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October 22 2014:

Our Holy Lady Theotokos

St. Abercius (Averkios), Bishop and Wonder-worker of Hierapolis

The Kazan Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, commemorating the deliverance from the Poles in 1612; Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Abercius (Averkios), Bishop and Wonder-worker of Hierapolis; the Holy Seven Youths ("Seven Sleepers") of Ephesus (see August 4); Martyrs Alexander the bishop, Heraclius, Anna, Elizabeth, Theodota and Glyceria, at Adrianopolis; Saint Lot of Egypt; Saints Theodore and Paul, Abbots of Rostov; Saint James of Luga and Omutch, disciple of St. Theophilus of Omutch; Martyr Zachariah; Saint Rufus of the Paradise; Saint Cecilia the Martyr; Saint Mellon, Bishop of Rouen; repose of Righteous Monk Joseph the Silent of Kuban



( October 9 2014: Julian Calendar )

Apostle James (Son of Alphaeus)

Holy Apostle James, son of Alphaeus; Saint Andronicus and his wife Saint Athanasia of Egypt; Righteous Forefather Abraham and his nephew the Righteous Lot; Martyrs Juventius and Maximus at Antioch; Saint Peter of Galatia; Saint Publia (Poplia) the Confessor and Deaconess of Antioch; Saint Stephen the New of Serbia (see also July 19); Hieromartyr Dionysius, Bishop of Paris; Holy Hermit Gunther; Saint Dorotheos, Bishop of Tyre; Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos "Korsun" (Cherson) and "Assuage My Sorrow." Other events: glorification of Saint Tikhon, Apostle to America


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