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January 19
From the Prologue

Arsenius augmented and structured the Rite of the Sacrament of Holy Unction [Anointing with Oil] to its present form. He died in the year 959 A.D. His relics repose in the cathedral church in Corfu.

aint Arsenius (Arsenios) of Corfu, also known as Arsenius of Kerkyra, (d. 800 AD or perhaps 959 AD) is one of the principal patron saints of Corfu along with Saint Spyridon. He was born in Constantinople to the Jewish faith. He became a Christian and the first bishop of Corfu.

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