Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
Memorial Soul Saturday. . 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).