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Today's feastsApril 28:
Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius - the holy seven former theives, and Virgin-Martyr Cercyra, Martyr Zenon, Martyr Neon, Martyrs Vitalius and his wife Valeria, and Christodolus the Ethiopian, at Corfu (see also April 29 Greek); Saint Mark of Galilee, bishop and martyr (92); Saint Patricius, Bishop of Prusa, in Bithynia, Martyr (1st c.); Saint Memnon the Wonderworker of Corfu (2nd c.) (see also April 29 Slavonic); Nine martyrs at Cyzicus (ca.286-299): Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodorus, Thaumasius, and Philemon (see also April 29 Slavonic); Martyrs Dada, Maximus, and Quintilian at Dorostolum (286); Martyr Tibald of Pannonia (304); Saint Auxibius II, Bishop of Soli, Cyprus (4th c.); Martyr Dionysij of Turiv (1005); Martyrs Aphrodisius, Caralippus, Agapius, and Eusebius (65); Saint Artemius (Arthemius), Bishop of Sens (609); Saint Gerard the Pilgrim (ca.639); Venerable Crónán, abbot of Roscrea, Ireland (640) Saint Pamphilus, Bishop of Sulmona and Corfinium (ca.700); Saint Prudentius, Bishop of Tarazona in Aragon (ca.700); Saint Adalbero, Bishop of Augsburg (909); Saint Cyril of Turov, Bishop of Turov (1183); Venerable Cyriacus, Abbot of Kargopol (Vologda) (1462); Saint Basil (Kishkin), Hieroschemamonk of Glinsk and Ploshchansk hermitages (1831); Virgin-martyr Anna (Shashkina), new martyr of Yaroslavl-Rostov (1939); Other Commemorations: The Miracle at Carthage (ca.610-641); Repose of Hieroschemamonk Dionysius (Ignat) of Kolitsou Skete, Mt. Athos (2004);
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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