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Martha,

in the New Testament, friend of Jesus, sister of Mary and Lazarus of Bethany. In Christian literature, Martha has been a symbol of the active, as opposed to the contemplative, life. Feast: July 29.

Martha

personification of the busy housekeeper. [N.T.: Luke 10:39]

Martha

Saint New Testament a sister of Mary and Lazarus, who lived at Bethany and ministered to Jesus (Luke 10:38--42). Feast day: July 29 or June 4
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An equally talented group of women raised sufficient funds to lay the foundations for the first St Martha's Church at the corner of The Avenue (now Churchill Avenue) and Homebush Road.
Snow's such joy; FUN IN STORE: It's hard to pull kids away from Hamleys toy shop; SACKFUL OF SURPRISES: Santa's home in Lapland; ALL FRIGHT: London Dungeon; KEEP FIT: St Martha's Hill; STEAM DREAM: Yorkshire; STALL ORDER: Manchester; MANE EVENT: Showjumping; I'M ALL RIGHT JACK: Letitia; SNOW HO HO: Center Parcs
(1) I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Sisters of St Martha of Charlottetown; Professors T.W.
The future of the former St Martha's Church in Manod, Blaenau Ffestiniog, looked bleak after the Church in Wales decided to close it until the Orthodox Church bought it three years ago.
CHAS PS5 Grateful thanks to St Martha Deafblind Scotland PS50 In loving memory of a much-loved husband, dad and grandad.
Chest, Heart & Stroke Unit PS20 Grateful thanks for favours received from St Martha. In memory of Scott Barrie, from Gran and Mum.
Cancer Research UK: PS10 in thanks to St Martha for prayers answered.
Scottish Society For Autistic Children: PS40 Thanks to 8DA St Martha for prayers answered.
The Donkey Sanctuary: PS15 Thanks to Jesus, Mary, Joseph, St Jude, St Martha and St Anthony for prayers answered.
Mother Teresa Fund: pounds 5 Thanks to St Clare, St Anthony and St Martha for favours granted.