caves (Bishop of Novgorod) [†1/31/1109]
Source:
Note: St. Nicetas of Novgorod, whom the Russian Catholics invoke in the prothesis of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Fr. Yves Congar of pious memory, “A propos des saints canonisés dans les Eglises orthodoxes,” Revue des sciences religieuses, 22 (1948), 254.
*St. Nicetas the Stylite, Wonderworker of Pereyaslavl & Zalesski () [†5/24/1186]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for May 24, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for May 24.
*St. Parasceva Petka the New, Wonderworker of Serbia () [†10/14/1201]
Source: Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for October 14, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for October 14.
*St. Sergius the Wonderworker of Radonezh (Bartholomew: abbot) [5/3/1314-9/25/1392]
Source: Roman Martyrology for September 25.
Note: St. Sergius of Radonezh, whom the Russian Catholics invoke in the prothesis of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Thurston & Attwater Edition, Vol. III (July-Sept) 639-640.
*St. Stephen of the Kiev Far Caves (abbot of Pechersk & bishop of Vladimir in Volhynia) [†4/27/1094]
Source: Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for April 27, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Menaion for April 27, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for April 27.
*St. Stephen the Enlightener of Perm (bishop & Apostle to the Zyrians) [1340-4/26/1395]
Source: Roman Martyrology for April 26.
*St. Theodore the Wonderworker of Chernigov (counselor & martyr) [†1246]
Source: Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for September 20.

*St. Theodosius of the Kiev Far Caves (abbot & Father of cenobitic monasticism in Russia) [†5/3/1074]
Source: Roman Martyrology for May 3, Ruthenian Catholic Calendar for May 3
Note: St. Theodosius Pechersky, whom the Russian Catholics invoke in the prothesis of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, is one of the 21 Russian Orthodox saints that Ven. Pope Pius XII of Rome authorized for veneration by Russian Catholics in a 1940 decree, according to Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Thurston & Attwater Edition, Vol. III (July-Sept) 639-640.
*St. Zachary the Faster of the Kiev Far Caves (monk who ate only raw grass only once a day) [†3/24/14th c.]
Source: Melkite Greek Catholic Menaion for March 24.

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