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Basil

April 26, 2015

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 26 of April, repeating indefinitely

St. Basil, Priest-Martyr, Bishop of Amasea in Pontus (Asia Minor), was cast into the sea by the order of the Emperor Licinius A.D. 319.

Venerable virgin, Graphyra, a Christian handmaid of Constantia, wife of the Emperor Licinius, fled to escape the unlawful attentions of her master, was pursued, captured, and sentenced to death A.D. 324.

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April 26, 2015
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