Saint George Orthodox Military Association - (SGOMA)
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Orthodox Military Saints

Orthodox Military Patron Saints

This list includes Service Patrons (for instance, St. Nicholas for the Navy), Warrior Saints, Saints who were “prior service” (St. Juvenaly), Intercessors for soldiers (St. Gurias), and Icons which were present at battles. It also includes recently canonized military Saints of the Russian and Polish Orthodox Churches . (Compiled and graciously supplied to the SGOMA by V. Rev. Jerome Cwiklinski, CAPT, CHC, USN)

January

7 St. John the Forerunner (synaxis)

8 Twenty Soldier-martyrs at Antinoe

26 Seven Soldier-martyrs in Phoenicia

30 St. Theodore the Tribune

February

8 St. Theodore the General

17 St. Theodore the Recruit

St. Menas of Alexandria

9 St. Innocent of Irkutsk (uncovering of relics)

22 Seventy Soldier-martyrs at Apamea

24 St. John the Forerunner (1 st and 2 nd finding of the relics)

St. Theodore the Recruit

27 St. Titus the Soldier of the Kiev Caves

March

9 Forty Martyrs of Sebaste

23 St. Amphilochius the Captain

April

7 Two Hundred Soldier-martyrs at Sinope

23 St. George the Victorious

SS. Anatolius and Protoleon, Soldier-martyrs

24 St. Sabbas the General and Seventy Soldier-martyrs

May

2 SS. Boris and Gleb, Passion-bearers

4 St. Wassily (Martysz) the Chaplain (repose)

6 St. Barbarus the Soldier

7 St. Acacius the Centurion

9 St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (translation of relics)

19 St. Demetrius Donskoy

21 Our Lady of Vladimir (intercession at Moscow in 1521)

St. Constantine, Equal-to-the-Apostles

23 St. Alexander Nevsky

St. Evgeni (Rodionov) the Soldier-martyr (birth)

St. Marcellus the Tribune

24 St. John the Forerunner (3 rd finding of the relics)

St. Meletius the General

1,218 Soldier-martyrs in Galatia

SS. Faustus, Festus, Marcellus, Theodore, Meletius, Sergius, Marcellinus, Felix, Photinus, Theodoriscus, Mercurius, and Didymus, Tribunes

27 St. Didymus the Soldier at Alexandria

June

8 St. Theodore the General

St. John of Kronstadt (glorification)

19 St. Zosimas the Soldier-martyr at Antioch

24 St. John the Forerunner (nativity)

July

8 St. Procopius the Great-martyr

9 St. Alexander the Solider-martyr in Egypt

23 Our Lady of Pochaev (1675)

St. Alexander the Soldier

St. Theodore (Ushakov) the Righteous Admiral

24 SS. Boris and Gleb

30 St. John the Warrior

August

1 Procession of the Wood of the Cross

7 St. Marinus the Soldier-martyr at Caesarea in Palestine

19 St. Andrew Stratelates and 2,593 Soldier-martyrs in Cilicia

20 St. Evgeni (Rodianov) the Soldier-martyr (repose)

Thirty-seven Soldier-martyrs in Thrace

22 St. Gorazhd, Hieromartyr of Prague

26 Our Lady of Vladimir (intercession at Moscow in 1395)

29 St. John the Forerunner

30 St. Alexander Nevsky

September

5 SS. Juventius and Maximus, Soldier-martyrs at Antioch

6 St. Michael the Archangel at Colossae

13 St. Cornelius the Centurion

14 Exaltation of the Cross

23 St. John the Forerunner (conception)

24 St. Juvenaly the Martyr

October

1 Protection of the Theotokos (Constantinople and Pskov )

2 St. Theodore (Ushakov) the Righteous Admiral

8 St. Michael the Archangel

Synaxis of the Heavenly Host

12 St. Martin of Tours

16 St. Longinus the Centurion

20 Holy Great Martyr Artemius

22 Our Lady of Kazan

26 St. Demetrius of Thessalonika

31 St. John Kochurov (repose)

November

9 St. Nectarios of Aegina

11 St. Martin of Tours

St. Menas of Egypt

15 St. Gurias

17 One hundred and thirty-three Soldier-martyrs in Georgia

19 One hundred and fifty Soldier-martyrs at Isauria

22 St. Michael the Soldier of Bulgaria

23 St. Alexander Nevsky

24 St. Porphyrius the General

Two hundred Soldiers martyred with St. Catherine

Greatmartyr Mercurius of Caesarea

26 St. Innocent of Irkutsk (repose)

27 St. Nestor of Thessalonika

30 St. Andrew the First-called

December

4 St. Barbara

6 St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

10 St. Menas of Alexandria

13 St. Eustratius the Tribune

18 St. Sebastian

20 St. John of Kronstadt (repose)

Saint George Pray for our Troops.