Posts about Lives of Saints

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A sailor distinguished for his purity: The Holy New Martyr Triandafyllos

Martyred in Constantinople on 8 August, 1680. The saint came from Zagora in Magnisia. He worked as a sailor on ships and was distinguished for the purity…

Aug 10, 2017
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Blessed Irene οf Chryssovalantou Monastery – 28 July

Blessed Irene was born in Cappadocia, into the bosom of a rich and noble family, after the death of the iconoclast emperor Theofilos (842). When Theodora…

Aug 05, 2017
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The Holy Martyr Silouan of the Lavra of Saint Sergius

The Holy Martyr Silouan, the disciple and biographer of Saint Maximos the Confessor, known as ‘the Greek’, of the Holy Monastery of Vatopaidi, was…

Jul 29, 2017
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Saint Panteleimon, the Great Martyr

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes St. Panteleimon, the Great Doctor and Martyr, was born at the end of the 3rd century AD. His father, Eustrogios, was…

Jul 27, 2017
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The Holy and Blessed Martyr Paraskevi (26 July)

Saint Nicodemus the Hagiorite A Saint who passed through fire and iron* This saint lived at the time of Emperor Antoninus, about the year 140. She came…

Jul 26, 2017
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Holy Martyr Aimilianos (18 July): free man and servant

When Julian the Apostate came to power as emperor (361), he scorned both the good that had been achieved by Saint Constantine the Great and everything…

Jul 18, 2017
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The Holy Victorious Martyr Marina – 17 July

Saint Nicodemus the Hagiorite Saint Marina was from a village in Pisidia, the daughter and only child of a certain Aidesios, a pagan priest, and lived…

Jul 17, 2017
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Blessed Sampson the Hospitaller (+ 27 June)

Our blessed father Sampson came from a family from the high society of Roman aristocracy, apparently linked to the kin of Constantine the Great. He studied…

Jun 27, 2017
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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