Orthodox Saints for 25 feb 2018

25  FEBRUARY  (III - 10  {LeapYear III - 9})          Sainted Tarasias, Patriarch of Constantinople (+ 806). PriestMartyr Reginus, Bishop of Scopelum (+ c. 355).  Martyr Anthony.  Blessed Theodore, Fool-for-Christ.  Monk Paphnutios Kephalas.  Saint Eugene.               Sainted Tarasias, Patriarch of Constantinople, came of illustrious lineage. He was born and raised in Constantinople, where he [...]

Celtic saints of the Day 15 february

St. Berach of Cluain St. Dochow of Wales St. Farannan of Iona St. Sigfrid of Wexlow Ss. Winaman, Unaman & Sunaman St. Tanco of Werden St. Sigfrid of Wexlow, Bishop (Sigfrid Vaxjo) Born in Glastonbury, England (?); died at Vaxjo, Sweden, c. 1045. Tradition says that the patron saint of Sweden is an Englishman, Sigfrid, [...]

Lives of all saints commemorated on February 15 – Orthodox Church in America

Apostle Onesimus of the Seventy In prison Saint Onesimus served the Apostle Paul like a son. Saint Paul was personally acquainted with Philemon, and wrote him a letter filled with love, asking him to forgive the runaway slave and to accept him like a brother. He sent Saint Onesimus with this letter to his master, [...]

The 26 Martyrs of Japan 6 February

Also known as Nagasaki Martyrs Saint Paul Miki and Companions Saint Peter Baptist and Companions Memorial 6 February Profile Twenty-six Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries and Japanese converts crucifiedtogether by order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Following their arrests, they were taken to the public square of Meako to the city’s principal temple. They each had a piece of their left ear cut off, and then paraded [...]

Orthodox feasts

St. Matthew the Evangelist, 13th century, from the Monastery of Gregoriou "As the prophets beheld, as the Apostles have taught, as the Church has received, as the Teachers have dogmatised, as the Universe has agreed, as Grace has shown forth, as Truth has revealed, as falsehood has been dissolved, as Wisdom has presented, as Christ awarded, [...]

celtic February 1 – Venerable Brigid of Ireland 2018

Venerable Brigid (Bridget) of Ireland Saint Brigid, “the Mary of the Gael,” was born around 450 in Faughart, about two miles from Dundalk in County Louth. According to Tradition, her father was a pagan named Dubthach, and her mother was Brocessa (Broiseach), one of his slaves. Even as a child, she was known for her [...]

1 Feb saints Orthodox Church in America

Lives of all saints commemorated on February 1 Forefeast of the Meeting of our Lord in the Temple The TYPIKON should be consulted if the Forefeast falls on the Sunday of the Pharisee, the Publican, or Meatfare.   Because of the Forefeast of the Meeting of the Lord, the service to Saint Tryphon (February 1) [...]