February 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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All fixed commemorations below are observed on February 14 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.

For February 1, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on January 19.



  • Martyr Tryphon of Campsada near Apamea in Syria (250)
  • Martyr Theonas, with Two Children.
  • Martyr Karion.
  • Venerable Peter of Galatia, hermit near Antioch in Syria (429) (see also: November 25)
  • Venerable Vendemanius (Bendemanius), hermit of Bithynia (512)* Saint Anthony the Hermit, in Georgia (6th century)
  • Great-martyr Elijah of Heliopolis, (Elias the New, of Damascus) (779)
  • Saints David (784), Symeon (843), and George (844), Confessors of Mytilene.
  • Saint Basil I the Confessor, Archbishop of Thessalonica (862)
  • Saint Basil II the Synaxaristis, Archbishop of Thessalonica (c. 904)
  • Saint Timothy the Confessor.

Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

  • Saint Tryphon, Bishop of Rostov (1468)
  • New Martyr Anastasius of Nauplion (1655)
  • The Four Martyrs of Megara: Polyeuctos, George, Adrianos and Platon, the "Newly-Revealed" (1754, 1998)

New martyrs and confessors

  • New Martyr Anastasios of Nauplion (1655)
  • New Hieromartyr Peter Skipetrov, Archpriest, of Petrograd (1918) (see also: January 19)
  • New Hieromartyr Nicholas Mezentsev, Archpriest, of Simferopol (1938)

Other commemorations

  • Icon of the Mother of God "Sokolsky" (1854)

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