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May 8: Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian; Venerable Arsenius the Great; Saint Arsenius of Novgorod, Fool-for-Christ; Venerable Pimen the Ascetic of the Kiev Far Caves; Saint Arsenius the Lover of labor, of the Kiev Caves; Saint Hierax (Ierakos) of Egypt; Saint Milles the Melode, monk; Hieromartyr Indract and companions, at Shapwick; Saint Wiro, Bishop of Utrecht; Saint Odger, Hierodeacon, of Odilienberg; Saint Macarius, Archbishop of Ghent; Martyr Victor of Milan; commemoration of the miraculous healing of blinded Stephen by the Theotokos of Cassiopia; repose of Schemahieromonk Michael of Valaam, confessor for the Orthodox Calendar, and Blessed Basiliscus of Uglich



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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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