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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Saint Demetrius, the Venerable from Basarabi, whose Holy Relics are in the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest, is celebrated on the 27th of October. Although not known when Pious Dimitrie lived, we know it was born in the village of Basarabi, south of the Danube, during Vlach-Bulgarian Empire, founded by brothers Peter and Asan (XIII century). Finding …

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Is one of the most peaceful and spiritual place for the whole Christianity because here, according to the legend, is sheltered one of the most valuable icons representing the Holy Mother and Jesus as a Child, painted by Saint Luca – the Evangelist and brought on these places by Andrew, the first called of the …

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Cyprian was a philosopher and renowned sorcerer originating from Carthage who lived in Antioch of Pisidia during the reign of Decius (249-251 AD). Springing from impious parents, in his very childhood he was dedicated by them to the service of the pagan god Apollo. At the age of seven he was given over to magicians …

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