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March 5 2021:

The Holy Trinity
St. Nikolai (Velimirovich)

Martyr Conon of Isauria (1st century); Martyr Nestor, father of Martyr Conon of Isauria; Martyr Onisius (Onesimus) of Isauria, by beheading (1st century); Saint Theophilus, Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine (200); Martyr Conon the Gardener, of Pamphylia (251); Martyrs Archelaus, Kyrillos, Photios, Virgin-martyr Irais (Rhais) of Antinoë, and 152 Martyrs in Egypt (c. 308); Venerable Conon of Cyprus (4th century); Martyr Eulogius of Palestine; Martyr Eulampius of Palestine, by the sword; Venerable Mark the Ascetic of Egypt (Mark the Athenian, Mark the Faster) (5th century); Saint Hesychius the Faster, of Bithynia (790); Saint Oliva of Brescia, martyred in Brescia in the north of Italy, under the Emperor Hadrian (138); Saint Eusebius, born in Cremona in Italy, he became an abbot in Bethlehem and took part in the struggle against Origenism; Saint Eusebius and Companions, a group of ten martyrs who suffered in North Africa; Saint Colman of Armagh, a disciple of St Patrick in Ireland (5th century); Saint Kieran of Saighir (Ciaran of Ossory), confessor (c. 530); Saint Carthage the Elder, the successor of St Kieran as Bishop of Ossory in Ireland (c. 540); Saint Caron, the church at Tregaron in Dyfed in Wales is dedicated to him; Saint Piran of Padstowe (Pyran), monk of Perranporth (6th century); Saint Virgilius of Arles, Archbishop of Arles (610); Saint Clement, Abbot of Santa Lucia in Syracuse in Sicily (c. 800); Saints Basil (1249) and Constantine (1257), princes of Yaroslavl; Monk-martyr Adrian, Abbot of Poshekhonye (1550), and his fellow-ascetic St. Leonidas (1549); New Martyr John the Bulgarian, at Constantinople (1784); New Hieromartyr Parthenius, Bishop of Didymoteichon in Thrace (1805) (see also March 15); New Martyr George of Rapsana, at Larissa (1818); Saint Nikolai (Velimirovich), Bishop of Ohrid and Žiča, Serbia (1956); New Hieromartyr Nicholas Pokrovsky (1919); New Hieromartyr John Mirotvortsiev (1938); New Hieromartyr Theophan (Grafov), Hierodeacon, of Borisoglebsk Monastery, Vladimir (1938); New Hieromartyr Mardarius (Isaev), Hieromonk, of Yurievskoe, Yaroslavl, (1938); Other Commemorations: Icon of the Mother of God "the Teacher" (or "Education" or "Nurtured Up-Bringing"); Translation of the relics (1463) of St. Theodore, Prince of Smolensk and Yaroslavl (1299), and his children Saints David (1321) and Constantine (ca. 1322); Repose of Metropolitan Cornelius of Novgorod (1698).



( February 20 2021: Julian Calendar )

The Holy Trinity

Hieromartyr Eleutherius of Byzantium, Bishop in Byzantium (136); Martyrs Didymos, Nemesios and Potamios, in Cyprus; Saint Eutropius, martyr (308); Hieromartyr Sadoc of Persia (Sadoth), Bishop of Persia, and 128 Martyrs with him (330); Saint Anianus (Aninas); Saint Bessarion the Great, Wonderworker of Egypt (466) (see also June 6); Saint Agatho of Rome (Agathon), Pope of Rome (682) Saint Mildrith of Thanet, Anglo-Saxon abbess of the Abbey at Minster-in-Thanet, Kent (c. 700) (see also July 13); Saint Leo of Catania (Leo the Wonderworker), Bishop of Catania in Sicily (785); Veneranle Cindeus of Pisidia (Kindeos), Bishop of Pisidia. Venerable Plotinus, monk; Saint Bolcan (Olcan), baptised by St Patrick, Bolcan later became Bishop of Derkan in Ireland (c. 480); Saint Valerius (Valier), first Bishop of Couserans in France (5th century?) Saint Falco of Maastricht, Bishop of Maastricht in the Netherlands (512); Saint Eleutherius of Tournai, Bishop of Tournai (531); Saint Eucherius of Orléans, Bishop of Orleans (c. 740); Saint Colgan, called 'the Wise' and 'the Chief Scribe of the Irish' , he was Abbot of Clonmacnoise in Offaly in Ireland (c. 796); Saint Yaroslav the Wise, son of the Varangian (Viking) Grand Prince Vladimir the Great (1054); Saint Agatho, Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves Monastery (13th-14th centuries); Martyrdom of St. Cornelius, Abbot of the Pskov-Caves Monastery by beheading, and his disciple St. Bassian of Murom (1570); Hieromartyr Abbot Macarius and 34 monks and novices of Valaam Monastery, martyred by the Lutherans (1578): Hieromonk Titus, Schemamonk Tikhon, Monks Gelasius, Sergius, Varlaam, Sabbas, Conon, Sylvester, Cyprian, Pimen, John, Simonas, Jonah, David, Cornelius, Niphon, Athanasius, and Serapion, and Novices Varlaam, Athanasius, Anthony, Luke, Leontius, Thomas, Dionysius, Philip, Ignatius, Basil, Pachomius, Basil, Theophilus, John, Theodore, and John; New Hieromartyr Nicholas Rozov, Priest (1938).



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