The Saints of our Church are not some otherworldly beings but people sharing the same passions as us. Sainthood is the open invitation from the Head of the Church, Jesus Christ, to every person of every age, to take part in His Cross, which is the guarantee of success for each personal Resurrection.   

The Saints made the brave decision to be crucified together with Christ (through martyrdom of blood or conscience), crushing the “old person” through repentance. Their Christ-like humility attracted Divine Grace which rested in them and rendered them God-bearers. Their complete unity with God is the “psychology of sainthood”, like St. Justin Popovic notes: “In every Saint, the Lord is everything and every single thing in his soul, in his conscience, in his heart and in his works”.       

We ought to follow them with faithfulness, zeal, much love and a humble disciple-like disposition because “without love for saints, one's orthodoxy is crippled and one's sense of direction is off―for they are the examples one has to follow” (Fr. Seraphim Rose). 

“She received spirit, having discarded the flesh long ago; ... (2/4/2017)
And what beautiful love...(8/4/2013)
Is considered a saint: Valeriu Gafencu...(1/4/2013)
He died after four years of suffering...(21/3/2012)
Valeriu remained in the memory of all...(2/3/20130
Saint Kyranna was born in Avissoka of Thessaloniki, today known as Ossa in the province of Lagada... (27/2/2012)
Holy Martyr Damian became a martyr on February 14, 1568 ... (14/2/2012)
The Five Holy Martyrs: Eustratios, Auxentios, Mardarios, Eugenios, and Orestes... (13/12/2011)
Saint Kosmas the Aitolian, or Patrokosmas, as he is called, is a figure in both church and national history... (24/8/2011)
St. Luke the doctor and Archbishop of Crimea 1877-1961... (11/6/2011)
This is about the glorious martyrdom of twenty-three Turks in Thyatira... (5/5/2011)
On May 3, 1682 Ahmed, the secretary to the Deutardare, the one called Patsourounis, was martyred in Constantinople... (1/5/2011)
The following day she surrendered her spirit into the hands of the Lord and was added to the choir of martyrs. It was 5 April 1721 AD.... (5/4/2011)
Commemorated on 31 January. Saint Arsenios Sergiou Sergiades, Athanasios in the world, was born of pious parents in Ioannina in 1800... (31/1/2010)
Saint Fanourios is without doubt an important and holy youthful figure, who stands out in a particular way among the other ... (27/8/2010)
Condensed biography of Saint John Maximovitch (1896-1966)... (1/7/2010)
According to tradition, Saint Brigid (Brigit, Bridget) was born at Fochart (or Fothairt), near Dundalk of County Louth in Ulster... (1/2/2010)

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