Saints


  • The Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica
    10-26

    The Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-gusher of Thessalonica was the son of a Roman proconsul in Thessalonica. Three centuries had elapsed and Roman…

  • The Holy Martyrs Marcian and Martyrius the Notaries
    10-25

    These Martyrs were disciples of Saint Paul the Confessor (see Nov. 6). Martyrius was a subdeacon, Marcian a chanter and reader. They were beheaded by…

  • Saint Iakovos the Apostle, brother of Our Lord
    10-23

    Holy Apostle Iakovos, the Brother of God (Adelphotheos) was the son of Righteous Joseph the Betrothed of the Most Holy Theotokos (December 26). From…

  • The Seven Youths
    10-22

    The Seven Youths hid themselves in a certain cave near Ephesus in the year 250, to escape the persecution of Decius. By divine grace, a sleep came…

  • Hilarion the Great
    10-21

    Saint Hilarion the Great was born in the year 291 in the Palestinian village of Tabatha. He was sent to Alexandria to study. There he became…

  • Saint Gerasimus of Cephalonia
    10-20

    Saint Gerasimus was from the Peloponnesus, the son of Demetrius and Kale, of the family of Notaras. He was reared in piety by them and studied the…

  • Joel the Prophet
    10-19

    The Prophet Joel, whose name means "Yah is God," was of the tribe of Reuben, the son of Bathuel, and lived from 810 to 750 B.C. (but some say in the…

  • Hosea the prophet
    10-17

    Hosea was the first of the "minor" prophets. Often, we do not recognize the derivation of these Bible names, but this prophet's name would be…