Posts about saints

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Venerable George the Chozebite

Saint George the Chozebite was born on the island of Cyprus toward the end of the sixth century. After the death of his parents, he went to Palestine to…

Jan 08, 2018
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Synaxis of the Honourable Forerunner

Archimandrite Ananias Koustenis   On 7 January, the Church celebrates the Synaxis of the Honourable Forerunner and Baptist, John. It is the oldest…

Jan 07, 2018
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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…

Jan 04, 2018
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Saint Eugenia the Abbot

Archimandrite Ananias Koustenis   Today we celebrate the memory of a great saint, the holy blessed virgin martyr Evyenia. She lived at the time of…

Dec 24, 2017
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The Holy Martyr Ignatios the God-Bearer

At one time, a terrible war broke out against the Churches and spread all over the world like a most dreadful tyranny, with people being seized from the…

Dec 20, 2017
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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…

Dec 14, 2017
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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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A Church Service, a Hymn to Human Need

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   Hymnography is the jewel in the crown of Church Literature in Orthodoxy. A variety of metres, a…

Dec 07, 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