St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Archbishop John was born on June 4, 1896 in Kharkov province, to the pious aristocrats Boris and Glafira Maximovitch; at baptism he was given the name Michael. Even in childhood Michael displayed a certain striving toward holiness, similar to that displayed by his distant relative, the renowned Siberian missionary Holy Hierarch John of Tobolsk, who…St. John … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe.

The Holy Martyr Shalva – Commemorated on June 17 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

The Holy Martyr Shalva was distinguished by his many Christian virtues. For his bravery and valour, the holy noble-born Empress Tamara the Great (Comm. 1 May) appointed him governor of the Akhaltsikhe district (in southern Georgia).      While leading the Georgian army, he gained a splendid victory over the Turkish sultan Nokardin, in consequence of which peace…The Holy … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε The Holy Martyr Shalva – Commemorated on June 17 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe.

St. Botolph, abbot and confessor, of Boston (England) (680) – Commemorated on June 17 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Saint Botolph was born in Britain about the year 610 and in his youth became a monk in Gaul. The sisters of Ethelmund, King of East Anglia, who were also sent to Gaul to learn the monastic discipline, met Saint Botolph, and learning of his intention to return to Britain, bade their brother the King…St. Botolph, … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε St. Botolph, abbot and confessor, of Boston (England) (680) – Commemorated on June 17 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe.

THE HOLY GOD-SEER MOSES AND THE THEOLOGY OF ICONS — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

By Dr. Vladimir Moss The life of the holy Prophet and God-Seer Moses, is so full of extraordinarily significant words and actions that it is difficult to know where to begin. St. Gregory of Nyssa devoted a whole treatise, “The Life of Moses”, to expounding the iconic relationship between the…THE HOLY GOD-SEER MOSES AND THE THEOLOGY … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε THE HOLY GOD-SEER MOSES AND THE THEOLOGY OF ICONS — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe.

A Legszentebb Istenszülő születésének ünnepe — Szt. Tamás Apostol Kápolnája

Tropár: 4. hang. A te születésed, Istenszülő Szűz, * örömet hirdetett az egész világnak, mert belőled tündöklött fel az igazság Napja, Krisztus Istenünk, * ki eltörölvén az átkot, áldást hozott ránk, * és meghiúsítván a halált, * örök életet ajándékozott nekünk.A Legszentebb Istenszülő születésének ünnepe — Szt. Tamás Apostol Kápolnája

St. Edith of Wilton- September 16 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Saint Edith of Wilton (c. 963[1] – 16 September 984-987 also known as Eadgyth, her name in Old English, or as Editha or Ediva, the Latinized forms of her name) was an English nun, a daughter of Edgar the Peaceful, king of England (r. 959–975). She was born between 961 and 964 and died on…St. Edith … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε St. Edith of Wilton- September 16 — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe.

Martyr Athanasius the Abbot of Bretsk

The Hieromartyr Athansius of Bretsk was Belorussian and was born in about the year 1597 into a pious Christian family named Philippovich. He received a serious upbringing, and he knew the theological and historical literature, as is evidenced in the diary of the saint, which has been preserved. In his youth, Saint Athanasius for a … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Martyr Athanasius the Abbot of Bretsk.

Holy Prophet and God-seer Moses

The Holy Prophet and God-Seer Moses was of the tribe of Levi, the son of Abram and Jochabed (Exodus 6:20). His life is described in the Bible (Exodus 2 through Deuteronomy 34:12). Moses was born in Egypt around 1689 B.C. When Pharaoh ordered all male children of the Hebrew slaves to be killed (Exodus 1:22), … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Holy Prophet and God-seer Moses.

September 1st – Church New Year

The first day of the Church New Year is also called the beginning of the Indiction. The term Indiction comes from a Latin word meaning, “to impose.” It was originally applied to the imposition of taxes in Egypt. The first worldwide Indiction was in 312 when the Emperor Constantine (May 21) saw a miraculous vision … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε September 1st – Church New Year.

The Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John

The Beheading of the Prophet, Forerunner of the Lord, John the Baptist: The Evangelists Matthew (Mt.14:1-12) and Mark (Mark 6:14-29) provide accounts about the martyric end of John the Baptist in the year 32 after the Birth of Christ. Following the Baptism of the Lord, Saint John the Baptist was locked up in prison by … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε The Beheading of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John.