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Saint Paisios Athonite

Saint Paisios Athonite – Russian Film with English Subtitles

Arsenios Eznepidis was born on July 25, 1924, to pious parents in the town of Farasa, Cappadocia of Asia Minor, shortly before the population exchange between Greece and Turkey following the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-1922. 1,357 more words

Holy Fathers Of The Orthodox Church

St. Eugene De Mazenod, Founder and Bishop

St. Eugene was born in France in 1782. He became a priest in 1811. Father Eugene was sensitive to the needs of the poor and he ministered to them. 317 more words

Lives Of The Saints

The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Christ ascended to Heaven as man and as God. Once he became a man, being at the same time, as always, perfect God, he never put off His manhood, but deified it, and made it and us capable of apprehending heavenly things. 485 more words

Lives Of The Saints

Saint Celestine V, Pope

Pietro (Peter) di Morrone was the born in Isernia, Italy. He was the eleventh of twelve children and his father died when he was small. The family was poor, but Peter’s mother raised her children with great love. 474 more words


Folly of Francesco

In the early Renaissance nearly all works of art where commissioned by the Catholic church. Many of these were frescos depicting scenes from the Pope’s “The Lives of the Saints”-filled with fanciful descriptions of famous Christian figures. 701 more words

Sts. Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs

Sts. Nereus and Achilleus were Roman soldiers who worked under Emperor Trajan. In 398, Pope Siricius built a church in their honor in Rome. Pope Damasus wrote a brief tribute to the martyrs. 181 more words


St. Rose Venerini, Virgin

Saint Rose was born in Viterbo, Italy. Her father, Godfrey Venerini was a doctor. St. Rose grew up, and was engaged to get married, when suddenly her fiancé died. 382 more words