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Saint Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza
Saint Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza

Saint Porphyrius, Archbishop of Gaza, was born about the year 346 at Thessalonica. His parents were people of substance, and this allowed Saint Porphyrius to receive a fine education. Having the inclination for monastic life, he left his native region at twenty-five years of age and set off for…

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Venerable Sebastian of Poshekhonye

Saint Sebastian of Sokhota, Poshekhonye, founded a monastery in honor of the Transfiguration of the Lord, located at the River Sokhota, 90 versts from the city of Romanov (now Tutaev) in the Yaroslav district. The monks of the monastery themselves cultivated the soil and ate through the work of…

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Martyr Christodoulos

Saint Christodoulos was martyred with swords. We have no other details about his life. He is mentioned only in the Synaxaristes of Saint Νikόdēmos of the Holy Mountain.

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New Martyr John Kalphes, the Apprentice

The Holy New Martyr John Kalphes (the Apprentice) lived in a suburb of Constantinople, called Galata. He was a cabinetmaker by profession, and he had acquired great skill in his craft, so that important officials made use of his services. He was entrusted with the inner adornment of the…

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“Mezhetsk” Icon of the Mother of God

The wonderworking Mezhetsk (Межецкая) or Mezhitsk (Межетская) Icon of the Mother of God appeared near Kiev in 1492 and became renowned because of the numerous miracles which took place when people…

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Presentation of Mitre to Archpriest James - 02/18/24
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Last updated: 2024-02-18 21:27:01

Archbishop Michael visited the parish and awarded Archpriest James with the privilege of wearing a mitre.

May God grant him many blessed years!


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