Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
SUNDAY OF THE PUBLICAN AND THE PHARISEE — Tone 5. Beginning of the Lenten Triodion. Greatmartyr Theodore the Tyro ( (“the Recruit”—ca. 306). Hieromartyr Germogén (Hermogenes), Patriarch of Moscow and Wonderworker of All Russia (1612). Ven. Theodore the Silent, of the Kiev Caves (Far Caves—13th c.). St. Mariamne, sister of Apostle Philip (1st c.). Uncovering of the Relics of Martyr Menas of Alexandria (867-869). The weeping “TIKHVIN” Icon of the Most-holy Theotokos on Mt. Athos.