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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: Sergius of Radonezh

Sergius of Radonezh (1314 – 1392) is one of the most important Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church & highly venerated among people. His personality has played a great role in the spiritual union of the Russian Orthodox Church. As well … Continue reading

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Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church: Saint Pantaleon

Saint Pantaleon (-305) is a very esteemed & venerated in the Russian Orthodox community. As our nation is very suspicious to any sort of doctors & medical treatments, Saint Pantaleon might be considered one of the most important Saints of Russia … 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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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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