Posts about Lives of Saints

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Saint Spiridon, the patron of Corfu

The holiest shrine on the island of Kerkyra (Corfu) just off the western coast of Greece is the tomb of a fourth-century saint whose body after sixteen…

Dec 12, 2017
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Saint Patapios of Thebes, the Wonderworker

† Dionysios, Metropolitan of Servia and Kozani   Today the Church celebrates and honours the memory of the blessed Patapios the Desert-Dweller….

Dec 08, 2017
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Saints Celebrated on December 5th

Martyr Anastasius A Saint of this name is commemorated on December 5, in the Martyrologies, but neither the place nor the time of his passion is discoverable….

Dec 05, 2017
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Syrian Saints: Barbara of Heliopolis & John of Damascus

James W. Lillie   The Holy Great Martyr Barbara lived and suffered during the reign of the emperor Maximian (305-311). Her father, Dioskoros, was…

Dec 04, 2017
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Saint Filaretos the Charitable (1 December)

Saint Filaretos was a fine example of virtue, especially that of performing good works. He lived at the time of Emperor Konstantinos Porfyroyennitos (Constantine…

Dec 01, 2017
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Saint Stylianos, The Protector of Children

Archimandrite Charalambos Vassilopoulos (†)   Saint Stylianos was born in Paphlagonia, Asia Minor, between 400 and 500. He was blessed even from…

Nov 26, 2017
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The life of Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian – 2

Saint Paisios the Athonite   While he was always charitable towards others, Father Arsenios was very hard on himself, and, out of his great love,…

Nov 14, 2017
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The life of Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian – 1

Saint Paisios the Athonite   The most Blessed Father Arsenios was born around 1840 in Pharasa or Varasio, the most important of the six Christian…

Nov 13, 2017
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Saint Minas, a Brave Martyr and Confessor

Saint Minas lived at the time of the Emperor Maximian and was born in Egypt of pagan parents. According to Coptic sources, Minas was born in Egypt in 285…

Nov 11, 2017
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Saint Porphyrios the Mimic

George Poulos   Christianity is the world’s greatest source of joy, but it is no laughing matter. No one would think a clown could make his way…

Nov 06, 2017