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Apostle Carpus of the Seventy
Apostle Carpus of the Seventy

Saint Carpus was one of the Seventy Apostles chosen and sent forth to preach by Christ (Luke 10:1). He was bishop of Verria in Macedonia.

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Apostle Alphaeus of the Seventy
Apostle Alphaeus of the Seventy

The Holy Apostle Alphaeus of the Seventy came from the Galilean city of Capernaum and was the father of the Apostles James and Matthew.

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Greatmartyr George the New at Sofia, Bulgaria
Greatmartyr George the New at Sofia, Bulgaria

The Holy Martyr George the New was born into an illustrious Bulgarian family, living in the capital city of Bulgaria, Sredets (now the city of Sofia). Saint George’s childless parents, John and Mary, in their declining years entreated the Lord to send them a child. Their prayer was answered,…

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Uncovering of the relics of Venerable Macarius, Abbot of Kalyazin
Uncovering of the relics of Venerable Macarius, Abbot of Kalyazin

The Uncovering of the Relics of Saint Macarius of Kalyazin occurred on May 26, 1521. A merchant from the city of Dmitrov, Michael Voronkov, offered the means for the construction of a stone church to replace the decaying wooden one at the Kalyazin monastery. The igumen of the monastery, Joasaph,…

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Martyrs Abercius and Helen, children of the Apostle Alphæus
Martyrs Abercius and Helen, children of the Apostle Alphæus

According to Tradition, the Holy Martyrs Abercius and Helen were children of the holy Apostle Alphaeus. For confessing his faith in Christ, Saint Abercius was tied naked to a beehive and died from the bees’ sting. For confessing her faith in Christ, Saint Helen was pelted with stones.

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Saint John Psichaita the Confessor, of Constantinople
Saint John Psichaita the Confessor, of Constantinople

Saint John Psichaita the Confessor lived during the end of the eighth or the beginning of the ninth century. In his youth he left the secular world and became a monk in the Psichaita Lavra (in the suburbs of Constantinople). Because of his holy life and deeds, he received from God the gift to cast…

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Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Evangelizer of England
Saint Augustine of Canterbury, Evangelizer of England

Saint Augustine was from Italy, and a disciple of Saint Felix, Bishop of Messana. Saint Gregory Dialogus (March 12) chose him to lead a mission of forty monks to evangelize the people of Britain. They arrived at Ebbsfleet (on the isle of Thanet) in Kent in 597. King Ethelbert, whose Frankish wife…

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