Friday, December 29, 2017

Saints and Feasts of December 29


On the twenty-ninth the slaughtered infants called for pappa.

Holy Fourteen Thousand Infants 
Massacred at the Decree of Herod

Holy Innocents Resource Page


Commemoration of All Christians Who Died 
from Starvation, Thirst, Cold and the Sword

Commemoration of All Christians Who Died from Starvation, Thirst, Cold and the Sword


Venerable Markellos, 
Abbot of the Akoimeton Monastery

Saint Markellos, Abbot of the Monastery of the Unsleeping Ones (+ 485)

Saint Markellos of the Unsleeping Ones and the Demon Possessed


Venerable Thaddeus the Confessor

Synaxarion of our Venerable Father Thaddeus the Confessor (+ 818)


Venerable Benjamin of Nitria

Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Benjamin of Nitria


Venerable Athenodoros

Saint Athenodoros the Leper, Disciple of Pachomios the Great


Venerable George, Bishop of Nicomedia, 
Composer of Canons and Troparia

Saint George, Bishop of Nicomedia, Composer of Canons and Troparia


Saints Mark the Grave-Digger 
and Theophilus the Weeper

Saints Mark the Grave-Digger and Theophilus the Weeper


Consecration of the Church of the Holy Forty Martyrs 
near the Bronze Tetrapylon

The Bronze Tetrapylon and the Church of the Holy Forty Martyrs in Constantinople


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