St Marina (Margaret) the Great Martyr - Thanks for posting... Κύριε Ἰησοῦ Χριστέ, Υἱὲ τοῦ Θεοῦ, ἐλέησόν με τὸν… The Eastern Orthodox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEasternOrthodox Pinterest The Eastern Orthodox: http://www.pinterest.com/easternorthodox/ Pinterest The Eastern Orthodox Saints: http://www.pinterest.com/easternorthodo2/

St Marina (Margaret) the Great Martyr

Byzantine icon of Madonna and Child Enthroned, Pisa (?), c.1250-75

century Byzantine Madonna and Child Enthroned - Height: mm in).), third quarter of the XIII century Third quarter of the XIII century Location : Pushkin Museum

14 януари - св. равноапостолна Нина, просветителка на Грузия (†335 г.).

Nina (Nino) the Equal-to-the-Apostles, and Enlightener of Georgia - Commemorated on January 14 ( source ) The virgin Nino of Capp.

14 януари - св. равноапостолна Нина, просветителка на Грузия (†335 г.).

Nina (Nino) the Equal-to-the-Apostles, and Enlightener of Georgia - Commemorated on January 14 ( source ) The virgin Nino of Capp.

Equal of the Apostles Helen, the Mother of the Emperor Constantine and  Discoverer of the True Cross (250-330)

Equal of the Apostles Helen, the Mother of the Emperor Constantine and Discoverer of the True Cross

Saint Helena -- Patron Saint of "dirt digging" Archeologists

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

My Oblate name is Sister Helen after Saint Helen - Patron Saint of Archaeologists, found the true cross.

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Related to Saint George and the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Equal-to-the-Apostles Nina Enlightener of Georgia (3rd cent) prayed to Virgin Mary to convert pagan Georgia. Appearing in a dream, the Virgin gave Nina a cross and urged her to preach. Nina traveled to Georgia, where she healed the empress and converted her. The emperor fiercely tortured the saint; plotting to kill her, he went instantly blind and Nina healed him. The faith consolidated in the land in 5 years. Saint Nina's feast is Jan…

The Life of St. Nina the Enlightener of Georgia

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