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All fixed commemorations below celebrated on Dec. 22 by Old Calendarists
- Conception of the Virgin Mary
- Prophetess Anna (Hannah), mother of the Prophet Samuel (1100 B.C.)
- St. Valeria of Aquitaine (2nd century)
- Martyr Sositheus of Persia (553)
- St. Stephen the "New Light" of Constantinople (912)
- New Martyr Priest Sergius Mechev of Moscow (1941)
- Martyr Nerses of Persia
- Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Unexpected Joy"