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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint Chrysogonus

Saint Chrysogonus (probably Emperor Diocletian’s time) was an early Christian Saint venerated both in the Catholic & Orthodox Churches. There is little information about his life & deeds, until our days he remains a mysterious Christian Saint. They say that … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Marcus Eremita

Marcus Eremita or Marcus the Ascetic (IV-V AD) was a monk, author of numerous spiritual ascetic texts canonized by the Orthodox Church. There are a few facts about his youth & life before he became a monk. Macarius of Alexandria … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Nestor of Thessaloniki

Nestor of Thessaloniki (about 306) is a Saint-Martyr whose bravery & force might serve an encouraging example for us. He is considered to be a companion of St. Demetrius of Thessaloniki. He lived under the reign of severe Emperor Maximian … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint Eustace Martyr

Esteemed Readers, energies of a war calls us to remember about Christian martyrs. Saint Eustace is one of them. Saint Eustace (the 2nd century) is very venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church. He was a Roman general born pagan. His name … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Stylianos of Paphlagonia

Stylianos of Paphlagonia(app. 400AD-500 AD) or Stylianos the Hermit is an unusual Saint highly venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church. On one hand, he is an example of a pious asceticism, on the other he is a healer & children’s … Continue reading

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Voyage de Siam par L’Abbé de Choisy 1685-1686 VIII

Esteemed Readers, great news! We have passed the no-windy area, so we are sailing rather swift now. There are plenty of sea-food & fished around. Just take a fishing rod & catch. Enjoy these pretty days on our 17th century … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Simeon of Verkhoturye

Simeon of Verkhot’urye or Simeon of Merk’ushino (1607-1642) is a venerated Russian Saint who began a tradition of simple hermit living & who is also believed to be the guardian of the Ural & the Siberian lands. There is little … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saints Cosmas & Damian

  Unlike the Western Christian tradition, the Russian Orthodox Church as well as the Eastern Orthodox Church in general venerate three different brothers Cosmas & Damian belonging to different places. They have different feast days, but are united with one … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint John of Shanghai & San Francisco

John of Shanghai & San Francisco (1896-1966) is a very unusual Russian Orthodox Saint of our times.  He was a pastor, a spiritual father, a healer & even possessed a gift of foreseeing. He belongs to the family of the … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint George

Saint George or Saint George the Winner as we often name him (died 23 April 303) is one of the most respectful Russian Saints, the patron of Moscow & Russia since the time of Prince Yuri Dolgor’ukij (the Long-Armed) (1099-1157). … Continue reading

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