Saint Pelagia

Saint Pelagia October 8 The Venerable Pelagia the Penitent lived a life of debauchery, earning a living as an exotic dancer and a prostitute. Once, when passing by a church elegantly dressed and adorned in riches, the congregation turned their faces away to not look at her. The Holy Bishop Nonnus reproached them for this. He said "behold how much care this woman takes to adorn her body, yet what care to we take to adorn our wretched souls!" The. bishop then fervently prayed for Pelagia, and so one day as she was passing by, she heard the bishop [...]

2016-10-14T14:48:47+11:00November 19th, 2015|

Saint Pelagia the Martyr

Saint Pelagia the Martyr May 4 Listen to the Saint's life in English: Listen to the Saint's life in Greek: Related links: St Pelagia of Tarsus (Mystagogy) Pelagia the nun-martyr of Tarsus (GOARCH) Virgin Martyr Pelagia of Tarsus, in Asia Minor (OCA) Saint Pelagia of Tarsus (Holy Protection) Life of St Pelagia the nun (Holy Trinity Orthodox Chruch)

2016-10-14T14:49:22+11:00November 18th, 2015|
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