April 29

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Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy
Saint Basil of Ostrog

Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius - the holy seven former theives, and Virgin-Martyr Cercyra, Martyr Zenon, Martyr Neon, Martyrs Vitalius and his wife Valeria (62), and Christodolus the Ethiopian, at Corfu (see also April 28 Slavonic); Saint Memnon the Wonderworker of Corfu (2nd c.) (see also April 28 Greek); Nine martyrs at Cyzicus (ca.286-299): Theognes, Rufus, Antipater, Theostichus, Artemas, Magnus, Theodorus, Thaumasius, and Philemon (see also April 28 Greek); Martyrs Diodorus and Rhodoplanus, Deacons at Aphrodisia in Anatolia (285-305); Saint Atticus and Cyntianus (Cyntion), martyrs; Saint John Tolaius, Patriarch of Alexandria (482); Saint Nicetas, abbot of Synnada (9th c.); Saint Nicephorus of Sebaze (9th c.); Martyr Torpes (Tropez), under Nero (65); Hieromartyrs Apapius and Secundinus, Bishops in Numidia (259); Saint Severus of Naples, Wonderworker (409); Saint Dictinus, the first convert of St. Patrick in Ulster, Ireland (5th c.); Saint Paulinus of Brescia, Bishop (ca.545); Saint Secundellus the Deacon, in Gaul (6th c.); Saint Endelienta, nun and recluse of Cornwall (6th c.); Saint Senan of North Wales, hermit (7th c.); Saint Fiachan of Lismore (Fiachina, Fianchne, Fianchine), a monk at Lismore and a disciple of St Carthage the Younger (7th c.); Saint Wilfrid II, Bishop of York (744); Saint Ava of Dinant, a niece of King Pepin, Abbess of a convent at Denain in Hainault (ca.845); Martyr Daniel of Gerona, born in Asia Minor, became a hermit and was martyred in Spain (9th c.); Metropolitan John of Thebes (John of Kaloktenos, John the New), Metropolitan of Thebes, the Merciful One (12th c.); Saint Arsenius, Archbishop of Suzdal (1627); Saint Basil of Ostrog, Wonderworker of Ostrog in Montenegro, myrhh-streamer, Metropolitan of Zahumlje (1671); Holy Martyrs of Lazeti (Georgia) (17th-18th c.); New Martyr Stanko the Shepherd, of Montenegro (1712); Saint Nectarius of Optina (1928); Saint Amphilochius of Pochaev, Schema-Abbot of Pochaev (1970); Other commemorations: Synaxis of Monastery of the Most Holy Theotokos "Palaiokastritsa", Corfu (ca.1228).