Posts about Lives of Saints

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Saint Justin Popović, a great monastic figure

Atanasije (Jevtić), former Bishop of Zahumlje and Hercegovina Saint Justin Popović, (14 June) The holy and God-bearing Father Justin the New, from the…

Jun 16, 2017
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Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of the Crimea (1877-1961) – Part II

Metropolitan Nectarios of Argolis It was also in the ’20s that the “correction” facilities were set up, the forced labour camps known as gulags….

Jun 12, 2017
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Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961) – Part I

Metropolitan Nectarios of Argolis If you ever find yourself on the Holy Mountain or in other old churches, you will notice that many of them are painted…

Jun 11, 2017
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Saint Anthimos Arethiotis

Dr. Haralambis Bousias   ‘Whoever observes the whole of the law, but errs in one thing, is guilty of everything’ (Jas. 2, 10). And the damage…

May 26, 2017
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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