Translation of the relics of St Alexander Nevsky
The Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky (in monastic schema Alexis) died on the return journey from the Horde at Gorodtsa on the Volga, on November 14, 1263, and on November 23, 1263 he was buried in the Cathedral Church of the Nativity Monastery in the city of Vladimir (Where there is a memorial to the holy prince. Another memorial is in the city of Pereslavl-Zalessk).
The Assembly of the Enlighteners and Teachers of Serbia
The Synaxis of Serbian Hierarchs celebrates archpastors of the Serbian Church of the thirteenth—fourteenth centuries. The majority of them have individual days of celebration in addition to this general commemoration. St Archbishop Sava I, January 12; St Archbishop Arsenius I October 28; St Archbishop Sava II, February 8; St Archbishop Eustathius I, January 4; St Archbishop Nicodemus, May 11; St Archbishop Daniel, December 20; St Patriarch Joannicius II, September 3; St Patriarch Ephraim II, June 15.
Ss Alexander, John and Paul, Patriarchs of Constantinople
Alexander took part in the First Ecumenical Council in Nicaea, in place of the aged Patriarch Metrophanes, whom he then succeeded. When certain philosophers tried to dispute with him about faith, he said to one of them: 'In the name of my Lord Jesus Christ, I command you to remain silent!', and the philosopher became dumb from that moment. By his prayers, also, Arius's life was shortened. Alexander died at the age of ninety-eight, in the year 340...
Our Holy Father Christopher
An ascetic of the sixth century in the community of St Theodosius, he saw in a vision that the lamp of the monk who laboured was burning, and the lamp of the lazy monk was not.
St Eulalius, Bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia
One of St Basil's predecessors, he deprived his son of his priesthood for wearing clothing unsuited to his spiritual calling.
Venerable Fantinus of Calabria (9th c.)
The Monk Fantinus the Wonderworker was born in Calabria (Italy) of parents George and Vriena. He was given over to a monastery and from childhood he was accustomed to ascetic deeds. In youth he wandered into the wilderness, remaining often without food for 20 days and lacking garb...
Repose of Venerable Alexander, abbot of Svir (1533)
The Monk Alexander of Svirsk was born on 15 July 1448, on the day of memory of the Prophet Amos, and at Baptism was named in honour of him. Dwelling all his life far off from historical events, the Monk Alexander – a beacon light of monasticism in the deep forests of the Russian North – worked a different and spiritual history and was bestown extraordinary gifts of the Holy Spirit...
Six Martyrs of Melitene
Hieromartyr Felix and Martyrs Fortunatus, Septimius and Januarius
St. Eulalius, bishop of Caesarea (4th c.)
St. Sarmata of The Paradise
Venerable Bryaene of Nisibis (318)
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