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Saint Sophia

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  • Kies, Lisa
    The name Sophia comes from the Greek word for wisdom. There are two Eastern Orthodox saints with this name with different Saint s Days. 4 June (22 May) - Holy
    Message 1 of 1 , May 23, 2000
      The name Sophia comes from the Greek word for wisdom.
      There are two Eastern Orthodox saints with this name with different Saint's
      Days.

      4 June (22 May) - Holy martyr Sofia - doctor (?) died of the sword.
      30 (17) September - Holy martyr Sofia died of sorrow on the grave of her
      daughters, Holy Martyrs Faith, Hope and Charity, on the 3rd day after their
      execution in the 2nd century.

      In service,
      Sofya la Rus
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