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Cовершается служба, не отмеченная в Типиконе никаким знакомSecond Day of the Feast of the Nativity. Совершается служба со славословиемSynaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos. Cовершается служба, не отмеченная в Типиконе никаким знакомHieromartyr Euthymius, bishop of Sardis (840).

St. Constantine, monk, of Synnada (9th c.). St. Evaristus, monk of the Studion Monastery (825). St. Nicodemus of Tismana, Romania (1406).

New Hieromartyrs Leonid (Antoshchenko), bishop of Mariisk, Isaac II (Bobrakov), archimandrite, of Optina Monastery, Basil (Mazurenko), hieromonk, and New Martyr Augusta (Zashchuk), schemanun (1937).

St. Archelaus, bishop of Haran in northern Mesopotamia (ca. 280). St. Zeno, bishop of Maiuma in Palestine (4th c.). St. Jarlath, first bishop of Tuam, founder of the monastery of Cluain Fois (Ireland) (ca. 540). New Hieromartyr Constantius the Russian, priest, of Constantinople (1743).

Repose of Abbot Barlaam of Valaam and Optina Monasteries (1849) and Archimandrite Irenarchus (Rosetti) of Mt. Tabor (1859).

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