Forefeast of the Theophany. St. Sylvester, pope of Rome (335). Righteous Juliana of Lazarevo (1604). Repose (1833) and Second Finding (1991) of the Relics of St. Seraphim, wonderworker of Sarov
Hieromartyr Theogenes, bishop of Parium on the Hellespont (ca. 320). St. Sylvester of the Kiev Caves (12th c.).
New Confessor Smaragda, abbess, of Nezhinsk (Ukraine) (1935).
St. Theodota, mother of the first Sts. Cosmas and Damian (3rd c.). Martyr Sergius of Caesarea in Cappadocia (301). St. Ammon, monk of Tabennisi (5th c.). St. Schottin, hermit of Kilkenny, Ireland (6th c.). St. Cosmas, patriarch of Constantinople (1081). New Martyr George (Zorzes) the Georgian, at Mytilene (1770).
Repose of Hieroschemamonk Gabriel of Optina Monastery and Whitehoof Convent (1871), Abbess Thaisia of Leushino (1915), the martyred Elder Ioasaph of St. Tikhon of Kaluga Monastery (1919), and Elder Iakovos of Epirus (1961).