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St. Demetrios of Thessaloniki

Holy and Glorious Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer of Thessaloniki; commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople in 740 A.D.; Saint Athanasius of Medikion Monastery; Martyr Joasaph, monk of Dionysiou on Mount Athos, disciple of St. Niphon of Constantinople (see August 11); Saint Demetrius of Barsabov in Bulgaria; Saint Theophilus of the Kiev Caves, Bishop of Novgorod; Saint Anthony, Bishop of Vologda; Martyr Lupus, servant of the holy Great-martyr Demetrius; Saint Demetrius of Tsilibinsk; Martyrs Artemidorus and Basil; Martyr Leptina; Martyr Glycon; Saint Cedd, Bishop of the East Saxons; Saint Edfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne; Saint Eata, Bishop of Hexham; Saint Bean, Bishop of Morthlach; Saint Alfred the Great, King of England; St. Alexander Okropiridze, bishop of Guria and Mingrelia, Georgia. Other events: repose of Ignatius the Bulgarian of Mount Athos



( October 13 2014: Julian Calendar )

Our Holy Lady Theotokos

Martyrs Carpus, Papylus, Agathadorus, and Agathonike at Pergamus; Martyr Florentius of Thessaloniki; Martyr Benjamin, deacon of Persia; Saint Nicetas the Confessor of Paphlagonia; Saint Benjamin of the Kiev Caves; New-Martyr Chryse (Zlata) of Meglena, Bulgaria; Saint Vannatius of Poitiers (Gaul); Saint Anthony, Metropolitan of Chkondidi; Saint Jacob the Elder, disciple of St. Anthony of Chkondidi; Saint Vannatios of Poitiers; Saint Comgan, Abbot of Lochalsh; Martyr Dioscoros; Martyr Antigonos; Uncovering of relics of Hieromartyr Thaddeus (Uspenskiy) of Tver‎ (1993); Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Of the Seven Lakes;" Portaitissa Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos


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