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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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Sfântul Cuvios și de Dumnezeu purtătorul Părintele nostru Grigorie Decapolitul s-a născut la sfârșitul secolului VIII, în jurul anului 790. A dus o viață monahală exemplară și a rămas renumit pentru dârzenia cu care a apărat cultul icoanelor. A murit într-o mănăstire din Constantinopol, în ziua de 20 noiembrie 842. Cinstitele sale moaște, după mai …

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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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