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The Nuns of Shamordino: Prisoners of Solovki

The Nuns of Shamordino Printed in Issue 22 Upon him who labors— God sheds mercy; but he who loves acquires consolation.        Elder Ambros...
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St. Nino: Enlightener of Georgia

The virgin Nino of Cappadocia was a relative of Great-martyr George and the only daughter of a widely respected and honorable couple. Her fat...
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The Life of The Theotokos

Whom the Grave Could Not Contain The Theotokos (God-Bearer) was born of the elderly Joachim and Anna as an answer to their prayers. After bein...
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Saint Mary: The Desert Dweller

By Saint Sophronius of Jerusalem. It is good to hide the secret of a king, but it is glorious to reveal and preach the works of God" (Tobit 12...
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St. Xenia: The Homeless Wanderer

We know almost nothing about the early years of Blessed Xenia's life. She was happily married to a colonel who was a court singer in St. Petersbu...
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