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February 8 2016:

The Presentation

St. Theodore the General

Afterfeast of the Meeting of our Lord in the Temple; Great-martyr Theodore Stratelites ("the General") and Prophet Zachariah; Saint Sabbas II, Archbishop of Serbia; Martyrs Nikephoros and Stephen; Martyrs Philadelphos and Polycarp; Saint Makarios, Bishop of Paphus; Saint Pergetos; Saint Kew, virgin of Cornwall; Saint Cuthman, hermit of Steyning; Saint Elfleda, Abbess of Whitby; Virgin-Martyrs Martha and Mary, and their brother Lycarion, in Egypt (see also February 7)



( January 26 2016: Julian Calendar )

St. Xenophon
Sts. Theodore the Studite

Martyrs Ananias the priest, Peter the prison guard, and seven soldiers, in Phoenicia (295); The Holy Two Martys of Phrygia; Venerable Ammon of Egypt (350), disciple of St. Anthony the Great (see also January 10 and December 7); Venerable Symeon "the Ancient" of Mount Sinai (c. 390); Saint Paula of Rome (Paula of Palestine), monastic foundress in Palestine (404); Venerable Gabriel, Abbot of the monastery of Saint Stephanos in Jerusalem (c. 490); Venerable Xenophon and his wife St. Mary, and their two sons Sts. Arcadius and John, of Constantinople (6th century); Saint Conon, Bishop and monastic founder on the Isle of Man (648); Saint Theofrid (Theofroy), a monk at Luxeuil in France who became Abbot of Corbie, and a Bishop (c. 690); Saint Athanasius, honoured as a bishop in Sorrento in the south of Italy; Saint Alphonsus of Astorga, Bishop of Astorga in Spain (9th century); Saint Ansurius (Aduri, Asurius, Isauri), Bishop of Orense in Galicia (925); Venerable Clement of Mt. Sagmation (1111); Saint David the Builder (David III), King of Georgia (1125); Venerable Xenophon of Robeika, Abbot of Robeika, Novgorod (1262); Venerable Arcadius of Vyaznikovsky (1592); New Martyr Matushka Maria of Gatchina (1930); New Hieromartyr Cyril, Metropolitan of Kazan (1937); New Hieromartyr Arcadius (1938); Martyr John Popov (1938); Other Commemorations: Commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople (447-448), during the reign of Emperor Theodosius II (r. 408–450); Translation of the relics (845) of Sts. Theodore the Confessor, Abbot of the Studion Monastery (826), and his brother Joseph the Confessor (Joseph of Thessalonica), Archbishop of Thessalonica (832); Repose of Metropolitan Gabriel (Petrov) of Novgorod and St. Petersburg (1801); Repose of Metropolitan Joseph (Naniescu) of Suceava, Romania (1902).



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