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Hieromartyr Babylas of Sicily and his two disciples, martyrs Timothy and Agapius (3rd century); Martyrs Paul, Pausirius, and Theodotian, brothers, of Egypt (3rd century); Martyrs Barsimos of Syria, and his two brothers, by the sword, in Persia; Martyr Philippicus the Presbyter; Martyr Chrysoploki (Chrysoploca); Saint Helladios the Commentarisius (prison warden) (see also January 18); Martyrs Hermogenes and Menas (Mamas, Mamatos) (see also December 10); Saints Hermogenes and Philemon, Bishop of Karpathos; Venerable Macedonius of Syria, hermit of Mt. Silpius, near Antioch (c. 420); Saint Xenia the Righteous of Rome and her two female slaves (5th century); Saint Philon (Philonas, Philo), Wonderworking Bishop of Karpasia on Cyprus (5th century); Venerable Zosimas, ascetic of the desert; Saint Zosimas of Cilicia, Bishop of Babylon in Egypt (6th century); Saint Felician of Foligno, Bishop of Foligno in Italy (254); Saint Zamas, first Bishop of Bologna in Italy (ca. 268); Saint Artemius (Arthemius), Bishop of Clermont (396); Saint Exuperantius of Cingoli, Bishop of Cingoli near Ancona in Italy (5th century); Saint Guasacht, converted by Patrick, whom he helped as Bishop of Granard in Ireland (5th century); Saint Lupicinus of Lipidiaco, Gaul (500); Venerable martyr Cadoc (Docus, Cathmael, Cadvaci), founder of the monastery of Llancarfan near Cardiff in Wales, hermit (ca.580); Saint Suranus, Abbot of a monastery at Sora near Caserta, martyred by the Lombards (c. 580); Saint Bertrand (Bertram, Bertran, Ebertram), a disciple of St Bertinus, helped St. Omer enlighten the north of France and Flanders, Abbot of Saint-Quentin (7th century); Saint Erembert I, Abbot of Kremsmünster Abbey in Austria (ca. 1050); Venerable Neophytus the Recluse, of Cyprus, Wonderworker (1204); Saint Gerasimus of Perm, Bishop of Perm (1441); Martyr John of Kazan (1529); Venerable Dionysius of Olympus, and Mt. Athos, Wonderworker (1541) (see also January 23); Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ (1806); Saint Sophia, first Abbess of Shamordino Convent (1888); Martyr Nicholas Tsikury (1918); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics (632) of Monk-martyr Anastasius the Persian (628) Dedication of the Church of St. Zacharias, in Constantinople, founded by St. Domnica of Constantinople (5th century); Dedication of the Church of the Holy Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist, near Taurus; Repose of Bishop Nektary (Kontzevitch) of Seattle (1983); Commemoration of the Seven Venerable Saints of Philotheou monastery: Philotheos (master builder of the monastery), Theodosius (Igumen and Metropolitan of Trebizond), Dionysius and Symeon, Dometios the Hesychast, Damianos, and hieromartyr Cosmas of Aetolia, Equal-to-the-Apostles;