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Offline Russell

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Saint Debra?
« on: February 03, 2011, 01:53:12 AM »
Is there a Saint Debra in the Eastern Orthodox church?
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2011, 02:00:32 AM »
Such a name (or Deborah) doesn't appear on the POMOG list of saints, but that's hardly authoritative. Fwiw, I've never heard of one. I'd have thought that the Old Testament Judge named Deborah might be one though...
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011, 02:01:46 AM »
There is Righteous Deborah the Judge, one of the righteous women of the Old Testament period. Her feastday is the Sunday of the Forefathers, just before the Nativity of Christ.
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2011, 11:27:21 AM »
Here, for example, you have a mosaic icon of St Deborah from the cathedral in Cluj.

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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2011, 03:21:35 PM »
Thank you everyone for the help
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2011, 09:27:38 AM »
Is there a Saint Debra in the Eastern Orthodox church?

Yes, I have an icon of the Righteous Judge Deborah. 

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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2011, 09:31:59 PM »
Thanks for posting the  mosaic icon of St Deborah from the Cathedral in Cluj.  Do you know the dates the cathedral was built?  Was it during Uniate times?
I have seen other pictures of that cathedral & I like the stars in the background of the frescoes.

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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2011, 07:47:18 AM »
There was no Union in Romania.

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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #8 on: February 05, 2011, 08:39:49 AM »
Thanks for posting the  mosaic icon of St Deborah from the Cathedral in Cluj.  Do you know the dates the cathedral was built?

The cathedral was built in the 1920s.

There was no Union in Romania.

Yes, there was. There are many Greek-Catholic parishes in Transylvania.
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2011, 08:42:51 AM »
Interesting, thanks.
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Re: Saint Debra?
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2011, 11:39:32 AM »
There was no Union in Romania.
Anyone who has studied Romanian history knows about the  union in Transylvania and the role the Greek Catholics had in using the Romanian vernacular language.  Comparisons have been made to the Greek Catholics in Galicia.