Posts about martyrs

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Monk Hariton, the New Martyr of Kosovo

Hieromonk Stefan of Dečani   The Lord’s words, Fear not them which kill the body but are not able to kill the soul (Matt. 10:28) have inspired…

Nov 08, 2017
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New Hieromartyr George of Neapolis (Asia Minor, +1797)

Saint George, the new martyr of Christ, lived in the city of Neapolis of Cappadocia (now Nev-Shekir in Turkey) in the eighteenth century. He was a priest…

Nov 03, 2017
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The Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   These bold and holy martyrs of the Christian faith were, at one time, officers at the impartial court, in the reign…

Oct 07, 2017
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Contemporary Virtuous Romanians: Father Ilarion Felea

Father Ilarion Felea (March 21, 1903 – September 18, 1961) How I love Your law, O Lord; It is my meditation all day long. (Psalm 118:97) The son of a…

Sep 18, 2017
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The Image of the Turks in the Vitae of the Neomartyrs of the Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Elpidoforos (Lambryniades) of Prusa   The image that one nation has for another goes through different levels of the social, cultural,…

Aug 18, 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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China’s New Martyrs

11 June 1900: a day of Diocletian-like persecution against the numerous Christians of the vast land of China. A day of anger and fire and upheaval. The…

Jun 14, 2017
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Encomium to the Holy Martyr Pelagia – 3

Saint John Chrysostom   If we’re to feel pride in the magnitude of our love, let us leave here to go home in the same good order as befits those…

May 10, 2017
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Encomium to the Holy Martyr Pelagia – 2

Saint John Chrysostom   Just think what a great thing it would have been for the judge to be sitting on his bench, the executioners at the ready,…

May 09, 2017