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The Baptism of Christ

Afterfeast of the Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Synaxis of Saint John the Holy Glorious Prophet, Baptist, and Forerunner; Saint Julian the Deacon, of Aegina (391); Saint Crispin of Pavia, Bishop of Pavia (467); Saint Valentine, an abbot who became a bishop in Rhaetia (470); Saint Brannock of Braunton, hieromonk (6th c.); Saint Cedd, Bishop of Lastingham (664); Saint Cronan Beg, a Bishop of Aendrum in County Down in Ireland (7th c.); Saint Tillo of Solignac (702); Saint Kentigerna, Hermitess of Loch Lomond (734); Saint Emilian (Émilion), a monk at Saujon near Saintes, died as a hermit (767); Blessed Wittikund of Westphalia (804); Saint Aldric of Le Mans (Aldericus), Bishop of Le Mans (856); Saint Reinold, monk at the monastery of St Pantaleon in Cologne (960); Saint Anastasius of Sens, Archbishop of Sens (977); Saint Feodor I of Russia (Fyodor (Theodore) I Ivanovich), last Rurikid Tsar of Russia (1598); New-Martyr Athanasius of Attalia and Smyrna (1700) New Hieromartyr Alexander Skalsky, of Alma-Ata, Protopresbyter (1933); New Hieromartyr Paphnutius (Kostin), Hieromonk of Optina Monastery (1938); New Hieromartyr Basil, Priest (1939); Martyr John (1940); Martyr John (1942); Other Commemorations: The Miracle of Saint John the Baptist in Chios (1740).