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Saint Lydia of Philippi, the Equal to the Apostles Religious Images, Religious Art, Roman Church, Biblical Art, Byzantine Icons, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Icons, Sacred Art, Christianity

Saint Lydia of Philippi, the Equal to the Apostles

St. Lydia of Philippi (Feast Day - May 20) As recorded in the Acts of the Apostles (16:12-30), Lydia of Philippi was the Apostle Paul’s first convert to Christianity in Europe. Her conversion came after hearing Paul’s words in Philippi proclaiming the Gospel of Christ during his second missionary journey. As described in the Acts, Lydia was a “seller of purple”, a person who traded in purple dyes and fabrics for which the city of Thyatira was noted. Purple goods were part of a high value…

Saint Lydia of Philippi, the Equal to the Apostles Religious Images, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Byzantine Icons, Byzantine Art, Santa Lidia, Roman Church, Russian Orthodox, Catholic Saints

Saint Lydia of Philippi, the Equal to the Apostles

St. Lydia of Philippi (Feast Day - May 20) As recorded in the Acts of the Apostles (16:12-30), Lydia of Philippi was the Apostle Paul’s first convert to Christianity in Europe. Her conversion came after hearing Paul’s words in Philippi proclaiming the Gospel of Christ during his second missionary journey. As described in the Acts, Lydia was a “seller of purple”, a person who traded in purple dyes and fabrics for which the city of Thyatira was noted. Purple goods were part of a high value…

Saint Lydia was born in Thyatira, a town famous for its dye works. She was a seller of purple dye and was St. Paul’s first convert at Philippi. Catholic Saints, Patron Saints, Roman Catholic, Santa Lidia, Catholic Online, Early Christian, Christian Church, 1st Century, Religious Icons

St. Lydia Purpuraria - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Lydia Purpuraria (1st century) was born at Thyatira (Ak-Hissar), a town in Asia Minor, famous for its dye works, (hence, her name which means purple seller). She became Paul's first convert at Philippi. She was baptized with her household, and Paul stayed at her home there. Her feast date is ...

Saint Lydia Purpuria of Thyatira century) - Paul's first convert at Philippi, she was baptized with her household, and Paul stayed at her home there. Matthew Garrett, Roman Church, Pentecost, Orthodox Christianity, 1st Century, Icon Collection, God Loves Me, Orthodox Icons, Catholic

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By Sergei V. Bulgakov The eighth day after Pascha as the ending of the celebration of Bright Week was a special celebration since ancient times, as if it replaced the very same Day of Pascha and was called Antipascha, and means "instead of Pascha". From this day the cycle of Sundays and weeks of the entire year begins. On this day the commemoration of the resurrection of Christ is updated for the first time. This Sunday of the Antipascha was called the New Sunday, i.e. the first day of…