Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
19th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 2. Prophet Joel (ca. 800 B.C.). Martyr Varus, and with him seven Monastic Martyrs (ca. 307). Translation of the Relics of Ven. John, Abbot of Rila, Bulgaria (1238). Bl. Cleopatra and her son John, in Egypt (327). Hieromartyr Sadoc (Sadoth), Bishop of Persia, and 128 Martyrs with him (342).