Today's feastsApril 29: Apostles Jason and Sosipater of the Seventy, and their companions: Martyrs Saturninus, Jakischolus (Inischolus), Faustianus, Januarius, Marsalius, Euphrasius, Mammius, the Virgin Cercyra, and Christodulus the Ethiopian, at Corfu (see also April 28); nine monk-martyrs of Cyzikos: Theognidos, Roufos, Antipater, Theostichos, Artemas, Magnos, Theodotos, Thaumasios, and Philemonos (see also April 28); Saint Memnon the Wonder-worker (see also April 28); Saints Theocharus and Apostolus of Arte (see also April 28); Martyr John Valaha of Romania (see also April 28); Martyrs Diodorus and Rhodopianus, deacons, at Aphrodisia in Anatolia; Saint Basil, Bishop of Ostrog in Montenegro; New-Martyr Nektarios of Optina; Saint John of Kaloktenos, Metropolitan of Thebes; Saint Endelienta, nun and recluse of Cornwall; Saint Secundellos the Deacon; Saint Wilfrid, Bishop of York
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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