Monthly Archives: September 2016

Saint Gregory the Enlightener

Celebrated 30th September 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 Apostolic Church. He was a religious … Continue reading

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St. Raphael the Archangel

Celebrated 29th September 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 … Continue reading

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St. Wenceslas Duke of Bohemia, Martyr

Celebrated 28th September 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 … Continue reading

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St. Vincent de Paul

Celebrated: 27th September 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 … Continue reading

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