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Daily Lives of Saints
Unmercenary Physician Thallélaios at Aegae in Cilicia and his companions, Martyrs Alexander and Astérios
Unmercenary Physician Thallélaios at Aegae in Cilicia and his companions, Martyrs Alexander and Astérios

The Martyrs Thallélaios, Alexander, and Astérios lived during the reign of Emperor Numerian (283-284). The prefect Theodore of the city of Aegea in Cilicia sent soldiers out to search for Christians. They brought him an eighteen-year-old young man named Thallélaios. In answer to the prefect’s…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Uncovering of the relics of Saint Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia
Uncovering of the relics of Saint Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia

The Uncovering of the Relics of Saint Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Rus. Before his blessed repose in 1378 Saint Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow, left instructions to place his body in the Chudov (Miracle of the Archangel Michael) monastery in the Kremlin. He designated a burial place…

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Blessed Dovmont (Timothy), Prince of Pskov
Blessed Dovmont (Timothy), Prince of Pskov

The Holy Prince Dovmont (Domant) of Pskov, prince of Nalshinaisk (Nalshensk), was a native of Lithuania, and at first he was a pagan. In 1265, escaping from internecine strife among the Lithuanian princes, he was forced to flee Lithuania and he arrived in Pskov with 300 families. The land of Pskov…

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Martyr Asclas of Egypt

The Holy Martyr Asclas was a Christian, born in the city of Great Hermopolis (Middle Egypt). The saint suffered under Diocletian (284-305). Brought before the governor Arrian, Saint Asclas boldly confessed his faith and refused to offer sacrifice to the pagan gods. The saint predicted to Arrian…

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Glorification of Venerable Zabulon and Sosanna, parents of Saint Nino, Enlightener of Georgia
Glorification of Venerable Zabulon and Sosanna, parents of Saint Nino, Enlightener of Georgia

According to Holy Tradition, Saint Nino and Great-martyr George were blood relatives. At the same time as Saint George’s martyrdom, a certain nobleman, the servant of God Zabulon, arrived in Rome from Cappadocia. Zabulon began to serve in the emperor’s army, and before long he was…

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Venerable Stephen of Piperi, Serbia

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Saint Lydia of Philippi
Saint Lydia of Philippi

While Saint Paul was at Troas, he beheld a certain Macedonian in a dream (Acts 16:9), who entreated him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” He heeded this voice as if it were the voice of God, and he decided to journey to Macedonia without delay, accompanied by Saints Timothy, Silas,…

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