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February 16

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Hieromartyrs Pamphilus of Caesarea, Priest, and Valens, Deacon, and Martyrs Paul, Seleucus, Porphyrius, Julian, Theodulus, Elias, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Samuel, and Daniel, at Caesarea in Palaestina (c. 307-309); Saint Maruthas of Martyropolis, Bishop of Sophene and Martyropolis (422), and the Martyrs of Persia (4th century), whose relics rest in Martyropolis; Saint Flavian of Antioch, Archbishop of Antioch (404); Saint Flavian the Confessor, Archbishop of Constantinople (449); Venerable Flavian the Hermit, monastic and Wonderworker; Saint Mary the New, of Byzia in Thrace (9th century); Saint Onesimus, of the Seventy Apostles (c. 68) (see also February 15); Saint Honestus (Honestus of Nîmes), disciple of Saturninus of Toulouse, who preached the Gospel in Spain (270); Saint Faustinus of Brescia, Bishop of Brescia and Confessor (381); Hieromartyr Tanco of Verden, Bishop of Verden (815); New Monk-martyr Romanus of Karpenision and Kapsokalyvia, Mount Athos, at Constantinople (1694) (see also January 5); Saint Basil Gryaznov of Pavlovo-Posadsky (1869); Saint Macarius (Nevsky), Metropolitan of Moscow, Apostle to the Altai (1926); Saint Nicholas of Japan, Archbishop and Equal-to-the-Apostles (1912) (see also February 3); New Hieromartyr Peter Lagov, Priest (1931); New Hieromartyr Elias Chetverukhin, Priest, of Moscow (1934); New Hieromartyr Paul, Priest (1938); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics of Virgin-martyr Juliana of Nicomedia (304); Synaxis of the 'Cypriot' Icon of the Theotokos.