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Synaxis of the Theotokos

December 26, 2018

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

Synaxis of the Theotokos and St. Joseph, her Spouse.  The flight of the holy Family into Egypt is commemorated this day.  St. Joseph was the Foster-Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  Beyond what we learn of him from Holy Scripture, the facts of his life are unknown to us.

St. Euthymius, Priest-Martyr, Bishop of Sardis in Lydia.  After repeated banishments for his opposition to the Iconoclasts he was scourged to death A.D. 840 under the Emperor Theophilus.


December 26, 2018
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