Today's feastsSeptember 25: Saint Euphrosyne, nun of Alexandria; Martyr Paphnutius, father of St. Euphrosyne of Alexandria, and his 546 companions in Egypt; Saint Euphrosyne, nun of Suzdal; commemoration of the earthquake in Constantinople in 447, when a boy was lifted up to heaven and heard the "Trisagion;" Martyrs Paul and Tatta and their children Sabinian, Maximus, Rufus, and Eugene of Damascus; Saint Arsen the Great, Katholikos of Georgia; Saint Cadoc, Abbot of Llancarfan; Saint Finbar, Hermit of Gougane, founder and Abbot of Cork Monastery; Saint Ceolfrith, Abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow; translation of the relics of Saint Herman (Germanus), Archbishop of Kazan; repose of Saint Sergius, Abbot of Radonezh; repose of Elder Dositheus (actually a woman), recluse of the Kiev Caves who blessed St. Seraphim to go to Sarov
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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