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  Saint Vasilije - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Basil of Ostrog (Saint Vasilije Ostroski / Свети Василије Острошки) was Bishop of Zahumlje in Herzegovina.
After his death in 1671 he was buried at the Ostrog Monastery he had founded in Montenegro, and his tomb in a cave-church soon became a site of pilgrimage for both Christians (Orthodox and Catholic) and Muslims drawn by reports of miracles occurring through the intercession of the saint.
Saint Vasilije (Basil) from the Prologue from Ochrid by Bishop Nikolaj Velimirović
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 Basil of Caesarea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Basil, Gregory Nazianzus, and Basil's brother Gregory of Nyssa are called the Cappadocian Fathers.
He also should not be confused with Saint Basil of Ostrog, who is a Serbian Orthodox saint, who built the Ostrog Monastery which is caved in and stands on a very high hill between Danilovgrad and Niksic.
Although Basil advocated objectively the consubstantiality of the Holy Spirit with the Father and the Son, he belonged to those, who, faithful to Eastern tradition, would not allow the predicate homoousios to the former; for this he was reproached as early as 371 by the Orthodox zealots among the monks, and Athanasius defended him.
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Basil I Basil I (Basil the Macedonian)băz´el, bā´zel, c.813-886, Byzantine emperor (867-86).
Basil the Great, Saint Basil the Great, Saintbă´zĬl, bā´-, c.330-379, Greek prelate, bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia, Doctor of the Church and one of the Four Fathers of the Greek Church.
basil basilbăz´el, any plant of the genus Ocimum, tender herbs or small shrubs of the family Labiatae (mint family), mostly of Old World warm regions and cultivated for the aromatic leaves.
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 Saint Vasilije
Saint Vasilije Ostroski (or Saint Vasilije) known as Saint Basil in the west was born in Popova on 28 December, 1610, a village in Hercegovina of simple and God-fearing parents.
When Basil was exceedingly pressed by his enemies and, when Tvrdosh was destroyed by the Turks, he moved to Ostrog, where he lived an austere ascetical life, protecting his flock by his ceaseless and fervent prayer.
Additionally, there is strong evidence that the Saint was named Bishop as a very young man, as he was Metropolitan of Zahumlje as early as 1639.
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 Saint Basil [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Saint is held up by the community as an example of how we all should act, and his or her life story is usually recorded for the edification of future generations....
Basil was born about 330 at Caesarea in CappadociaIn ancient geography, Cappadocia was an extensive inland district of Asia Minor (modern Turkey).
On the other hand, Basil was grievously offended by the extreme adherents of Homoousianism, who seemed to him to be reviving the SabellianIn Christianity, Sabellianism (also known as modalism) is the second-century belief that the three persons of the Trinity are merely different modes or aspects of God, rather than three distinct persons.
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 Basil the Great - OrthodoxWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Basil, Gregory the Theologian, and Basil's brother Saint Gregory of Nyssa are called the Cappadocian Fathers.
Basil's memory is celebrated on January 1; he is also remembered on January 30 with the Three Holy Hierarchs.
He also should not be confused with Saint Basil of Ostrog, a Serbian saint, who built the Ostrog Monastery which is caved in and stands on a very high hill between Danilovgrad and Niksic.
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 IN Montenegro
When you mention Ostrog, there is immediately an association to the place where wonders occurs, where many persons with grave illness seek and find the spiritual medicine to their body, and quickly become physically healthy.
Saint Basil was born in the village Mrkonjic in Popovo Field, on 28 December 1610.
At the opposite side of the church of Honourable Crucifix there is a saint grapevine, which grew up on the spot where Saint Basil had died, and it is believed that it has some healing powers.
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 Saint Vasilije -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Saint Basil of Ostrog (Saint Vasilije Ostroski / Свети Василије Острошки) was Bishop of (Click link for more info and facts about Zahumlje) Zahumlje in (Click link for more info and facts about Herzegovina) Herzegovina.
He was born in Popova on December 12 1610 and became a (A male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work) monk at the (The residence of a religious community) Monastery of the Dormition in (Click link for more info and facts about Trebinje) Trebinje.
The monastery of Ostrog is now one of the major pilgrimage sites in the Balkans, and large numbers of pilgrims gather particularly at (Seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the apostles; a quarter day in Scotland) Pentecost.
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The saint was in prison for a long time and became friendly with one of the officers of the guard.The officer had a daughter who had been born blind and though she was very bright with a fine, quick mind, she had difficulty learning.
Saint Ephraim strug­gled in the Annunciation Monastery for many years and received permission from the elder to go to a cave hidden deep in the mountains for special fasting and prayer.
Saint Ephraim was arrested and imprisoned in one of the cells.
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 The Monastery of Cetinje
But on Saint Petar of Cetinje was heavier task: to find this flame within himself and to spread it among his natives knowing well what reward he will get for being a prophet in his own house.
Arcades and the tower were added by Bishop Danilo, the solitary cell by Saint Petar, lodgings by Petar II Njegos and Patriarch Gavrilo and all of this being transfigured by toil and love into the entirety, extended in the form of snake on the rocks of the mountain of Lovcen.
For a monk, monastery is the centre of the Universe.
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 St. Basil of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Parish, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Basil of Ostrog, was celebrated on May 21, 2005, in the Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2455 Windsor St. Fr.
Basil of Ostrog was celebrated in the Greek Orthodox Church Saint George.
Basil of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Parish in Halifax is the youngest Serbian Parish in Canada.
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 Saint Vasilije - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Saint Vasilije of Ostrog (or Serb: Sveti Vasilije Ostroški, Свети Василије Острошки) known as Saint Basil in the West was born in Popovo Polje on 28 December, 1610, a region in Hercegovina of simple and God-fearing parents.
As a hierarch, he first lived in the Monastery Tvrdos and from there, as a good shepherd, strengthened his flock in the Orthodox Faith, protecting them from the cruelty of the Turks and the cunning ways of the Latins (Catholics, mostly Venetians).
When Basil was exceedingly pressed by his enemies and, when Tvrdos was destroyed by the Turks, he moved to Ostrog, where he lived an austere ascetical life, protecting his flock by his ceaseless and fervent prayer.
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 Basil (disambiguation) biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Basil of Caesarea, also known as Basil the Great, was a 4th century bishop of Caesarea.
Basil Fool for Christ was a Russian saint.
Toni Basil is a US singer and dancer.
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 Orthodox Calendar
Priestly-Martyr Basil, Bishop of Amasea; Saint Stephen the Bishop of Perm;
Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, Equal to the Apostles; Priest-Martyr Mocius ;
Saint Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus; Saint Herman, the Patriarch of Constantinople;
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Religion of Russia
The grand prince, having married a princess of the imperial house of Palæologus, formulated claims to the throne of Byzantium; while the Russians began to regard Moscow as the third Rome, which should inherit the prerogatives of the first and of the second.
Several embassies of Leo X and of Clement VII to the Prince Basil Ivanovitch (1505-33) were without favourable results for the union.
In 1580 Ivan the Terrible, menaced by the victorious arms of Báthori, King of Poland (1576-86), and of the Swedes, sent to Gregory XIII an embassy at the head of which was Leontius Tchevrigin.
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 Diocese of Western America | st Vasilije
Basil was born in Popovo Selo in Herzegovina, of simple and devout parents.
As a bishop, he first lived in the monastery at Tvrdog, whence, as a good pastor, he confirmed his flock in the Orthodox faith, keeping it from the cruelty of the Turks and the guile of the Latins.
But when he was too pressed-upon by his enemies, and when Tvrdog* destroyed by the Turks, Basil moved to Ostrog, where he lived in strict asceticism, protecting his flock by his unceasing and loving prayers.
www.westsrbdio.org /saints/stvasilije.html   (286 words)

  
 OEA - Patriarch Pavle
Patriarch PAVLE was born on September 11, 1914, the Feast of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, and was given the name of Gojko at his baptism.
The new Bishop of Raska and Prizren became engaged in restoring old and partially destroyed churches and in advocating the construction of new churches.
He also took care of the ancient Prizren Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius founded by Sima Igumanov Prizrenac in 1871, where he lectured on Church Slavonic and liturgics.
halifax.serbian-church.net /ppavle-en.html   (1072 words)

  
 St. Basil of Ostrog - Serbian Orthodox Church
All are welcome and encouraged to come and participate in the parish life at the church.
If you wish to become a voting steward of St. Basils, we ask that you commit to the minimum Stewardship Pledge of $365 for an individual or $400 for a family or $100 for a senior citizen or full time student.
All donations to St. Basil of Ostrog are deductible to the full extent of the law.
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 The diocese of Dalmatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Church of Saints Joachim and Anna from 1574.
Church of Saint Simeon the Monk –; built in 18th century, with greater adaptation in 1968.
Chapel of Saint Paraskeva (Petka) built in 1959, after the old Monastery was flooded at the time of construction of "Peruca" hydropower plant.
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 Basil of Caesarea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He should not be confused with Basil Fool for Christ, a Russian Orthodox saint, after whom St. Basil's Cathedral on Red Square in Moscow is named.
This page was last modified 17:54, 29 Apr 2005.
The article about Basil of Caesarea contains information related to Basil of Caesarea, Life, Writings and External links.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Saint Basil of Ostrog [St. Vasilije of Ostrog]
Basil was born in Popova, a village in Hercegovina of simple and God-fearing parents.
As a hierarch, he first lived in the Monastery Tvrdosh and from there, as a good shepherd, strengthened his flock in the Faith, protecting them from the cruelty of the Turks and the cunning ways of the Latins.
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 Serbia_Pilgrimage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The people of Montenegro consider the Ostrog Monastery to be the third most important holy place in the Orthodox world, in all probability, having in mind Jerusalem and Mt. Athos.
We are under the protection of the relics of St. Basil of Ostrog…." Some time later, the road became too narrow for the bus, and we had to switch to a taxi for the rest of the trip to the monastery.
In 1714, when the Turkish military leader Numan-Pasha marched with fire and sword across Montenegro, the monks of Ostrog buried relics of St. basil on the shores of the Seta River.
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 Saint Basil of Ostrog
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From "The Prologue from Ochrid" by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic
High above the Bjelopavlici plain, near Niksic, near the high, steep cliff, is situated the monastery Ostrog, at the foot of the hill with the same name.
Founded by bishop of the area of Zahumlje and Herzegovina, who was proclaimed St Vasilije of Ostrog after his death.
halifax.serbian-church.net /svvasilije-en.html   (311 words)

  
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 Hagiographies of the Saints - Bishop Nikolaj Velimirovic
Hagiographies of the Saints - Bishop Nikolaj Velimirovic
This saint was born into the Niksich clan in the village of Zupa of poor but devout parents, Radoje and Jacima.
According to tradition, he first lived a life of asceticism in the monastery of Moraca where he was abbot.
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 News - 5-20-2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
That day in the afternoon His Grace Irinej, Bishop of Backa, Th.D., consecrated the foundations of the future church which is going to be dedicated to Saint Basil of Ostrog.
Later on that day, Bishop Irinej consecrated the ground on which the Church dedicated to Saint Elijah the Prophet will be built, at famous tourist resort Palic near Subotica.
On Sunday, May 19, 2002 His Grace Dr Irinej consecrated the newly erected Church dedicated to the Incineration of the Relics of Saint Sava at Odzaci, together with Their Graces Lukijan - Bishop of Osijek/Baranja, Longin - Bishop of America/Canada, the Metropolitanate of New Gracanica, and Porfirije - Bishop of Jegar.
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 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Basil of Caesarea"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Syriac versions of the de spiritu sancto by Basil of Caesarea (Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium)
The Syriac Version of the Hexaemeron by Basil of Caesarea
The Fathers Speak: St Basil the Great, st Gregory of Nazianzus, st Gregory of Nyssa
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 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
Image:svvasilije2.jpg rightthumbSveti Vasilije or Saint Vasilije of Ostrog '''Saint Basil of Ostrog''' (Saint Vasilije Ostroski / Свети Василије Острошки) was Bishop of Zahumlje in Herzegovina.
The monastery of Ostrog Monastery Ostrog is now one of the major pilgrimage sites in the Balkans, and large numbers of pilgrims gather particularly at Pentecost.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article Saint Vasilije.
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