Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
9th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 8. Afterfeast of the Dormition. Apostle Thaddæus of the Seventy (ca. 44). Martyr Bassa of Edessa and her sons Theogonius, Agapius, and Pistus (2nd c.). Ven. Abramius the Wonderworker, Archimandrite of Smolensk, and his disciple, Ven. Ephraim (13th c.). Ven. Abramius the Lover-of-Labor, of the Kiev Caves (Near Caves—12th-13th c.). Holy Schema-nun Martha.