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Afrodisio es un nombre propio masculino de origen griego en su variante en español. Proviene del griego Άφροδίσιος (Aphrodísios), que quiere decir "enamorado, amoroso" o "perteneciente o relativo a Afrodita"; tiene el mismo origen etimológico que Afrodita, diosa griega del amor y la belleza.  San Afrodisio fue un mártir egipcio martirizado en Béziers (Languedoc, Francia) alrededor del año 70, con Caralipo, Agapio y Eusebio. Según la tradición fue decapitado, por lo que se le suele…

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Adam - Hermit and abbot, a native of Fermo, Italy, where he began a severe life of recollection in a cave on the slopes of Mount Vissiano

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Welcome to our Saint of the Day series! Each weekday, we present you with an excerpt from Fr. George Poulos' Orthodox Saints series, published by Holy Cross Orthodox Church- Saints Xanthippe and Polyxena

St. Abibus - martyr

Hieromartyr Abibus, Bishop of Nekresi in Georgia

Benedictine abbot and hermit, also called Ame. He was born into a noble family of Grenoble, France, and placed into St. Maurice Abbey as a small child. After becoming a Benedictine monk, Amatus lived as a hermit, going to Luxueil Monastery in 614. St. Eustace, one of his mentors, advised this assignment. While in Luxueil, Amatus converted a Merovingian noble named Romaric. This convert founded a double monastery in 620, and Amatus became its first abbot.

Benedictine abbot and hermit, also called Ame. He was born into a noble family of Grenoble, France, and placed into St. Maurice Abbey as a small child. After becoming a Benedictine monk, Amatus lived .

Bl. Alojzije Stepinac-,Martyr, Croatian Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960

Alojzije Stepinac, a Croatian Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to He died while still under confinement in his parish, almost certainly as the result of poisoning by his Communist captors.

St. Astius - Martyr and bishop

Astius - Martyr and bishop

St.Anthelm - Carthusian monk and bishop

Anthelm - Carthusian monk and bishop

St. Agnes - was a Roman girl who was only thirteen years old when she suffered martyrdom for her Faith. Agnes had made a promise, a promise to God never to stain her purity. Her love for the Lord was very great and she hated sin even more than death! Since she was very beautiful, many young men wished to marry Agnes, but she would always say, "Jesus Christ is my only Spouse."Feastday: January 21, Patron of the Children of Mary

Saint Agnes is a virgin–martyr, the patron saint of chastity, gardeners, girls…

St. Alban, Roman Catholic and the first martyr of England, his own country (homeland).. What remained of Alban's relics were scattered in the time of the Dissolution. Feastday June 22

St Alban - born in the third century in Roman Britain, and was martyred around…

St. Annemund - Bishop

Bishop and friend of St. The son of a prefect in Lyons, Gaul, Annemund was raised in the count of King Dagobert I.

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St. Angela of Foligno: Vain, Materialistic Adulteress

Angela of Foligno: Vain, Materialistic Adulteress

San Rodrigo di Cordova

Saint Roderick of Cordoba. A vengeful family member had Roderick arrested and martyred by falsely accusing him of having converted to Islam and then renouncing it for Christianity.

Giovanni di Paolo : St Ansanus Baptizing (Keresztény Múzeum  (Hungary - Esztergom)) 1403-1482 ジョヴァンニ・ディ・パオロ

Giovanni di Paolo : St Ansanus Baptizing (Keresztény Múzeum (Hungary - Esztergom)) 1403-1482 ジョヴァンニ・ディ・パオロ

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