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St. Nicetas the Confessor, bishop of Chalcedon, with his kinsmen Sts. Nicetas and Ignatius (9th c.) St. Ignatius, bishop and wonderworker of Rostov (1288). St. Helen (Manturova), nun of Diveyevo (1832).
Hieromartyr Eutychius, bishop of Melitene (1st c.). Martyr Heliconis of Thessalonica (244). Hieromartyr Helladius, bishop (6th c.-7th c.). St. Gerontius, metropolitan of Moscow (1489). Blessed Domnica (Likvinenko), ascetic, of Kherson (1967).
New Hieromartyrs Macarius (Morzhov), hieromonk of Zosima Hermitage (Smolensk), and Dionysius (Petushkov), hieroschemamonk of the St. Nilus of Stolobny Hermitage (Tver) (1931). New Confessor Heraclius (Motyakh), schemamonk, of Turkistan (1936). New Hiero-confessor Rodion (Fyodorov), archimandrite, of the Holy Trinity–St. Sergius Lavra (1933).
Martyrs Crescens, Paul, and Dioscorides, of Rome (326). St. Alexander, bishop of Thessalonica (4th c.). St. Germanus, bishop of Paris (576). St. William, monastic founder, of Gellone (Gaul) (812). St. Sophronius, monk, of Bulgaria (1510). New Martyr Mitros (Demetrius) of Tripolitsa (1794). Blessed Andrew, fool-for-Christ, of Constantinople (911) (Gr. Cal)
Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
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