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Σάββατο, 2 Νοεμβρίου 2019

Saint David of Euboea Island (November 1st)


Our Venerable and God-bearing Father David of Euboea, also David the Elder ((Greek): Ὁ Ὅσιος Δαβὶδ ὁ ἐν Εὐβοίᾳ), ca.1480 - ca.1589, is a Saint and Wonderworker of Ottoman Greece. His feast day is celebrated by the Orthodox Church on November 1. The Monastery of Saint David in Euboea, which is dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Savior, and yet is associated with Saint David who founded it about 1535-1540 AD and lived his monastic life there in the 16th century, celebrates on August 6th as well as on November 1st. Within the church are the relics of Saint David, his censer, his priestly stole, and other treasures. (...)

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Holy icon of sts David & Jacob of Euboea, from the Orthodox Church of Theotokos Life-Giving Spring, st David of Euboea & st Jacob (Iakobos) of Euboea, in Nyamahana, Tanzania (more here). Icon from here.

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