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Venerable John of the Ancient Caves in Palestine
Venerable John of the Ancient Caves in Palestine

Saint John of the Ancient Caves is so called because he lived during the eighth century in the Lavra of Saint Chariton (September 28). This was called the “Old,” or ancient cave, since it was one the oldest of the Palestinian monasteries. The Lavra was situated not far from Bethlehem,…

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Martyrs Christopher, Theonas, and Anthony, at Rome
Martyrs Christopher, Theonas, and Anthony, at Rome

The Holy Martyrs Christopher, Theonas, and Anthony were officers in the army of the emperor Diocletian (284-305). They were present at the sufferings of the Holy Great Martyr George (April 23), they saw the miracles accomplished by the power of God, and they witnessed Saint George’s faith and…

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Hieromartyr Paphnutius of Jerusalem
Hieromartyr Paphnutius of Jerusalem

Hieromartyr Paphnutius of Jerusalem was a bishop. He underwent many sufferings from the pagans and was tortured by fire, wild beasts, and finally was beheaded by the sword. Some suggest that the hieromartyr Paphnutius was an Egyptian bishop and suffered together with many other Egyptians, exiled…

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Saint George the Confessor and Bishop of Antioch, in Pisidia
Saint George the Confessor and Bishop of Antioch, in Pisidia

Saint George the Confessor, Bishop of Antioch in Pisidia, lived during the Iconoclast period. In his youth he became a monk, was known for his holiness of life and was made bishop of Antioch in Pisidia. Saint George was at Constantinople during the iconoclastic persecution under Emperor Leo the…

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Saint Tryphon, Patriarch of Constantinople
Saint Tryphon, Patriarch of Constantinople

Saint Tryphon, Patriarch of Constantinople, was a monk from the time of his youth, distinguished by his meekness, lack of malice, full submission to the will of God, and his firm faith and love for the Church. At this time the emperor Romanus (919-944) ruled in Constantinople. He wanted to elevate…

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Venerable Nicephorus, Abbot of Catabad

Saint Nicephorus was born at Constantinople into a rich and illustrious family. His parents, Andrew and Theodora, raised their son in the Christian Faith. After their death, young Nicephorus distributed all his wealth to the poor and went to Chalcedon. The strict monastic life at the Monastery of…

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Monastic Martyr Agathangelus of Esphigmenou, Mount Athos
Monastic Martyr Agathangelus of Esphigmenou, Mount Athos

The Monkmartyr Agathangelus, in the world Athanasius, was born in the city of Enos, Thrace, and was raised in a strict Orthodox family. After the death of his parents Constantine and Krystalia, he became a sailor. The Turks wanted to convert the skilled and intelligent youth to Islam, but knew that…

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Venerable Simeon of Philotheou
Venerable Simeon of Philotheou

Saint Simeon the Bare-Foot [Bosoi] was the son of a priest. When he was fifteen years old, he came under the spiritual guidance of Pachomius, the Bishop of Demetriada (Larissa diocese), who tonsured him and ordained him as hierodeacon. Desiring to follow a strict monastic life, Saint Simeon soon…

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