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September 14, 2021

On the occasion of the Exaltation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross: Why is the sign of the Cross holy?

Twenty centuries ago, the cross was a disgraceful instrument of punishment and horrible death. The Romans sentenced the worst criminals to death by crucifixion.   Today the cross dominates the...

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Lives of Saints
September 3, 2021

Unbelieving doctor by-passes nuns and ‘secretly’ opens tomb of St Nectarios

In 1934, fourteen years after the repose of the Saint, a doctor was coming from one of the villages on horseback and was caught in a very heavy rain in...

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Lives of Saints
September 3, 2021

The Translation of the Relics of St. Nektarios the Wonderworker

On this day 68 years ago, 3 September 1953, the tomb of the St Nektarios was opened by the nuns in the convent where he was buried. Read more to find out what happened!

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