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Three New Martyrs of Optina

Here is a link to an abbreviated version of their lives. A more full account can be found in the book, “At the Ringing of the Bells… 16 more words


The Life of a New Eldress

Here is the life of Gerontissa Macrina.

She was the Gerontissa of Gerontissa Efpraxia (abbess of St. John the Forerunner in Goldendale, Washington), knew Elder Ephraim (of Arizona) very well, and had a very close spiritual relationship with Elder Joseph the Hesychast.


Saint George

It is uncertain when Saint George was born and historians continue to debate to this day. However, his death date is estimated to be April 23 303 A.D. 507 more words

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Saint Michael de Sanctis, Priest

Saint Michael de Sanctis was born in Catalonia, Spain around 1591. At the age of six he informed his parents that he was going to be a monk. 406 more words

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Saint Benedict the Moor

Saint Benedict the Moor was born a slave near Messina, Italy. He was freed by his master, became a solitary, eventually settling with other hermits at Montepellegrino. 305 more words

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Fifth Sunday of the Great Lent - Venerable Mary of Egypt


On the Fifth Sunday of Lent the Orthodox Church commemorates our Righteous Mother Mary of Egypt. The feast day of Saint Mary of Egypt is April 1, however, she is also commemorated on this Sunday due to her recognition by the Church as a model of repentance. 1,389 more words


Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop

Together with Rose of Lima, Turibius is the first known saint of the New World, serving the Lord in Peru, South America, for 26 years. 321 more words

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