|Orthodox Calendar 2016|
Martyr Sabbas Stratelates (“the General”), of Rome, and 70 soldiers with him (272).
Martyrs Pasicrates, Valentine, and Julius, at Dorostolum in Moesia (228). Martyrs Eusebius, Neon, Leontius, Longinus, and others, at Nicomedia (303). St. Thomas, fool-for-Christ, of Syria (ca. 546-560). St. Elizabeth the Wonderworker, of Constantinople (6th c.-8th c.). St. Sabbas of the Kiev Caves (13th c.) St. Alexis the Hermit, of the Kiev Caves (13th c.) New Hieromartyr Branko, priest, of Veljusa, Serbia (1941).
Martyr Alexander of Lyons (ca. 177). St. Innocent, priest, on the Mount of Olives (4th c.). St. Wilfrid, bishop of York (709). St. Egbert, bishop of Iona (729). St. Xenophon, founder of Xenophontos Monastery, Mt. Athos (ca. 1018). New Martyr Doukas of Mytilene (1564). Sts. Symeon (Stefan) (1656), Elias (Iorest) (1678) and Sava (Brancovici) (1683), metropolitans of Ardeal (Transylvania), confessors against the Calvinists. St. Joseph the Confessor, bishop of Maramures (Romania) (ca. 1711). New Martyr Nicholas of Magnesia (1795). New Martyr George, in Anatolia (1796). St. Alexis Toth, priest, of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (1909).
Repose of Schemamonk Nicholas of Valaam (1947).
Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
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