Saint Nektarios, Saint Catherine the Great, The Three Hierarchs
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The Bucknell OCF venerates in particular five scholar-ascetic-wonderworker saints as holy guides for our community:
--Saint Nektarios,revered modern Greek monastic, teacher and healer.
St. Nectarios (1846-1920), Metropolitan of Pentapolis and Wonderworker of Aegina, was officially recognized as a saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1961. His feast day is celebrated on November 9. He is often referred to as Nectarios of Pentapolis or Nectarios of Aegina...
--Saint Catherine the Great, known for her scholarlship and teaching abilities, martyred in fourth-century Alexandria.
--The Three Hierarchs:
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St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom.
Fourth-century teachers and writers, two from mountainous Cappadocia in what is now Turkey, and one (St. John) from Antioch; important spiritual guides and scholars in the early Christian church on issues ranging from the natural world and philanthropy to the Trinity.
This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.