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Dec. 8 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Dec. 10

All fixed commemorations below celebrated on Dec. 22 by Old Calendarists

Saints

  • Conception of the Virgin Mary
  • Prophetess Anna (Hannah), mother of the Prophet Samuel (1100 B.C.)
  • St. Valeria of Aquitaine (2nd century)
  • Martyr Sositheus of Persia (553)
  • St. Stephen the "New Light" of Constantinople (912)
  • New Martyr Priest Sergius Mechev of Moscow (1941)
  • Martyr Nerses of Persia

Icons

  • Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Unexpected Joy"

Other Commemorations

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