Saint George the Chozebite was born on the island of Cyprus toward the end of the sixth century. After the death of his parents, he went to Palestine to worship at the holy places. Here he entered into the monastic community of Chozeba between the River Jordan and Jerusalem(Wadi Qelt), and he later became head of this monastery. St George presented the monks example in fasting, vigil and physical efforts. Having lived as an angel upon the earth, he died in peace.
Claudia of Amisus & St. Myron the Newmartyr of Crete Feast day:
10 Martyrs of Crete: Contested for piety's sake during the reign of Decius, 250AD. Theodulus, Saturninus, Euporus, Gelasius, and Eunician were from Gortynia, the capital; Zoticus was from Knossos; Agathopus, from the port city of Panormus; Basilides, from Cydonia; Evarestus and Pompey, from Heraklion. Haled before the Governor as Christians, they were subjected to torments for 30 days, being scourged, racked, dragged upon the ground through dung heaps, stoned, spit upon...later all were…
Myron of Crete, Greek, c. Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA