All-Russian Sainted Hierarchs Peter, Alexei and Jona
Commemorated on October 5
The celebration of a day in common to honour the
All-Russian Sainted Hierarchs Peter, Alexei and Jona was established by
Patriarch Job on 5 October 1596. Sainted Philip was enumerated to it in
the year 1875, by petition of Sainted Innocent (Innokentii), Metropolitan of
Moscow (Comm. 31 March and 23 September); and Sainted Ermogen – was
added only in the year 1913.
© 1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.