Posts about Lives of Saints

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Saint John The Theologian, Apostle and Evangelist

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   John was a son of Zebedee, a fisherman, and Salome, the daughter of Joseph, the Betrothed of Our Most Holy Lady, the…

May 08, 2017
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The Holy Great Martyr Irene

The holy Great Martyr Irene was born in the city of Magedon in Persia during the fourth century. She was the daughter of the pagan king Licinius, and her…

May 05, 2017
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Who is the newly-proclaimed Saint Meletios?

Evagoras Makhaira   On 27 November, 2013, the Ecumenical Patriarchate entered two new names into the Calendar of Saints of the Church: Porfyrios Kavsokalyvitis…

Feb 14, 2017
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Saint Photius: The Miracle and the Primacy of Truth

Stylianos G. Papadopoulos   The Miracle of Truth Saint Photius was the chosen vessel of God in his times. He was, in other words, the outstanding,…

Feb 06, 2017
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The Holy Martyr Tryphon of Apamea

Saint Tryphon was born in Lampsakos, in Phrygia during the reign of the Emperor Gordian. From a young age, his task was to be a goose-herd. The ignominy…

Feb 01, 2017
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Saints Sabbas, Archbishop of Serbia, and Symeon, his father

Georgios Martzelos   St Sabbas, the first Archbishop of Serbia, and his father, St Symeon the ‘Myrrhobletes’, are two of the greatest saints of…

Jan 27, 2017
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Saint Maximus the Greek

Georgios Martzelos     St Maximos the Greek was one of the most distinguished monks and theologians of the 16th century, famed for his missionary…

Jan 21, 2017
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The man who ended a cruel custom

The festal nature of this time of year makes it difficult for us to recollect an impressive act which is an integral part of the history of the Church….

Jan 01, 2017
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The Hieromartyr Saint Eleftherios, a Young Bishop

This wonderful saint was the son of noble and prominent parents. He was born in Rome, where his father was an official in the imperial service, though…

Dec 16, 2016
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The Saints Stand By Us

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos When we refer to the life of a saint, we tend to extol their actions and promote them mostly on the basis of the wonderful things…

Dec 14, 2016