Friday 30th July 2021
Fast day: strict fast
Today we commemorate:
Apostles Silas and Silvanos, Crescens, Epenetos and Andronikos of the Seventy (1st C). Holy Martyr Julitta at Caesarea (305). Hieromartyr Polychronius, bishop of Babylon (c.251), and those with him. Hieromartyr Valentine, bishop of Interamna (Terni) in Italy (c.273) and those with him. Righteous Martyr John the Soldier (4th C). Uncovering of the relics (1484) of St. Herman of Solovki (1479). St. Angelina (Brancovich), Despotina of Serbia (1690).
British Isles and Ireland:
St. Tatwine, 9th archbishop of Canterbury (734). St. Ermengyth of Thanet, virgin (c.680).
Readings in bold type are those appointed by the Typikon for use at the Liturgy