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February 29 2020:

St. John Cassian
St. John Cassian and St Germanus of Dobrogea

Saint Leo of Cappadocia, monastic; Saint Germanus of Dacia Pontica (Dobrogea, Romania) (c. 415); Venerable John Cassian the Roman, Abbot of Monastery of St Victor, Marseille (435); Venerable John, called Barsanuphius, of Nitria in Egypt (5th century); Saint George the Confessor, Bishop of Defeltos (7th century); Martyr Theocteristus, Abbot of Pelecete Monastery near Prusa (8th century); Saint Oswald of Worcester, Archbishop of York (992) Venerable Cassian, recluse and faster of the Kiev Caves (12th century); Saint Cassian of Mu Lake Hermitage, disciple of St. Alexander of Svir (16th century); Saint Arsenius (Matseyevich), Archbishop of Rostov (1772); Saint Meletius, Archbishop of Kharkov and Akhtyr (1840) (see also February 12); Other Commemorations: "Devpeteruv" Icon of the Mother of God (1392).



( February 16 2020: Julian Calendar )

Our Lord Jesus Christ

Hieromartyrs Pamphilus of Caesarea, Priest, and Valens, Deacon, and Martyrs Paul, Seleucus, Porphyrius, Julian, Theodulus, Elias, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Samuel, and Daniel, at Caesarea in Palaestina (c. 307-309); Saint Maruthas of Martyropolis, Bishop of Sophene and Martyropolis (422), and the Martyrs of Persia (4th century), whose relics rest in Martyropolis; Saint Flavian of Antioch, Archbishop of Antioch (404); Saint Flavian the Confessor, Archbishop of Constantinople (449); Venerable Flavian the Hermit, monastic and Wonderworker; Saint Mary the New, of Byzia in Thrace (9th century); Saint Onesimus, of the Seventy Apostles (c. 68) (see also February 15); Saint Honestus (Honestus of Nîmes), disciple of Saturninus of Toulouse, who preached the Gospel in Spain (270); Saint Faustinus of Brescia, Bishop of Brescia and Confessor (381); Hieromartyr Tanco of Verden, Bishop of Verden (815); New Monk-martyr Romanus of Karpenision and Kapsokalyvia, Mount Athos, at Constantinople (1694) (see also January 5); Saint Basil Gryaznov of Pavlovo-Posadsky (1869); Saint Macarius (Nevsky), Metropolitan of Moscow, Apostle to the Altai (1926); Saint Nicholas of Japan, Archbishop and Equal-to-the-Apostles (1912) (see also February 3); New Hieromartyr Peter Lagov, Priest (1931); New Hieromartyr Elias Chetverukhin, Priest, of Moscow (1934); New Hieromartyr Paul, Priest (1938); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics of Virgin-martyr Juliana of Nicomedia (304); Synaxis of the 'Cypriot' Icon of the Theotokos.



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