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August 26 2016:

Our Holy Lady Theotokos

Martyrs Adrian and Natalia and 33 companions of Nicomedia; Martyr Adrian at Nicomedia; Saint Tithoes of the Thebaid, disciple of St. Pachomius the Great; Saint Adrian, Abbot of Ondrusov (Valaam); Blessed Cyprian of Storozhev, former outlaw; Saint Adrian, Abbot of Poshekhonye (Vologda); Saint Ibestion the Confessor, Egyptian ascetic; Saint Adrian of Uglich, disciple of St. Paisius of Uglich; Martyrs Atticus and Sisinnius; Venerable Joasaph, son of St. Abenner the king; Saint Zer-Jacob, missionary in Ethiopia; Saint Pandonia, virgin of Eltsley; finding of the relics of Saint Bassian of Alatry Monastery; commemoration of the meeting of the Vladimir Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos; miraculous renewal of the Vladimir Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos in the hands of Righteous Abbess Rufina in Harbin, Manchuria. Other events: repose of Schema-hieromonk Aristocleus of Mount Athos and Moscow



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The Transfiguration of Christ

Maximus the Confessor

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