March 8

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The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign

Apostle Hermas of the Seventy, Bishop in Philipopoulis (1st century); Martyr Dius (Dion, Dionos), by the sword; Martyrs Quinctilian and Capatolinus, at Nicomedia; Venerable Dometius, monk (363); Hieromartyr Theodoretus, priest, of Antioch (361-363); Venerable Paul the Confessor, bishop of Plousias in Bithynia (c. 840) (see also March 7); Saint Theophylactus, Bishop of Nicomedia (842); Saint Tarasius the Wonderworker, of Lycaonia (see also May 7); Saint Pontius of Carthage, a Deacon of the Church of Carthage (c. 260); Hieromartyr Cyril, a Bishop, with martyrs Rogatus, Felix, another Rogatus, Beata, Herenia, Felicitas, Urban, Silvanus and Mamillus, martyrs in North Africa; Saint Provinus, Bishop of Como in Italy (c. 420); Saint Beoadh (Beatus), Bishop of Ardcarne in Roscommon in Ireland (c. 518); Saint Senán mac Geirrcinn (Senames), a monk in Kilmanagh in Ireland, Confessor of Iniscathy (c. 540); Saint Felix of Burgundy, Bishop of Dunwich and Enlightener of East Anglia (c. 648); Saint Julian of Toledo, Archbishop of Toledo and Confessor (690); Saint Rhian, Abbot of Pembrokeshire; Saint Humphrey (Hunfrid of Prüm), Bishop of Therouanne in France, was Abbot of St Bertin (871); Saint Duthac, Bishop of Ross (1065); Venerable Saints Lazarus (1391) and Athanasius (15th century), monks of Murmansk Island, Onega Lake; Saint Andronicus (Lukash), Schema-Archimandrite of Tbilisi, Georgia, Elder of Glinsk Hermitage (1974); New Hieromartyr John Znamensky, Priest (1923); Martyr Vladimir Ushkov (1942); Other Commemorations:Kursk Root” Icon of the Sign of the Most Holy Theotokos (“Kurska-Korinna”) (1295); Repose of Archbishop Vitaly (Maximenko) of Eastern America (1960).