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The Holy Trinity

Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius - the holy seven former theives, and Virgin-Martyr Cercyra, Martyr Zenon, Martyr Neon, Martyrs Vitalius and his wife Valeria, and Christodolus the Ethiopian, at Corfu (see also April 29 Greek); Saint Mark of Galilee, bishop and martyr (92); Saint Patricius, Bishop of Prusa, in Bithynia, Martyr (1st c.); Saint Memnon the Wonderworker of Corfu (2nd c.) (see also April 29 Slavonic); Nine martyrs at Cyzicus (ca.286-299): Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodorus, Thaumasius, and Philemon (see also April 29 Slavonic); Martyrs Dada, Maximus, and Quintilian at Dorostolum (286); Martyr Tibald of Pannonia (304); Saint Auxibius II, Bishop of Soli, Cyprus (4th c.); Martyr Dionysij of Turiv (1005); Martyrs Aphrodisius, Caralippus, Agapius, and Eusebius (65); Saint Artemius (Arthemius), Bishop of Sens (609); Saint Gerard the Pilgrim (ca.639); Venerable Crónán, abbot of Roscrea, Ireland (640) Saint Pamphilus, Bishop of Sulmona and Corfinium (ca.700); Saint Prudentius, Bishop of Tarazona in Aragon (ca.700); Saint Adalbero, Bishop of Augsburg (909); Saint Cyril of Turov, Bishop of Turov (1183); Venerable Cyriacus, Abbot of Kargopol (Vologda) (1462); Saint Basil (Kishkin), Hieroschemamonk of Glinsk and Ploshchansk hermitages (1831); Virgin-martyr Anna (Shashkina), new martyr of Yaroslavl-Rostov (1939); Other Commemorations: The Miracle at Carthage (ca.610-641); Repose of Hieroschemamonk Dionysius (Ignat) of Kolitsou Skete, Mt. Athos (2004);



( April 15 2015: Julian Calendar )

Our Lord Jesus Christ

Saints Aristarchus, Pudens, and Trophimus, Apostles of the Seventy (see also April 14); Martyr Sabbas the Goth of Walachia; Martyrs Vasilissa and Anastasia of Rome, disciples of Apostles Peter and Paul; Saint Mstislav-Theodore, Prince of Kiev; Martyr Suchias and his company in Armenia; Saint Paternos, Bishop of Llandbadarn Fawr; Saint Ruadhan, Abbot and Bishop; Saint Leonidas, Bishop of Athens; Martyrs Theodore, presbyter, and Pausilippus; Martyr Crescens of Myra in Lycia (see also April 13); New-martyr Michael of Smyrna (see also April 16); the nine monk-martyrs of Corinth (see also April 16); the Life-giving Fount of the Theotokos; repose of Blessed Daniel of Siberia and Schema-hieromonk Michael, the last Elder of Valaam


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