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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Saints and Feasts of August 16


On the sixteenth the corpse of Diomedes was beheaded.

Holy Martyr Diomedes

Saint Diomedes the Physician and Martyr of Tarsus

The Only Church in Greece Dedicated to Saint Diomedes


Venerable Chaeremon

Life and Sayings of Holy Abba Chaeremon of Scetis


Holy Martyr Alkiviades

Holy Martyr Alkiviades


Holy Thirty-Three Martyrs of Palestine

Holy Thirty-Three Martyrs of Palestine


Commemoration of the Entrance of the 
Acheiropoieton Image of the Lord 
into the Queen City from Edessa

Images of Christ Not Made With Hands Resource Page


Commemoration of the Earthquake

Commemoration of the Great Earthquake at Constantinople on August 16, 542


Commemoration of the Depletion 
and Issuing Forth Again 
of the Holy Water in the 
Church of the Life-Giving Spring

Commemoration of the Depletion and Issuing Forth Again of the Holy Water in the Church of the Life-Giving Spring


Saint Anthony of Martkofeli

The Self-Sacrifice of Saint Gabriel the Fool for Christ


Saint Akakios, Bishop of Liti and Rendini

Saint Akakios, Bishop of Liti and Rendini (15th cent.)

Two New Saints of the Orthodox Church - Akakios and Damaskinos, Bishops of Liti and Rendini


Venerable Gerasimos the New Ascetic of Kefallonia

Saint Gerasimos of Kefallonia Resource Page


Saint Timothy, Bishop of Euripos 
and Founder of Penteli Monastery

Saint Timothy the Bishop of Euripos and Founder of Penteli Monastery (+ 1590)

The Cave of Saint Timothy in Kea


Holy New Martyr Stamatios of Volos

Life and Veneration of Saint Stamatios of Volos (+ 1680)


Holy New Martyr Apostolos the New

Holy New Martyr Apostolos the New (+ 1686)


Holy New Martyrs Constantine the Prince, 
with his sons Constantine, Stefan, Radu, Matei, 
and the counselor Ianache

Saint Constantine Brancoveanu, Prince of Wallachia (+ 1714)


Finding of the Honorable Relics of Saints Seraphim, 
Dorotheos, Iakovos, Demetrios, Basil 
and Saranti in Megara

The Newly-Revealed Six Martyrs of Megara


Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God 
of Saint Theodore

Synaxis of the Icon of the Mother of God of Saint Theodore


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