Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos. Uncovering of the Relics of St. Theodosius, Archbishop of Chernigov (1896). Holy and Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna. Martyr Severian of Sebaste (320). Ven. Joseph, Abbot of Volótsk (1515). Ven. Theophanes the Confessor and Faster, of Mt. Diabenos (ca. 300). Martyrs Chariton and Straton. Bl. Niketas the Hidden, of Constantinople (12th c.). Commemoration of the Third Ecumenical Council (431).