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Elevation of the Holy Cross

Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross; Greatmartyr Euphemia the All-praised; Martyrs Victor and Sosthenes at Chalcedon; Saint Sebastiana, disciple of St. Paul the Apostle, martyred at Heraclea; Martyr Melitina of Marcianopolis; Saint Dorotheus, hermit of Egypt; Martyr Ludmilla, grandmother of St. Wenceslaus, prince of the Czechs (see March 4, September 28); Saint Procopius, Abbot of Sazava in Bohemia; New-Martyrs Isaac and Joseph of Georgia; New-hieromartyr Gregory (Raevskii) of Tver; Saint Martin the bishop; Saint Ninian, Apostle to the Picts, Abbot of Candida Casa Monastery in Scotland, and Bishop of Whithorn; Saint Edith, Nun of Wilton; repose of Saint Cyprian, Metropolitan of Kiev