Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of Optina

Today the Church honors the memory of the holy Elders of Optina Monastery: St Leonid (October 11), St Macarius (September 7), St Moses (June 16), St Anthony (August 7), St Hilarion (September 18), St Ambrose (June 27 and October 10), St Anatole the Elder (January 25), St Isaac I (August 22), St Joseph (May 9), St Barsanuphius (April 1), St Anatole the Younger (July 30), St Nectarius (April 29), St Nikon (June 25), and St Isaac II (December 26).