When does Angel Day celebrate Mary? Maria's name days
Maria is a very ancient and very common name in the world. In Russia it is connected, above all, with Orthodoxy, which brought it to the Slavic tribes. In this article we will talk about holy women bearing this name, after which their modern namesakes celebrate their name-day.
October 11. The Monk Maria of Radonezh
Russian saint - the Monk Maria of Radonezh - lived in the 13-14 centuries in the Rostov principality. By origin she was a boyar family and had an impressive fortune. During his lifetime, Maria and her husband were distinguished by special piety and religious zeal. Among other things, they were destined to become the parents of one of the greatest Russian saints - St. Sergius of Radonezh. By the end of life, the righteous spouses took monastic vows, and then the great schema in the monastery. They died in 1337.
October 11 is celebrated with the name of Maria in her honor. The day of the angel, she can also celebrate at another time. For example, this saint is honored on September 28 and January 18. These days Mary can also celebrate her Angel Day, bearing the name in memory of the Russian ascetic.
8 February. Martyr Maria (Tephani)
Martyr Maria was born in 1878 in Odessa. She was not a nun, and all her life she was a simple parishioner of Orthodox churches. In 1937, she was arrested on charges of counter-revolutionary activities and shot. By the name of the saints, Mary was ranked in 200. The date of her memory is February 8. Also, the Day of the Angel Maria on the church calendar can celebrate the feast of the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, January 26. The same goes for the saint, which will be discussed below.
8 February. Confessor Maria (Korepova)
This woman was born in 1877 in the Vologda province. Already after the revolution, in 1919, she entered one of the monasteries of the Yaroslavl province. The monastery was closed in 1927. Then Mary settled in Poshekhonye-Volodarsk. Nine years later, she was arrested for participating in an anti-Soviet church organization and sentenced to five years in correctional camps. In 1942, the nun was released. The further fate of her is unknown. It was glorified in the face of saints in 2000. Day of the angel Mary, baptized in her honor, marks the date of her memory - February 8.
On the same day, it is necessary to recall another Mary - the martyr of the Moscow province, born in 1888. In 1916 she entered a monastery, which was subsequently closed. For her participation in anti-Soviet activities, she was exiled to Kazakhstan in 1931, where she remained alive after the expiration of the exile. For participating in church activities and material assistance to the exiles, she was again arrested in 1937 and sentenced to be shot. In 200, she was ranked as a saint, setting the day of church memory on February 8. Like all other new martyrs, she is remembered on January 26 as well. The day of the angel Maria, bearing his name in memory of this saint, can celebrate one of these dates.
8 February. The Monk Maria of Constantinople
This saint came from Constantinople and was a noble citywoman. She was married and had two sons. When the children grew up, their parents sent them to study in Beirut, but the ship was shipwrecked, and the brothers were thrown on different shores. In their sorrow for separation they became monastic, and the parents thought that their children were dead. A few years later the couple went on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, where, visiting various monasteries, they met one of the monks and then their second son.
The rest of life from gratitude to the Lord they dedicated to the ministry and even glorified by miracles. Day of the angel Maria, named in honor of this monk, like many of her other namesake, celebrates on February 8.