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Saint of the Day: St. Eusignios


Thus, by order regarding a traitor, Eusignios was executed at the age of 110, going to his death still defying the emperor and praising the Lord...
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Saint of the Day: St. Vladimir of Russia


Empire builder, statesman, soldier, leader, and ultimately an extraordinary missionary, Vladimir of Russia has been referred to by historians as nothing more than Prince Vladimir, but Christianity knows him as a saint, a title that exceeds that of “emperor” or “the great.”
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Saint of the Day: St. Nikodemos


His pen added luster to Christian worship and brought literary laurels to himself. He became a “master of wordship.”
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Saint of the Day: St. Golinduch


The fact that Golinduch, the daughter of a performing magician, came to know the shining light of Christianity in her native country of Persia is as unusual as her name.
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Saint of the Day: St. Veronica


Together with her converted husband, Veronica undertook to carry the message of Christ to remote areas, concentrating on what is now the south of France.
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Saint of the Day: St. Sampson the Glorious Innkeeper


Saint Sampson the Glorious Innkeeper and Physician


It comes as no surprise that scientific skill of a sixth-century physician could be combined with the devout worship of a zealous Christian with the result that he became a venerated saint of the Church.
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Saint of the Day: The Nativity of John the Baptist


The parents were of humble stock from the mountain regions of the province of Judah who construed the birth of their John by divine intervention as a clear link between the son of a Hebrew priest and the Son of God...
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Saint of the Day: St. Aristokles


With the increasing menace of persecution in evidence he sought to cling to his Church and its followers, to bolster the spirits of his fellow Christians whose fears grew daily as members were snatched from their ranks to be tortured and put to death.
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Saint of the Day: St. Eusebios of Samosata

When Eusebios refused to comply, Constantios threatened to cut off the right hand of the vernerable bishop of Samosata. Eusebios replied that the emperor could sever both of his hands, but he would never surrender the sacred acts of the synod...
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Saint of the Day: St. Julian of Egypt


Julian of Egypt was responsible for the founding of a spiritual haven consisting of a cloister of monasteries that possibly housed as many as twelve thousand monks, laymen and Christian refugees at one time.
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