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In the News (Wed 19 Jun 19)

  
  Euphrosyne
For many years the Euphrosyne was used to convey the Resident British Commissioner and other government personnel around the islands of the New Hebrides in the South West Pacific.
The Euphrosyne was last used by the Residency to evacuate the British subjects on Santo during Jimmy Stephen’s abortive rebellion in 1980.
Euphrosyne II update report at 04.04.2002 - Restoration work on the Euphrosyne continues apace at the Maritime College in Santo, as the final fitting out and other improvements are made to the superstructure and engine housing of the vessel.
www.british-friends-of-vanuatu.com /euphrosyne.htm   (379 words)

  
  EUPHROSYNE : Greek goddess, Charis of mirth & good cheer ; mythology ; pictures : EUTHYMIA
EUPHROSYNE was the goddess of good cheer, joy, mirth and merriment.
Euphrosyne was seldom distinguished from her two sisters Kharites, either in art or literature.
Euphrosyne, lover of song, and Aglaia revered, daughters of Zeus the all-highest, hearken, and with Thalia, darling of harmony, look on our songs of revel, on light feet stepping to grace this happy hour...
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/KharisEuphrosyne.html   (381 words)

  
 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of January 1
She was betrothed to a wealthy young man but began to give her possessions to the poor.
Euphrosyne became famous for her holiness and spiritual wisdom.
She was consulted by her father, who did not recognize her, and she did not reveal her identity to him until she was dying.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/0101.htm   (4085 words)

  
 St. Euphrosyne, nun, of Alexandria (445)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Here she was, in the words of the Holy Church, "a virgin in soul and body", "a man with reason and faith", who loved "to be one with the divine goodness of Christ", who conquered "the cunning enemies" and "demonic assaults" on chastity and "the fire of abstinence".
Euphrosyne practiced asceticism), seeking comfort in his grief for his daughter who disappeared.
Euphrosyne practiced asceticism in the monastery for 38 years, "having undergone great ascetic feats" and shining "with the beauty of virtues".
www.holytrinityorthodox.com /calendar/los/February/15-05.htm   (259 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Euphrosyne
Her story belongs to that group of legends which relate how Christian virgins, in order the more successfully to lead the life of celibacy and asceticism to which they had dedicated themselves, put on male attire and passed for men.
But having consecrated her life to God and apparently seeing no other means of keeping this vow, she clothed herself as a man and under the name of Smaragdus gained admittance into a monastery of men near Alexandria, where she lived for thirty-eight years after.
Not until she was dying did she reveal herself to him as his lost daughter Euphrosyne.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05606c.htm   (319 words)

  
 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, WA
St Euphrosyne of Alexandria was born at the beginning of the fifth century in the city of Alexandria.
Her father grieved over the loss of his beloved daughter and more than once, on the advice of the Abbott, he conversed with the monk Smaragdos, revealing his grief and receiving spiritual comfort.
Before her death, the nun Euphrosyne revealed her secret to her grieving father and asked that no one but he should prepare her body for burial.
home.iprimus.com.au /xenos/euphrosyne.html   (414 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Euphrosyne's flashing eyes were fastened on his countenance as if she heard with them.
Euphrosyne relentingly suffered her little taper fingers to twine with those of the hand still held toward her.
Euphrosyne's tears fell large and quick from her eyelashes.
www-tech.mit.edu /archives/VOL_007/TECH_V007_S0151_P004.txt   (605 words)

  
 31 Euphrosyne at AllExperts
31 Euphrosyne (ew-fros'-ə-nee or ew-froz'-ə-nee (key)) is one of the largest main belt asteroids.
Euphrosyne was discovered by James Ferguson on September 1, 1854.
It is named after Euphrosyne, one of the Charites in Greek mythology.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/31_euphrosyne.htm   (119 words)

  
 ABM -- Saint Euphrosyne of Polatsk        
Note: Saint Euphrosyne of Polatsk is also one of the 15 Belarusian saints honored by the [Russian] Orthodox Church of Belarus, on the Day of Belarus' Saints, established in 1984.
Saint Euphrosyne was the granddaughter of the famous prince of Polatsk, Vseslav.
At present, the copy is kept where it used to be in the 12th century, next to the relics of Saint Euphrosyne in the church of the Holy Savior.
www.belarus-misc.org /writer/euphrosyne.htm   (859 words)

  
 Our Holy Mother Euphrosyne. Commemorated September 25 (Civil Date: October 7 )   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The daughter of a rich and eminent man, Paphnutius, from Alexandria, she was besought of God by her childless parents, who brought their daughter up in the Christian faith.
Not wishing to marry, the young Euphrosyne, in order to hide from her father, dressed herself in men's clothing and presented herself to the abbot of a monastery as a eunuch of the Emperor Theodosius with the name of Smaragdus.
Then the dying monk said to Paphnutius: 'I am Euphrosyne your daughter; you are my father.' Her father could not for a long time collect himself, for sheer astonishment.
www.orthodox.net /menaion-september/25-our-holy-mother-euphrosyne.html   (270 words)

  
 Ship Modelers Association - Famous Ships
The EUPHROSYNE was one of Robert Duncan's famous full-riggers, being built for C.S.Caird in 1885.
On her forth voyage the EUPHROSYNE left Middlesbrough in July, 1889, with iron rails and a gasometer for Melbourne and made the run out in 96 days; she crossed the Pacific in 60 days with Newcastle coal, and came home to Limerick in 130 days with a San Francisco grain cargo.
A great hole was torn in EUPHROSYNE's starboard bow and her boats only just had time to get clear away with all hands before she sank.
www.ship-modelers-assn.org /fam9907.htm   (1141 words)

  
 Prolog: September 25
Euphrosyne was the daughter of Paphnutius, a wealthy and distinguished man of Alexandria.
The dying one said to Paphnutius: ``I am Euphrosyne, your daughter; you are my father!'' For a long time, the father was unable to come to himself due to his severe shock.
Euphrosyne did not return to the home of her parents but entered a convent, where she labored in asceticism until her repose.
www.westsrbdio.org /prolog/my.html?day=25&month=September   (1395 words)

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