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Saints of the Day: Sts. Menas, Hermogenes, and Eugraphos

When the trial began, Menas was allowed to speak in his own defense, and in an opening statement that lasted four hours he outdid himself in an unbroken torrent of words which defended the faith in Jesus Christ and made a mockery of the stone idols and rituals of the day.
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Saint of the Day: St. Theodore of Alexandria

(Welcome to our Saint of the Day series! Each weekday, we present you with an excerpt from Fr. George Poulos' Orthodox Saints series, published by Holy Cross Orthodox Press.Today's saint, Theodore, comes from Volume 4 of the series.) 
Saint Theodore of Alexandria
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Saint of the Day: St. Cyril of Alexandria

...Cyril not only preserved intact the Church of Christ, but added to its strength and expanded its sphere of influence.
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