Today's feastsOctober 4: Hieromartyr Hierotheus, first Bishop of Athens; Apostle Crispus of the Seventy; Martyr Peter of Capetolis; Martyrs Domnina and her daughters Berenice (Bernice) and Prosdoce of Syria; Martyr Adauctus and his daughter Saint Callisthene of Ephesus; Saint Ammon of Egypt; Saint Paul the Simple of Egypt; Martyrs Gaius, Faustus, Eusebius, and Chaeremon, deacons of Alexandria; Saint Vladimir Yaroslavich, prince of Novgorod, and his mother Saint Anna; Saints Helladius, Onesimus, and Ammon of the Kiev Caves; Martyr Stephen Stiljianovitch of Serbia; Saint John Lampadistus; Blessed Elizabeth of Serbia; Martyr Evdemoz, Katholikos of Georgia; Saints Jonah and Nectarius (Zastolsky) of Kazan; synaxis of the hierarchs of Kazan; opening of the relics of Saint Gurias, first Archbishop of Kazan (see December 5) and Saint Barsanuphius, Bishop of Tver (see April 11); repose of Righteous Youth Peter Michurin
The V. Rev. Raphael Morgan was a Jamaican-American priest of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, later the founder and superior of the Order of the Cross of Golgotha, and thought to be the first black Orthodox clergyman in America. Having recently been discovered, his life has garnered great interest, but much of his life still remains shrouded in mystery.
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