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The Transfiguration of Christ

The Transfiguration of Christ (one of the Great Feasts of the Orthodox Church); Saint Theoctistus, Bishop of Chernigov; Saint Job the Gorge-dweller on the Mezen River (Solovki); New-Martyrs Dimitry, Archbishop of Gdov, and Priest Nicholas (Prozorov); Martyr-Priest Maxim Sandovich of Carpatho-Russia, by the Latins; Saint Hardulph, Hermit of Breedon. Other events: repose of Hieroschemamonk Nikon the Cave-dweller of Valaam and Righteous Priest Basil (Shoustin), disciple of Optina