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Monk-martyrs Conon, and his son Conon, of Iconium (270-275); Martyrs Cyriacus and 12 companions, who suffered under Diocletian in Augsburg (c. 304); Martyr Euphrosynus, in boiling water; Monk-martyr Maximus, by stoning; The uncovering of the Precious Cross and the Precious Nails by Empress St. Helena (326); Venerable Arcadius, monk of Cyprus (361), and his disciples Julian and Euboulos; Saint Arkadios, Archbishop of Cyprus; Venerable Hesychius the Wonderworker; The holy 42 Martyrs of Amorium (in Phrygia), including: Passion-bearers Constantine, Aetius, Theophilus, Theodore, Melissenus, Callistus, Basoes, and others, in Samarra (845); Saint Marcian of Tortona (120); Saint Patrick of Avernia (c. 307); Saint Basil of Bologna, Bishop of Bologna (335); Saint Fridolin of Säckingen, abbot, Enlightener of the Upper Rhine (5th-6th centuries); Saints Kyneburga, Kyneswide and Tibba, female members of the Mercian royal family in 7th century England (c. 680); Saint Baldred of Tyninghame (Balther), a priest in Lindisfarne who became a hermit at Tyningham on the Scottish border (756); Saint Chrodegang of Metz, Bishop of Metz in the east of France, he took part in several Councils (766); Saint Bilfrid (Billfrith), a hermit at Lindisfarne and an expert goldsmith, who bound in gold the Lindisfarne Gospels, written and illuminated by Bishop Edfrith (8th century); Saint Cathróe of Metz (Cadroe, Cadroel) (976); Venerable Job (Joshua in schema) of Anzersk Island, Solovki (1720); Other Commemorations: Translation to Vladimir (1230) of the relics of Martyr Abraham of the Bulgars on the Volga (1229) Repose of Helen Kontzevitch, Church writer (1989) Icons: "Chenstokhovskaya" (Poland) Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (Black Madonna of Częstochowa); "Blessed Heaven" (Moscow) Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos; The Shestokhovsk ("Hearth"), or Sheltomezhsk, Icon of the Mother of God (18th century).