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Hieromartyrs Patrick, bishop of Prusa, and his companions: priests Acacius, Menander, and Polyenus (ca. 100). St. Cornelius, founder of Komel Monastery (Vologda) (1537). St. Demetrius Donskoy, great prince of Moscow (1389).
Martyr Acoluthus of Hermopolis, Egypt (284-303). St. John, bishop of Gothia in the Crimea (790). St. Cornelius, founder of Paleostrov Monastery (Karelia) (ca. 1420) and his disciple Abramius (15th c.). St. John, prince of Uglich, tonsured as Ignatius (Vologda) (1523). St. Sergius, monk, of Shukhtom (1609). Right-believing Prince Vladimir II (Basil) Monomakh of Kievan Rus (1125). St. Nicholas Rynin, fool-for-Christ, of Vologda (1837).
New Hieromartyrs Anthony (Pankeyev), bishop of Belgorod, and with him priests Mitrophan, Alexander, Michael, Matthew, Hippolytus, Nicholas, Basil, Nicholas, Maxim, Alexander, Paul, and Paul; and Martyrs Michael and Gregory (1938). New Hieromartyr Onuphrius (Gagaliuk), archbishop of Kursk and Oboyansk (1938). New Hieromartyr Valentin (Lukianov), hieromonk, of Romashkovo (Moscow) (1940). Synaxis of the Hieromartyrs of Kharkov.
St. Theotima of Nicomedia (311). Entrance into Georgia of St. Nina (Nino), Equal-tothe- Apostles (323). St. Dunstan, archbishop of Canterbury (988). Monk-martyrs and confessors John, Conon, Jeremiah, Cyril, Theoctistus, Barnabas, Maximus, Theognostus, Joseph, Gennadius, Gerasimus, Mark, and Herman, of Kantara Monastery on Cyprus, who suffered under the Latins (1231).
Commemoration of the ascetics of St. Athanasius of Syandem Monastery: Elias (also of Valaam), Theophanes, and Dionysius. Repose of Elder Cleopas of Valaam, disciple of St. Paisius (Velichkovsky) (1816).
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