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( April 21 2015: Julian Calendar )

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Hieromartyr Januarius, Bishop of Benevento, and his companions: Festus, Proculus, and Sosius (deacons), Desiderius (reader), and Eutychius and Acutius (laymen) at Pozzuoli; Hieromartyr Theodore of Perge in Pamphylia, his mother Philippa, and Martyrs Dioscorus, Socrates, and Dionysius; Martyr Alexandra the Empress (see also April 23); Martyrs Isaacius, Apollo, and Codratus of Nicomedia; Saint Maximian, Patriarch of Constantinople (see also November 17); Saint Niphont, Bishop of Novgorod (Kiev Caves); Saint Beuno, Abbot of Clynnog Fawr; Saint Ethilwald, hermit of Farne; Saint Maelrubba, Abbot of Applecross; repose of Schemamonk Nicetas of Valaam


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