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Daily Lives of Saints
The Placing of the Honorable Robe of the Most Holy Mother of God at Blachernae
The Placing of the Honorable Robe of the Most Holy Mother of God at Blachernae

The Placing of the Venerable Robe of the Most Holy Theotokos at Blachernae: During the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Leo the Great (457-474), the brothers Galbius and Candidus, associates of the emperor, set out from Constantinople to Palestine to venerate the holy places. In a small settlement…

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Saint Photius, Metropolitan of Kiev
Saint Photius, Metropolitan of Kiev

Saint Photius, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Russia, was by birth a Greek from the Peloponnesian city of Monembasia (Malbasia). While still in his adolescence he entered a monastery and was tonsured under the Elder Acacius, a great ascetic (afterwards the Metropolitan of Monembasia). In 1408, when…

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Saint Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem

Saint Juvenal, Patriarch of Jerusalem, occupied the throne of the Holy City during the years 420-458. During this period great luminaries of the Church enlightened the world: Saints Euthymius the Great (January 20), Simeon the Stylite (September 1), Gerasimus of Jordan (March 4), and many others.…

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Icon of the Mother of God of Akhtyr
Icon of the Mother of God of Akhtyr

The Akhtyr Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos appeared on July 2, 1739 in the village of Akhtyr in the area of Kharkov, east of Kiev. Father Basil Danilov, a righteous man of strong faith, was the priest of the Dormition church in Akhtyr. He wanted to try out a new scythe, and so he went out to a…

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Icon of the Mother of God of Pozhai

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Icon of the Mother of God of Theodotiev

This icon is from Theodotiev (Feodotevo) in the Ryazan Province.

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Saint Stephen the Great
Saint Stephen the Great

Saint Stephen succeeded his father, Prince Bogdan II, as Prince of Moldavia on April 12, 1457 soon after the latter was murdered. He defended his country against the Turks, and he also built many churches and monasteries. Saint Stephen the Great was a spiritual son of Saint Daniel the Hesychast…

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Saint John [Maximovitch], Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco
Saint John [Maximovitch], Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco

Our Father among the Saints John (Maximovitch), Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco (1896-1966), was a diocesan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR) who served widely from China to France to the United States. Saint John departed this life on June 19 (O.S.) / July 2…

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Norfolk, VA 23518