First Week after Pentecost (Fast-free period).
Third Finding of the Precious Head of St. John the Baptist (ca. 850). Hieromartyr Therapontus , bishop of Cyprus (4th c.). St. Innocent (Borisov), archbishop of Kherson (1857). St. Thaddeus, archimandrite, of Svatogorsk Monastery (1758). New Martyr Tavrion (Tolokontsev), monk, of Veliki Ustiug (1939). St. Aldhelm, bishop of Sherborne (709). St. Bede the Venerable, hieromonk and chronicler, of Wearmouth and Jarrow (735). St. Gennadius, bishop of Astorga (ca. 936). Commemoration of the reunion of three million Uniates with the Orthodox Church at Vilnius in 1831. 1,290 New Martyrs of Piva (Montenegro), killed by the Nazis (1943). Repose of Recluse George of Zadonsk (1836).