Feasts of St Mary

Feasts of St Mary

Introduction – St. Mary’s Fast While we celebrate St. Mary’s fast annually, there are many other feasts dedicated to her. Saint Mary is regarded as the highest saint in the Orthodox Church. She is higher than all the heavenly saints and any man or woman saint who ever...
Veneration of the Saints

Veneration of the Saints

What is a saint? The word saint comes from the Latin sanctus which means holy. Therefore, a saint is very simply “a holy person”. From the earliest of times in the Church, certain men and women have been designated as saints, “Holy,” either by being outstanding...