August 19

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The Dormition of the Theotokos

Afterfeast of the Dormition; Martyr Andrew Stratelates ("the General") and 2,593 soldiers with him in Cilicia; Martyrs Timothy, Agapius, and Thekla of Palestine; Saint Pitirim, Bishop of Perm; Saint Theophanes, Wonder-worker of Macedonia; Saint Theophanes, new Wonder-worker of Macedonia (Dochiariou Monastery (Athos)); Saint Credan, Abbot of Evesham; Saint Edbert, monk of Northumbria; Martyrs Eutychianos the soldier, and Strategios; opening of the relics of Saint Gennadius, Abbot of Kostroma; commemoration of the icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Of the Don," and the intercession against the Tatars' attack