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Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy and his fellow-laborer, Junia
Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy and his fellow-laborer, Junia

Saint Andronicus Apostle of the Seventy and Saint Junia were relatives of the holy Apostle Paul. They labored much, preaching the Gospel to pagans. Saint Paul mentions them in his Epistle to the Romans: “Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen and fellow prisoners, who are of note among the…

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Saint Euphrosynē, Great Princess of Moscow
Saint Euphrosynē, Great Princess of Moscow

Today the Orthodox Church commemorates the tonsure of Saint EuphrosynÄ“ of Moscow on May 17,1407. After the death of her husband, Saint Demetrios of the Don (May 19) from the wounds he received at the Battle of Kulikovo, the Holy Princess Eudokia refrained from participating directly in the…

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Martyrs Solochon, Pamphamer, and Pamphalon, at Chalcedon

Saint Solochon, a native of Egypt, suffered for Christ during the reign of the emperor Maximian (284-305). The holy martyrs Pamphamirus and Pamphalon also gave their lives for Christ at the same time. All of them served in the imperial army in the regiment of the tribune Campanus. During the…

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Saint Stephen, Archbishop of Constantinople

Saint Stephen, Patriarch of Constantinople, was the younger son of Emperor Basil the Macedonian, and was a brother of Emperor Leo the Wise. He was ordained to the priesthood under Patriarch Photius. When Saint Photius was compelled to resign the patriarchal throne in the year 886, Saint Stephen was…

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Venerable Dodo of the Saint David-Gareji Monastery, Georgia
Venerable Dodo of the Saint David-Gareji Monastery, Georgia

A companion of Saint David of Gareji, Saint Dodo belonged to the royal family Andronikashvili. He was tonsured a monk while still a youth, and was endowed with every virtue. An admirer of poverty and solitude, he labored as a hermit at Ninotsminda in Kakheti. Having heard about the miracles of…

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Greatmartyr Nicholas of Sofia

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Saint Athanasius the New, Wonderworker and Archbishop of Christianopolis
Saint Athanasius the New, Wonderworker and Archbishop of Christianopolis

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