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Saint Stylianus was born in Paphlagonia of Asia Minor sometime between the fourth and sixth centuries. He inherited a great fortune from his parents when they died, but he did not keep it. He gave it away to the poor according to their need, desiring to help those who were less fortunate. Stylianus left the …

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The Holy Great Martyr Catherine was the daughter of Constus, the governor of Alexandrian Egypt during the reign of the emperor Maximian (305-313). Living in the capital, the center of Hellenistic knowledge, and possessed of a rare beauty and intellect, Catherine received an excellent education, studying the works of the greatest philosophers and teachers of …

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Sfânta Ecaterina, fiica lui Consta, predecesorul împăratului păgân Maximian, s-a născut în cetatea Alexandriei. Provenind dintr-o familie de rang înalt, Ecaterina a beneficiat de multe privilegii, a studiat foarte mult, astfel că, la vârsta de 18 ani, era cunoscută pentru frumuseţea şi înţelepciunea sa. Mulţi dintre cei bogaţi ar fi vrut să o aibă soţie, …

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 It is known that St. Menas was born in the year 285 A.D. in Egypt in a pious family, his parents were Eudixius and Euphemia. His parents had long been awaiting to have children. During a feast dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Euphemia was praying with tears to an icon of the Most Holy Mother …

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Saint Nektarius, the great wonderworker of modern times, was born Anastasius Kephalas in Selebria, Thrace on October 1, 1846. Since his family was poor, Anastasius went to Constantinople when he was fourteen in order to find work. Although he had no money, he asked the captain of a boat to take him. The captain told …

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Church celebrates Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel together with all the angels. By the word “archangel” we mean “greater than angels” or “the first of the angels.” And “angel” means “messenger” because herald angels on earth and make known God’s people. The angels are “ministering spirits,” says the prophet David; Him, Who make His angels …

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The Holy Archangels make up the eighth angelic flesh of the nine known and serve God incessantly, communicating to His people His will. Sacred Scripture and Holy Tradition testify to the continuing relationship of heavenly powers with men and reveal the name of seven Archangels: Michael, Gabriel, Rafail, Uriil, Salatiil, Iegudiil, and Varahil, to which …

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About creation So, for the good and too good God was not satisfied with the contemplation of his own, but the crowd goodness deigned to do anything to receive His favor and partake of his goodness, bring non-existence to existence and creates the universe both the invisible and the visible, and man, which is composed …

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Numele de Dimitrie (varianta cu iz bisericesc) sau Dumitru (varianta populara) mosteneste pe anticul Demétrios, si spune si el despre capacitatea de preluare, de pastrare si de primenire a crestinismului, care-si insuseste si adauga tot ceea ce avea bun lumea veche. Dumitru este, alaturi de alte cateva, unul dintre acele nume cu mare folosinta pana …

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