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1 SatFish Allowed

St Philaret the Almsgiver of Constantinople

Nahum the Prophet

2 SunStrict Fast

The Holy Prophet Habakkuk

Myrope the Martyr of Chios

Our Righteous Father Cyril of Phileus

3 MonFish Allowed

The Holy Prophet Zephaniah

Holy Martyrs Agapios and Seleucios

Theodore, Archbishop of Alexandria

4 TueFish Allowed

St John Damascus

Barbara the Great Martyr

Juliana the Martyr of Heliopolis

New Hieromartyr Seraphim, bishop of the Phanar in Greece

5 WedFish Allowed

St Sabbas the Sanctified

Holy Martyr Diogenes

Philotheos the Righteous of Mount Athos

6 ThuFish Allowed

St Nicholas the Wonderworker

Nicholas the New Martyr of Asia Minor

7 FriStrict Fast

St Ambrose, Bishop of Milan

Athenodoros the Martyr of Mesopotamia

Holy Father John of Kronstadt

8 SatFish Allowed

Patapios the Rightous of Thebes

9 SunOil & Wine Allowed

Conception of St Anna, the Mother of the Theotokos.

10 MonFish Allowed

The Holy Martyrs Menas, Hermogenes, and Eugraphos

11 TueFish Allowed

Our Righteous Father Daniel the Stylite

Leontios the Righteous of Monemvasia

Luke the New Stylite of Chalcedon

Holy Martyrs Ascepsia and Aethal

Holy Martyrs Miracus and Barsabas

12 WedOil & Wine Allowed

Saint Spyridon of Trymithous

13 ThuStrict Fast

The Holy Virgin Martyr Lucia of Sicily

Auxentios, Eugene, Mardarios, Orestes, & Eustratios, Martyrs of Sebaste

Gabriel the Hieromartyr, Archbishop of Serbia

Herman the Wonderworker of Alaska & First Saint of America

14 FriStrict Fast

Holy Martyrs Thyrsos, Leucios, and Callinicos of Asia Minor

15 SatOil & Wine Allowed

St Eleutherios the Holy Martyr

The Martyr Susannah the Deaconess

16 SunStrict Fast

Holy Prophet Haggai. The Holy Empress Theophano the Wonderworker

Memnonus, Archbishop of Ephesus

Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem

Nicholas, Patriarch of Constantinople

17 MonOil & Wine Allowed

Dionysios of Zakynthos

18 TueOil & Wine Allowed

Sebastian the Martyr & his Companions

19 WedStrict Fast

Aglaia the Righteous of Rome

Eutychios the Martyr of Thessaloniki

Our Righteous Father Gregentius, Bishop of Ethiopia

20 ThuOil & Wine Allowed

The Holy Hieromartyr Ignatius the God-bearer, Bishop of Antioch

John the New Martyr of Thassos

21 FriStrict Fast

Themistocles the Martyr of Myra

Juliana of Nicomedia & her 630 Companion Martyrs

22 SatStrict Fast

Holy Great Martyr Anastasia, the Deliverer from Potions

Chrysogonos, Theodota, Evodias, & Eutychianus, the Martyrs

23 SunStrict Fast

Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete

Naoum the Illuminator of The Bulgarians

Nicholas & John the New Martyrs

Paul, Archbishop of Neo-Caesarea

24 MonOil & Wine Allowed

The Holy Righteous Martyr Eugenia

25 TueFast Free

The Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ

The Adoration of the Magi: Melchior, Gaspar, & Balthasar

26 WedFast Free

Synaxis of the Holy Theotokos

Barlaam the Righteous of Valaam

Holy New Hieromartyr Constantine of Russia, Who Struggled in Constantinople

Euthemios the Confessor, Bishop of Sardis

27 ThuFast Free

Stephen, Archdeacon & First Martyr

Theodore the Confessor

28 FriFast Free

Holy Twenty Thousand Martyrs burned in Nicomedia

Simon the Myrrhbearer, Founder of Simonopetra, Monastery of Mount Athos

Holy Martyr Glyceros

29 SatFast Free

Our Righteous Father Thaddeos the Confessor

14,000 infants (Holy Innocents) slain by Herod in Bethlehem

30 SunFast Free

Holy Righteous Martyr Anysia

Gideon the New Martyr of Mount Athos

Holy Martyr Philetaeros

Righteous Father Leondos the Archimandrite

31 MonFast Free

Apodosis of the Feast of the Saviour''s Nativity. St Melania the Younger of Rome

Holy Father Zoticos, the Priest of Orphanotrophos