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Today's feastsOctober 26: Great-martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer of Thessaloniki; commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople in 740 A.D.; Saint Athanasius of Medikion Monastery; Martyr Joasaph, monk of Dionysiou on Mount Athos, disciple of St. Niphon of Constantinople (see August 11); Saint Theophilus of the Kiev Caves, Bishop of Novgorod; Saint Anthony, Bishop of Vologda; Martyr Lupus, servant of the holy Great-martyr Demetrius; Saint Demetrius of Tsilibinsk; Martyrs Artemidorus and Basil; Martyr Leptina; Martyr Glycon; Saint Cedd, Bishop of the East Saxons; Saint Edfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne; Saint Eata, Bishop of Hexham; Saint Bean, Bishop of Morthlach; Saint Alfred the Great, King of England; St. Alexander Okropiridze, bishop of Guria and Mingrelia, Georgia. Other events: repose of Ignatius the Bulgarian of Mount Athos
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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