Monthly Archives: September 2014

Saint Gregory the Enlightener

    Saint Gregory the Illuminator or Saint Gregory the Enlightener (Armenian: Գրիգոր Լուսաւորիչ transliterated Grigor Lusavorich, Greek: Γρηγόριος Φωστήρ or Φωτιστής, Gregorios Phoster or Photistes; c. – c.) is the patron saint and first official head of the Armenian … Continue reading

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St. Raphael the Archangel

Raphael (Standard Hebrew רָפָאֵל, Rāfāʾēl, “It is God who heals”, “God Heals”, “God, Please Heal”) is an archangel of Judaism, Islam and Christianity, who in the Christian tradition performs all manners of healing. In Islam, Raphael is the fourth major … Continue reading

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St. Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, Martyr

From his life, written by John Dubraw, bishop of Olmutz, in Moravia, in the reign of Charles V. a. d. 938. St. Wenceslas was son of Uratislas, duke of Bohemia, and of Drahomira, of Lucsko, and grandson of Borivor, the … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent was born in 1581 in the village of Pouy in Gascony, in the Province of Guyenne and Gascony, the Kingdom of France, to peasant farmers, father Jean and Bertrande de Moras de Paul. There was in the vicinity, … Continue reading

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