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7th Week after Pentecost. Tone 5.
Fast-free period.

Совершается всенощное бдениеHoly and Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah) (9th c. b.c.).

St. Abramius of Galich, or Chukhloma Lake, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh (1375). Uncovering of the relics of Hieromartyr Athanasius, abbot, of Brest-Litovsk (1649).

New Martyrs Lydia and soldiers Alexei and Cyril, near Ufa (1928). New Hieromartyrs Archimandrite Tikhon (Krechkov), hieromonks George (Pozharov) and Cosmas (Vyaznikov), and priests John Steblin-Kamensky, Sergius Gortinsky, Theodore Yakovlev, Alexander Arkhangelsky, and George Nikitin, and with them Martyrs Euthymius Grebenshchikov and Peter Vyaznikov, at Voronezh (1930).

Sts. Elias, patriarch of Jerusalem (518), and Flavian, patriarch of Antioch (512), confessors. St. Ethelwida, widow of King Alfred the Great (9th c.). Martyr Salome of Jerusalem and Kartli, who suffered under the Persians (13th c.). St. Elias (Chavchavadze) of Georgia (1907). St. Alexis Medvedkov, archpriest, of Ugine, France (1934). Sts. Elias Fondaminsky (1942), Priest Demetrius Klepinine (1944), George Skobtsov (1944), and Nun Maria (Skobtsova) (1945), of Paris.

Repose of Priest Valentine Amphiteatrov of Moscow (1908) and Schemanun Sarah of Borodino (1908).