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Today's feastsAugust 26: 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
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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