Afterfeast of the Meeting of Our Lord.
Holy and Righteous
Symeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess (Heb.
9:11-14; Luke 2:25-38). Prophet Azarias (10th c. b.c.) (II Chron., ch.
15). Martyrs Papias, Diodorus, and Claudianus, at Perge in Pamphylia
(250). Martyr Blaise of Caesarea in Cappadocia (3rd c.). Martyr Paul
the Syrian (284-305). Martyrs Adrian and Eubulus, at Caesarea in
Cappadocia (310). St. Laurence, archbishop of Canterbury (619). St.
Werburga of Chester, abbess (ca. 700). St. Ansgar, bishop of Hamburg,
enlightener of Denmark and Sweden (865). St. Svyatoslav-Gabriel
and his son St. Dimitry, of Yuriev (1253). St. Romanus, prince of
Uglich (1285). St. Symeon, bishop of Polotsk and Tver (1289). St.
James, archbishop of Serbia (1292). St. Sabbas of Ioannina (15th c.).
St. Ignatius of Mariupol in the Crimea, metropolitan of Gothia and
Kafa (1786). New Martyrs Stamatius and John, brothers, and Nicholas,
their companion, at Spetses on Chios (1822). St. Nicholas, Equalto-
the-Apostles, enlightener of Japan (1912).
Repose of Schemamonk Paul of Simonov Monastery (1825), disciple of St. Paisius (Velichkovsky),
and Hieromonk Isidore of Gethsemane Skete, Moscow (1908).
II Peter 3:1-18