May 5

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Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Inexhaustible Cup”
St. Irene of Thessaloniki

Great-Martyr Irene of Thessaloniki (4th c.); Martyrs Irenaeus, Pellegrinus and Irene, at Thessaloniki (284–305); Martyrs Neophytus, Gaius, and Gaianus; St. Eulogius the Confessor, bishop of Edessa (ca. 386); Saints Martin and Heraclius, of Illyria (4th c.); Saint Euthymius the Wonderworker, bishop of Madytos on the Hellespont (ca. 990); Martyr Jovinian, the lector of St. Peregrine of Auxerre (ca.304); Saint Brito (Britonius) (386); Saint Nectarius of Vienne, bishop of Vienne (ca.445); Saint Nicetus of Vienne, fifteenth bishop of Vienne (ca.449); Saint Hilarion, Archbishop of Arles (449); Saint Geruntius of Milan (470); Martyr Crescentiana of Rome (5th c.) Saint Hydrock (Hydroc) of Cornwall (5th c.); Saint Sacerdos of Saguntum (ca.560); Saint Waldrada, first abbess of Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnains in Metz in France (ca.620); Saint Maurontius of Douai (Maurontus, Mauront), founded monastery at Breuil-sur-lys near Douai (701); Saint Echa of Crayke, (Etha), Anglo-Saxon priest and monk-hermit at Crayke, near York, England (767); Saints Barlaam of Serpukhov and Gideon of Serpukhov (1377); New Monk-martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri (1426); Saint Adrian, Abbot of Monza Monastery (1619); New Hieromartyr Nicholas, priest (1919); New Hieromartyr Platon of Banja Luka (1941); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics (980) of Saint Aldhelm, Bishop of Sherborne (709); Uncovering of the relics (1613) of Saint James of Zheleznoborov, abbot of Zhelezny Bor (1442); Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos “Inexhaustible Cup” (1878).