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Martyrs Sophia and her three daughters, Faith (Vera), Hope (Nadezhda), and Love (Lyubov), at Rome (ca. 137).
Martyr Theodota, at Nicaea (230). Martyr Agathoclia (230). 156 Martyrs of Palestine, including Peleus and Nilus, bishops, Zeno, priest, and Patermuthius and Elias, noblemen (310). St. Joachim I, patriarch of Alexandria (1567). St. Innocent, archimandrite, of Glinsk Hermitage (1888).
New Hieromartyrs Paul (Moiseyev) and Theodosius (Sobolev), archimandrites, and Nicodemus (Shchapkov) and Seraphim (Kulakov), hieromonks, of the St. Nicholas Koryazha Monastery (Arkhangelsk) (1918).
Hieromartyrs Heraclides and Myron, bishops of Cyprus (1st c.). Martyrs Lucy and her son Geminian, of Rome (303). Hieromartyr Lambert, bishop of Maastricht (704). St. Anastasius of Perioteron on Cyprus (12th c.). St. Eusipius of Cyprus (Gr. Cal).
Repose of Blessed Agapitus (1825), disciple of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk, and lay recluse Matthew of St. Petersburg (1904).
Thoughts for Each Day of the Year
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