St. John the Baptist Parish, A Parish of the Russian Orthodox Church, Canberra, Australia

7 / 20 June

The Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra

Hwas a secret Christian and, as such, used to help the Church and give burial to the bodies of the martyrs. He buried the bodies of seven young maidens who had suffered for Christ. When the pagans discovered this, they attacked him and he was killed (see May 18th for more about him). The Holy Martyrs Kyria, Valeria and Maria; The Hieromartyr Marcellus, Pope of Rome; The Hieromartyr Marcellinus, Pope of Rome; Our Holy Father Daniel of Scetis; St. Colman, bishop of Dromore, Ireland (6th c.).

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