According to the Orthodox Church calendar, June 18, 2020 marks the day of remembrance of the saints Marcian, Nikandra, Iperekhi, Apollo, Leonidas, Arius, Gorgias, Selinia, Irenaeus and PamvonAccording to the church calendar, on June 18, Saints Dorotheos and Anuvius are also commemorated. Sputnik Georgia tells who these saints were and why they are mentioned in the church calendar.
According to the church calendar, on June 18, the martyrs Markian, Nikandra, Iperechius, Apollo, Leonidas, Arius, Gorgias, Celinius, Irenaeus and Pamvon, who suffered during the reign of Maximian (305-311), are commemorated.
The martyrs were from Egypt. They were severely flogged for professing the Christian faith. The sufferers who were barely alive were thrown into prison, where an angel healed ...