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Today's feasts

July 29:

St. Olaf of Norway

Martyr Callinicus of Asia Minor; Martyr Theodote and her Children; Saint Constantine, Patriarch of Constantinople; Saint Theodosius the New, emperor; Saint Roman, abbot of Kirzhach, disciple of Saint Sergius of Radonezh; Saints Constantine and Cosmas, abbots of Kosinsk, Pskov; Martyr Eustace of Mtskhet in Georgia; Martyr Michael; Saint Lupus the Confessor, Bishop of Troyes; Martyrs Mamas and Vasilicos the Elder in Darii; Saint Bogolep, Schemamonk-child of Black Ravine near Astrakhan; Saint Olaf, Enlightener of Norway; Martyr Basiliscus the Elder; Martyrs Benjamin and Berius of Constantinople; Martyr Bessarion, Bishop of Smolyan; Saint Sulian, Abbot of Luxulyan, Cornwall; Anatolius the Younger of Optina (see also November 12, July 30); Martyr John the soldier at Constantinople (see also July 30); Martyrs Simplicius, Faustinus, and Beatrice, of Rome; Virgin-martyr Seraphima of Antioch

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The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America, founded in 2010, consists of all the active Orthodox bishops of North and Central America, representing multiple jurisdictions. It is the successor to SCOBA, and it is not, properly speaking, a synod. The Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America is one of several such bodies around the world which operate in the so-called "diaspora."


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