January 12

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The Baptism of Christ
Tatiana of Rome
Sava of Serbia

Afterfeast of the Theophany of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; Martyr Tatiana of Rome, and and those who suffered with her (ca. 222-235); Martyr Mertius of Mauretania (284-305); Martyr Philotheus of Antioch (ca. 305); Martyr Peter Apselamus of Eleutheropolis in Palestine (309) - (see also January 13, and October 14); Venerable Eupraxia of Tabenna in Egypt (393); Saints Tygrius the Presbyter, and Eutropius the Lector, at Constantinople (ca. 395-408); Holy Eight Martyrs of Nicaea, by the sword; Virgin-Martyr Euthasia, by the sword; Venerable Elias the Wonderworker of Egypt (of the Paradise), Desert Father (4th c.) - (see also January 8); Venerable Theodora of Alexandria, instructress of nuns (5th c.); Saint Probus, Bishop of Verona in Italy (ca. 59); Saint Arcadius of Mauretania, a prominent citizen of Caesarea in Mauretania Caesariensis, barbarously martyred under Maximianus Herculeus (ca.302); Martyrs Zoticus, Rogatus, Modestus, Castulus, between forty and fifty soldiers, in Africa; Saint John of Ravenna (Giovanni I Angelopte), Bishop of Ravenna and Confessor (494); Saint Caesaria, the gifted sister of St Caesarius of Arles and Abbess (ca.530); Saint Victorian of Asan, founder and abbot of the monastery of Asan (now called San Vitorián) (ca. 560); Saint Eilian of Rome (Eilian of Anglesey), (6th c.) - (see also January 13); Saint Salvius (Sauve), Bishop of Amiens, his relics were enshrined in Montreuil in Picardy (ca. 625); Saint Benedict Biscop (St. Benet), Bishop and Abbot of Wearmouth and Confessor (690); Saint Sava I of Hilandar Monastery on Mount Athos, Enlightener and first Archbishop of Serbia (1235) - (see also January 14 - Greek); Venerable Martinian of White Lake, Abbot of Byelozersk (1483); Venerable Galacteon, disciple of St. Martinian of White Lake, Fool-for-Christ (1506); Venerable Archimandrite Theodosius of Tisman and Sophroniev Monasteries, fellow-struggler of St. Paisius Velichkovsky (1802); Saint John of Tula, Fool-for-Christ (1850); Other Commemorations: Synaxis of the Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "The Milk-giver" (Panagia Galaktotrofoussa; Mlekopitatelnica); Synaxis of the Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Akathist"; Synaxis of the Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Mesopantitissis" in Crete; Icon of the Mother of God "Priestly" (Popskaya); Commemoration of the Church of St. Alexander, near the Church of the Holy Apostles, in Constantinople.