CHRISTMINSTER
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR)
1910 Falls Street, Niagara Falls, New York 14303 USA
Monthly Calendar

FEBRUARY 2017
DAYNCOCF/AOBSERVANCE
WED119F/ASt Mark of Ephesus, BC, III
THU220Sts. Fabian & Sebastian, MM, IV
FRI321F/ASt. Agnes, VM, III; St. Maximus the Confessor, MK, IV
SAT422St. Timothy, BM, III
SUN523EPIPHANY III
MON624St. Xenia of St. Petersburg, II
TUE725Conversion of St. Paul, II
WED826F/ASt. Polycarp, BM, III
THU927St John Chrysostom, BCD, III
FRI1028F/A*St. Cyril of Alexandria, BCD, III
SAT1129All New Russian Martyrs, II; St. Gildas, B, IV
SUN1230SEPTUAGESIMA
MON1331
TUE141St. Bridget, AB, IV
WED152PRESENTATION, I (Candlemas); St. Ignatius of Antioch, BM, III
THU163St. Blaise, BM, IV; (Blessing of throats); St. Nicholas of Japan, BC, IV
FRI174F/A
SAT185St. Agatha, VM, III / St. Melchisedec, IV
SUN196SEXAGESIMA; St. Photius of Constantinople, BC, IV
MON207St. Romuald, AB, III
TUE218
WED229F/A*
THU2310St. Scholastica, AB, II; St. Caedmon, MK, IV
FRI2411F/ASt. Benedict of Aniane, AB, IV
SAT2512
SUN2613QUINQUAGESIMA
MON2714St. Valentine, BM, IV
TUE2815


RANKS of Feasts:
I.Solemnity
II.Greater Feast
III.Lesser Feast
IV.Commemoration

Ranks I & II always have first and second Vespers; take precedence over Sundays ranked II; suspend fasting & abstinence from First Vespers through Second Vespers.

Rank III has First Vespers only and uses the psalms of the occurring feria, with proper antiphons (or antiphons from the Common).

Rank IV are commemorated only at First Vespers and Lauds, though the Mass may be of the commemorated saint(s).

See Customary for ranking of Sundays.

Abbreviations:
Ab = Abbot, AbbessK = King
AP = ApostleM = Martyr
APS = ApostlesMk = Monastic
B = BishopMM = Martyrs
C = ConfessorP = Priest, Prophet
Dc = DeaconV = Virgin
D = DoctorVV = Virgins
EV = EvangelistW = Widow