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                                   DAILY SAINTS REMEMBERED


Venerable Nicetas the Confessor, Abbot of Medikion
Venerable Nicetas the Confessor, Abbot of Medikion

Saint Nicetas the Confessor was born in Bithynian Caesarea (northwest Asia Minor) of a pious family. His mother died eight days after his birth, and his father Philaretos became a monk. The child remained in the care of his grandmother, who raised him in a true Christian spirit. From his youth…

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Troparion & Kontakion
Virginmartyr Theodosia of Tyre
Virginmartyr Theodosia of Tyre

Once, during a persecution against Christians, which had already lasted for five years, the seventeen-year-old Saint Theodosia visited condemned Christian prisoners in the Praetorium in Caesarea, Palestine. It was the day of Holy Pascha, and the martyrs spoke about the Kingdom of God. Saint…

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Martyr Irene

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Saint Illyricus of Mount Myrsinon in the Peloponnesus
Saint Illyricus of Mount Myrsinon in the Peloponnesus

Saint Illyricus the Wonderworker devoted himself to ascetic struggles on Mount Myrsinon in the Peloponnesus. The dates of his birth and death are unknown.

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Martyrs Elpidephorus, Dius, Bithonius, and Galycus

The Holy Martyrs Elpidephorus, Dius, Bithonius, and Galycus suffered for their faith in Jesus Christ. They cut off the head of Saint Elpidephorus with a sword, Saint Dius was executed by stoning, Saint Bithonius was drowned in the sea, and Saint Galycus was condemned to be eaten by wild beasts.

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Icon of the Mother of God “The Unfading Bloom”
Icon of the Mother of God “The Unfading Bloom”

The “Unfading Bloom” Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. On this icon the Most Holy Theotokos holds Her Divine Son upon Her right arm, and in Her left hand is a bouquet of white lilies. This bouquet symbolically signifies the unfading flower of virginity and spotlessness of the All-Pure…

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