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March 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
For March 25th, Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar commemorate the Saints listed on March 12.
- Saint Dismas the Good Thief, crucified next to Christ (1st century)[note 3]
- Martyrs Pelagia, Theodosia, and Dula, at Caesarea Palestinae, by the sword (361)
- The Holy Martyr who was formerly an executioner.
- Venerable Sennouphios the Standard-bearer, of Latomos Monastery in Thessalonica (9th century)[note 4]
- Venerable Timon the Hermit (10th century).
Pre-Schism Western saints
- Holy 262 Martyrs of Rome.
- Saint Quirinus of Tegernsee (Quirinus of Rome), a martyr who suffered in Rome under Claudius II (c. 269)[note 5]
- Saint Irenaeus of Sirmium, Bishop in Pannonia (Hungary), martyred under Diocletian at Sirmium (Mitrovica) (304)
- Saint Caimin of Inis Cealtra, Bishop-Abbot of Inis Cealtra and possibly the first Bishop of Killaloe (653)[note 6] (see also: March 24)
- Saint Humbert of Maroilles, a disciple of St Amandus who helped found the monastery of Marolles in Belgium (c. 680)
- Saint Hermenland (Hermeland, Herbland, Erblon), monk at Fontenelle, ordained priest and sent with twelve monks to establish a new monastery on the island of Aindre (Indret) in the estuary of the Loire (c. 720)[note 7]
- Saints Barontius and Desiderius (c. 725)[note 8]
- Saint Kennocha (Kyle, Enoch), nun at a convent in Fife, held in great veneration in Scotland, especially around Glasgow (1007)[note 9]
- Saint Ælfwold, a monk at Winchester who was chosen as Bishop of Sherborne in 1045 (1058)
Post-Schism Orthodox saints
- Saint Nicander, hermit, of Pskov (1582) (see also: September 24)
- Venerable Parthenius of the Kiev Caves (1855)
- Venerable Savvas the New of Kalymnos (1947) (see also: March 24; April 7 - Greek; the fifth Sunday of Great Lent)
- Saint Justin (Popovic), Archimandrite of Ćelije Monastery in Serbia and Confessor of Traditional Orthodoxy (1979)[note 10] (see also: June 1)
New martyrs and confessors
- Greek Independence Day: Proclamation of Greek independence on March 25, 1821, blessed by Metropolitan Germanos III of Old Patras at the Monastery of Agia Lavra..[note 12]
- Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos the Burning Bush, on Mount Sinai (Our Lady of the Burning Bush).[note 13]
- Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos Evangelístria, kept at the monastery of Aliartos in Boeotia.
- Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos of Kypera,[note 14] kept at the monastery of the Panagia, on the island of Cephalonia.
- "Annunciation" Icon of the Mother of God (16th century)
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