: Righteous John
of Kronstadt; Prophet
Varus, and with him six monk
-martyrs; Blessed Cleopatra and her son John, in Egypt; Saint John
of Rila in Bulgaria; Hieromartyr
Sadoc (Sadoth), Bishop
of Persia, and 128 martyrs with him; Saint Leontius the Philosopher of Saint Sabbas' Monastery
; Blessed Prochorus of Pechenga (Pcinja); New-Martyr Priest
Alexis Stavrosky; Hieromartyr Felix and Deacon
Eusebius; Saint Frideswide, Abbess
of Oxford; Saint Ethbin, Hermit
of Brittany and Ireland, disciple
of St. Samson of Dol (see July 28
); Venerable Gabriel, abbot of St. Elias Skete, Mt. Athos (1901); commemoration of the glorification
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