Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
15th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 6. Afterfeast of the Nativity of the Theotokos. Uncovering of the Relics of St. Theodosius, Archbishop of Chernigov (1896). Sunday before Elevation. Holy and Righteous Ancestors of God, Joachim and Anna. Martyr Severian of Sebaste (320). Ven. Joseph, Abbot of Volótsk (1515). Ven. Theophanes the Confessor and Faster, of Mt. Diabenos (ca. 300). Martyrs Chariton and Straton. Bl. Nicetas the Hidden, of Constantinople (12th c.). Commemoration of the Third Ecumenical Council (431).