The Orthodox Church in our World

On this page: Saints of Africa & other non-European saints, New Martyrs of the 20th century (below)

and

 
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Saints of Africa

(Under construction)

 
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by Angelina Blackwood

 
 
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Blessed Elesbaan, King of Ethiopia

 
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Martyrs Africanus, Terence, Maximus, Pompeius and Others at Carthage

 

St. Fulvianus (in baptism Matthew), Prince of Ethiopia)

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St. Menas of Egypt

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Saint John the Merciful, Patriarch of Alexandria

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St. Catherine of Alexandria

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Venerable Pitirim of Egypt

 

Holy 362 Martyrs of Africa, martyred by the Arians

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Martyrs Menas the Melodius, Hermogenes, and Eugraphus, of Alexandria

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The Holy Fathers slain at Sinai and Raithu

St. Anthony the Great

St. Eupraxia of Tabenna in Egypt

 
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Saints Athanasios and Cyril, Archbishops of Alexandria

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St. Macarius the Great of Egypt

 
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St. Ammon of Egypt

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Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cyrus and John and with them Martyrs Athanasia and her daughters Theoctiste, Theodota, and Eudoxia, at Canopus in Egypt

 
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Martyrs Perpetua, a woman of Carthage, and the Catechumens: Saturus, Revocatus, Saturninus, Secundulus and Felicitas  (icon of Saints Perpetua and Felicity)

Venerable Isidore of Pelusium

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Virgin Martyr Apollonia of Alexandria

St. Timothy, Patriarch of Alexandria

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Martyr Varus, and seven Monastic Martyrs with him

Prayer to Holy Martyr Varus for Those who have died outside the Faith

 
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Venerable John the Clairvoyant of Lycopolis, anchorite of Egypt

 

Other Non-European Saints

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Saints of China

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An indigenous saint

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An Indigenous Holy Woman

For more on Matushka Olga and a campaign in Alaskan villages, see video link below. (Also: ORTHODOXY AND THE ENVIRONMENT in section below). 

For more on Orthodox Christianity among indigenous people in Alaska, see the video about St. Herman of Alaska in the 'Virtual Visits to Saints and Holy Places:

 

NEW MARTYRS OF THE 20TH CENTURY 


This section is devoted to those who glorified God under the dictatorial and ungodly systems of Communism and Fascism. (Under construction).

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St. Theoktista Michailovna, fool-for-Christ of Voronezh

7 March

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New Martyr Mstislava

10 March

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New Martyr Anna (Korneyev)

11 March

 
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Venerable Maria (Skobtsova), nun, who suffered at Ravensbruck

31 March

 
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New Martyr Margaret (1918)

22 August

 
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Martyr Gorazd of Prague, Bohemia and Moravo-Cilezsk (1942)

4 September

 

Orthodoxy and the Environment

"This grass is an icon; this stone is an icon; and I can kiss it, venerate it, because it is filled with God's grace".

Fr Paissios


"The world is not only a gift, but a task for man". 

 Fr Dimitru Saniloae