St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Our Lady of the Holy Death Is the World's Fastest Growing Religious Movement
Our Lady of the Holy Death devotees compose the fastest growing religion in the world. "She has between 10 and 12 million devotees, and she's only been public for 12 years," said Andrew Chesnut, autho...
Patronages of Saint George
As a highly celebrated saint in both the Western and Eastern Christian churches, Saint George is connected with a large number of patronages throughout the world, and his iconography can be found on t...
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Matryona Nikonova
Matrona Dmitrievna Nikonova, (Russian: Блаженная Матрона Московская), the Blessed Eldress of Moscow, (1885 – May 2, 1952), also referred to as Matrona of Moscow. Matrona is a canonized saint...
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St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Saint George
Saint George (Greek: Γεώργιος Georgios; Classical Syriac: ܓܝܘܪܓܝܣ Giwargis; Latin: Georgius; c. 275/281 – 23 April 303 AD), born in Lydda, Roman Palestine, was a soldier in the Roman army ...
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Our Lady of the Holy Death Is the World's Fastest Growing Religious Movement
Our Lady of the Holy Death devotees compose the fastest growing religion in the world. "She has between 10 and 12 million devotees, and she's only been public for 12 years," said Andrew Chesnut, autho...
Tetri Giorgi
Tetri Giorgi (Georgian: თეთრი გიორგი, "White George") is one of the local names of Christian Saint George in Georgia, specifically in the country’s northeastern highland districts. The popularity...
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Conrad of Parzham
Saint Conrad of Parzham, O.F.M. Cap. (1818-94), was a German Franciscan lay brother. He served for over 40 years in the post of porter of the Capuchin friary in Altötting, through which work he gained...
Adrian of Poshekhonye
Venerable Adrian of Poshekhonye (died 1550) was a Russian Orthodox monk and iconographer, who was the founder and first igumen (abbot) of the Dormition monastery in Poshekhonye, north Yaroslavl regio...
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Uastyrdzhi
44°16′E / 43.033°N 44.267°E / 43.033; 44.267Uastyrdzhi (Russian: Уастырджи, also transliterated Wastyrdzhi, Wasterzhi, Wastırci; Digor Уасгерги) is the Ossetian name of ...
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Saint Menas
Saint Mina (also Minas, Menas, Mena, Mennas) (285 – c. 309), the Martyr and Wonder-worker, is one of the most well-known Egyptian saints in the East and the West, due to the many miracles that are att...
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Salvador of Horta
Salvador of Horta, O.F.M., (Spanish: Salvador d'Horta, Italian: Salvatore da Horta) was a Franciscan lay brother from the region of Catalonia in Spain, who was celebrated as a miracle worker d...
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Jonah of Hankou
Bishiop Jonah (secular name Vladimir Pokrovsky, Russian: Владимир Покровский; April 17, 1888 – October 20, 1925), was a bishop of Hankou of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR). He s...
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Jovan Vladimir
Jovan Vladimir or John Vladimir (Serbian Cyrillic: Јован Владимир; ca. 990 – 22 May 1016) was the ruler of Duklja, the most powerful Serbian principality of the time, from around 1000 to 1016...
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Pachomius
Saint Pachomius (Greek: Παχώμιος, ca. 292–348), also known as Pachome and Pakhomius (/pəˈkoʊmiəs/), is generally recognized as the founder of Christian cenobitic monasticism. Coptic churches celeb...
Gerasimus of Kefalonia
Venerable Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia (Greek: Άγιος Γεράσιμος) is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece.Gerasimos (1506–1579) came from the aristocratic and wealthy Notaras family. He...
Nectarios of Aegina
Saint Nectarios of Aegina (1846–1920), Greek: Άγιος Νεκτάριος Αιγίνης, Metropolitan of Pentapolis and Wonderworker of Aegina, was officially recognized as a Saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Con...
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Saint Nicholas
Saint Nicholas (Greek: Ἅγιος Νικόλαος, Hagios Nikólaos, Latin: Sanctus Nicolaus); (15 March 270 – 6 December 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and ...
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John of Rila
Saint John of Rila (Bulgarian: Свети Йоан (Иван) Рилски, sveti Ioan Rilski) (876 – c. 946) was the first Bulgarian hermit. He was revered as a saint while he was still alive. The legend surrounding hi...
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James of the Marches
St. James of the Marches, O.F.M., (ca. 1391 – 28 November 1476) (Italian: Giacomo della Marca) was an Italian Friar Minor, preacher and writer.
He was born Dominic Gangala in the early 1390s ...
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Hospitius
Saint Hospitius (in French, Saint Hospice and anciently Saint Sospis) (died May 21, 581) was a French recluse who, according to tradition, had been a monk in his native Egypt towards the beginning of ...
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Ignatius of Laconi
Saint Ignatius (ca. 1701 - 11 May 1781) was a Sardinian Capuchin monk and saint. Born into a peasant family, during a serious illness as a young man he vowed that if he recovered his health he would c...
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Charalampus
Saint Charalambos (Greek: Άγιος Χαράλαμπος) (also variously Charalampus, Charalambos, Haralampus, Haralampos, Haralabos or Haralambos) was an early Christian bishop in Magnesia, a region of Asia Minor...
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Francis Solanus
Saint Francis Solanus, O.F.M., (Spanish: Francisco Sánchez-Solano Jiménez) (10 March 1549 – 14 July 1610) was a Spanish friar and missionary in South America, belonging to the Order of Friars Mino...
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