Today's feastsSeptember 22: Hieromartyr Phocas, Bishop and Wonder-worker of Sinope; Prophet Jonah (see also September 21); Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope; Saint Jonah the Presbyter, father of St. Theophanes the Hymnographer (see October 11) and St. Theodore Graptus or "the Branded" (see December 27); Saint Peter the Tax-collector; Saint Jonah, Abbot of Yashezersk; 26 martyrs of Zographou Monastery on Mount Athos, martyred by the Latins (see also September 21, October 10); Saint Cosmas the Bulgarian of Zographou Monastery; New-Martyrs Isaac and Martin; Saint Macarius, Abbot of Zhabynka and Belev, Wonder-worker; Saint Theophanes the Silent, recluse of the Kiev Caves; Martyr Maurice of Saint-Maurice-en-Valais, and those with him; synaxis of the saints of Tula; repose of Abbot Innocent of Valaam and Blessed Parasceva "Pasha of Sarov," Fool-for-Christ of Diveyevo Convent
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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