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St. Chrysanthus, Martyr

Martyrs Chrysanthus and Daria, and those with them at Rome: Claudius, Hilaria, Jason, Maurus, Diodorus presbyter, and Marianus deacon; Martyr Pancharius at Nicomedia; Saint Innocent of Komel (Vologda), disciple of Saint Nilus of Sora; Saint Bassa, nun of Pskov; New-Martyr Demetrius at Constantinople; Martyr Alcmund, Prince of Northumbria; Icon of the Theotokos of Lubyatov; Icon of the Theotokos of Smolensk the "Sweet-Kissing"


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