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November 30 2020:

Apostle Andrew the First-Called

Holy and All-praised Apostle Andrew the First-Called (62); Saint Frumentius of Axum, Archbishop of Abyssinia, Enlightener of Ethiopia (380) Saint Alexander of Methymna, Wonderworker, first Bishop of Methymna on Lesbos and a member of the First Ecumenical Council (c. 325); Saints Peter I (5th century) and Samuel I (5th-6th centuries), Catholicoi of Georgia; Saint Vakhtang Gorgasali, King of Georgia (502); Saints Castulus and Euprepis, martyrs in Rome; Saint Constantius, a priest in Rome who opposed the Pelagians (5th century); Saint Trojanus of Saintes (Troyen), a priest in Saintes in France where he later became bishop after St Vivien (533); Saint Tudwal (Tugdual), Bishop in Wales and Brittany (c. 564); Saint Andrew (Saguna), Metropolitan of Transylvania (1873); Saint Elias, Schemamonk of Valaam and Verkhoturye (1900); New Hieromartyr John Chestnov, Priest (1937).



( November 17 2020: Julian Calendar )

Our Holy Lady Theotokos

Saint Gregory the Wonder-worker of Neo-Caesarea; Saint Nikon, Abbot of Radonezh, disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh (see also September 25 and July 5); Saint Lazarus the Iconographer of Constantinople; Saint Longinus of Egypt; Saint Gennadius of Vatopedi (Mount Athos); Martyr Gobron (Michael) and 133 soldiers of Georgia; Saint Maximus (Maximian), Patriarch of Constantinople (see also April 21); Saint Gregory, Bishop of Tours, and with him Saints Patroclus of Bourges, Ursus, and Leobatius, brother-abbots, and Nicetius of Lyons (Gaul); Saint Zachariah the Skete-dweller and Saint John, monk; Saint Justin, monk; Saint Gennadius I, Patriarch of Constantinople; Righteous Mother Hilda of Whitby; Saint Paisios Velichkovsky (see also November 15)


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