January 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

December 31 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - January 2

All fixed commemorations are observed by Orthodox Churches on 1 January of the Julian calendar ('Old Calendar'), which equates to January 14 on the New Style calendar.

For January 1 (New Style), Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on December 19.

Feasts

Saints

Pre-Schism Western saints

Post-Schism Orthodox saints

  • New Martyr Peter of Tripolis in the Peloponnesus, at Temisi in Asia Minor (1776)
  • Saint Athanasius (Volkhovsky), Bishop of Mohyliv, Wonderworker of Poltava (1801)

New martyrs and confessors

  • with him, priests: John (Smirnov), Alexander (Ivanov), Alexander (Organov), John (Suldin), Trophimus (Miachin), Viacheslav Infantov, Basil Vitevsky, and Jacob Alferov (1938)

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