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  • Meg Lark
    Wow, that s some list! Thank you, Father! In Christ, Meg Lark ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      Wow, that's some list! Thank you, Father!

      In Christ,
      Meg Lark

      On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 4:57 PM, James Silver <frjsilver@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Dear Friends --
      >
      > This list was compiled by the Very Rev. Joseph Frawley in connection with
      > his work for the OCA 'Saints and Feasts' section of www.oca.org. I'm
      > confident that he won't mind my sharing it with you as he kindly shared it
      > with me.
      >
      > I haven't edited this at all though there are some spellings I'd adjust and
      > it might be formatted better than it must appear here in plain text.
      >
      > Father Joseph just told me that he's working on a revision of this roster,
      > including many additions.
      >
      > If interested readers will write me off-list, I'll save your e-mail
      > addresses and forward the new and improved and properly formatted file to
      > you as an attachment (we can't do that on the list).
      >
      > Through the intercessions of all Your saints, Christ our God,
      > have mercy on us and save us.
      >
      > Peace and blessings to all.
      >
      > Monk James
      >
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
      > Saints for Special Purposes
      >
      >
      > AFFLICTIONS & ILLNESSES
      >
      > For Barrenness or Infertility
      > St Anna (25 July)
      > St. Euthymios the Great (20 Jan.)
      > St. Hypatios of Gangra (31 March)
      > St. Romanos (27 Nov.)
      > St. Stylianos (26 Nov.)
      > Sts Theodore & John (12 July), also for women who have miscarried.
      >
      > For Breast Cancer
      > St. Zenobios (30 Oct.)
      >
      > For Cancer
      > St Nektarios of Aegina (9 Nov.)
      > "Pantanassa" or "Queen of all" Icon (18 Sept.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from Drugs
      > New Martyr Ephraim (5 May & 3 Jan.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from Drunkeness
      > Holy Martyr Boniface (19 Dec.) and the Righteous Aglais (5 June)
      > Chud. St Boniface of Ferentino (19 Dec.)
      > "Inexhaustible Chalice" Icon (5 May)
      > St. Moses the Black (28 Aug.)
      > Chud. Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (4 Aug. & 22 Oct.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from fatal wounds and poison
      > Chud. St. Anthony the Great (17 Jan.)
      > Chud. St. Sebastian (18 Dec.)
      >
      > For Fever & Chills
      > Chud. St. Basil the New (26 March)
      > Chud. St. Maron the Hermit (14 Feb.)
      > Chud. St. Photine of Palestine (13 Feb.) Not the Samaritan Woman.
      >
      > For the Ears
      > St. Spyridon the Wonderworker (12 Dec.)
      > Chud. St Coprius (20 Oct.) For deafness & incurable illnesses.
      >
      > For the Eyes
      > Chud. St. Laurence (10 Aug.)
      > Chud. St. Longinus the Centurion (16 Oct.)
      > St. Lucia of Syracuse (13 Dec.)
      > St. Luke (18 Oct.)
      > Chud. St. Menas (11 Nov.)
      > Great Martyr St. Paraskeve of Iconium (28 Oct.)
      > St. Paraskeve of Rome (26 July)
      > Great Martyr St. Stephen of Dechani (11 Nov.)
      >
      > For Healing of infirmities, deliverence from injuries
      > Chud. Archangel Raphael (8 Nov.)
      > Chur. Great Martyr St. Panteleimon (27 July)
      >
      > For Healing sick mothers and wet nurses
      > Chud. St. Agatha (5 Feb.)
      >
      > For Headaches
      > Holy New Martyr Demos of Smyrna (10 Apr.)
      > St. John the Baptist (7 Jan. & 29 Aug.)
      >
      > For Hernias and Intestinal Disorders
      > Great Martyr Artemios (20 Oct.)
      > St. Artemios of Verkola (23 June & 20 Oct.)
      >
      > For Insomnia
      > Sts. Cyrus & John (31 Jan. & 28 June)
      > Seven Sleepers of Ephesus (4 Aug. & 22 Oct.)
      >
      > For Mental Disorders, Swelling of Knees & Legs,
      > also Bodily Weakness and Exhaustion
      > Chud. Prophet Naum (1 Dec.)
      > St. Naum of Ochrid (23 Dec. & 20 June)
      > Great Martyr St. Anastasia the Deliverer from Potions (22 Dec.)
      > St. Gerasimos of Kephalonia (16 Aug.) and for the possessed.
      > Chud. Archangel Uriel (8 Nov.) For those who have lost their reason, or
      > those with darkened minds.
      >
      > For Mothers Unable to Nurse
      > St Tryphaina (31 Jan.)
      >
      > For Plague
      > St. Charalampos (10 Feb.)
      > Great Martyr St. Marina (17 July)
      > St. Bessarion the Savior, Archbishop of Larissa (15 Sept.)
      >
      > For Deliverance from Poison
      > Great Martyr St. Anastasia the Deliverer from Potions (22 Dec.)
      >
      > For Recovery of Sight
      > Chudov: Kazan Icon of the Theotokos (8 July & 22 Oct.)
      >
      > For Snakebite
      > Prophet Jeremiah (1 May)
      >
      > For Stomach Ailments
      > St Theodore of Studion (11 Nov.)
      >
      > For the Teeth
      > St. Antipas of Pergamum (11 Apr.)
      >
      > For the Throat
      > St. Blaise of Sebastia (11 Feb.)
      >
      > ANIMALS
      >
      > For Animals and Livestock
      > Great Martyr St. George (23 Apr.), blessing of cattle and herds.
      > Sts. Florus and Laurus (18 Aug.), recovery of lost horses, and to prevent
      > horses from falling.
      > St. Modestus of Jerusalem (18 Dec.) Check date
      > Great Martyr St. Mamas (2 Sept. & 16 Dec.)
      > St. Parthenios of Radovysdius (21July) For cattle.
      > Sts. Speusippos, Eleusippos, and Meleusippos (16 Jan.) For horses.
      >
      > For recovery of lost or stolen Cattle, or an increase in cattle
      > St. Blaise (11 Feb.)
      > Chud. Great Martyr St. Mamas (2 Sept.)
      > St. Modestos of Jerusalem (18 Dec.)
      > Chud. St. Tarasios (25 Feb.)
      >
      > For Hunting and fishing
      > Chud. Great Martyr St. Eustathios (20 Sept.)
      > Chud. St. Andrew (30 Nov.) For blessing nets.
      >
      > For an Increase of bees
      > Sts. Zosima (17 April) and Sabbatius (27 Sept.) also 8 Aug.
      >
      > For an Increase of sheep
      > Chud. St. Anastasia the Roman (29 Oct.)
      >
      > For an Increase of silkworms
      > Chud. St Symeon the Stylite the Younger (24 May)
      >
      > CHILDREN
      >
      > To Have a Child
      > St. Anna, Mother of the Theotokos (25 July)
      > St. Elizabeth, Mother of the Forerunner (5 Sept.)
      > Chud. St. Felicitas (25 Jan.) For a male child.
      > St. Irene Chrysovolantou (28 July)
      > St. Sabbas the Sanctified of Palestine (5 Dec.)
      > St. Symeon the Myrrh-gusher, father of St. Sava of Serbia (13 Feb.)
      > Sts. Theodore & John (12 July)
      >
      > To avoid difficult childbirth:
      > Chud. Great Martyr St Anastasia the Deliverer from Potions (22 Dec.)
      > St. Eleutherios (15 Dec.)
      > Great Martyr Katherine of Alexandria (24 Nov.)
      > Chud. Icon "Of St .Theodore" (14 Mar. & 16 Aug.)
      >
      > For the care and protection of Infants
      > Chud. St. Conan of Isauria (5 Mar.) Chicken pox.
      > Chud. St. Julian of Cenomanis (13 July) From death, snake bite, bee stings.
      > Chud. St. Niketas the Goth (15 Sept.) Cramps.
      > Chud. St. Paul (29 June) From death, snake bite, bee stings.
      > St. Stylianos (26 Nov.)
      > St. Symeon the God-Receiver (3 Feb.) Preservation of health.
      > Chud. Tikhvin Icon (26 June)
      >
      > For Young People
      > Great Martyr Demetrios the Wonderworker (26 Oct.)
      > Holy Right-Believing Prince Demetrios of Moscow (15 May & 3 June)
      > Nine Child-Martyrs of Kola (22 Feb.)
      >
      > MISCELLANEOUS NEEDS
      >
      > Blessing of water and food
      > Sts. Cyrus & John (31 Jan. & 28 June)
      >
      > For Captives, Prisoners, and Court Cases
      > Great Martyr St. George (23 Apr.)
      > St. Onouphrios the Great (12 June)
      > St. Peter of Athos (12 June)
      > St. Symeon the God-Receiver (3 Feb.)
      >
      > For the Cessation of storms, blizzards, freezing, and earthquake
      > St. Valerian (1 July)
      >
      > For Chastity and Help in Carnal Warfare
      > St. Anysia the Virgin Martyr (30 Dec.)
      > St. Basil of Mangazea (23 March & 10 May)
      > Great Martyr St. Demetrios (26 Oct.)
      > New Martyr Ignatios of Athos (1 May)
      > St. John the Forerunner (7 Jan.)
      > St. John the Much-Suffering (18 July)
      > St. Joseph the All-Comely (31 Mar. & Holy Monday)
      > St. Martinian (13 Feb.)
      > St. Mary of Egypt (1 Apr.)
      > St. Moses the Hungarian (26 July)
      > St. Susanna (Sunday of the Forefathers )
      > New Martyr Theodore the Byzantine (17 Feb.)
      > St. Thomais (13 Apr.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from bad weather, draught, too much rain, flooding, and for
      > the digging of a well
      > Prophet Elias (20 July)
      > Great Martyr Theodore the Commander (8 June)
      >
      > For Deliverance from demonic possession (men and animals)
      > St. Maruthas (16 Feb.)
      > St. Niphon (23 Dec.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from famine, poverty, plunder, exile, and other hardships
      > of
      > life
      > St. Anna (9 Sept. & 9 Dec.)
      > Righteous Job (6 May)
      >
      > For Deliverance from sudden death without
      > repentance or the Holy Mysteries
      > Great Martyr St. Barbara (4 Dec.)
      > St. Charalampos (10 Feb.)
      > St. Onouphrios (12 June)
      > St. Paisios (19 June)
      > St. Paul (29 June) Preserves children from untimely death
      > St. Sadok of Persia (19 Oct. & 20 Feb.)
      >
      > For Deliverence from unrighteous judgment, false witness, slander.
      > Chud. St. Pancratius of Taormina (9 July)
      >
      > For Deliverence from various misfortunes (wrath, theft, murder, drowning,
      > for the salvation and liberation of captives and those in prison)
      > St. Nicholas (6 Dec.)
      >
      > For the Elderly
      > St Anna the Prophetess (3 Feb. & 28 Aug.)
      > St Symeon the God-Receiver (3 Feb.)
      >
      > For Finding Employment or Housing
      > St. John of Kronstadt (19 Dec.)
      > St. Xenia of St. Petersburg (24 Jan.)
      >
      > For Finding Lost Articles, or slaves or servants who have fled
      > St. John the Warrior (30 July)
      > Great Martyr St. Menas of Egypt (11 Nov.)
      > Great Martyr St. Phanourios of Rhodes (27 Aug.)
      > ? St. Theodore the Phanariot *
      > * See Life of St Joseph the Hymnographer
      > Great Martyr Theodore the Recruit (17 Feb.)
      >
      > For a Good End to One’s Life
      > Holy Archangel Michael (8 Nov.)
      > St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople (11 Aug.)
      >
      > For Guilelessness and Simplicity
      > Holy Apostle Nathaniel (27 Nov.)
      > St. Paul the Simple (4 Oct. & 7 March)
      >
      > For help in difficult or hopless endeavors
      > Chud. St Jude (19 June)
      >
      > For help in Distress, Poverty, etc.
      > St. John the Merciful of Alexandria (12 Nov.)
      > St. John of Kronstadt (19 Dec.)
      > St. Martin of Tours (11 Nov. & 4 July)
      > St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (6 Dec.)
      >
      > For help against Quick-temper and Despondency
      > St. Tikhon of Zadonsk (13 Aug.)
      >
      > For Help in Reading
      > Chudov: Sts. Cyril & Methodios (11 May)
      > St. Dorotheos of Gaza (13 Aug.)
      > Chudov: Prophet Naum (1 Dec.)
      > St. Sergius of Radonezh (25 Sept. & 5 July)
      >
      > For Help in Studies
      > Sts. Cosmas & Damian (1 Nov.)
      > Chud. St Gury of Kazan (5 Dec.)
      > St. John of Kronstadt (19 Dec.)
      > St. Justin the Martyr (1 June)
      > St. Nestor the Chronicler of the Kiev Caves (27 Oct.)
      > St. Sergius of Radonezh (25 Sept. & 5 July)
      > The Three Hierarchs Sts. Basil the Great (1 Jan.), Gregory the Theologian
      > (25 Jan.), and John Chrysostomos (13 Nov.)
      >
      > For the Kitchen and Home
      > Chud. Archangel Barachiel (8 Nov.) Upon entering a new residence,
      > for success in money matters.
      > St. Euphrosynos the Cook (11 Sept.)
      > St. Juliana Lazarevskaya (2 Jan.)
      > St. Prokhoros of the Kiev Caves (10 Feb.)
      > St. Sergius of Radonezh (25 Sept.) Baking.
      > Sts. Spyridon and Nikodemos of the Kiev Caves (31 Oct.) Prosphora.
      >
      > For learning science and medicine
      > Chud. Sts. Cosmas & Damian (1 Nov.)
      > Chud. Sts. Cyrus & John (31 Jan.)
      > Chud. St. Hermolaos (26 July)
      > Chud. St. John (26 Sept. & 8 May)
      > Chud. St. Luke (18 Oct.)
      >
      > For Marital Difficulties
      > Sts. Peter and Febronia of Murom (25 June) and for newlyweds
      > Holy Martyrs Shamuna, Guria, and Habib (15 Nov.) For family peace,
      > if a husband hates his wife, and to preserve faithfulness in marriage.
      >
      > For Married Couples
      > Sts. Adrian and Natalia (26 Aug.)
      > Sts. Timothy and Maura (3 May)
      >
      > To effect a swift and happy marriage
      > Chud. Great Martyr St. Irene (5 May)
      > Chud. St. Valentine of Terni (30 July)
      >
      > For Meeting a Difficult Situation, an Interview, etc.
      > St. Aniketos of Nicomedia (12 Aug.)
      > Archangel Raphael (8 Nov.)
      > Sts. Cosmas and Damian of Rome, their mother Theodote of Asia Minor, and
      > their brothers Anthimos, Leontius, and Europios of Arabia (1 July)
      > Sts. Cyrus and John of Alexandria (31 Jan. & 28 June)
      > Holy Prophet-King David (Sunday after Nativity)
      > St. Diomedes the Healer (16 Aug.)
      > St. John of Kronstadt (19 Dec.)
      > ? St. Julian the Martyr (Many with this name)
      > St. Mokios (11 May)
      > St. Nektarios of Aegina (9 Nov.)
      > Sts. Panteleimon (27 July) and Hermolaus (26 July)
      > St. Thalelaus (27 Feb.? 20 May?)
      > St. Zotikos the Protector of Orphans (31 Dec.)
      >
      > For missions & translations
      > Sts. Cyril & Methodios (11 May)
      > St. Cosmas Aitolos (24 Aug.)
      > St. Euthymios of Iviron (13 May)
      > St. Innocent of Moscow (31 March)
      > St. Paisios Velichkovsky (15 Nov.)
      > St. Stephen of Perm (26 April)
      >
      > For obtaining the Lord's blessing & mercy in our
      > daily affairs, and for taking up a new residence
      > Archangel Barachiel (8 Nov.)
      > St. Spyridon (12 Dec.)
      >
      > For Patient Endurance of Affliction
      > Great Martyr St. Eustanthios Placidas and Family (20 Sept.)
      > Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebastia (9 Mar.)
      > Holy Forty-two Martyrs of Amorion (6 March)
      > Righteous Job the Much-Suffering (6 May)
      > St. Pimen the Much-Ailing of the Kiev Caves (7 Aug.)
      >
      > For Rain
      > Prophet Elias (20 July)
      >
      > For Recovery of Stolen Articles
      > St. John the Warrior (30 July) and for tracking down thieves.
      > St. Theodore the Recruit (17 Feb.)
      >
      > For Repentance
      > ? St. Andrew of Crete (4 July? 17 Oct.?)
      > ? St. James "the Fallen"
      > St. Mary of Mesopotamia (29 Oct.)
      > St. Nikon, Preacher of Repentance (26 Nov.)
      > St. Niphon of Constantiana, Egypt (23 Dec.)
      > Sts. Pelagia & Thais (8 Oct.)
      > St. Thais (10 May)
      >
      > For sorrows
      > Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos:
      > Assuage My Sorrows (25 Jan. & 9 Oct.)
      > Life-Giving Spring (Bright Friday)
      > Joy of all who Sorrow (23 July & 24 Oct.)
      > Search of the Lost (5 Feb.)
      > Unexpected Joy (25 Jan. & 9 Dec.)
      >
      > For Spiritual Help, Consolation, and Compunction
      > St. Alexis the Man of God (17 Mar.)
      > St. Ephraim the Syrian (Jan.)
      > St. Seraphim of Sarov (2 Jan.)
      >
      > For Steadfastness in the Faith
      > All the Holy Fathers
      > St. Athanasios the Great (18 Jan. & 2 May )
      > St. Athanasios of Brest (5 Sept.)
      > Athonite Fathers Slain by the Latins at:
      > Iviron (13 May)
      > Karyes (5 Dec.)
      > Vatopedi (4 Jan.)
      > Zographou (22 Sept. & 10 Oct.)
      > St. Gregory Palamas (14 Nov.)
      > St. Isidore of Yuriev (8 Jan.)
      > St. Job of Pochaev (28 Oct. & 28 Aug.)
      > St. Maximus the Confessor (21 Jan. & 13 Aug.)
      > St. Mark of Ephesus (19 Jan.)
      > St. Peter the Aleut (8 Sept. or 24 Sept.)
      > St. Photios the Great (6 Feb.)
      >
      > For Thoughts of Doubt
      > St Thomas (6 Oct.)
      >
      > For Trading
      > St. Paraskeve of Rome (26 July)
      >
      > For Travelers
      > Chud. St. Christopher (9 May)
      > Chud. St. Clement of Rome (25 Nov.) By water.
      > Chud. Prophet Elias (20 July) By air.
      > St. John the Russian (27 May)
      > Chud. St. Joseph the Betrothed (Sunday after Nativity)
      > St. Nicholas (6 Dec.)
      > St. Niphon, Patriarch of Constantinople (Aug.)
      > Chud. St. Phokas of Synope (22 Sept. & 22 July) By water.
      > Sts. Sergius & Herman (28 June) By sea.
      >
      > For Widows
      > Chud. St. Sophia (17 Sept.)
      >
      > FOR VARIOUS OCCUPATIONS
      >
      > For Carpenters
      > St Joseph the Betrothed (Sunday After Nativity)
      >
      > For Church Singers
      > St John of Damascus (4 Dec.)
      > St. John Koukouzelis (1 Oct.)
      > Sts. Leontius (18 June) and Gerontius (1 Apr.),
      > the Canonarchs of the Kiev Caves
      > St. Romanos the Melodist (1 Oct.)
      > St. Theodosios of Chernigov (5 Feb. & 9 Sept.)
      >
      > For Cobblers
      > St. Eustathius the Cobbler of Georgia (29 July)
      >
      > For Fishermen
      > Holy Apostles Peter (29 June), Andrew (30 Nov.),
      > James (30 Apr.), John (26 Sept.)
      >
      > For Iconographers
      > St. Alypius of the Kiev Caves (17 Aug.)
      > St. John of Damascus (4 Dec.)
      > Chudov: St. John the Theologian (26 Sept. & 8 May)
      > St. Luke the Apostle and Evangelist (18 Oct.)
      >
      > For Perfumers
      > St. Abo the Perfumer of Georgia (8 Jan.)
      >
      > For Physicians
      > St. Agapitos the Physician of the Kiev Caves (1 June)
      > Great Martyr St. Panteleimon (27 July)
      > Holy Unmercenaries (1 Nov.)
      >
      > For Postmen
      > ? St. Zeno (Many of this name)
      >
      > For Printers
      > St Job of Pochaev (28 Oct. & 28 Aug)
      >
      > For Shepherds
      > Righteous Abel, son of Adam (Sunday of Forefathers)
      > St Mamas (2 Sept.)
      >
      > For those serving in the Military
      > (For the subjugation of enemies and adversaries on the field of battle, for
      > deliverence from the sword, incursions of enemies, from betrayal, from
      > invasion of aliens, and from civil war, and for the blessing of banners and
      > arms)
      > Holy Archangel Michael (8 Nov.)
      > St. George the Great Martyr (23 Apr.)
      > St. Barbara the Great Martyr (4 Dec.)
      > St Theodore, Admiral of the Russian Fleet (2 Oct.) Navy.
      > St. Titus the Soldier of the Kiev Caves (27 Feb.)
      >
      > For Stone-workers
      > Holy Martyrs Florus and Laurus (18 Aug.)
      >
      > For Tailors and Seamstresses
      > Holy New Martyr Doukas (24 April)
      > St Tabitha (25 October)
      >
      > For Workers in Hospitals
      > St. Dositheos, Disciple of Abba Dorotheos (19 Feb.)
      > Holy Unmercenaries (1 Nov.)
      >
      > FOR PROTECTION
      >
      > From Birth Defects
      > Holy Great Martyr Niketas the Goth (15 Sept.)
      >
      > From Danger
      > Protection of the Theotokos (1 Oct.)
      >
      > From Demonic Influence and Witchcraft
      > Sts. Cyprian and Justina (2 Oct.)
      > St. Metrophanes of Voronezh (23 Nov. & 7 Aug.)
      > Sts. Sergius & Herman (28 June)
      > St. Theodore the Sykeote (22 April)
      >
      > From Draught
      > Prophet Elias (20 July)
      >
      > From Fire
      > St. Basil of Moscow (2 Aug.)
      > Prophet Elias (20 July)
      > St. Niketas of Novgorod (31 Jan.)
      > The Three Holy Youths (17 Dec.)
      > St. Xenia of Petersburg (24 Jan.)
      > "Unburnt Bush" Icon of the Theotokos (4 Sept.)
      >
      > From Floods, Poverty, or any Misfortune
      > St. Nicholas (6 Dec.)
      >
      > From Lightning
      > St. Bogolep (29 July)
      >
      > For Protection of Crops from Pests
      > St. Michael of Synnada Check date.
      > St. Gerasimos the New Ascetic (16 Aug.)
      >
      > For Protection of Gardens from Pests
      > Great Martyr St. Tryphon (1 Feb.)
      >
      > From Thieves
      > St. Gregory the Wonderworker of the Kiev Caves (8 Jan.)
      >
      > From Wild Beasts
      > Great Martyr St. George (23 April)
      >
      > From Witchcraft, Magic, etc.
      > Sts Kyprianos and Justina (2 Oct.)
      > Great Martyr St. Xenia of Kalamata (3 May)
      > ----------------------------------------------------------
      > ---------------------------
      > Most of these entries come from the calendar printed by St Nectarios
      > Press in 1983. Saints listed in the Tyikon of the Lavra of the Miracle
      > (Chudov) in 1652 are indicated by (Chu.). It was translated into English
      > and
      > printed in the August 2000 issue of "The Shepherd" in England. A shorter
      > version was printed in "One Church" #5, 1992.
      >
      >
      >
      > http://shepherdsguild.org/id8.html
      >
      > http://www.saintbarbara.org/faith/pr...yer_saints.cfm
      >
      > http://orthodoxwiki.org/Patron_saint
      >
      > http://www.theologic.com/oflweb/inhome/pray2sts.htm
      > http://holymyrrhbearingwomen.org/saintscalledupon.html
      >
      > http://orthodoxwiki.org/Patron_saint#See_also
      >
      > From: ustav@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ustav@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      > Meg
      > Lark
      > Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:45 PM
      > To: Ustav List; ROCOR List
      > Subject: [ustav] List of Saints and their "specialties"
      >
      >
      > I hope someone can help me with this. A friend of mine is a church
      > secretary (Orthodox), and was mentioning that she would love to have a
      > list of saints and their "specialties" - she mentioned that she had
      > never known that St. Blaise, for example, can be invoked for throat
      > and voice troubles. And I just found out today that Great-Martyr
      > Christopher is supposed to be the patron saint of gardeners.
      >
      > Does anyone know of an online list of Orthodox saints and their
      > "specialties"?
      >
      > TIA
      > Meg Lark
      >
      >
      >


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