Abraham of Rostov Saint Abraham of Rostov was born in the tenth century, to a non-Christian family in Galich, Russia.
Abraham of Smolensk Abraham of Smolensk was a monk of Smolensk, his birthplace, where he became a monk of the Bogoroditzkaja monastery.
Achaicus of Corinth Achaicus - a Corinthian Christian, one of the Seventy Disciples, who according to the Bible, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to St. Paul, and from S...
Achillius of Larissa Saint Achillius of Larissa, also known as Achilles, Ailus, Achillas, or Achilius (Άγιος Αχίλλειος), was one of the 318 persons present at th...
Addai Among the Eastern Orthodox faithful, Saint Addai was a disciple of Christ sent by St. Thomas the Apostle to Edessa in order to heal King Abgar V of Osroene, who had fallen ill.
Adheritus Adheritus, born in Greece, became Bishop of Ravenna and successor of Saint Apollinaris.
Adrian of Poshekhon Venerable Adrian of Poshekhon († 1550) was a Russian Orthodox monk and iconographer, who was the founder and first igumen (abbot) of the Dormition monastery in Poshekhon, north Yaroslavl region.
Adrian of Poshekhonye Venerable Adrian of Poshekhonye (died 1550) was a Russian Orthodox monk and iconographer, who was the founder and first igumen (abbot) of the Dormition monastery in Poshekhonye, north Yaroslavl...
Aelia Flaccilla Aelia Flavia Flaccilla (died 386), was a Roman empress and first wife of the Roman Emperor Theodosius I. She was of Hispanian Roman descent.
Agabus Agabus (Ἄγαβος) or Agabo was an early follower of Christianity mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles as a prophet.
Agapetus of the Kiev Caves Agapetus of the Kiev Caves or Agapetus of Pechersk, was an Orthodox Christian saint and doctor, monk of Kiev Pechersk Lavra.
Agathius Saint Agathius (died 303), also known as Achatius or Agathonas or Acacius of Byzantium, according to Christian tradition, was a Cappadocian Greek centurion o...
Aidan of Lindisfarne Aidan of Lindisfarne (died 31 August 651), known as the Apostle of Northumbria, was an Irish monk and missionary credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria.
Akepsimas Akepsimas the Hermit of Cyrrhus in Syria is known as a desert ascetic of the early Church.
Alexander Hotovitzky Saint Alexander Hotovitzky (or Hotovitsky), hieromartyr of the Bolshevik yoke, Missionary of America, was a Ukrainian who came to the United States in the 1890s as a lay missionary and was ordai...
Alexander of Jerusalem Saint Alexander of Jerusalem (died 251 AD) is venerated as a Martyr and Saint by both the Eastern Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church.
Alexander Svirsky Alexander Svirsky or Alexander of Svir (1448–1533) was an Eastern Orthodox saint, monk and hegumen of Russian Orthodox Church.
Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse) Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, later Alexandra Feodorovna, was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire.
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia Alexei Nikolaevich of the House of Romanov, was the Tsesarevich and heir apparent to the throne of the Russian Empire. He was the youngest child and the only son of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna.
Alexius, Metropolitan of Moscow Saint Alexius (Алексей or Aleksij in Russian) (before 1296–1378) was Metropolitan of Kiev and all Russia (from 1354), and presided over the Moscow government during Dmitrii Donskoi...
Alipy of the Caves Alipy of the Caves - Eastern Orthodox saint, monk and famous painter of icons from the cave monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra.
Alphius, Philadelphus and Cyrinus Saints Alphius, Philadelphus and Cyrinus (Santi Alfio, Filadelfo e Cirino), martyrs in the Byzantine traditions of southern Italy, were three brothers from Vaste, in the diocese of Otranto, who...
Alypius of the Caves Alipy of the Caves (? - 1114) - (also known as 'Venerable Alypius') Eastern Orthodox saint, monk and famous painter of icons from the cave monastery of Kiev Pechersk Lavra.
Alypius the Stylite Saint Alypius the Stylite (Αλύπιος ο Στυλίτης) was a seventh-century ascetic saint.
Ambrose Aurelius Ambrosius, better known in English as Saint Ambrose (c.
Ampelus Saint Ampelus (died 302) is a martyr venerated by the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.
Amphilochius of Pochayiv Saint Amphilochius (1894–1971) (Ukrainian: Амфілохій Почаївський) was a 20th-century Ukrainian Orthodox saint, from Ternopil oblast of western Ukraine.
Ananias of Damascus Ananias (same as Hebrew חנניה, Hananiah, "favoured of the "), was a disciple of Jesus at Damascus mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles in the Bible, which describes how he was sent by Jesus to ...
Anastasia the Patrician Saint Anastasia the Patrician (Anastasia Patricia) was the wife of a consul and a lady-in-waiting to the Byzantine empress Theodora.
Anastasius II of Antioch Anastasius II of Antioch, also known as Anastasius the Younger, succeeded Anastasius of Antioch as Bishop of Antioch, in 599.
Anastasius of Antioch (martyr) Anastasius was a Christian convert who suffered martyrdom with Anthony, Julian, Celsus and Marcionilla, during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Anastasius of Persia Saint Anastasius of Persia (born with the name Magundat), once a member of the Zoroastrian Magi caste, became a convert of the Holy Cross and was martyred in 628.
Andrei Rublev Andrei Rublev (also transliterated Andrey Rublyov and other permutations; born in the 1360s, died 29 January 1427 or 1430 although 17 October 1428 also commemorated) is considered to be the ...
Andrew of Constantinople Andrew of Constantinople (Andrew the Fool-for-Christ, Andrew, the Fool or Andrew, Fool-for-Christ-sake, Greek Andreas ho Salos), (died in 936) is considered a saint by the ...
Andrew of Crete Saint Andrew of Crete (c. 650 – July 4, 712 or 726 or 740), also known as Andrew of Jerusalem, was an 8th-century bishop, theologian, homilist, and hymnographer.
Andrew the Apostle Saint Andrew (Ἀνδρέας, Andreas; early 1st century—mid to late 1st century AD), called in the Orthodox tradition Prōtoklētos, or the First-called, is a Christian Apostle and the broth...
Andrey Bogolyubsky Prince Andrei I of Vladimir, commonly known as Andrey Bogolyubsky (Андрей Боголюбский, "Andrey the God-Loving") (c.
Anna (Bible) Anna (חַנָּה, ) or Anna the Prophetess was a biblical figure mentioned only in the Gospel of Luke.
Anna of Kashin Saint Anna of Kashin (Святая благоверная великая княгиня - инокиня Анна Кашинская) (1280 – 2 October 1368) was a Russian princess from the Rurik Dynasty, who was canonized in 1650.
Anna the Prophetess Anna (חַנָּה, ) or Anna the Prophetess was a biblical figure mentioned only in the Gospel of Luke.
Ansanus Saint Ansanus (Sant'Ansano) (died 304 AD), called The Baptizer or The Apostle of Siena, is the patron saint of Siena, a scion of the Anician family of Rome.
Anthony of Antioch Anthony (died 302 AD) was an early Christian priest who suffered martyrdom with Anastasius, Julian, Celsus and Marcionilla during the persecutions of Diocletian.
Anthony of Kiev Anthony of Kiev (c. 983-1073) was a monk and the founder of the monastic tradition in the Kievan Rus'.
Archbishop Joachim of Nizhny Novgorod Archbishop Joachim of Nizhny Novgorod, was a Russian Orthodox bishop and religious writer martyred by local Bolsheviks in Sevastopol, Ukraine by being crucified upside down on the royal doors of...
Archippus Archippus was an early Christian believer mentioned briefly in the New Testament epistles of Philemon and Colossians.
Arethas (martyr) St. Arethas or Aretas, leader of the Christian community of Najran in the early 6th century, was executed during the persecution of Christians by the Jewish king Dhu Nuwas in 523.
Ariadne of Phrygia Saint Ariadne of Phrygia (died 130 AD) is a 2nd-century Christian saint.
Aristarchus of Thessalonica Aristarchus or Aristarch, "a Greek Macedonian of Thessalonica", was an early Christian mentioned in a few passages of the New Testament.
Aristides of Athens Aristides the Athenian (also Saint Aristides or Marcianus Aristides; Ἀριστείδης Μαρκιανός) was a 2nd-century Greek Christian author who is primarily known as the author of the Apol...
Aristobulus of Britannia Aristobulus of Britannia (Full title, in Greek: Aghios Apostolos Aristovoulos, Martyras, kai Protos Episkopos Vretannias; Welsh: Arwystli Hen Episcob Cyntaf Prydain; Latin: Sanctus Ari...
Arsenius the Great Saint Arsenius the Deacon, sometimes known as Arsenius of Scetis and Turah, Arsenius the Roman or Arsenius the Great, was a Roman imperial tutor who became an anchorite in Egyp...
Athenagoras of Athens Athenagoras (Ἀθηναγόρας ὁ Ἀθηναῖος; ca. 133 – 190) was a Father of the Church, an Ante-Nicene Christian apologist who lived during the second half of the 2nd century of whom little is known for ...
Auspicius of Trier Auspicius (died 130?) is said to be the successor of St. Maternus as the Bishop of Trier, Germany.
Austregisilus Saint Austregisilus (Outril(le), Aoustrille) (died 624) was bishop of Bourges from 612 to 624.
Auxentius of Bithynia Auxentius of Bithynia was a hermit born circa AD 400 in Syria, and died February 14, 473, on Mount Scopas.
Awtel Saint Awtel, also known as Mar Awtel, Mar Awtilios, Saint Aoutel, Saint Autel is a monk of the 1st centuries of Christianity venerated in the Middle East.
Barachiel Barachiel (Heb. ברכיאל "Bārkiʼēl", Lightning of God; Arabic: بُراقيل "Burāqīl") is one of the seven Archangels in Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Barlaam and Josaphat Balauhar and Budasaf or Bilawhar wa-Yudasaf is a legendary Islamic telling of the story of Siddhartha Gautama originating in the Sogdian language (Middle Iranian).
Barlaam of Kiev Barlaam of Kiev (Варлаам Печерський, Varlaam Pechers’kyi; Варлаам Печерский, Varlaam Pecherskiy) was an Eastern Orthodox saint.
Barnabas Barnabas, born Joseph, was an early Christian, one of the earliest Christian disciples in Jerusalem.
Bartholomew the Apostle Bartholomew (Βαρθολομαῖος) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and is usually identified with Nathanael (alternatively spelled Nathaniel), who appears in the Gospel according to John ...
Basil of Caesarea Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great, (329 or 330 – January 1, 379) (Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Μέγας) was the Greek bishop of Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia, Asia Minor (modern-day ...
Basil the Elder Saint Basil the Elder, father of St. Basil the Great, was raised in Neocaesarea in Pontus.
Birillus Birillus of Antioch was an early Christian saint.
Blessed John of Moscow the Fool-For-Christ Born on the outskirts of Vologda in Russia, Blessed John of Moscow the Fool for Christ, Wonderworker of Moscow, spent his youth as a labourer in a local saltworks and as a water-carrier.
Boniface of Tarsus Saint Boniface of Tarsus was, according to legend, executed for being a Christian in the year 307 at Tarsus, where he had gone from Rome in order to bring back to his mistress Aglaida relics of ...
Boris I of Bulgaria Boris I, also known as Boris-Mikhail (Michael) and Bogoris (Борис I / Борис-Михаил; died 2 May 907), was the Knyaz (Prince) of the First Bulgarian Empire in 852–889.
Botwulf of Thorney Botwulf of Thorney (also called Botolph, Botulph or Botulf; died around 680) was an English abbot and saint.
Brendan Saint Brendan of Clonfert or Bréanainn of Clonfert (c.
Brigit of Kildare Saint Brigit of Kildare (Naomh Bríd; 525), also known as Brigit of Ireland, is one of Ireland's patron saints along with Patrick and Columba.
Brychan Brychan Brycheiniog was a legendary 5th-century king of Brycheiniog (Brecknockshire alternatively Breconshire) in South Wales.
Caesarius of Arles Saint Caesarius of Arles (468/470 – 27 August 542), sometimes called "of Chalon" (Cabillonensis or Cabellinensis) from his birthplace Chalon-sur-Saône but more usually known as Caesariu...
Calocerus Saint Calocerus was a 2nd century Christian martyr.
Candida the Elder Saint Candida the Elder (Candida la Vecchia) (died 78 AD) was an early Christian saint and resident of Naples, Italy.
Cappadocian Fathers The Cappadocian Fathers are Basil the Great (330-379), who was bishop of Caesarea; Basil's younger brother Gregory of Nyssa (c.332-395), who was bishop of Nyssa; and a close friend, Gregory of ...
Caprasius of Lérins Saint Caprasius, sometimes Caprasius of Lérins was a hermit who lived in Lérins, Provence.
Carantoc Saint Carantoc was a 6th century confessor and abbot in Wales and the West Country.
Castritian Castritian was Bishop of Milan in mid 3rd-century.
Castus and Emilius Saints Castus and Emilius (died 250 AD) are venerated as saints and martyrs by the Catholic Church.
Catherine of Alexandria Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine is, according to tradition, a Christian saint and virgin, who was marty...
Chad of Mercia Chad (died 2 March 672) was a prominent 7th century Anglo-Saxon churchman, who became abbot of several monasteries, Bishop of the Northumbrians and subsequently Bishop of the Mercians and Lindse...
Charalampus Saint Charalampos (Greek: Άγιος Χαράλαμπος) (also variously Charalampos, Charalambos, Haralampus, Haralampos, Haralabos or Haralambos) was an early Chri...
Charbel (martyr) Charbel (died 107 AD) is an early 2nd-century Christian martyr venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Charitina of Amisus St. Charitina of Amisus (also known as Charitina of Rome), was a virgin from Asia Minor, distinguished by strict chastity and piety.
Chinese Martyrs Chinese Martyrs is the name given to a number of members of the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church who were killed in China during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Chrysostomos of Smyrna Chrysostomos Kalafatis (1867–1922) (Χρυσόστομος Καλαφάτης), known as Saint Chrysostomos of Smyrna, Chrysostomos of Smyrna and Metropolitan Chrysostom, was the Greek Orthodox me...
Clateus Saint Clateus (died 64 AD) was an early Christian martyr.
Conon of Naso Conon (3 June 1139 – 28 March 1236) was a Basilian abbot at Naso, Sicily.
Constantine Leichoudes Constantine III Leichoudes (Κωνσταντίνος Λειχούδης) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1059 to 1063.
Constantine of Strathclyde Constantine was reputedly the son and successor of King Riderch Hael of Alt Clut, the Brittonic kingdom later known as Strathclyde.
Constantine the Great Constantine the Great (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus; 27 February c. 27222 May 337), also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, was Roman Emperor from 306 to 337.
Constantine XI Palaiologos Constantine XI Dragaš Palaiologos, Latinized as Palaeologus (Κωνσταντῖνος ΙΑ' Δραγάσης Παλαιολόγος, Kōnstantinos XI Dragasēs Palaiologos; 8 February 1404 – 29 May 145...
Corebus Corebus (c 117-138) converted to Christianity by St. Eleutherius.
Cornelius the Centurion Cornelius (in Greek, Κορνήλιος) was a Roman centurion who is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile to convert to the faith, as related in Acts of the Apostles.
Cosmas of Aetolia Cosmas of Aetolia (sometimes Kosmas of Aetolia or Cosmas/Kosmas the Aetolian or Patrokosmas "Father Cosmas") (Κοσμάς Αιτωλός, Kosmas Etolos) (born at some time between 1700 and 1...
Cosmas of Maiuma Saint Cosmas of Maiuma, also called Cosmas Hagiopolites ("of the Holy City"), Cosmas of Jerusalem, or Cosmas the Melodist, or Cosmas the Poet (d.
Crescens Crescens was an individual who appears in the New Testament.
Crescentian Saint Crescentian was a 2nd century Christian martyr killed at Sassyr, on Sardinia.
David the Dendrite David the Dendrite (? - 540), also known as David the tree-dweller and David of Thessalonika, is a patron saint of Thessaloniki and a renowned holy fool.
Declán of Ardmore Declán of Ardmore (Declán mac Eircc, Declanus, died 5th century), also called Déclán or Declan, was an early Irish saint of the Déisi Muman, who was remembered for having converted t...
Demetrius I of Georgia Demetrius I (დემეტრე I) (1093 – 1156), from the Bagrationi dynasty, was King of Georgia from 1125 to 1156.
Demetrius of Thessaloniki Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki (Άγιος Δημήτριος της Θεσσαλονίκης) is a Christian martyr of the early 4th century.
Diadochos of Photiki Saint Diadochos of Photiki was a fifth-century ascetic whose works are included in the Philokalia.
Dimitry of Rostov Saint Dimitry of Rostov was a leading opponent of the Caesaropapist reform of the Russian Orthodox church promoted by Feofan Prokopovich. He is representative of the strong Ukrainian influence upon the Russian Orthodox Church at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Dionysios of Zakynthos Saint Dionysios of Zakynthos was a 16th-century Orthodox Christian Archbishop of Aegina.
Dionysius the Areopagite Dionysius the Areopagite (Greek) was a judge of the Areopagus who, as related in the Acts of the Apostles, was converted to Christianity by the preaching of the Apostle Paul during the Areop...
Dmitry Donskoy Saint Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy, or Dmitry of the Don, sometimes referred to simply as Dmitry, son of Ivan II the Meek of Moscow, reigned as the Prince of Moscow from 1359 and Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1363 to his death.
Donatian and Rogatian Donatian and Rogatian were two brothers, martyred in Nantes during the reign of Roman Emperor Maximian, around 288-290, for refusing to deny their faith.
Donatus of Evorea Saint Donatus of Evorea (Shën Donati, Άγιος Δονάτος) was a Christian saint revered in Albania and Greece.
Dorotheus of Gaza Dorotheus of Gaza (505-565 or 620, alternative spelling Dorotheos) or Abba Dorotheus, was a Christian monk and abbot.
Dorotheus of Tyre Saint Dorotheus bishop of Tyre is traditionally credited with an Acts of the Seventy Apostles, who were sent out according to the Gospel of Luke 10:1.
Dubricius Dubricius or Dubric (Dyfrig; Norman-French: Devereux; c. 465 – c. 550) was a 6th-century British ecclesiastic venerated as a saint.
Dunstan Dunstan (909 – 19 May 988) was an Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, a Bishop of Worcester, a Bishop of London, and an Archbishop of Canterbury, later canonised as a saint.
Dymphna Saint Dymphna (also: Dympna, Dimpna) was the daughter of a pagan Irish king and his Christian wife in the 7th century AD. She was murdered by her father.
Eadberht of Lindisfarne Eadberht of Lindisfarne (died 6 May 698), also known as Saint Eadberht, was Bishop of Lindisfarne, England, from 688 until 698.
Eleazar Eleazar or Elazar was a priest in the Hebrew Bible, the second Kohen Gadol (High Priest) - succeeding his father Aaron.
Elen (saint) Elen (Elen Luyddog, lit. "Helen of the Hosts"), often anglicized as Helen, was a late 4th-century founder of churches in Wales.
Eleuchadius Saint Eleuchadius (died 112) is a 2nd-century Christian saint venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church.
Elias the Hermit Venerable Elias the Hermit was a desert dwelling monk of the fourth century AD. He led the ascetic life for nearly eighty years in a mountain cave of Egypt.
Elizabeth (biblical figure) Elizabeth, also spelled Elisabeth (Greek Ἐλισάβετ) or Elisheba (from the Hebrew אֱלִישֶׁבַע / אֱלִישָׁבַע "My God has sworn"; Standard Hebrew Tiberian Hebrew Elishwa; Arabic أليصاباتAlyassabat), was the mother of John the Baptist and the wife of Zacharias/Zachary...
Epaphroditus Epaphroditus is a New Testament figure appearing as an envoy of the Philippian church to assist the Apostle Paul (Phil.
Epenetus of Carthage Epenetus or Epaentus (Ἐπαινετός) is a saint in the Greek Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church, considered one of the seventy disciples and may have been the first Bishop of Carthage o...
Ephraim of Antioch Ephraim of Antioch or of Amida (Εφραίμ ο Αντιοχείας, died 545) was Patriarch of Antioch and a Church Father.
Ephrem the Syrian Ephrem the Syrian ((Mār Aprêm Sûryāyâ); Greek: Ephraem Syrus; ca. 306 – 373) was a deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century from the region of Syria.
Epiphanius of Salamis Epiphanius of Salamis (between 310–320 – 403) was bishop of Salamis, Cyprus at the end of the 4th century.
Equal-to-apostles An equal-to-the-apostles (isapóstolos; aequalis apostolis; întocmai cu Apostolii; равноапостольный, ravnoapostol'nyj; Bulgarian and Serbian: ravnoapostolni) is a special title given to some saints in Eastern Orthodoxy.
Erkembode Of the early life of Saint Erkembode, who lived in the late 7th and first half of the 8th centuries, nothing is known.
Euphrasia of Constantinople Saint Euphrasia (also, Eupraxia) (380 – March 13, 410) was a Constantinopolitan nun who was venerated after her death as a saint for her piety and example of charity.
Euphrosyne of Alexandria Saint Euphrosyne of Alexandria (Greek: Άγια Ευφροσύνη) (5th century) belongs to that group of legendary virgins who flee advantageous marriages and adopt male attire and pass for men, in order t...
Euphrosyne of Polatsk Euphrosyne (also Eŭfrasińnia, Efrasinnia) of Polotsk (or Polatsk, Połack) (Эўфрасі́ньня По́лацкая) (1110–1173) was the granddaughter of a prince of Polotsk, Vseslav, and daughter of ...
Euphrosyne of Polotsk Euphrosyne (also Eŭfrasińnia, Efrasinnia) of Polotsk (or Polatsk, Połack) (Эўфрасі́ньня По́лацкая) (1110–1173) was the granddaughter of a prince of Polotsk, Vseslav, and daughter of ...
Eustathius of Mtskheta Eustathius or Eustace of Mtskheta (Evstat'i Mtskhet'eli; ევსტათი მცხეთელი) (died c. 550) is an Orthodox Christian saint, executed for his apostasy from Zoroastrianism by the Persian milita...
Evasius Saint Evasius (Sant'Evasio; probably third century AD) is believed to have been a missionary and bishop of Asti, in north-west Italy.
Feodor I of Russia Fyodor (Theodore) I Ivanovich (Фёдор I Иванович or Feodor I Ioannovich Феодор I Иоаннович; 31 May 1557 – 16/17 January (NS) 1598) was the last Rurikid Tsar of Russia (1584–1598), son...
Flavia Domitilla (saint) Flavia Domitilla was daughter of Domitilla the Younger by an unknown father, perhaps Quintus Petillius Cerialis.
Flavius Clement Flavius Clement (died 96 AD) was an early Christian martyr.
Gabriel In Abrahamic religions, Gabriel (Arabic: جبريل, Jibrīl or جبرائيل Jibrāʾīl) is an angel who typically serves as a messenger sent from God to certain people.
Gavriil of Belostok Gavriil Belostoksky or Zabludowsky is a child saint in the Russian Orthodox Church.
George Calciu Father Gheorghe Calciu-Dumitreasa, born Gheorghe Calciu, was a Romanian Priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church who co-founded the St. Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, California.
George of Amastris George of Amastris (died between 802 and 807) was a Byzantine monk who was made bishop of Amastris against his will.
George the Hagiorite George the Hagiorite, George of Athos, Giorgi Mtatsmindeli or Giorgi Atoneli (გიორგი მთაწმინდელი, გიორგი ათონელი) (1009 – June 27, 1065), was a Georgian monk, calligrapher, re...
Gerasimus of Kefalonia Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia (Greek: Άγιος Γεράσιμος) is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece.
Gerasimus of the Jordan Gerasimus of the Jordan (Γεράσιμος ὁ ἐν ᾿Ιορδάνῃ, Abba Gerasimus, Holy Righteous Father Gerasimus of Jordan—also spelled Gerasimos or Gerasim) - a Christian saint, monk a...
Germanicus of Smyrna Saint Germanicus was a youth who was arrested and martyred for his faith in Smyrna during the reign of the Roman Emperor Antoninus.
Goneri of Brittany Goneri of Brittany was a sixth-century hermit of the church in Britain.
Gorazd (Pavlik) of Prague Bishop Gorazd of Prague, given name Matěj Pavlík (May 26, 1879 - September 4, 1942), was the hierarch of the revived Orthodox Church in Moravia, the Church of Czechoslovakia, after World W...
Gorazd (Pavlík) Bishop Gorazd of Prague, given name Matěj Pavlík (May 26, 1879 – September 4, 1942), was the hierarch of the revived Orthodox Church in Moravia, the Church of Czechoslovakia, after World W...
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (Великая Княжна Анастасия Николаевна Романова, Velikaya Knyazhna Anastasiya Nikolayevna Romanova) (– July 17, 1918) was the youngest daughter of ...
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (Olga Nikolaevna Romanova) (Великая Княжня Ольга Николаевна (Velikaya Knyazhna Ol'ga Nikolaevna); – July 17, 1918) was the eldest daughter of the l...
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanova) (In Russian Великая Княжна Татьяна Николаевна) (29 May (O.S.)/10 June (N.S.) 1897 – 17 July 1918) (in 1900 and late...
Gregory of Nazianzus Gregory of Nazianzus (Γρηγόριος ὁ Ναζιανζηνός Grēgorios ho Nazianzēnos; c. 329 – 25 January 389 or 390), also known as Gregory the Theologian or Gregory Nazi...
Gregory of Nyssa Gregory of Nyssa, also known as Gregory Nyssen, was bishop of Nyssa from 372 to 376 and from 378 until his death. He is venerated as a saint in Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Lutheranism, and Anglicanism.
Gregory Palamas Gregory Palamas (Γρηγόριος Παλαμάς) (1296–1359) was a monk of Mount Athos in Greece and later the Archbishop of Thessaloniki known as a preeminent theologian of Hesychasm.
Gregory Thaumaturgus Gregory Thaumaturgus (in Greek Γρηγόριος ο Θαυματουργός), also known as Gregory of Neocaesarea or Gregory the Wonderworker, (ca.
Gregory the Illuminator Saint Gregory the Illuminator or Saint Gregory the Enlightener (Գրիգոր Լուսաւորիչ transliterated Grigor Lusavorich Γρηγόριος Φωστήρ or Φωτιστής Gregorios Phoster or Photistes) (c.
Guthlac of Crowland Saint Guthlac of Crowland (673–714) was a Christian saint from Lincolnshire in England.
Helena Dragaš Helena Dragaš (Јелена Драгаш, Jelena Dragaš; Elenē Dragasē; c. 1372 – 23 March 1450) was the empress consort of Byzantine emperor Manuel II Palaiologos.
Herculanils Saint Herculanils was a martyr who died at Porto near Rome.
Herman of Alaska Saint Herman of Alaska (Russian: Преподобный Герман Аляскинский, c. 1750s – November 15, 1836) was a Russian Orthodox monk and missionary to Alaska, which was then part of Russian America.
Hypatius of Gangra Saint Hypatius the Wonderworker, Hypatius of Gangra – Hieromartyr; titular Bishop of Gangra, Asia Minor; present at the First Ecumenical Council where he supported Saint Athanasius the Great ag...
James Intercisus Saint James Intercisus, also known as Saint James the Mutilated (died 421) was a Persian saint.
James the Solitary James the Solitary was a hermit saint of the fifth century and a student of St. Maron, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church.
James, son of Alphaeus James, son of Alphaeus (Ἰάκωβος, Iakōbos in Greek) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, appearing under this name in all three of the Synoptic Gospels' lists of the apostles.
James, son of Zebedee James, son of Zebedee (Greek Ἰάκωβος, from Hebrew/Aramaic Yaʿqob; died 44 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and traditionally considered the first apostle to be martyred.
Jegudiel Saint Jegudiel the Archangel also Jhudiel or Jehudiel (יהודיאל Yehudiel "laudation of God") is one of the seven Archangels in Eastern Orthodox tradition.
Jesse of Georgia Venerable Jesse (Ise) of Georgia was a monk, bishop, and wonderworker of the sixth century.
Joachim Joachim ("he whom YHWH has set up", Hebrew: יְהוֹיָקִים Yəhôyāqîm, Greek Ἰωακείμ Iōākeím) was the husband of Saint Anne and the father of Mary the mother of Jesus, according to the Roma...
Joachim (Levitsky) Archbishop Joachim of Nizhny Novgorod (born Ivan Ioakimovich Levitsky; 30 March 1853, Kiev Province - early 1921, Sevastopol), was a Russian Orthodox bishop and religious writer martyred b...
Joanna, wife of Chuza Joanna is a woman mentioned in the gospels who was healed by Jesus and later supported him and his disciples in their travels.
Joannicius the Great Venerable Saint Joannicius the Great, in original Greek Ioannikios the Great - respected Byzantine Christian saint, sage, theologian, prophet and wonderworker, the hermit of Mount Olympus,...
Job of Maniava Job of Maniava, tonsured a monk with the name Ezekiel, born Ivan Knyahynytskyi was a Ukrainian Orthodox saint and an Orthodox clerical activist.
Job of Manyava Job of Maniava, born Ivan Knyahynytskyi (Княгиницький Йов; 1550, Tysmenytsya, present-day Ukraine - 30 December 1621) and named as a monk Ezekiel, was a Ukrainian Orthodox saint and...
John Cassian Saint John Cassian (c. 360 – 435), John the Ascetic, or John Cassian the Roman, was a Christian monk and theologian celebrated in both the Western and Eastern Churches for his mystic...
John Chrysostom John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities.
John Climacus Saint John Climacus, also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites, was a 7th-century Christian monk at the monastery on Mount Sinai.
John III Doukas Vatatzes John III Doukas (or Dukas) Vatatzes, Latinized as Ducas Vatatzes (Ιωάννης Γ΄ Δούκας Βατάτζης, Iōannēs III Doukas Vatatzēs, c. 1193, Didymoteicho – 3 November 1254, Nymphaion) was Emperor of Nicaea 1222–1254.
John Kukuzelis Saint John Kukuzelis or Kukuzel (Jan Kukuzeli; Свети Йоан Кукузел, Sveti Yoan Kukuzel; Άγιος Ιωάννης Κουκουζέλης, Hagios Ioannis Koukouzelis, Свети Јован Кукузел) (c.
John Moschus John Moschus (Ιωάννης Μόσχος, c. 550 – 619; name from the, was a Byzantine monk and ascetical writer.
John of Damascus Saint John of Damascus (Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Δαμασκηνός / Iōannēs ho Damaskēnos; Latin: Iohannes Damascenus; Arabic: يوحنا الدمشقي / ALA-LC: Yūḥannā ad-Dimashqī; also known as John Da...
John of Gothia John of Gothia (? – c. 791) was a Crimean Gothic Greek Orthodox Metropolitan bishop of Doros, and rebel leader who overthrew and expelled the Turco-Jewish Khazars from Gothia 787.
John of Kronstadt Saint John of Kronstadt (Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the Russian Orthodox Church.
John of Moscow John of Moscow also know as Blessed John the Fool for Christ was born on the outskirts of Vologda in Russia.
John of Patmos John of Patmos (also called John the Revelator, John the Divine, or John the Theologian) is the name given to the author of the Book of Revelation, the apocalyptic text forming...
John of Pskov Saint John, Hermit of Pskov (died 1616) lived in a period of terrible suffering and war between the Russian, Polish, and Swedish governments at the turn of the 16th to 17th centuries.
John of Rila Saint John of Rila (Bulgarian: Свети Иван Рилски, sveti Ivan Rilski) (876 – c. 946) was the first Bulgarian hermit.
John the Evangelist John the Evangelist (Greek: Εὐαγγελιστής Ἰωάννης) is the purported author of the Gospel of John, and presumably other Johannine works in the New Testament — the three Epistles of John and, accor...
John the Hairy Blessed John the Hairy was a holy fool, of the Russian Orthodox Church in the second half of the 16th century.
John the Merciful of Rostov Blessed John the Hairy (also known at John the Merciful of Rostov) was a holy fool (Yurodivy), of the Russian Orthodox Church in the second half of the 16th century.
John the Russian Saint John the Russian (Иоанн Русский) (1690 - May 27 (N.S. June 9), 1730) is one of the most renowned saints in the Greek Orthodox Church.
John the Silent Saint John the Silent (January 8, 454 – May 13, 558), also known as St John the Hesychast (Greek: Ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Ἡσυχαστής), was a Christian saint known for living alone for seventy-six years.
John Theristus Saint John Theristus was an Italian Benedictine monk, called Theristus or “Harvester”.
Jonah of Hankou Bishiop Jonah, was a bishop of Hankou of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
Jonah of Manchuria Jonah (Pokrovsky), Bishop of Hankou (April 17, 1888 – October 20, 1925, Иона (Покровский), епископ Ханькоуский и Маньчжурский), was a diocesan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russi...
Jonah of Moscow Saint Jonah or Saint Jonas, was the Metropolitan of Moscow from 1448 to his death in 1461.
Joseph of Arimathea Joseph of Arimathea was, according to all four canonical Gospels, the man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus after Jesus' crucifixion.
Joseph the Hymnographer Saint Joseph the Hymnographer (Gr. Όσιος Ιωσήφ ο Υμνογράφος) was a monk of the ninth century.
Joshua Joshua (Yĕhôshúa‘; Ἰησοῦς, يوشع بن نون Yūshaʿ ibn Nūn, Yuşa), is a figure in the Torah, being one of the spies for Israel (Num 13–14) and in few passages as Moses' assistant.
Jovan Vladimir Jovan Vladimir or John Vladimir (ca. 990 – 22 May 1016) was the ruler of Duklja, the most powerful Serbian principality of the time, from around 1000 to 1016.
Julia of Corsica Saint Julia of Corsica (Santa Giulia da Corsica; Sainte Julie), also known as Saint Julia of Carthage, and more rarely Saint Julia of Nonza, was a virgin martyr who is venerated as ...
Julian of Sora Saint Julian of Sora was a martyr of Sora, Campania, Italy.
Juliana of Lazarevo Saint Juliana of Lazarevo (or Juliana of Murom) (1530 – January 10, 1604) is a saint of the Orthodox Church.
Julius of Novara Julius of Novara also Julius of Aegina (died 401 AD) was a missionary priest to northern Italy.
Juvenal of Narni Saint Juvenal (d. May 3, 369 or 377) (San Giovenale di Narni) is venerated as the first Bishop of Narni in Umbria.
Juvenaly of Alaska Juvenaly of Alaska, Protomartyr of America, was a hieromartyr and member of the first group of Orthodox missionaries who came from the monastery of Valaam to evangelize the native inhabitants of...
Kassia Kassia (Κασσιανē Kassiani; 805/810 - before 865) was a Byzantine abbess, poet, composer, and hymnographer.
Kirill III of Kiev Kirill III of Kiev (Митрополит Кирилл III (died December 6, 1281) was a church figure, and the metropolitan of Kiev.
Konstantin of Murom Constantine of Murom (Russian: Святой Блаженный Князь Константин) (? - 1129) was a direct descendant of Vladimir I of Kiev and the son of Prince Svyatoslav of Chernigov.
Kuksha of Odessa Saint Kuksha of Odessa, born Kosma Velichko, is a modern saint canonized by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in 1995.
Kuksha of the Kiev Caves Saint Kuksha of the Kiev Caves (died after 1114, Kievan Rus') is a monk and martyr from the Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Kiev Monastery of the Caves).
Kyriaki (martyr) Saint Kyriake (Αγία Κυριακή, Agía Kyriakí̱; Santa Domenica; Света Неделя, Sveta Nedelya) was the only child of Greek parents Dorotheus and Eusebia.
Legend of Mary Magdalene The Legend of Mary Magdalene refers to various ancient manuscripts that existed in the first millenium CE.
Leo I the Thracian Leo I (Flavius Valerius Leo Augustus) (401 – 18 January 474) was Byzantine Emperor from 457 to 474.
Leoluca Saint Leoluca, also Leone Luca, Leo Luke of Corleone, or Luke of Sicily (c.
Lucius of Alexandria Lucius of Alexandria was an Arian who was twice installed as Patriarch of Alexandria, first in 363, during the reign of Athanasius, and the second between 373 and 380, competing with Peter II of...
Lucius of Cyrene Lucius of Cyrene (Loukios o Kurenaios, Λούκιος ὁ Κυρηναῖος) was, according to the Book of Acts, one of the founders of the Christian Church in Antioch, then part of Roman Syria.
Luka (Voyno-Yasenetsky) Archbishop Luka (Luke, Архиепи́скоп Лука́, born Valentin Felixovich Voyno-Yasenetsky, Валенти́н Фе́ликсович Во́йно-Ясене́цкий; April 27/May 9, 1877 in Kerch - June 11, 1961,Simferopo...
Luka Voyno-Yasenetsky Archbishop Luka was a Russian outstanding surgeon, the founder of purulent surgery, a spiritual writer, a bishop of Russian Orthodox Church, and an archbishop of Simferopol and of the Crimea si...
Luke of Steiris Luke of Steiris, Luke Thaumaturgus, Luke the Younger, Luke of Hellas, or Luke the Wonder-worker (d.
Luke Thaumaturgus Luke of Steiris, Luke Thaumaturgus, Luke the Younger, Luke of Hellas, or Luke the Wonder-worker was a Byzantine saint of the tenth century AD who lived in the themes of Hellas and Peloponnese in...
Luke the Evangelist Luke the Evangelist (Loukás) is one of the Four Evangelists or authors of canonical Gospels of Jesus Christ.
Lydia of Thyatira Lydia of Thyatira is a woman mentioned in the New Testament who is regarded as the first documented convert to Christianity in Europe.
Macarius of Corinth Macarius of Corinth (birth name: Macarius Notaras (Μακάριος Νοταρᾶς) was born in Corinth in 1731 and died in Chios in April 1805.
Macarius of Unzha Venerable Macarius of the Yellow Water Lake and the Unzha, the Miracle Worker (1349–1444) (Преподобный Макарий Унженский Желтоводский Чудотворец, Prepodobny Makariy Unzhenskiy Zheltovodskiy Chud...
Maccabees The Maccabees, also spelled Machabees, (מכבים or מקבים, Maqabim; Machabi or Machado; Μακκαβαῖοι, /makav'εï/) were the leaders of a Jewish rebel army that took control o...
Macedonius of Syria Macedonius the Hermit, sometimes known as Macedonius Kritophagus lived at the turn of the fourth to fifth century in Syria.
Macrina the Younger Saint Macrina the Younger (c.330– 19 July 379) was a saint and one of the most prominent nuns of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Malchus of Syria Saint Malchus of Syria was a monk who was sold into slavery and was forced to marry another slave.
Manahen Manahen (also Manaen) was a teacher of the Church of Antioch and the foster brother (Gk. syntrophos, Vulg.
Marcus Eremita Marcus Eremita or Markus the Ascetic was a Christian theologian and ascetic writer of the fifth century.
Margaret the Virgin Margaret the Virgin-Martyr, known as Margaret of Antioch (in Pisidia) in the West, and as and Saint Marina the Great-Martyr (Ἁγία Μαρίνα) in the East, is celebrated as a saint by the...
Marinus of Caesarea Marinus of Caesarea was a Roman soldier, who, for being a Christian, suffered martyrdom.
Mark of Ephesus Mark of Ephesus, born Mark Eugenikos (Μάρκος Ευγενικός), a 15th-century Archbishop of Ephesus, is famous for his defense of Eastern Orthodoxy at the Council of Florence (1438–1445) in spite of Byzantine Emperor John VIII Palaeologus and Pope Eugene IV. He held Rome to be in schism and...
Mark of the Caves The precise dates of the lives of hermit Saint Mark of the Caves, and the two sainted brothers Theophil and John are not recorded, however, their story is preserved in the Kiev Caves Paterikon.
Martha Martha of Bethany (Aramaic: מַרְתָּא Martâ) is a biblical figure described in the Gospels of Luke and John.
Martha of Bethany Martha of Bethany is a biblical figure described in the Gospels of Luke and John.
Mary (mother of Jesus) According to the Bible, Mary (מרים; BC – AD), also known as Saint Mary or Virgin Mary, was a Jewish woman of Nazareth in Galilee.
Mary Magdalene Mary Magdalene (original Greek Μαρία ἡ Μαγδαληνή), or Mary of Magdala and sometimes The Magdalene, is a religious figure in Christianity.
Mary of Bethany Mary of Bethany (Judeo-Aramaic מרים, Maryām, rendered Μαρία, Maria, in the Koine Greek of the New Testament; form of Hebrew מִרְיָם, Miryām, or Miriam, "wished for child", "bitter" or "rebel...
Mary of Clopas Mary of Clopas (or of Cleopas) (Maria he tou Klopa), the wife of Clopas, was one of various Marys named in the New Testament.
Mary of Egypt Mary of Egypt (ca. 344 – ca. 421) is revered as the patron saint of penitents, most particularly in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic churches, as well as in the Roma...
Matryona Nikonova Matrona Dmitrievna Nikonova, (Блаженная Матрона Московская), the Blessed Eldress of Moscow, (1885 – May 2, 1952), also referred to as Matrona of Moscow.
Matthew the Apostle Matthew the Evangelist (מתי/מתתיהו, "Gift of Yahweh", Standard Hebrew and Tiberian Hebrew: Mattay or Mattithyahu; Septuagint Ματθαῖος, Matthaios) was, according to Church Fathers, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus and one of the four Evangelists.
Matthias of Jerusalem Saint Matthias of Jerusalem (died 120 AD) is a 2nd-century Christian saint and a Bishop of Jerusalem.
Maturinus Saint Maturinus, or Mathurin was a French exorcist and missionary venerated as a saint.
Maurus, Pantalemon and Sergius Saints Maurus, Pantelemon and Sergius (died 117 AD) are 2nd century Christian martyrs venerated at Bisceglia on the Adriatic.
Maximos Kausokalybites Maximos Kausokalybites (Μάξιμος Καυσοκαλυβίτης; died 1365 or 1380; also spelled Kavsokalyvites, Kafsokalyvia, from "of the burning hut"), also known as St. Maximos the Hut Burner, was a he...
Maximus of Jerusalem Saint Maximus of Jerusalem (Maximus III of Jerusalem) was an early Christian saint and bishop of Jerusalem from roughly 333 AD to his death in roughly 350 AD. He was the third bishop of Jerusal...
Maximus the Confessor Maximus the Confessor (Μάξιμος ὁ Ὁμολογητής) also known as Maximus the Theologian and Maximus of Constantinople (c.
Maximus the Greek Maximus the Greek, also known as Maximos the Greek or Maksim Grek (Greek: Μάξιμος ὁ Γραικός, Russian: Максим Грек, c. 1475-1556), was a Greek monk, publicist, writer, scholar, humani...
Maximus, Metropolitan of all Rus Maximus (Максим) (died 6 December 1305) was the Metropolitan of Kiev (1283–1305) who moved the see of Russian metropolitans to Vladimir-on-Kliazma.
Melania the Younger Saint Melania the Younger (also Melanie; born in Rome c. 383, died in Jerusalem on December 31, 439) is a Christian saint and Desert Mother who lived during the reign of Emperor Flavius Augustu...
Melchizedek Melchizedek or Malki Tzedek; (Hebrew: malkī-ṣeḏeq) (translated as "my king (is) righteous(ness)") was a king and priest mentioned during the Abram narrative in the 14th chapter of the Book of Genesis.
Melito of Sardis Melito of Sardis (Μελίτων Σάρδεων Melíton Sárdeon) (died c. 180) was the bishop of Sardis near Smyrna in western Anatolia, and a great authority in Early Christianity: Jerome, speaking of th...
Methodios I of Constantinople St. Methodios I or Methodius I (Μεθόδιος Α΄), (788/800 – June 14, 847) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from March 4, 843 to June 14, 847.
Methodius of Olympus The Church Father and Saint Methodius of Olympus (died c. 311) was a Christian bishop, ecclesiastical author, and martyr.
Metrophanes, Chi Sung Metrophanes, Chi Sung (his Chinese name is also sometimes translated as Tsi Chung) or Mitrophan (December 10, 1855 – June 10, 1900) was the first Chinese Eastern Orthodox pries...
Michael (archangel) Michael ("who is like God?", מִיכָאֵל, Micha'el or Mîkhā'ēl; Μιχαήλ, Mikhaḗl; Michael (in the Vulgate); ميخائيل, Mīkhā'īl) is an archangel in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic teachings.
Michael I of Kiev (metropolitan) Metropolitan Michael I of Kiev (Митрополит Михаїл Київський; Митрополит Михаил Киевский) (born ?, died June 15, 992) was a saint and the first Metropolitan of Kiev and All-Rus' from 988-992.
Michael of Chernigov Saint Michael of Chernigov or Mikhail Vsevolodovich (– Saray, September 20, 1246) was a Rus' prince (a member of the Rurik dynasty).
Michael of Synnada Michael of Synnada (Michael the Confessor) (died 818) was a bishop of Synnada from 784.
Mitrofan of Voronezh Saint Mitrophan or Mitrofan of Voronezh (secular name Mikhail; 1623 - 1703) was the first Russian Orthodox bishop of Voronezh (since 1682).
Mo Chutu of Lismore Saint Mo Chutu mac Fínaill (died 637), also known as Carthach or Carthach the Younger (a name Latinized as Carthagus and Anglicized as Carthage), was abbot of Rahan (Irish ...
Mocius Mocius (Mucius, died 288-295), also known as "the Holy Hieromartyr", was of Roman ancestry, and a priest in Amphipolis, Macedonia who became an Orthodox saint.
Modestus of Jerusalem Modestus of Jerusalem (died December 17, 630) was a Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, who is commemorated as a saint by the Orthodox church, on May 17, March 29 or December 17.
Moses (bishop) Moses or St Moses spent many years in the 4th century as a hermit on the fringes of the Roman empire between Egypt and Syria, before becoming the first Arab bishop of the Arab people.
Moses the Black Saint Moses the Black (330–405), (also known as Abba Moses the Robber, the Abyssinian, the Ethiopian and the Strong) was an ascetic monk and priest in Egypt in the fourth...
Moses the Hungarian Moses the Hungarian (Моисей Угрин, Moisey Ugrin; Magyar Mózes) (died July 26, 1043) was a Kievan Russian monk of Hungarian origin.
Myrrhbearers In Eastern Orthodoxy the Myrrhbearers (Greek: Μυροφόροι, Latin: Myrophorae; Slavonic: Жены́-мѷроно́сицы; mironosiţe) are the individuals mentioned in the New Testament who were directly invo...
Nahum Nahum (or נַחוּם Naḥūm) was a minor prophet whose prophecy is recorded in the Hebrew Bible.
Nectarios of Aegina Saint Nectarios of Aegina (1846–1920), Greek: Άγιος Νεκτάριος Αιγίνης, Metropolitan of Pentapolis and Wonderworker of Aegina, was officially recognized as a Saint by the Ecumen...
Neophytos of Cyprus Neophytos of Cyprus, Saint Neophytos, Neophytos the Recluse (1134–1214) was an Cypriot Orthodox monk, priest, and sometime hermit, whose writings preserved history of the early...
New Martyr The title of New Martyr or Neomartyr (νεο-, neo, the prefix for "new"; and μάρτυς, martys, "witness") of the Eastern Orthodox Church was originally given to martyrs who died under ...
Nicetas of Chalcedon Saint Nicetas the Confessor, who is commemorated on 28 May, was a monk, and said to be bishop of Chalcedon.
Nicetas of Medikion Saint Nicetas of Medikion (Νικήτας Μηδικίου) or Nicetas the Confessor (Νικήτας ο ομολογητής), who is commemorated on 28 May, was a monk.
Nicetas of Novgorod Nicetas was born in Kiev, Ukraine, he became a monk in the Monastery of the Caves, but then embraced the life of a hermit.
Nicholas Cabasilas Nicholas Cabasilas (Νικόλαος Καβάσιλας; born 1319/1323 in Thessalonica; died 1392) was a Byzantine mystic and theological writer.
Nicholas II of Russia Nicholas II (– 17 July 1918) was the last Emperor of Russia, Grand Duke of Finland, and titular King of Poland.
Nicholas of Japan Saint Nicholas, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dimitrovich Kasatkin (Иван Дмитриевич Касаткин; - February 16, 1912) was a Russian Orthodox priest, monk, and saint.
Nicholas Salos of Pskov Nicholas Salos of Pskov was a Russian self-styled prophet in opposition of czar Ivan IV's oprichnina.
Nicodemus Saint Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin.
Olaf II of Norway Olaf II Haraldsson (995 – 29 July 1030), later known as St. Olaf, was King of Norway from 1015 to 1028.
Olga of Kiev Saint Olga (Ольга, hypothetically Old Norse: Helga born c. 890 died 11 July 969, Kiev) was a ruler of Kievan Rus' as regent (945–c.
Olympas Olympas was a Roman Christian whom Paul of Tarsus saluted in around 65 AD.
Olympias the Deaconess Olympias, also known as Saint Olympias and sometimes known as Olympias the Younger to distinguish her from her aunt of the same name was a Christian Roman noblewoman of Greek descent.
Onesimus Saint Onesimus (d. ca. 68 AD) (meaning "useful," also called Onesimus of Byzantium and The Holy Apostle Onesimus in some Eastern Orthodox churches) was a slave to Philemon of Colossa...
Orentius (martyr) Orentius was one of seven brothers, which included Cyriacus, Firminus, Firmus, Heros, Longinus, and Pharnacius.
Pachomius Saint Pakhom, also known as Pachome and Pakhomius, is generally recognized as the founder of Christian cenobitic monasticism.
Paisius Velichkovsky Saint Paisius Velichkovsky or Wieliczkowski (Paisie de la Neamţ in Romanian; Паисий Величковский in Russian; Паїсій Величковський in Ukrainian; 20 December 1722 – 15 November 1794) was...
Palatias and Laurentia Palatias and Laurentia (Sante Palazia e Laurenzia, Lorenza) (died 302 AD) are martyrs venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Palladius of Antioch Palladius of Antioch, Saint Palladius the Desert Dweller (died 309) is an Orthodox and Catholic saint.
Pancras of Rome Saint Pancras was a Roman citizen who converted to Christianity, and was beheaded for his faith at the age of just 14 around the year 304.
Pancras of Taormina Saint Pancras or Pancratius is said to have been born in Antioch in Cilicia. According to tradition, he travelled to Jerusalem with his parents during the earthly ministry of Jesus; later the entire family was baptized in Antioch.
Papias of Hierapolis Papias (Παπίας) was an Apostolic Father, Bishop of Hierapolis (modern Pamukkale, Turkey), and author (c.
Parascheva of the Balkans Saint Parascheva of the Balkans (also known as Petka, Petka of Bulgaria, Petca Parasceva, Paraskevi of Serbia, Paraskeva Pyatnitsa, Parascheva of Tirnovo, Parascheva the Serbian, Parascheva of...
Paraskevi of Rome Saint Paraskevi of Rome is venerated as a Christian martyr of the 2nd century.
Pardus the Hermit Saint Pardus (died 6th century) was a Roman who lived in Palestine.
Paternus of Auch Saint Paternus was the Bishop of Auch, although born a Spainard.
Patiens Saint Patiens was the fourth Bishop of Metz, later being made patron of the city.
Patriarch Callistus II of Constantinople Callistus II Xanthopoulos or Xanthopulus (Κάλλιστος Β' Ξανθόπουλος) was a Byzantine Hesychast monk and spiritual writer who reigned as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in 1397.
Patriarch Eutychius of Constantinople Eutychius (c. 512 – 5 April 582), considered a saint in the Catholic and Orthodox Christian traditions, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 552 to 565, and from 577 to 582.
Patronages of Saint George As a highly celebrated saint in both the Western and Eastern Christian churches, Saint George is connected with a large number of Patronages of ] throughout the world, and his iconography can be...
Paul and Juliana Paul and Juliana were brother and sister who suffered martyrdom, at the hands of Aurelian, in 270.
Paul of Thebes Saint Paul The first Hermit (Anba Boula) (Ava Pavly) , commonly known as Saint Paul the First Hermit or St Paul the Anchorite (d.
Perpetua and Felicity Saints Perpetua and Felicity are Christian martyrs of the 3rd century. Perpetua was a married noblewoman, said to have been 22 years old at the time of her death, and mother of an infant she was nursing. Felicity, her slave and pregnant at the time, was martyred with her.
Peter Mogila Metropolitan Peter (secular name Petro Mohyla, Петро Симеонович Могила, Petru Movilă; 21 December 1596 – 22 December 1646) was a Metropolitan of Kiev, Halych and All-Rus' from 1633 u...
Peter of Kiev Saint Peter, Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia was the Russian metropolitan who moved his see from Vladimir to Moscow in 1325. Later he was proclaimed a patron saint of Moscow.
Peter of Mount Athos Saint Peter of Mount Athos is reputed to have been the first hermit to settle upon the 'Holy Mountain' circa the 8th century.
Philothei Saint Philothei (also known as Philotheia or Philothea) (Άγια Φιλοθέη) (1522 - 1589) was a Greek martyr and saint.
Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well New Martyr Archimandrite Philoumenos (Hasapis) of Jacob's Well (Greek: Φιλούμενος Χασάπης; Φιλούμενος ο Κύπριος; or Φιλούμενος Ορουντιώτης), October 15, 1913 – November 29, 1979...
Philoumenos of Jacob's Well Saint Philoumenos (Hapsis or Khassapis) of Jacob's Well (October 15, 1913 – November 29, 1979), was born in the village of Orounta in the province of Morphou in Cyprus.
Phinehas According to the Hebrew Bible, Phinehas or Phineas was a High Priest of Israel during The Exodus, the grandson of Aaron and son of Eleazar the High Priest, who distinguished himself as a y...
Phosterius Tradition teaches that Saint Phosterius the Hermit dwelt on a high mountain most likely in the wilderness of modern-day Turkey.
Photios I of Constantinople Photios I (Φώτιος, Phōtios; c. 810 – c. 893), also spelled Photius or Fotios, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 858 to 867 and from 877 to 886.; He is recognize...
Pinytus Saint Pinytus born in Greece, was Bishop of Cnossus, Crete in the late 2nd century.
Pionius Saint Pionius (died March 12, 250) is a Christian saint.
Platon (bishop) Platon, born Paul Kulbusch was an Estonian bishop and the first Orthodox saint of Estonian ethnicity.
Platon (Kulbusch) Platon, born Paul Kulbusch (also spelled Kuhlbusch or Kuldbush; – 14 January 1919) was an Estonian bishop and the first Orthodox saint of Estonian ethnicity.
Plautilla Plautilla (died 67 AD) was an early Christian saint, a Roman widow who was by some accounts baptized by Saint Peter and saw the martyrdom of Saint Paul.
Polycarp Polycarp (Πολύκαρπος, Polýkarpos; AD 69–155) was a 2nd-century Christian bishop of Smyrna.
Polycrates of Ephesus Polycrates of Ephesus (flourished c.130 – 196) was an Early Christian bishop who resided in Ephesus.
Pontianus (martyr) All that is known of Pontianus (Ponziano) is that he was a Christian who was martyred during the reign of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
Pope Dionysius of Alexandria Saint Dionysius of Alexandria, named "the Great," 14th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St. Mark from December 28th, 248 until his death on March 8th, 264 after seventeen years as a ...
Pope Linus Pope Linus (died c. 76) was, according to several early sources, the second Bishop of Rome and is listed by the Roman Catholic church as the second pope, although this position is thought by his...
Pope Theodore I Pope Theodore I (Theodorus I; died 14 May 649) was Pope from 24 November 642 to his death in 649.
Pope Urban I Pope Urban I (Urbanus I) was Bishop of Rome or pope from 222 to 23 May 230.
Pope Vitalian Pope Vitalian (Vitalianus; died 27 January 672) was the head of the Catholic Church from 30 July 657 to his death in 672.
Pope Zephyrinus Pope Zephyrinus (died 20 December 217) was bishop of Rome or pope from 199 to his death in 217.
Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) of Kafsokalivia Saint Porphyrios (Bairaktaris) the Kapsokalyvite (7 February 1906 – 2 December 1991) was an Athonite hieromonk known for his gifts of spiritual discernment, a type of clairvoyance which he somet...
Priscilla and Aquila Priscilla and Aquila were a first century Christian missionary married couple described in the New Testament and traditionally listed among the Seventy Disciples.
Proterius of Alexandria Hieromartyr Proterius of Alexandria (died 457), Patriarch of Alexandria (451–457), was elected by the Council of Chalcedon in 451 to replace Dioscorus of Alexandria, who had been deposed by the...
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite (Διονύσιος ὁ Ἀρεοπαγίτης), also known as Pseudo-Denys, was a Christian theologian and philosopher of the late 5th to early 6th century (writing before 532),...
Pudentiana Pudentiana is a traditional Christian saint of the 2nd century.
Pulcheria Aelia Pulcheria (January 19, 398 or 399 – 453) was the second child of Eastern Roman Emperor Arcadius and Empress Aelia Eudoxia.
Quadratus (martyr) In addition to Quadratus of Athens (Quadratus the Apologist), there are several Christian saints with the name Quardatus (sometimes spelled Codratus): Quadratus of Africa was martyre...
Quadratus of Athens Saint Quadratus of Athens (Greek: Άγιος Κοδράτος) is said to have been the first of the Christian apologists.He is counted among the Seventy Apostles in the tradition of the Eastern Churches.
Quintian, Lucius and Julian Quintian (Quinctianus), Lucius and Julian (Julianus) are venerated as saints and martyrs by the Roman Catholic Church.
Quintus of Phrygia Quintus the Wonder-Worker is a saint and thaumaturge of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Quiricus and Julietta Saint Julietta (also known as Julitta (Ἰουλίττα)) and her son Saint Quiricus (also known as Kērykos (Greek:), Cyriacus, Qyriacus, Kuriakos, Keryakos, Kuriakose, Cyricus, Cir...
Quiteria Saint Quiteria (Quiteria; Quitèria; Quiteira; Quitterie; Quitéria; Kitheriammal) was a 5th-century virgin martyr, about whom nothing is certain except her name and her cult.
Raphael (archangel) Raphael (Standard Hebrew רָפָאֵל, Rāfāʾēl, "It is God who heals", "God Heals", "God, Please Heal") is an archangel of Judaism and Christianity, who in the Judeo-Christian tradition performs ...
Raphael of Brooklyn Saint Raphael of Brooklyn (November 20, 1860 – February 27, 1915), also known as Father Raphael, was born as Raphael Hawaweeny (رفائيل هواويني) in Beirut, Lebanon, of Damascene...
Raphael of Lesvos St. Raphael the Newly Appeared Martyr of Lesvos (1410 – 9 April 1463) is an Eastern Orthodox saint martyred by Turkish soldiers with his companions Sts.
Rastislav Rastislav or Rostislav, also known as St. Rastislav, (Latin: Rastiz, Greek: Rastisthlabos) was the second known ruler of Moravia (846–869 or 870).
Rastislav of Moravia Rastislav or Rostislav, also known as St. Rastislav, (Latin: Rastiz, Greek: Rasisthlabos) was the second known ruler of Moravia (846–870).
Restituta Saint Restituta (Santa Restituta of Africa – dead in 255 or 304) is a saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches.
Rictius Varus Rictius Varus (Rictiovarus, Rixius Varus, Rexius Vicarius) was a Vicarius in Roman Gaul at the end of the 3rd century, around the time of the Diocletianic Persecution.
Romanos the Melodist Saint Romanos the Melodist or the Hymnographer (Ῥωμανὸς ὁ Μελωδός, often Latinized as Romanus or Anglicized as Roman), was one of the greatest of Greek hymnographers, called "t...
Romanus of Subiaco Saint Romanus of Subiaco (died ca. 550 AD) was a hermit in the area around Subiaco, Italy.
Romulus (martyr) Saint Romulus (died 112 AD) was a 2nd-century Christian martyr.
Ronan of Locronan Saint Ronan (fl. c. 6th century?) is the name of an Irish pilgrim saint and hermit in western Brittany, eponymous founder of Locronan and co-patron of Quimper, together with its founder, Sai...
Rufus and Zosimus Saints Rufus and Zosimus (died 107 AD) are 2nd century Christian martyrs venerated by the Roman Catholic and the Eastern Orthodox churches.
Sabbas of Storozhev Saint Savva Storozhevsky or Sabbas of Storozhev (Святой Савва Сторожевский) - an Orthodox monk and saint of 14-15th century.
Sabbas Stratelates Saint Sabbas Stratelates (Sava Stratelat, Sabas Stratilat, Savva Stratilatus), Sabbas the General of Rome (died 272, Tiber River, Rome) — early Christian warrior saint and martyr, was Roma...
Sabbas the Goth Sabbas (Sava, Saba, or Savva) the Goth is a martyr and Christian saint.
Sabbas the Sanctified Saint Sabbas the Sanctified (439–532), a Cappadocian-Greek monk, priest and saint, lived mainly in Palaestina Prima.
Sagar of Laodicea Saint Sagar was supposedly a disciple of St. Paul (an unacceptable tradition), it is known that he was Bishop of Laodicea, Phrygia.
Saint Aemilianus Saint Aemilianus lived in the 5th century AD, and is known as a physician, confessor, and martyr.
Saint Alban Saint Alban is venerated as the first British Christian martyr.
Saint Amator Saint Amator Amadour or Amatre was bishop of Auxerre from 388 until his death on May 1, 418.
Saint Andrew Andrew the Apostle, called in the Orthodox tradition Prōtoklētos, or the First-called, is a Christian Apostle and the brother of Saint Peter.
Saint Anne Saint Anne (also known as Ann or Anna, from Hebrew Hannah חַנָּה, meaning "favor" or "grace") of David's house and line, was the mother of the Virgin Mary and grandmother of Jesus Christ, ...
Saint Asaph Saint Asaph (or Asaf, Asa) was, in the second half of the 6th century, the first Bishop of St Asaph, i.e. bishop of the diocese of Saint Asaph.
Saint Astius Saint Astius (died 117 AD;) is a 2nd-century Christian martyr venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Saint Barbara Saint Barbara, (Αγία Βαρβάρα), Feast Day December 4, known in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the Great Martyr Barbara, was an early Christian saint and martyr.
Saint Blaise Saint Blaise (Սուրբ Բարսեղ, Sourb Barsegh; Greek: Άγιος Βλάσιος, Agios Vlasios), also known as Saint Blase, was a physician, and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armeni...
Saint Bríga Saint Bríga (Brigid, Bridget) (fl 6th century) is venerated as foundress of the monastery of Oughter Ard in Ardclough County Kildare.
Saint Charalambos Saint Charalambos (Greek: Άγιος Χαράλαμπος) (also variously Charalampus, Charalambos, Haralampus, Haralampos, Haralabos or Haralambos) was an early Chri...
Saint Christina of Persia Saint Christina of Persia also Martyr Christina of Persia is venerated as a Christian martyr of the 6th century.
Saint Cleopatra Saint Cleopatra was a Christian Saint of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Orthodox Christianity who lived between the 3rd century and 4th century.
Saint Darius St. Dario (or Darius) is a saint of the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church.
Saint David Saint David ('Dewi Sant'; c. 500 c. 589) was a Welsh bishop of Menevia during the 6th century; he was later regarded as a saint and as the patron saint of Wales.
Saint Derchairthinn Saint Derchairthinn or Tarcairteann is venerated as an auperioress and saint of the monastery of Oughter Ard in Ardclough County Kildare.
Saint Dismas The Thief on the Cross, also known as the Good Thief or the Penitent Thief, is an unnamed character mentioned in the Gospel of Luke who was crucified alongside Jesus and asked Jesus ...
Saint Donatus of Evorea Saint Donatus of Evorea (Shën Donati, Άγιος Δονάτος) was a Christian saint revered in Albania and Greece.
Saint Evilasius Saint Evilasius was an executioner who tortured and executed a helpless 13-year-old girl who later became Saint Fausta.
Saint Fausta Saint Fausta, also known as Saint Fausta of Cyzicus (298 - 311), was a 4th-century girl who was arrested, tortured and executed for being a Christian.
Saint Florian Saint Florian (Florianus; civil name: Florian von Lorch; died ca. 304) is a Christian saint, and the patron saint of Linz, Austria; chimney sweeps; soapmakers, and firefighters.
Saint George Saint George (Γεώργιος (Georgios), (Giwargis), Georgius; c. 275/281 – 23 April 303 AD), born in Lydda, Roman Palestine, was a soldier in the Roman army and was later venerated as a Christian m...
Saint Glyceria Saint Glyceria (died ca. 177, Heraclea, Propontis) — early Christian saint, Roman virgin.
Saint Grwst Saint Grwst the Confessor (also known as Gwrwst, Gwrst, Gorwst or Gorst ap Gwaith Hengaer) was a 6th and 7th century saint operating in the Welsh Kingdom of Gwynedd.
Saint Hermias The Saint and Martyr Hermias of Comana is an early martyr commemorated in the Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church.
Saint Isidora Saint Isidora or Isidore (Saint Isidora the Simple or Saint Isidora of Tabenna) was a Christian nun and saint of the 4th century AD. She is considered among the earliest fools ...
Saint Joanna Joanna is a woman mentioned in the gospels who was healed by Jesus and later supported him and his disciples in their travels.
Saint Joseph of Damascus Saint Joseph of Damascus (May 15, 1793 – July 10, 1860), born Joseph George Haddad Firzli (جوزيف جورج حداد الفرزلي), was a Greek Orthodox Christian priest and educator who was canoni...
Saint Larissa Saint Larissa was a martyr who died in the Gothic persecution of Christians of c. 375.
Saint Leo of Catania Saint Leo of Catania, nicknamed the Thaumaturgus (May 709 – 20 February 789) was the fifteenth bishop of Catania, famed also for his love and care toward the poor.
Saint Mari Saint Mari was converted by Saint Addai.
Saint Markella Saint Markella (also Marcella) was an inhabitant of Chios, Greece who was canonized by the Greek Orthodox Church.
Saint Martyr Agapius Saint and Martyr Agapius of Galatista was born in Galatista, a town in Chalkidiki, Macedonia, in 1710.
Saint Matthew Matthew the Apostle was, according to the Bible, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus and one of the four Evangelists.
Saint Matthias Matthias (Hebrew transliteration: Mattityahu; d. 80), according to the Acts of the Apostles, was the apostle chosen by the remaining eleven apostles to replace Judas Iscariot following Judas...
Saint Maurice Saint Maurice (also Moritz, Morris, or Mauritius) was the leader of the legendary Roman Theban Legion in the 3rd century, and one of the favorite and most widely venerated sain...
Saint Menas Saint Menas (also Minas, Mina, Mena, Mennas) (285 – c. 309), the Martyr and Wonder-worker, is one of the most well-known Egyptian saints in the East and the West, due to the many miracles ...
Saint Moura Saint Moura, also known as Mart Moura, is a martyr of the 1st centuries of Christianity honored in the Middle East.
Saint Naum Saint Naum (Свети Наум, Sveti Naum), also known as Naum of Ohrid or Naum of Preslav (c.
Saint Nicetas the Patrician Saint Nicetas the Patrician (Νικήτας Πατρίκιος, Niketas Patrikios; 761/762 – 6 October 836), usually identified with Nicetas Monomachos (Νικήτας Μονομάχος), was a Byzantine eunuch offi...
Saint Nicholas Saint Nicholas (Ἅγιος Νικόλαος, Sanctus Nicolaus); (15 March 270 – 6 December 343), also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century Christian saint and Greek Bishop of Myra (Demr...
Saint Nikodim I Nikodim I of Peć (Никодим I Пећки, Nicodemus of Peć) was the 10th Metropolitan of Peć and Archbishop of Serbs from 1316 to 1324, he died in the year 1325.
Saint Nino Saint Nino (წმინდა ნინო (ts'minda nino), Սուրբ Նունե, Αγία Νίνα), (sometimes St. Nune or St. Ninny) Equal to the Apostles and the Enlightener of Georgia, (c.
Saint Pantaleon Saint Pantaleon (Παντελεήμων Panteleímon "all-compassionate"), counted in the West among the late-medieval Fourteen Holy Helpers and in the East as one of the Holy Unmercenary Healers, was a ...
Saint Patapios Saint Patapios of Thebes is the patron saint of dropsy.
Saint Patrick Saint Patrick (Patricius; Modern Pádraig Padrig) was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland.
Saint Peter Saint Peter (Petrus, died AD 64 or 67), also known as Simon Peter, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Church, according to the New Testament.
Saint Phanourios Phanourios the Great Martyr & Newly Appeared of Rhodes is recognized as a saint by the Greek Orthodox church.
Saint Pharmutius Saint Pharmutius, according to The Prologue from Ochrid, was the spiritual mentor of Venerable John the Hermit of Armenia circa the fourth century.
Saint Prisca Saint Prisca was a Roman young woman allegedly tortured and executed for her Christian faith.
Saint Sebastian Saint Sebastian (died c. 288) was an early Christian saint and martyr.
Saint Servatius Saint Servatius (Sint Servaas; Saint Servais) (born in Armenia, died in Maastricht, traditionally in 384) was bishop of Tongeren —Latin: Atuatuca Tungrorum, the capital of the Tungri&m...
Saint Shushanik Saint Shushanik (Շուշանիկ, შუშანიკი) (born Vardeni Mamikonian c. 440-475) was an early medieval Christian martyr of Armenian origin who was murdered by her husband Varsken in the town of Tsurtav...
Saint Spyridon Saint Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous also sometimes written Saint Spiridon (Greek: ca. 270 – 348) is a saint honoured in both the Eastern and Western Christian traditions.
Saint Therinus Saint Therinus (Shën Therin) was a Christian saint revered in Albania, also known as Saint Therinus of Butrint.
Saint Timothy Timothy (Greek: Timótheos, meaning "honouring God" or "honored by God") was the first first-century Christian bishop of Ephesus, whom tradition relates died around the year AD 97.
Saint Titus Titus was an early Christian leader, a companion and disciple of Paul the Apostle, mentioned in several of the Pauline epistles.
Saint Varus Saint Varus (died ca. 307, Alexandria, Egypt) — early Christian saint, soldier and martyr.
Saint Veronica Saint Veronica was a pious woman of Jerusalem in the first century AD, according to Roman Catholic tradition.
Saints Cosmas and Damian According to Christian traditions, Saints Cosmas and Damian were twin brothers, physicians, and early Christian martyrs born in Cilicia, part of today's Turkey. They practiced their profession in the seaport of Ayas, Adana, then in the Roman province of Syria.
Saints Sergius and Bacchus Saints Sergius and Bacchus, were third century Roman soldiers who are commemorated as martyrs by the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
Salome (disciple) Salome (Hebrew: שלומית, Shelomit), was a follower of Jesus who appears briefly in the canonical gospels and in more detail in apocryphal writings.
Sampson the Hospitable Sampson the Hospitable (died c. 530) was a citizen of Constantinople who devoted his time to serving the poor of the city.
Sarbel and Barbe Saints Sarbel and Barbe (or Sarbelius and Barbæa, Sharbil and Babai, etc.) were legendary Christian martyrs of the city Edessa in Mesopotamia.
Selaphiel Saint Selaphiel the Archangel or Saint Sealtiel, Selatiel, sometimes identified with Salathiel from the Second Book of Esdras.
Seraphim of Sarov Saint Seraphim of Sarov (Серафим Саровский), born Prokhor Moshnin (Прохор Мошнин), is one of the most renowned Russian monks and mystics in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Seraphim Rose Seraphim Rose, born Eugene Dennis Rose (August 13, 1934 – September 2, 1982), was an American hieromonk of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia who co-founded the St. Herman of Alask...
Serenus the Gardener Saint Serenus the Gardener (also known as Serenus of Billom, Sirenatus) (Saint Cerneuf) was a 4th-century martyr venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Sergius and Bacchus Saints Sergius and Bacchus (also Serge and Bacchus or Sergios kai Bakchos or Sarkis wa Bakhos), were third century Roman soldiers who are commemorated as martyrs by the Catholi...
Sergius of Radonezh Venerable Sergius of Radonezh (Се́ргий Ра́донежский, Sergii Radonezhsky), (14 May 1314 – 25 September 1392) also transliterated as Sergey Radonezhsky or Serge of Radonezh, was ...
Sergius of Valaam Saint Sergius of Valaam (Сергий Валаамский) was a Greek monk and wonderworker credited with bringing Orthodox Christianity to Karelian and Finnish people.
Seven Apostolic Men According to Christian tradition, the Seven Apostolic Men (siete varones apostólicos) were seven Christian clerics ordained in Rome by Saints Peter and Paul and sent to evangelize Spain.
Seven Deacons The Seven, often known as the Seven Deacons, were leaders elected by the Early Christian church to minister to the people of Jerusalem.
Silas Silas or Silvanus (Greek: Σίλας / Σιλουανός; fl.
Silouan the Athonite Saint Silouan the Athonite (also sometimes referred to as Saint Silvanus the Athonite or Staretz Silouan; 1866–1938), was an Eastern Orthodox monk of Russian origin.
Silvanus of the Seventy Silvanus was one of the Seventy Apostles, those followers of Jesus sent out by him in Luke 10.
Simeon (Gospel of Luke) Simeon at the temple is the "just and devout" man of Jerusalem who, according to met Mary, Joseph, and Jesus as they entered the Temple to fulfill the requirements of the Law of Moses on the 40...
Simeon of Jerusalem Saint Simeon of Jerusalem, son of Clopas, was a Jewish Christian leader and according to most Christian traditions the second Bishop of Jerusalem (62 or 70-107).
Simeon the Righteous Simeon (also Simeon the Righteous, Simeon the Elder, Simeon Senex, Simeon the God-Receiver, or Holy Simeon) is the "just and devout" man of Jerusalem who, according...
Simon the Zealot The apostle called Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, in Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13; and Simon Kananaios or Simon Cananeus ("Simon" signifying שמעון "hearkening; listening", Standar...
Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill Sophia Olelkovich Radziwill (Saint Sophia of Slutsk, Princess Sophia of Slutsk; May 1, 1585 – March 19, 1612) was the last descendant of the family Olelkovich-Slutsk (princes of Slutsk and Kopyl...
Sophronius Sophronius (560 in Damascus – March 11, 638 in Jerusalem) (Σωφρόνιος in Greek) was the Patriarch of Jerusalem from 634 until his death, and is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church and the...
Sophronius of Jerusalem Sophronius (560 in Damascus – March 11, 638 in Jerusalem) (Σωφρόνιος in Greek) was the Patriarch of Jerusalem from 634 until his death, and is venerated as a saint in the Catholic and the Easter...
Sosthenes Sosthenes (Greek, "safe in strength") was the chief ruler of the synagogue at Corinth, who, according to the New Testament, was seized and beaten by the mob in the presence of Gallio, the Roman ...
St. Joachim of Ithaca Saint Joachim of Ithaca also known as Saint Joachim of Vatopaedi or Saint Papoulakis was born in 1786 as Ioannis Patrikios near Polyktoria, a region in the island of Ithaca, Gree...
St. Joachim the Ithacesian Saint Joachim the Ithacesian was born near Polyktoria, a region in the island of Ithaca, Greece, in 1786 where his father, Angelos Patrikios, was based as a Captain.
St. Nicholas of Sofia St. Nicholas of Sofia (The New) (Свети Николай Софийски Нови) is a Christian saint who lived in the 16th century in Sofia, Bulgaria and is considered a martyr in the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.
St. Theodore (died 820) St Theodore was a hieromonk of the Orthodox Church known as a strong opponent of Byzantine Iconoclasm.
Stachys the Apostle Stachys the Apostle, was the first bishop of Byzantium, from AD 38 to AD 54.
Stephen I of Constantinople Stephen I (Στέφανος Α΄, Stephanos I) (Constantinople November 867 – there 18 May 893) was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 886 to 893.
Stephen of Perm Saint Stephen of Perm (Russian : Стефан Пермский / Stefan Perms, also spelled "Stephan") (1340–1396) was a fourteenth century painter and missionary credited with the conversion of the Komi Perm...
Stephen of Piperi Saint Stephen of Piperi (Свети Стефан Пиперски) (died May 20, 1697) is a Saint of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Stephen the Hymnographer Saint Stephen the Hymnographer (725–807), also known as Stephen of St. Sabas, was a Syrian monk who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
Stephen the Younger Saint Stephen the Younger (713/715 – 28 November 764 or 765) was a Byzantine monk from Constantinople who became one of the leading opponents of the iconoclastic policies of Emperor Constantine V (r.
Stylianos of Paphlagonia Saint Stylianos was born during the 6th century in Adrianopolis in the province of Paphlagonia into a very wealthy family.
Susanna (disciple) Susanna is one of the women associated with the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth.
Symeon of Trier Saint Simeon of Trier, also Symeon,, was a monk and recluse who died in Germany in 1035.
Symeon the Metaphrast Symeon the Metaphrast (also referred to as Simon or Symeon the Logothete, in classicizing usage Symeon Metaphrastes) was the author of the 10 volume medieval Greek menologion, or...
Symeon the New Theologian Symeon the New Theologian was a Byzantine Christian monk and poet who was the last of three saints canonized by the Eastern Orthodox church and given the title of "Theologian".
Tamar of Georgia Tamar the Great (თამარი) (1160 – 18 January 1213), was the Queen Regnant of Georgia from 1184 to 1213, who presided over the apex of the Georgian Golden Age.
Tatiana of Rome Saint Tatiana was a Christian martyr in 3rd-century Rome during the reign of Emperor Alexander Severus.
Ten thousand martyrs The ten thousand martyrs of Mount Ararat were, according to a medieval legend, Roman soldiers who, led by Saint Acacius, converted to Christianity and were crucified on Mount Ararat in Armenia b...
Teodor Komogovinski Saint and Holy Martyr Theodore of Komogovo (свети мученик Теодор (Сладић) комоговински, Teodor Komogovinski; 18th century) is a Serbian Orthodox saint (holy martyr), who served as a monk i...
Thaddeus of Edessa Thaddeus, Syriac-Aramaic Addai or Aday (ܐܕܝ) (sometimes Latinized as Addeus), was one of the Seventy Apostles of Christ, not to be confused with Thaddeus (Jude the Apostle) of ...
Thalassius of Syria Saint Thalassius of Syria undertook the call of God to life as a hermit in the fifth century.
Thamel (martyr) Saint Thamel and companions are a group of 2nd century Christian martyrs.
Theoctiste of Lesbos Theoctiste of Lesbos is a saint of the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church.
Theodor Komogovinski Holy Martyr Teodor Komogovinski was born in a village in Kukuruzari into a humble family named Sladic.
Theodora of Alexandria Theodora of Alexandria was an Eastern Orthodox saint and Desert Mother who was married to a prefect of Egypt.
Theodora of Arta Theodora Petraliphaina (Θεοδώρα Πετραλίφαινα), canonized as Saint Theodora of Arta (Αγία Θεοδώρα της Άρτας; ca. 1225 – after 1270), was a consort of Epirus and an Orthodox Christian saint.
Theodore and Pausilippus Saints Theodore and Pausilippus (died 130 AD) were 2nd century Christian martyrs who were killed during the persecution of Christians under the Roman emperor Hadrian.
Theodore Gabras Theodore Gabras (Θεόδωρος Γαβρᾶς) was a Byzantine governor in the Pontus who was involved in a minor unsuccessful rebellion against the Emperor Alexios I Komnenos around the year 1091.
Theodore of Pavia Saint Theodore of Pavia (died c. 778) was bishop of Pavia from 743 until his death.
Theodore of Tarsus Theodore (602 – 19 September 690; sometimes known as Theodore of Tarsus or Theodore of Canterbury) was the eighth Archbishop of Canterbury, best known for his reform of the Engl...
Theodore of the Jordan St. Theodore, a hermit blessed by God to serve his neighbour, is recorded to have lived in the sixth century.
Theodore Stratelates Theodore Stratelates (in Greek, translated as ("the General" or "Military Commander"), also known as Theodore of Heraclea, is a martyr and Warrior Saint venerated with the title Grea...
Theodore the Black Duke Theodore Rostislavich nicknamed Theodore the Black, Феодор Ростиславич Черный in Russian, is a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church and was a ruler of Smolensk and Yaroslavl.
Theodore the Studite Theodore the Studite (also known as Theodorus Studita, St. Theodore of Stoudios, and St. Theodore of Studium; 759–826) was a Byzantine Greek monk and abbot of the Stoudios mona...
Theodosia of Constantinople Saint Theodosia of Constantinople (Ἁγία Θεοδοσία ἡ Κωνσταντινουπολίτισσα, Hagia Theodosia hē Kōnstantinoupolitissa) is an Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Saint and Martyr who lived in th...
Theodosius of Kiev Theodosius of Kiev (Theodosius of the Caves, Феодосій Печерський, Феодосий Печерский) is an 11th-century saint who brought Cenobitic Monasticism to Kievan Rus' and, together with St Anthony of Kiev, founded the Kiev Caves Lavra (Monastery of the Caves).
Theodosius of Manyava Saint Theodosius of Manyava (Ukrainian: Феодосій Манявський, die 24 September 1629 in Manyava Skete, Ukraine) – Ukrainian Orthodox saint, venerable, ascetic, one of the founders and the seco...
Theodosius the Cenobiarch Theodosius the Cenobiarch (c. 423–529) was a monk, abbot, and saint who was a founder and organizer of the cenobitic way of monastic life.
Theophylact of Nicomedia Theophylact or Theophylaktos became bishop of Nicomedia in Asia Minor following the Iconoclastic Controversy of the eighth century.
Theophylact of Ohrid Theophylact of Ohrid (Greek Θεοφύλακτος, surname¨Ηφαιστος, Bulgarian Теофилакт Охридски, Serbian Теофилакт Охридски, also known as Theophylact of Bulgaria) (1055–1107) was a Greek archbishop...
Therapont of White Lake Therapont of White Lake (1331-1426) (Therapont Belozersky, Therapont of Beloozero, etc.), (Ферапонт Белозерский (Ferapont Belozersky) or Ферапонт Белоезерский (Ferapont Beloezersky))...
Thomas the Apostle Thomas the Apostle, sometimes informally called Doubting Thomas or Didymus which means "The Twin", was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament.
Thraseas Saint Thraseas was a martyr under the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
Three Holy Hierarchs The Three Hierarchs (Οι Τρεις Ιεράρχες) of Eastern Christianity refers to Basil the Great (also known as Basil of Caesarea), Gregory the Theologian (also known as Gregory of Nazianzus) and John ...
Tikhon of Zadonsk Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk (secular name Timofey Savelyevich Sokolov, Тимофей Савельевич Соколов; 1724–1783) was a Russian Orthodox bishop and spiritual writer who was glorified (canonized) a...
Titus (biblical) Titus was a companion of Saint Paul, mentioned in several of the Pauline epistles.
Torpes of Pisa Saint Torpes of Pisa is venerated as an early Christian martyr.
Triantafyllos Triantafyllos is a martyr of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Trophimus Trophimus (Τρόφιμος, Trophimos) or Trophimus the Ephesian Τρόφιμος ὁ Ἐφέσιος, Trophimos ho Ephesios) was a Christian who accompanied Paul during a part of his third missionary journey.
Tryphon Zarezan St. Tryphon Zarezan (Tryphon the Trimmer) (born c. 225 in Phrygia) was a Christian healer and is now the Eastern Orthodox patron saint of wine.
Tryphon, Respicius, and Nympha Saints Tryphon (Trypho), Respicius, and Nympha (Ninfa) are Christian saints who were formerly celebrated jointly on 10 November in the liturgical calendar of the Roman Rite of the Catholic Churc...
Tudy of Landevennec Tudy (Tudi, Tudec, Tudinus, Tegwin, Thetgo) of Landevennec was a Breton saint of the 5th or 6th century.
Uncondemning Monk An Uncondemning Monk is recorded in the from Ohrid as having led a saintly life by never condemning another person in all his earthly days.