March 29

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Our Lord Jesus Christ

Martyrs Jonas and Barachisius, and companions, in Persia, under Shapur II (330): Abibus, Zanithas, Elias (Helias), Lazarus, Mares, Maruthas, Narses, Sabbas, Simiathos (see also March 28); Saint Mark the Confessor, Bishop of Arethusa (364); Hieromartyr Cyril, Deacon, of Heliopolis, and others, who suffered under Julian the Apostate (364); Venerable John of Egypt, anchorite (4th century); Saint Diadochos of Photiki, Bishop of Photike in Old Epirus, whose works are included in the Philokalia (ca. 486); Venerable Hesychios the Sinaite, Abbot of Saint Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai (7th century); Saint Eustathius the Confessor, Bishop of Kios in Bithynia (9th century) Martyr Secundus of Asti, a noble from Asti in Piedmont in Italy and an officer in the imperial army, beheaded in Asti under Hadrian (119); Saints Armogastes and Companions (c. 460); Saints Gwynllyw (Gundleus) and Gwladys (Gladys), parents of St. Cadoc (5th century); Saint Firminus, Bishop of Viviers in France (6th century); Saint Lasar (Lassar, Lassera), a nun in Ireland and niece of St Forchera (6th century); Saint Eustasius of Luxeuil (Eustace), Abbot of Luxeuil (625); Venerable Jonah (1480), Mark (15th century), and Bassus of the Pskov-Caves Monastery; New Martyrs Priest Paul Voinarsky, and brothers Paul and Alexis Kiryan, of the Crimea (1919); New Hieromartyr Michael Victorov, Priest (1933); Other Commemorations: Repose of Elder Nicetas of the Roslavl Forests (1793).

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