May 26

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The Holy Trinity

Apostles Carpus and Alphaeus of the Seventy (1st c.); Martyrs Abercius and Helen, children of Apostle Alphaeus (1st c.); Martyr Julius, Roman soldier, by beheading, at Dorostolum in Mysia (Asia Minor) (302); Saint Synesius, Bishop of Karpasia in Cyprus, Wonderworker (ca.5th c.); Venerable John of Psichaita the Confessor, of Constantinople (ca.825) (see also May 7 - Greek); Hieromartyr Zacharias, Bishop of Vienne, suffered under Trajan (106); Hieromartyr Simitrius priest, and 22 other martyrs, who suffered under Antoninus Pius, at Rome (159); Saint Eleutherius of Rome, Pope of Rome (189); Saints Fugatius (Fagan) and Damian (Deruvianus, Dyfan), sent by Pope Eleutherius to England to preach the Gospel (2nd c.); Martyr Priscus, a Roman legionary officer, and a great multitude of other Christians of Besançon, near Auxerre (272); Martyrs Felicissimus, Heraclius, and Paulinus, at Todi in Umbria (303); Martyr Quadratus, a martyr in North Africa; Saint Bécán, a hermit near Cork in Ireland in the time of St Columba; founder of Kilbeggan, Westmeath, worked in a monastery there (6th c.); Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Evangelizer of England (605); Saint Oduvald, a noble who became a monk and later Abbot of Melrose Abbey in Scotland (698); Saint Regintrudis, fourth Abbess of Nonnberg Abbey near Salzburg in Austria; Saint Guinizo, born in Spain, became a monk at Montecassino in Italy (ca.1050); New Martyr George of Sofia (George the New, George the Serbian) (1515); New Martyr Alexander of Thessalonica, the former Dervish, beheaded at Smyrna (1794); Saint Innocent, Bishop of Cherson (1857) (see also May 25 - Greek); New Hieromartyrs Milan Banjac and Milan Golubovic, of Drvar, Serbia (1941-1945); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics of Saint Bertilla (692), Abbess of Chelles Abbey; Uncovering of the relics (1521) of Venerable Macarius, Abbot of Kolyazin (1483); Translation of the relics (1534) of New Martyr George of Kratovo and Sofia (1515); The Icon of the Mother of God of Seligersk-Vladimir (16th c.).