March 7

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Theotokos of Czestochowa

Martyrs Codratus, Saturninus, and Rufinus, of Nicomedia (250-259); Martyrs Aemilian the Roman, with Jacob (James) and Marianos, under Valerian (259); The Holy Seven Hieromartyrs of Cherson: Basil, Ephraim, Capito, Eugene, Aetherius, Elpidius, and Agathadorus (4th c.); Venerable Paul the Simple of Egypt, disciple of St. Anthony the Great (ca. 339); Saints Nestor and Arcadius, Bishops of Tremithous, in Cyprus (4th c.); Saint Ephraim of Antioch, Patriarch of Antioch (546); Saint Paul the Confessor, Bishop of Plousias in Bithynia (ca. 840); Martyrs Perpetua of Carthage, and the catechumens Felicity, Saturus (Satyrus), Saturninus, Revocatus and Secundulus at Carthage (202-203) - (see also February 1 in the East); Saint Gaudiosus of Brescia, Confessor and Bishop of Brescia, where his relics were venerated (445); Saint Enodoch (Wenedoc), confessor in Wales (ca. 520); Saint Drausinus (Drausius), Bishop of Soissons, who did much to encourage monasticism (ca. 576); Saint Deifer, Abbot of Flintshire, founder of Bodfari in Clwyd in Wales (6th c.); Saint Emilian of Rome (6th c.); Saint Eosterwine (Esterwin), the second Anglo-Saxon Abbot of Wearmouth in Northumbria (688); Saint John of Beverley, Bishop of York (721) - (see also May 7); Saint Ardo Smaragdus, a hagiographer, abbot of the the monastery of Aniane (843); Venerable Laurence (Lavrentios of Megara), founder of the monastery of the Mother of God Phaneromeni on Salamina Island (1707); Saint Dandus (Dandas) and All Saints of Thrace; New Hieromartyr Nicholas, Priest (1930); New Hieromartyr Nilus (Tyutyukin), Hieromonk of St. Joseph of Volokolamsk Monastery (1938); Virgin-martyrs Matrona, Mary, Eudocia, Ecaterina, Antonina, Nadezhda, Xenia, and Anna (1938); Other Commemorations: Synaxis of the Saints of the Dodecanese; Repose of Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny, Hetman of Ukraine (1622); Repose of Schemamonk Sisoes of Valaam (1931); Icons: Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Surety of Sinners" in Korets (1622), Odrin (1843) and Moscow (1848) - (see also May 29); Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "of Czestochowa".