January 23

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Our Holy Lady Theotokos

Hieromartyr Clement of Ancyra, Bishop of Ancyra, and Martyr Agathangelus (312); Saint Acholios (Ascholios), Bishop of Thessaloniki (383); Venerable Eusebius, recluse of Mount Coryphe near Antioch (4th century); Venerable Salamanes the Silent (Salamanes the Hesychast), of the Euphrates, monk (ca. 400); Venerable Mausimas the Syrian, priest near Cyrrhus (before 423); Saint Paulinus the Merciful, Bishop of Nola (431); The Holy Two Martyrs of Parium, near Cyzicus and Lampsacus, in Asia Minor. Saint Emerentiana, Virgin-Martyr in Rome (305); Saint Amasius of Teano, Bishop of Teano in central Italy (356); Saints Severian and Aquila, a husband and wife martyred in Julia Caesarea in Mauritania in North Africa; Saint Martyrius (Martory), a hermit in the Abruzzi in Italy (6th century); Saint Ormond (Armand), abbot of Saint Mairé in France, abbot (6th century); Saint Ildefonsus, Metropolitan Bishop of Toledo (667); Saint Colman of Lismore, Abbot of Lismore Abbey in Ireland and also a bishop (702); Saint Lufthild, a saint honoured near Cologne in Germany, where she lived as an anchoress (c. 850); Saint Maimbod (Mainboeuf), martyred by pagans while preaching to peasants near Kaltenbrunn in Alsace, now in France (c. 880); Saint Dionysius of Olympus and Mt. Athos (1541); Venerable Gennadius of Kostroma, monk (1565); Venerable Alexander, Abbot of Voche, near Galich, in Kostroma Oblast (16th century) (see also March 27); New Hieromartyr Seraphim (Bulashov), Abbot of Holy Transfiguration Guslitsky Monastery (Moscow) (1938); New Hieromartyr Anatolius (Grisjuk) of Odessa, Bishop and Martyr (1938); Virgin-martyrs Evdokia and Ekaterine (1938); Virgin-martyr Militsa (1938); Other Commemorations: Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-681); Synaxis of the Saints of Kostroma; Translation of the relics (1786) of St. Theoctistus, Archbishop of Novgorod (1310); Repose of Abbot Damascene of Valaam Monastery (1881); Repose of Archimandrite John (Krestiankin) of the Pskov-Caves Monastery (2006).