When celebrating the day of the angel Maria? The Name Day Of Maria
Maria is a very ancient and a very common name in the world. In Russia it is associated primarily with the Orthodox Church, which brought him the Slavic tribes. In this article, we will speak about Holy women bearing this name, after which their modern namesake celebrate their birthday.
11 Oct. Reverend Maria Th
Russian saints, the venerable Maria Th – lived in the 13-14 centuries in the Rostov Principality. By birth she was a boyar family, and possessed an impressive fortune. During the life of Maria and her husband were of particular piety and religious zeal. In addition, they were destined to become the parents of one of the greatest Russian saints – St. Sergius of Radonezh. At the end of life is a righteous wife took monastic vows, and then the great schema at the monastery. They died in 1337.
11 Oct celebrates named in her honor Maria's birthday. Day it can also be noted and in another time. For example, this Holy honor on September 28 and January 18. These days can also celebrate your Saint's Day Maria, named in memory of Russian ascetic.
8 Feb. Martyr Maria (Tefani)
Martyr Mary was born in 1878 in Odessa. She was not a nun, but life was a simple parishioner of the Orthodox churches. In 1937 she was arrested on charges of counter-revolutionary activities and executed. Canonized Maria was canonized in 200 year. The date of its memory – 8 Feb. Also the Day of angel Mary on the Church calendar may mark the feast of the new Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, January 26. The same goes for Holy, which will be discussed below.
8 Feb. Confessor Maria (Korepova)
This woman was born in 1877 in Vologda province. After the revolution, in 1919, she enrolled in one of the monasteries of the Yaroslavl province. The monastery was closed in 1927. Then Mary settled in the city poshekhonye-Volodarsk. Nine years later she was arrested for participating in anti-Soviet Church organization and sentenced to five years in prison camps. In 1942, the nun was released. Its further destiny is unknown. She was glorified as saints in 2000. Angel Maria, baptized in her honor, marks the date in her memory – 8 Feb.
On the same day, you need to remember another Mary, Martyr of Moscow province, born born in 1888. In 1916 she entered one of the monasteries, which was subsequently closed. For participation in anti-Soviet activities of her exiled to Kazakhstan in 1931, where she continued to live and after the expiry of the links. For participation in Church activities and material assistance to the exiles it was arrested again in 1937 and sentenced to death. 200 year, she was canonized by selecting the day of Church memory of 8 Feb. Like all other martyrs, it comes back on January 26. Angel Maria, which bears in memory of this Holy his name may celebrate in one of the specified dates.
8 Feb. Venerable Mary Of Constantinople
This Saint came from Constantinople and was a noble citizen. Was married and had two sons. When the children grew up the parents sent them to study in Beirut, but the ship suffered a shipwreck, and the brothers are thrown out on different shores. In the sorrow of separation, they took monastic vows, and the parents thought that their children were killed. After a few years the couple went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, visiting various monasteries, met among monks first one and then his second son.
The rest of my life out of gratitude to the Lord they are dedicated to serving and even became famous for miracles. Angel Maria, named in honor of this monk, like many of its other namesake, celebrates on 8 February.