Martyr John the Layman of Petrograd

The New Martyr John was executed along with Metropolitan Benjamin of Petrograd, Archimandrite Sergius, and the layman Yuri on July 31, 1922. They were taken to a place a few miles from Petrograd and shot.

These saints are also commemorated at the Synaxis of the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia (January 25 or the Sunday after the 25th).