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December 31
30th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 5.
Nativity Fast.
Fish, wine and oil allowed.

Cовершается служба, не отмеченная в Типиконе никаким знакомMartyr Sebastian, at Rome, and his companions: Martyrs Nicostratus, Zoe, Castorius, Tranquillinus, Marcellinus, Mark, Claudius, Symphorian, Victorinus, Tiburtius, and Castulus (287).

St. Modestus I, archbishop of Jerusalem (4th c.). St. Florus, bishop of Amisus (7th c.). St. Michael the Confessor, at Constantinople (845). St. Sebastian, founder of Sokhotsk Monastery (Yaroslavl) (1500). Glorification of Righteous Symeon, wonderworker of Verkhoturye (1694).

Cовершается служба, не отмеченная в Типиконе никаким знакомNew Hieromartyrs Thaddeus (Uspensky), archbishop of Tver (1937), and Nicholas (Klementiev), archbishop of Great Ustiug (1937).

St. Gatianus, first bishop of Tours (3rd c.). Martyr Eubotius, at Cyzicus (318). St. Winebald, abbot of Heidenheim and bishop of Eichstatt (Germany) (761). St. Daniel the Hesychast, of Voronet (Romania) (ca. 1482).

Repose of Schemanun Nazaria, eldress, of Varatec Monastery (Romania) (1814), and Metropolitan Benjamin (Costachi) of Moldavia (1846). Slaying of Hieromonk Nestor of Zharki (Ivanovo) (1993).

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