Name days of Julia - when to congratulate
Julia is a fairly popular name, taking roots in Ancient Greece or Rome, it means "fluffy" or "wavy". It is believed that the nature of Julia surprisingly combines calm and restlessness, especially in children. In itself, the name is very calm, combined with aggressive, "growling" patronymics, probably, therefore, the name Julia enjoys enduring love.
The name day of Julia (Iulia in church mode) is celebrated several times a year. Usually - the next birthday. October 14, January 3, celebrate the birthday of Julia, born in autumn and early winter. In spring, the dates are April 2 and May 31, in the summer - July 29, and also on August 31.
Patrons of women with this name are Iulia Corinthian and Julia of Corsica. Julia, whose name-days fall on May 31 or July 29, can consider one of them to be his angel. Also Julia Carthage (Corsican) is remembered on November 19.
Julia Corinthian (Ankirskaya) lived in the 3-4 th century AD. and died in torment for believing in Christ.
Among other Christians, she devoted her life to the prayers and service of the Lord from an early age, thus surviving to old age, when she was brought to court and subjected to terrible torture. Even during torture, she prayed and refused to renounce her faith, so among other holy maidens she was sentenced to execution - drowning. Name days of Julia Ankirskaya fall on May 31 on a new style. This is an important date.
The names of Julia of Carthage (Corsican) are celebrated on July 29, her story is also interesting. She lived either in V, or in the 7th century AD. born in a family of Christians. However, in her childhood, Julia was captured by the Persians, who took her to Syria and sold into slavery. She did not lose faith there, prayed and kept all the posts, even though her master was a pagan, repeatedly urging her to accept paganism and give up faith. He was engaged in trade and once, having swam with the goods to another country, took Julia with him. He went ashore on Corsica to celebrate one of the pagan holidays, and Julia stayed on the ship, but after a while people also brought her to the feast, and when she learned that she was worshiping Christ, they crucified her. For her righteous life and terrible death, the holy martyr Julia of Corsica was counted among the saints.
Also, the Russian Orthodox Church honors Julia of Lisbon, whose memory day is celebrated on October 14. She led a righteous life and was persecuted by Emperor Diolektan, like most Christians of the time. Together with her brother and sister, she was subjected to cruel torture, but no torture forced the Lisbon martyrs to renounce Christ and worship idols. Together with his family, Julia was beheaded, and their remains were thrown to be eaten by dogs that had not touched them. After that they were drowned. Their bodies were carried ashore not far from the Christian community, the inhabitants of which buried them according to the Christian rite, and the monastery was founded at the burial site.
Name days of Julia can celebrate not only on the day of their birth, but also by choosing their patroness themselves, in the vicinity of the spirit. And it is worth remembering that the name day is a holiday with a serious meaning, when it is necessary to honor your patron saint.