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August 30 2014:

John the Forerunner

Apodosis of the Feast of the Beheading of the Forerunner; Saints Alexander, John, and Paul the New, Patriarchs of Constantinople; Saint Christopher of Palestine; Saint Fantinus the Wonder-worker of Calabria; synaxis of the Serbian hierarchs: Saints Sabbas I, Sabbas II, Arsenius I, Eustathius I, James, Nicodemus, and Daniel (Archbishops), Ioannicius II, Ephraim II, Spyridon, Macarius, Gabriel I (Patriarchs), and Gregory (Bishop); Saint Bryaene of Nisibis; Saint Eulalius, Bishop of Caesarea; Sixteen Monk-martyrs of Thebes; Six Martyrs of Melitene; Saint Sarmata of the Paradise; Hieromartyr Felix and Martyrs Fortunatus, Septiminus, and Januarius; Saint Fiacre, Hermit of Meaux; opening of the relics of Saint Daniel, prince of Moscow; translation of the relics of Saint Alexander Nevsky; translation of the relics of Saint Guthlac, Hieromonk of Crowland; repose of Saint Alexander, Abbot of Svir

( August 17 2014: Julian Calendar )

The Dormition of the Theotokos

Afterfeast of the Dormition; Martyr Myron the Presbyter of Cyzicus; Martyrs Straton, Philip, Eutychian, and Cyprian of Nicomedia; Martyrs Thyrsus, Leucius, and Coronatus, with others at Caesarea in Bithynia; Martyrs Paul and his sister Juliana of Syria; Martyr Patroclus of Troyes; Saint Alypius the Iconographer of the Kiev Caves; Saint Philip, monk of Yankov (Vologda); New-Martyr Demetrius of Samarina in Epirus; Blessed Theodoretus, Enlightener of the Lapps (Solovki); Saint Christodule the Philosopher of Georgia; Saint Leucius of Volokolamsk; Saint Philip of Sukhona; Priest-Martyr Jeroen; Saint James, Hierodeacon of York; Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos of Armatia, of Sven (see also May 3), and of the Kiev Caves; repose of Schemamonk Onuphrios of Valaam


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