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Job the Long-suffering
St. Seraphim of Livadeia
St. Job of Pochaev

Righteous Job the Long-suffering; Martyrs Danax, Mesirus (Mesiurs), and Therin; Martyrs Demetrius and Donatus; Saints Mamas, Pachomius, and Hilarion, monks; Martyrs Barbarus the Soldier (Barbaruldier), Bacchus, Callimachus, and Dionysius, in Morea (362); Martyr Barbarus the former robber in Thessaly (9th c.); Saint Lucius of Cyrene (1st c.) Martyrs Heliodorus and Venustus and seventy-five others in Africa (284–305); Saint Benedicta, virgin, mystic and nun, in Rome (6th c.); Saint Edbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne (698); Saint Petronax of Monte Cassino (ca.747); Saint Vladimir II Monomakh (Volodymyr Monomakh), Sovereign of Kievan Rus' (1125); Venerable Micah (Micheas), disciple of the Saint Sergius of Radonezh (1385); Venerable Sinaites of Serbia (from Ravanica) (14th c.): Romilus of Ravanica, Romanus of Djunisa (Romanos of Ravanica), Sisoes of Sinai and Sisojevac, Martyrius of Rukumije, Gregory of Gornjak, Zosimas of Tuman, and Gregory of Sinai (Mt. Athos); Saint Seraphim of Dombu (Seraphim of Livadeia) (1602); Saint Job of Pochaev, Abbot and Wonder-worker of Pochaev Lavra (1651) (see also October 28 and August 28); Blessed Theophylact Lopatinsky, Archbishop of Tver, Defender of Orthodoxy (1741); Saint Sophia, the ascetic of Kleisoura (1974) Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics (1238) of Saint Sava, first Archbishop of Serbia (1235); Translation of the relics (1675) of Saint Pachomius of Nerekhta (1384); Birthday of Royal Martyr Tsar Nicholas II.



( April 23 2015: Julian Calendar )

George the Trophy-bearer

Great-martyr George, Victory-bearer (or Trophy-bearer) and Wonder-worker; Martyrs Anatolius and Protoleon, soldiers converted by witnessing the martyrdom of Saint George; Martyr Alexandra the Empress (see also April 21); Martyrs Glycerius, Athanasius the Magician, Valerius, Donatus, and Therinus at Nicomedia; Blessed George of Shenkursk, Fool-for-Christ; New-Martyr George of Ptolomais; New-Martyr Lazarus of Bulgaria who suffered at Pergamus; New-Martyr Priest Egor (George) of the Spas-Chekriak village; Saint Myrtidiotissa of Kleisoura; Saint Ethelbert, King of Wessex; Saint Ethelred, King of England; Hieromartyr Adalbert, Bishop of Prague


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