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Juvenaly of Alaska

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[[Image:Juvenaly of Alaska.jpg|right|frame|St. Juvenaly of Alaska]]
The holy, glorious, right-victorious [[hieromartyr]] '''Juvenaly of Alaska''', [[Protomartyr]] of America, was a member of the first group of Orthodox [[missionary|missionaries]] who came from the [[monastery]] of [[Valaam Monastery|Valaam]] to preach the Word of God to the native inhabitants of [[Alaska]]. He was [[martyr]]ed while evangelizing among the Eskimos on the mainland of Alaska in 1796. His [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[July 2]], and he is also commemorated with all the saints of Alaska ([[September 24]]), and with the first martyrs of the American land ([[December 12]]).

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