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On this day we celebrate the memory of Eulogios, archbishop a bishop who has administrative duties over fellow bishops in a geographical region. of Alexandria.

Eulogios lived during the reign of Emperor Heraklios in 610.

Eulogios was the archbishop of Alexandria before St. John the Merciful. He performed many miracles, one of which is the following: When St. Leo, the bishop a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ. of Rome, had written to the Council of Chalcedon that celebrated epistle of Orthodoxy, St. Eulogios not only praised it and accepted it but even preached it to all. So, God, wishing to gladden his two servants, St. Leo and St. Eulogios, sent his Angel to Eulogios in the shape of Leo's archdeacon a senior administrative official in a diocese, just under the bishop. . Eulogios spoke with the Angel a spiritual being attendant upon God. as if he was Pope Leo's archdeacon. When the Angel disappeared from in front of him, Eulogios understood that he had spoken to God's angel, and Eulogios thanked God and commended his soul into His hands.

Glory be to God forever, Amen.


Heavenly Father, Shepherd of your people, we thank you for your servant Eulogios, who was faithful in the care and nurture of your flock; and we pray that, following his example and the teaching of his holy life, we may by your grace grow into the stature of the fullness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.