Re: [orthodox-synod] Owen
- Archpriest Stefan Pavlenko wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is a Orthodox Christian Saint with the nameJRS: "Owen" can be treated as the same name as "Evan", or as a Welsh
> Owen, if not what would be the closest to it?
form of the names Eugene or John.
There are also several early Western Saints named "Owen":
St. Owen, Archbishop, in Rouen, Normandy (Aug. 24 OS).
St. Owen, hermit, near Lichfield, England (March 3).
St. Owen [Hywin] of Averdaron (Jan. 6).
Translation of relics (June 7).
St. Owen of Lastingham, disciple of St. Etheldreda (March 4).
Tr. of relics (May 5).
Then, there is St. EVAN, hermit of Ayrshire in Scotland (Aug. 18).
There is St. EVANGELUS, hieromartyr, at Tomi (Costanza) Romania (July
Fr John R. Shaw