Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
The Conception of the Honorable Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John. Ss. Polyxene and Xanthippe, disciples of the Apostles, who died in Spain (109). Virgin Martyr Irais (Rhais, Raíssa) of Alexandria (ca. 308). Martyrs Andrew, John, and John’s children: Peter and Antonius, of Syracuse, martyred in Africa (9th c.).