Saints in Anglicanism
The term "saint" is a context-specific translation of the latin "sanctus", meaning sacred, and originally referred to a sacred (extremely holy) person—however, since the 10th century, the Church...
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Pope John VIII of Alexandria
Pope John VIII of Alexandria, 80th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.Pope John VIII was born in Meniat Bani-Khosaim. His real name was Yohanna Ben-Ebsal, but he was known as El...
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Isaac of Nineveh
'Isaac of Nineveh (Arabic: إسحاق النينوي Ishak an-Naynuwī; Greek: Ἰσαὰκ Σύρος; c. 613 – c. 700) also remembered as Isaac the Syrian, Abba Isaac, Isaac Syrus and Isaac of Qatar was a 7th-century Syria...
John Chrysostom
John Chrysostom (/ˈkrɪsəstəm, krɪˈsɒstəm/; Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Χρυσόστομος), c. 349 – 407, Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his preaching an...
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Pope Zephyrinus
Pope Zephyrinus (died 20 December 217) was bishop of Rome or pope from 199 to his death in 217. He was born in Rome. His predecessor was Pope Victor I. Upon his death on 20 December 217, he was succee...
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Nicodemus
Saint Nicodemus (/ˌnɪkəˈdiːməs/; Greek: Νικόδημος) was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin. Nicodemus appears three times in the Gospel of John. He first visits Jesus one night to discuss his tea...
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Saint Stephen
Stephen or Stephan (Greek: Στέφανος, Stephanos), traditionally regarded as the Protomartyr or first martyr of Christianity, was according to the Acts of the Apostles a deacon in the early church at Je...
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Justus Falckner
Justus Falckner (November 22, 1672, Crimmitschau–1723) was a Lutheran minister and the first Lutheran pastor to be ordained within the United States. He is commemorated in the Calendar of Saints of th...
Basil of Caesarea
Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great (Greek: Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Μέγας; 329 or 330 – January 1 or 2, 379), was the Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor (modern-d...
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Abhai of Hach
Abhai of Hach was an abbot of the monastery of Kartamin in Syria. He is a saint of the Syriac Orthodox Church, with a feast day of November 18. He is included in the Syrian Martyrology of Rabban Silba...
Babai the Great
Babai the Great (ca. 551 – 628) was an early church father of the Church of the East. He set several of the foundational pillars of the Church, revived the monastic movement, and formulated its Christ...
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Theodore the Black
Duke Theodore Rostislavich nicknamed Theodore the Black (b. in about 1230s – d. 1298), Феодор Ростиславич Черный in Russian, is a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church and was a ruler of Smolensk and Y...
Pope John XVIII of Alexandria
Pope John XVIII of Alexandria (Abba Youannis), 107th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. Pope John XVIII was born in Fayoum, Egypt. His lay name was Joseph. He became a monk in ...
Barnabas
Saint Barnabas (Greek: Βαρνάβας), born Joseph, was an early Christian, one of the prominent Christian disciples in Jerusalem. According to Acts 4:36 Barnabas was a Cypriot Jew. Named an apostle in (Ac...
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Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene (original Greek Μαρία ἡ Μαγδαληνή), or Mary of Magdala and sometimes The Magdalene, is a religious figure in Christianity. Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus as one of his followers. S...
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Biblical Magi
The Magi (/ˈmædʒaɪ/ or /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/;Greek: μάγοι, magoi), also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings were, in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished forei...
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Pope Vitalian
Pope Vitalian (Latin: Vitalianus; died 27 January 672) reigned from 30 July 657 to his death in 672. He was born in Segni, Lazio, the son of Anastasius.
After the death of Pope Eugene I on 2 o...
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Pope Benjamin I of Alexandria
Pope Benjamin I of Alexandria, 38th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark. He is regarded as one of the greatest patriarchs of the Coptic Church. Benjamin guided the Coptic church...
Abhai (saint)
Abhai is a saint of the Syriac Orthodox Church. He is said to have lived for 100 years. He is a patron saint against poisonous reptiles. His feast day is celebrated on July 15 and May 3. He is include...
Theophanes the Confessor
Saint Theophanes the Confessor (Greek: Θεοφάνης Ὁμολογητής; c. 758/760 – March 12, 817/818) was a member of the Byzantine aristocracy, who became a monk and chronicler. He is venerated on Ma...
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Mar Mattai
Mor Mattai (Syriac: ܡܪܝ ܡܬܝ Saint Matthew, Arabic: الشيخ متي‎), was a monk who is revered as a saint in Syriac Christian churches.
Little is known about Mattai's early life except th...