^It is unknown where and when St. Mairus was martyred for Christ. One hagiography mentions that he is probably same saint as the Holy Maioros (or Maionos) who is celebrated on February 15. But Archbishop Sergiy (Spassky) affirmed definitely that Martyr Major of Gaza under Diocletian is a different person in view of different liturgical verses.
^Theodosius the Great (also Theodosius the Cenobiarch), was a founder and organizer of the cenobitic way of monastic life. The monastery that he founded in 476 AD became known as the "Monastery of St. Theodosius", and includes his tomb. It was founded east of the village of al-Ubeidiya (ancient Cathismus) in the West Bank, 12 kilometres east of Bethlehem. The current structure was built by the Crusaders in the 12th century. It is located on a hilltop and is under the administration of the Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem.
^"AT Rome, the birthday of St. Hyginus, pope, who suffered a glorious martyrdom in the persecution of Antoninus."
^Born in Fermo near Ancona in Italy, he became bishop of his native city and was martyred under Decius. His relics are enshrined in the Cathedral.
^Born in Ireland, he took refuge from Pelagianism in Britain and then in France, at a monastery where he became abbot.
^A notary of the Roman church, he became monk and Abbot of Castel Sant' Elia in Italy. St Gregory the Great narrates that St Anastasius and his monks reposed, at the call of an angel, in quick succession.
^"At Suppentonia, near Mount Soractes, the holy monk Anastasius, and his companions, who were called by a voice from heaven to enter the kingdom of God."
^Three brothers, born in Benevento in Italy, who became monks at Farfa and eventually founded the monastery of San Vincenzo at the headwaters of the Volturno. Of this they successively became abbots, Paldo reposing in c. 720, Taso in c. 729, and Tato in c. 739.
^The feast of the Synaxis of the Myriads of Holy Angels was celebrated in the Martyrium of Saint Anastasia, "in the embolus of Domninus". The Temple of the Myriangelon ( The Church of the Myriads of Holy Angels) was especially renowned in the 6th century for the services in honour of the many miracles that were attributed to them.
^ abThe Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. pp.11-12.
The Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of Western Europe and the Americas (ROCOR). St. Hilarion Calendar of Saints for the year of our Lord 2004. St. Hilarion Press (Austin, TX). p.7.
January 11. Latin Saints of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Rome.
The Roman Martyrology. Transl. by the Archbishop of Baltimore. Last Edition, According to the Copy Printed at Rome in 1914. Revised Edition, with the Imprimatur of His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons. Baltimore: John Murphy Company, 1916. pp.11-12.