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Saint Julian of Alexandria, Bishop of Alexandria (189); Martyrs Paul and his sister Juliana, and Quadratus, Acacius, and Stratonicus, at Ptolemais in Egypt (273) Venerable Gerasimos of the Jordan (475); Saint Gregory of Constantius in Cyprus, Bishop; Saint James the Faster, of Phoenicia, Syria (6th century); Saint Lucius I, succeeded St Cornelius as Pope of Rome in 253, and was at once sent into exile; Martyrs of Rome, a group of 900 martyrs buried in the Catacombs of Callistus on the Appian Way in Rome (260); Saint Leonard of Avranches, Bishop of Avranches (c. 614); Saint Owen of Lastingham (Owin), monk of Lichfield, Disciple of Saint Etheldreda (c. 680); Saint Basinus, monk and Abbot of St Maximin in Trier in Germany, succeeded St Numerian as bishop of the city (c. 705); Saint Appian, a monk at the monastery of St Peter of Ciel d'Oro in Pavia, became a hermit in Comacchio and brought Christ to that region (c. 800); Saint Adrian of May and Companions, a bishop on the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth in Scotland, martyred by the Danes together with other monks including Stalbrand, Geodianus, Caius, and Clodian (c. 875); Saint Felix of Rhuys, a monk at Fleury Abbey (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire) in France (1038); Saint Gregory, Bishop of Assos near Ephesus (1150); Venerable Gerasimus, monk of Vologda (1178); Blessed Basil (Basilko), Prince of Rostov (1238); Saints of Pskov martyred by the Latins (1299): Saint Ioasaph of Snetogorsk Monastery, and St. Basil of Mirozh Monastery; Saint Daniel of Moscow, Great Prince, Wonder-worker (1303); Saint Peter (Michurin), youth of Tobolsk (Peter of Tomsk) (1820); New Hieromartyr Michael Kargopolov, Priest of Krasnoyarsk (1919); New Hieromartyr Dimitry Ivanov of Kiev, Archpriest (1933); New Hieromartyr Vyacheslav Leontiev of Nizhegorod, Priest (1937); New Martyr John of Al-Sindiyana (Palestine) (1937); New Hieromartyr Alexander, Priest (1938); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics (938) of Martyr Wenceslaus (Vyacheslav), Prince of the Czechs (935); Repose of Schemamonk Mark of Glinsk Hermitage (1893); Commemoration of Staretz Theodosius of Pochaev (Feodosiy Pochayivsky) (1906); Repose of Schemanun Agnia, Eldress of Karaganda (1976).