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The Holy Trinity

Virgin-Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus in Asia Minor (287); Hieromartyr Albian (Olbian), Bishop of Anaea in Asia Minor, and his disciples (284-303); Hieromartyr Erasmus, Bishop of Formia in Campania, and 20,000 martyrs with him (303); Martyrs Aphrodisius, Leontius, Anthony, Valerian, Macrobius, and others, monks at Scythopolis of Palestine (beg. of 4th c.); Martyrs Florian and 40 companions, at Lorsch, Austria (304); Hieromartyr Silvanus, Bishop of Gaza, and with him 40 martyrs (311); Saint Monica of Tagaste, the mother of St. Augustine of Hippo (387); Saint Hilary the Wonder-worker of the desert; St. Æthelred, king of Mercia and monk (716); Saint Nicephorus of Medikion, abbot and founder of Medikion Monastery (813); Saint Athanasios of Corinth, bishop (10th-11th c.); Saint Theodosia (Fedosia), princess of Vladimir, the mother of St. Alexander Nevsky (1244); Saint Nikephoros (the Solitary, the Hesychast) of Mount Athos, teacher of St. Gregory Palamas (1340); The Alfanov brothers of Novgorod: Saints Nicetas, Cyril, Nicephorus, Clement, and Isaac of Novgorod (14th-15th c.), founders of the Sokolnitzki Monastery in 1389; New Hieromartyr Dimitri, Archbishop of Gdov (1938); New Hieromartyr John, priest, (1942); New Hieromartyr Nicholas, deacon, (1943); New Hieromartyr Archpriest Vasily Martysz (1945); Other commemorations: Translation of the relics of the Righteous Lazarus and Saint Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles; Icon of the Mother of God "Staro Rus" Old Russian (1570).