CHRIST THE SAVIOUR MONASTERY - Christminster
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR)
New York, USA
Monthly Calendar

MAY 2017
DAYNCOCF/AOBSERVANCE
MON118
TUE219St. Alphege, BM, IV
WED320St. Joseph, II
THU421
FRI522
SAT623St. George, M, III
SUN724EASTER III
MON825St. Mark, Apostle and Evangelist, II
TUE926St. Cletus, BM, IV
WED1027
THU1128
FRI1229
SAT1330Vigil / (Feast of all Relics)
SUN141EASTER IV / St. Philip and James, Apostles, II
MON152St. Athanasius, BCD, III
TUE163Finding of the Holy Cross, I
WED174St. Monica, W, III
THU185
FRI196
SAT207St. John of Damascus, BD, III
SUN218EASTER V / St. Michael the Archangel, II / Sts. Idract & Dominica, MM, IV
MON229St. Gregory Nazianzen, BCD, III / (Rogation Day)
TUE2310(Rogation Day)
WED2411Vigil of Ascension
THU2512ASCENSION I
FRI2613
SAT2714St. Pachomius, AB, III
SUN2815SUNDAY AFTER ASCENSION
MON2916St. Brendan, AB, IV
TUE3017
WED3118


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