Tag: Martyrs

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene of Lesvos

The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyrs Raphael, Nicholas and Irene suffered martyrdom by the Turks on the island of Lesvos, Greece, on Bright Tuesday (April 9, 1463) after the fall of Constantinople.…

Martyrs of Nicomedia

December 28, The Holy 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia

On December 28, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the 20, 000 Martyrs who were burned alive in the year 303 AD. At the beginning of the fourth century, during the reign of emperor…

December 28: The Holy 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia 1

December 28: The Holy 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia

On December 28, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the 20, 000 Martyrs who were burned alive in the year 303 AD. At the beginning of the fourth century, during the reign of emperor…