Removal of the Relics of John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople

Removal of the Relics of John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople

This event took place on this day in the year 438, when Saint Theodosius the Younger had been Emperor for thirty years; he was the son of Arcadius, and Eudoxia, who had exiled Saint John. The Archbishop of Constantinople at that time was Proclus, who had been the Saint's disciple (see Nov. 13 and Nov. 20).

27 january: Venerable Peter of Egypt, disciple of Abba Lot (5th century); Saint Marciana the Queen, wife of Emperor Justin I (518-527), interred in the Church of the Holy Apostles; Saint Dimitrianos the Wonderworker, Bishop of Tamassos, Cyprus; Venerable Claudinus, monastic; Saint Ashot I of Iberia (Ashot Kurapalates), first Bagrationi King of Georgia, murdered (830) (see also January 29); Saint Julian of Sora, martyred under Antoninus Pius (c. 150); Saint Julian of Le Mans, venerated as the first Bishop of Le Mans in France (3rd century); Saint Devota, virgin-martyr in Corsica who expired on the rack in the persecution of Diocletian (303); Saint Avitus, venerated in the Canary Islands as their Apostle and first Bishop, martyred in Africa; Saints Datius, Reatrus (Restius) and Companions; and Datius (Dativus), Julian, Vincent and 27 Companions (c. 500); Saint Maurus (Marius, Maur, May), founder of a monastery in Bodon (Bobacum) in France (c. 555); Saint Natalis of Ulster, a monastic founder in the north of Ireland, he worked with St Columba (564); Saint Lupus of Châlons, Bishop of Châlons-sur-Saone, famous for his charity to the afflicted (c. 610); Saint Vitalian, Pope of Rome (672); Saint Emerius, founder and first Abbot of St Stephen of Bañoles in Catalonia in Spain (8th century); Saint Candida, mother of St Emerius, anchoress at the monastery of St Stephen of Bañoles in Spain (c. 798); Saint Gamelbert of Michaelsbuch (800); Saint Theodoric II of Orleans, monk at Saint-Pierre-le-Vif in Sens in France, became Bishop of Orleans (1022); Venerable Titus the Soldier, monk of the Kiev Caves Monastery (11th century); New Martyr Demetrius at Constantinople (1784); Saint Demetrius Klepinine, Priest, of Paris (1944); New Hieromartyr Peter (Zverev) of Voronezh (1929); New Hieromartyr Paul Dobromislov, Protopresbyter of Alma-Ata (1940); Saint Anna Ivashkina, the Confessor of Ryazan (1948); Venerable Leonty (Stasevich) of Ivanovo, Archimandrite, New-Confessor (1972); New Hieromartyr Leontius the Mystic of Ternopil and Jablechna monastery, Poland (1972); Other Commemorations: Translation of the relics (437) of St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople (407); Repose of Nun Neonilla of the Farther Davidov Convent (1875); Repose of Schema-nun Margarita (Lakhtionova) of Diveyevo Monastery (1997).

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