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name day

RC Church the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
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For the celebration of the prince's name day in 1763, Haydn produced his most elaborate cantata, Destatevi, o miei fidi, consisting of three recitative/duet pairs and a concluding chorus in 3/8.
The Mufti wished the Archbishop a happy name day and thanked him for his intervention in the Tekke visit.
THOUSANDS of people flocked to occupied Morphou on Monday to celebrate the name day of the town's patron saint Ayios Mamas.
Lazarovden is the name day for all Bulgarians of that name, or its derivatives, while Tsvetnitsa is devoted to all who have names associated with flowers and plants.
Afterwards, I went quite frequently initially, and then I started going only once a year when one of the churches in the village celebrated its name day.
Males named Blagovest, Blagoy and Vangel and females named Blagovesta, Blaga and Evangelina celebrate their name day on March 25.
THE LATE Archbishop Makarios would withdraw his support for a federation in Cyprus if he were alive today, said Archbishop Chrysostomos II yesterday at a ceremony to celebrate the former leader's name day in Nicosia.
January 7 is also the name day of Ivan for the males and Ivanka for the females and for all derivatives of the name.
Their other app includes a list of over 4,000 Greek Orthodox names and notifies the user whenever any person from their contact list has a name day and even allows messaging or calling the contact through the app.
The two were preparing to host guests to celebrate the husband's name day when the argument over his drinking turned violent.
On Friday, the 72-year-old's real granddaughter called her to wish her a happy name day, at which point the grandmother came to the realisation that she had been well and truly conned.
Before the Turkish invasion of 1974 families would travel to the monastery to make preparations for the Saint Makarios' name day celebrated on the first Sunday of May (this year's service was moved back for practical reasons).