Wednesday, August 2/15, 2018. 12th Week after Pentecost. Успенский пост.
Monastic rule: xerophagy (bread, uncooked fruits and vegetables).

Совершается служба на шестьTranslation of the relics from Jerusalem to Constantinople of Protomartyr and Archdeacon Stephen (428). Translation of the relics of the Righteous Nicodemus, Gamaliel, and Abibus, of Jerusalem (415). Совершается служба со славословиемBlessed Basil of Moscow, fool-for-Christ (1552-1557).

Hieromartyr Stephen, pope of Rome (257), and companions. Blessed Basil of Kubensk (Vologda) (1472). St. Marco of Belavinsk (Vologda) (1492).

New Hieromartyr Platon (Kolegov), hieromonk, of Chasovo (Komi) (1937).

Translation of the relics of Martyrs Dada, Maximus, and Quintilian, at Dorostolum in Moesia (286). New Martyr Theodore of the Dardanelles (1692).

Repose of Hieromonk Peter (Seregin), spiritual father of Pyukhtitsa Convent (Estonia) (1982).