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Martyrs Philetas the Senator, his wife Lydia, their sons Macedon and Theoprepius, the notary Cronides, and Amphilochius the Captain, in Illyria (125) (see also March 27); Monk-martyr Nikon and 199 disciples, in Sicily (251); Martyr Dometius in Phrygia (360-361); Saint Victorian, Frumentius and Companions (484); Saint Gwinear of Cornwall (5th century); Saint Felix and Companions, a group of twenty-one martyrs in North Africa (5th century); Saint Fidelis, a martyr in North Africa; Saint Maidoc (Mo-Mhaedog), Abbot of Fiddown in Kilkenny in Ireland (5th century); Saint Benedict of Campania (Benedict the Hermit), hermit in the Campagna in Italy, miraculously delivered from death by burning at the hands of Totila the Goth (550); Saint Æthelwold, a monk at Ripon in England, he lived as a hermit on Inner Farne for twelve years (699); Saint Felix of Montecassino (c. 1000); Venerable Nicon, abbot of the Kiev Caves Monastery (1088); Venerable Ephraim of the Kiev Caves (13th century); Venerable Pachomius, Abbot of Nerekhta (1384); Saint Bassian, Archbishop of Rostov (1481); Venerable Theodosius the Wonderworker, Abbot of the Monastery of the Saviour in Totma, Russia (1568) (see also January 28); Righteous Basil of Mangazea in Siberia (1600) (see also March 22); New Monk-martyr Luke the New of Adrianople and Mt. Athos, at Mytilene (1802); New Martyr Panagiotis at Jerusalem (1820) (see also April 5); Saint Elena (Bakhteiv), Nun of the Florovsk Ascension Convent in Kiev (1834); New Hieromartyr Macarius (Kvitkin), Protopresbyter of Orenburg (1931); New Hieromartyr Elijah (Vyatlin), hieromonk of the Lukianov Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos (Vladimir) (1938); New Hieromartyrs Basil Koklyn, and Stephen Preobrazhensky, Priests (1938); New Martyr James (1938); Virgin-martyr Anastasia Bobkova (1938); Martyr Alexis Skorobogatov (1938); New Hiero-Confessor Venerable Sergius (Srebriansky), Archimandrite, of Tver (1948); Other Commemorations: Repose of Elder Porphyrius of Glinsk Hermitage (1868).