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Offline Justinian

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St. Marcella
« on: February 04, 2005, 06:14:41 PM »
I was reading my "Prayers for Purity" Prayer book and in the back it tells of a Saint named Marcella. Can someone tell me more of this holy woman, I cant find any resources online about her, they are all the Catholic St. Marcella....

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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2005, 11:01:18 PM »
Any relation to St. Markella?
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2005, 11:06:43 PM »
Yeah same saint.
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2005, 11:09:52 PM »
She has a nice cathedral named after her in Astoria ;)
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2005, 09:01:41 AM »
Sigh... :P
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2005, 10:57:50 AM »
Tere are 2 Saints called Markella:
1- Venerable Martyr Markella (+ 300)
2- Martyr Markella of Chios (14th C)
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2005, 01:12:59 PM »
Sigh... :P

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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2005, 01:16:23 PM »
I am SO glad you posted that link...I have been looking for some sort of listing of Greek Orthodox saints...with 4 kids to baptize and myself, we have a bunch of name days to figure out!

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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2005, 01:31:16 PM »
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2005, 07:31:56 PM »
I've never been able to find the date for a feast for Venerable Martyr Markella (+300).  I can find it on Latin calendars, but not Orthodox.  Is there a reason for this?
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2005, 07:42:56 PM »


Yeah but he's only half joking since he goes there with me every time I go. :P

Well, not EVERY time, but it is a nice place... ;)
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Re: St. Marcella
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2005, 07:45:16 PM »
I'm not sure why but they are both on the same day 22nd of July
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