Saints today 7 February

Saints Feast days in February http://Saints Feast days in February Saint Moses Saint Moses Arab hermit and bishop who is called "the Apostle of the Saracens." He lived in the desert regions of Syria and Egypt, caring for the local nomadic tribes. Source


Icon of Saint Honoratus of Arles, founder of Lérins Monastery. Creative Commons Life He was of a consular Roman family, then settled in Gaul, and was well versed in the liberal arts. In his youth he renounced the worship of idols and gained his elder brother, Venantius, to Christ, whom he also inspired with a contempt of the [...]

On this Day 10th September 422 AD

Sep 10 422 AD St Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope See   St. Celestine When the father of this Italian saint died, his good mother brought up her twelve children well, even though they were very poor. "Oh, if I could only have the joy of seeing one of you become a saint!" she use to say. [...]

St. Gwinear, St. Phiala & Companions 23 March 2017

St. Gwinear, St. Phiala & Companions, Martyrs-(Fingar, Guigner, Gwinnear) Died 460. This saint's "vita" was not written by Anselm, probably a Cornish canon, until about eight centuries after his death. There is evidence that the basics of the story are true. When Saint Patrick was evangelizing Ireland, he came to the court of King Clito [...]

Orthodox-Anthony the Great 17 January 2017

Venerable and God-bearing Father Anthony the Great Commemorated on January 17   Saint Anthony the Great is known as the Father of monasticism, and the long ascetical sermon in The Life of Saint Anthony by Saint Athanasius (Sections 16-34), could be called the first monastic Rule.. Go to hagiography              [...]

Coptic source-St.Paul the Hermit-15 January 2017

Saint Paul the Hermit Paul of Thebes Saint Paul, 'The First Hermit' The First Hermit Born c. 227 AD Egypt Died c. 342 AD Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Venerated in Oriental Orthodox Churches Catholic Church Eastern Orthodox Church Major shrine Monastery of Saint Paul the Anchorite, Egypt Feast February 9 (Oriental Orthodox Churches) January [...]

Orthodox -St. Abraham of Kratia -6 December 2016

Feastday: December 6 Birth: 474 Death: 558 Bishop and hermit, who faced the trials and upheavals of his era. Born in Emessa, Syria, Abraham entered a monastery in the city but was forced to flee to Constantinople, now Istanbul, Turkey, because of raids by local pagan brigands. In Constantinople, Abraham entered another monastery, and at [...]

Celtic-St. Justinian of Wales – 5 December . 2016.

St. Justinian of Wales Born in Brittany; died in Wales; 6th century. The nobly-born Saint Justinian was ordained a priest, then migrated from his homeland to become a hermit on the Isle of Ramsey off the coast of Dyfed in southern Wales. He joined forces with another devout recluse named Honorius, who lived there with [...]

Saint Sabas 5 December 2016

Saint Sabas Saint of the Day for December 5 (439 – December 5, 532) Sabas was born at Mutalaska, Cappadocia, near Caesarea. He was the son of an army officer there who when assigned to Alexandria, left him in the care of an uncle. Mistreated by his uncle's wife, Sabas ran away to another uncle, though [...]

Celtic-Saint Sadwen, Hermit of Wales 29 November 2016

 November 29 is the Commemoration of Saint Sadwen, Hermit of Wales Saint Sadwen, also known as Sadwrn Farchog of Llansadwrn, was a sixth century hermit, the brother of Saint Illtyd, and a disciple of Saint Cadfan.. Several Welsh churches are dedicated to him. Troparion (tone 8): The remoteness of the Welsh mountains was thy desert, [...]