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 Martyr soldiers are a special category of saints in the Christian Tradition of the first centuries. Together with the more famous St. George, St. Demetrius or St. Theodor Stratilates, Saint Mercurius is considered as being a model of a Roman soldier who became a soldier of Christ against the polytheism. The life of Saint …

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Biserica Sfântul Ioan Evanghelistul vă invită să participați la sărbătorirea Sfântului Spiridon, Episcopul Trimidundei. Vecernia se va săvârși vineri, 11 decembrie 2015, de la ora 7 pm, iar Sfânta Liturghie sâmbătă, 12 decembrie, de la ora 10 am. Urmând pildei de comuniune pe care sfântul a arătat-o la primul Sinod Ecumenic, așteptăm la sfintele slujbe …

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Luminătorul şi dascălul lumii, stîlpul şi întărirea Bisericii, propovăduitorul pocăinţei, Sfîntul Ioan Gură de Aur, s-a născut în Antiohia Siriei, din părinţi necredincioşi, care ţineau de credinţa cea elinească, însă slăviţi şi bogaţi. Tatăl lui era voievod şi se numea Secund, iar mama sa, Antuza. Cînd a venit în vîrstă, a fost dat de părinţii …

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On Saturday November 7th, at 7pm, at St. John The Evangelist Romanian Orthodox Church (100 Old Orchard Grove, Toronto), The Byzantine Music Choir from Toronto invites you to its first Religious Music Concert, containing creations from the Orthodox Church belonging to the XIX and XX century. Entry is free but donations are welcome.

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The town of Curtea de Arges lies 38 km northwest of Pitesti, at the foot of the Fagaras mountains, in the Arges river valley. Written documents give evidence of the fortified town of Arges since 1330, whereas during the Middle Ages, it was the second capital of Wallachia after Câmpulung and before Târgoviste. The Court …

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Saint Anthimus of Iberia was one of the most highly educated people of his time. He was fluent in many languages, including Greek, Romanian, Old Slavonic, Arabic, and Turkish and well-versed in theology, literature, and the natural sciences. He was unusually gifted in the fine arts—in painting, engraving, and sculpture in particular. He was famed …

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