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The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

St. Catherine of Alexandria

Afterfeast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple; Great-martyr Catherine of Alexandria (Russian commemoration); Great-martyr Mercurius of Caesarea in Cappadocia; Martyr Mercurius of Smolensk; Martyrs Augusta the Empress, Porphyrius the General, and 200 soldiers at Alexandria with Great-Martyr Catherine; Virgin-martyr Mastridia of Alexandria; Saint Gregory of Pontus; Martyr Alexander at Corinth; Saint Simon, Abbot of Soiga Monastery (Vologda); Saint Luke, steward of the Kiev Caves; Saint Hermogenes, Bishop of Agrigentum; Saint Portianus of Arthone (Gaul); Saint Malchus; Martyrs Philoumenos, Christopher, Eugene, Procopius, and another Christopher; Martyr Chrysogenes and Monk-martyr Mark Triglinos; Hieromartyrs Clement, Pope of Rome, and Peter, Archbishop of Alexandria; Venerable Mercurius the Faster of the Kiev Caves; Martyr Philotheus the Romanian; Saint Minver, virgin of Cornwall; Saint Protase, hermit in Auvergne; Saint Romanos of Bordeux; Saint Enfleda, Abbess of Whitby; Martyr Theodore of Antioch; Saint Karion; Saint Colman, Bishop of Cloyne



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St. Theodore the Studite

Martyrs Menas of Egypt, Victor at Damascus, and Vincent of Spain; Venerable Theodore the Confessor, Abbot of the Studion (therefore called the Studite); Martyr Stephanida (Stephanis) of Spain; Saint Martyrius, Abbot of Zelensk (Pskov); Saint Militsa, Princess of Serbia; Saint Martin the Merciful, Bishop of Tours; Blessed Euthymius of Dechani; Blessed Nestor of Serbia; repose of Blessed Maximus of Moscow, Fool-for-Christ; repose of Saint Stephen Uroš of Dečani, King of Serbia


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