Martyrius the Deacon of the Kiev Caves, venerable (Far Caves)

Dates of commemoration

Mar 12

(Church calendar - Feb 27) Synaxis of all Venerable Fathers of the Kiev Caves (movable feast on the 2nd Sunday of the Great Lent)

Sep 10

(Church calendar - Aug 28) Synaxis of the Saints of the Kiev Caves whose relics repose in the Far Cave of Venerable Theodosius

Nov 07

(Church calendar - Oct 25) Day of commemoration of martyr Martyrius the Notariy of Constantinople (355)


Saint Martyrius the Deacon and Martyrius the Recluse, of the Kiev Caves, Far Caves His holy name is remembered in the Seventh Ode of the Canon to the Fathers of the Kiev Far Caves. Here his love of toil, justice and ardent purity, and even his gift of expelling demons and healing infirmities are praised. His memory is celebrated also on August 28 and on the second Sunday of Great Lent.


Holy relic type

unless specified otherwise below, "holy relic" means a fragment of a bone of the saint

Holy relic

Location of the holy relic in the Cathedral:

North kliros, reliquary #5



Тропарь преподобного Мартирия, диакона Печерского, в Дальних пещерах
глас 1
Служивый в чину диаконства Господеви добре,/ честный иеродиаконе Мартирие,/ и тамо яко слуга Господень обретыйся,/ идеже и Господь твой,/ молися Ему и о нас,/ да подаст нам велию милость.


Кондак преподобного Мартирия, диакона Печерского, в Дальних пещерах
глас 2
Диаконе честный, иночествующим похвало/ и преподобным сопричастниче всеблаженне Мартирие,/ молися Господеви непрестанно о всех нас.

Address of our Cathedral

  • 4001 17th St. N.W.,
  • Washington, D.C., 20011

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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